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NFL and NBA Lockouts May Open Door for NHL and Soccer

By Jonathan Maldonado On April - 19 - 2011

This upcoming fall might be challenging for sports fans all over the United States. The NFL has been locked out for 40 days now, and has already seen ugly public battles between players, owners and union reps, failed mediation, court hearings and is currently in its second round of mediation meetings. True progress is yet to be seen.

The NBA is next in line with its collective bargaining agreement ending June 30th with similar battles brewing behind the scenes. 

The NFL and NBA are two of the big three sports leagues in the United States and losing both at the same time would prove to be devastating in multiple ways. Host cities will lose a ton of revenue, businesses around stadiums will lose most of their customers and fans will have nothing to watch.


Revenue and business is sure to take a hit, but in reality there will still be sporting events to watch. Most American fans will probably disagree, but change is a good thing.

In the United States lays a huge following of soccer and hockey fans, mostly unknown to the general public because nei...

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