Wednesday, February 16, 2005


The NHL Lockout has got to be the most laughable thing of all time. It think it's hilarious that millionaires would lock themselves out of their multi-million $ livelihoods, for any reason. Even more laughable:

"This is a sad, regrettable day that all of us wish could have been avoided," NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said.

"Every day that this thing continues we don't think it's good for the game," NHLPA executive director Bob Goodenow said in Toronto.

No shit!? So which is it...It's not good for the game to a) NOT PLAY or b) fight publicly about who gets a larger slice of the millions of dollars generated by an overblown sport in the first place. How about both?

Hockey was already a distant fourth on the popularity scale among the nation's major-league sports. The NHL lost the first season of its two-year broadcasting agreement with NBC that was supposed to begin this season, a revenue-sharing deal in which the network is not even paying rights fees.


I pulled a random CBS Sportsline article for stupid quotes.