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The impending NFL strike

It's always about the money. The big business of professional sports has meant frequent battles between players and owners for a piece of the multimillion-dollar pie. The 2004 hockey lockout was the first in a decade, but over the years sports labour disputes have plagued professional football, baseball, basketball and hockey — resulting in shortened seasons and furious fans.

Fans boo football players and quarterback Joe Theismann defends the strike.
Medium: Television
Program: The Journal
Broadcast Date: Sept. 21, 1982
Guest(s): Joe Theismann, Gene Upshaw
Host: Barbara Frum, Peter Kent
Duration: 6:49

Last updated: November 30, 2012

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