Saturday, March 20, 2010

Breakthrough in MLS Impasse: Deal Announced Saturday Afternoon

By El Chupacabra
The New York Times is reporting:: "Major League Soccer and the union that represents its players announced a new five-year collective bargaining agreement after marathon negotiating sessions under the auspices of a federal mediator in Washington. The announcement came early Saturday afternoon on a conference call." 

The Washington Post reports that the owners agreed to a "re-entry draft" for players out of contract at the conclusion of the season.

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