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NEW YORK -- Baseball owners and players have ratified the sports new five-year collective bargaining agreement, extending their labor peace to 26 years through 2021. NFL Jerseys China .The sides announced their approvals Wednesday, a day after holding votes in separate telephone meetings.This agreement allows us to build on the positive momentum from last season and promote a generation of young players, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement.After eight work stoppages from 1972-95, the sides have negotiated deals without a strike or lockout in 2002, 2006, 2011 and this year. The new deal expires Dec. 1, 2021.Teams voted 29-1 to approve, and Tampa Bay Rays managing general partner Stuart Sternberg was the lone dissenting vote, a person familiar with that meeting told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because the vote breakdown was not announced.While Sternberg declined to comment on the vote, he did express his views on the deal.I am thankful for the hard work, leadership, and spirit of compromise that were essential to this agreement coming together, he said in an email to the AP. However, twice a decade, the bargaining process provides an opportunity to address the extraordinary and widening competitive gap that exists on-field between higher and lower revenue clubs. I feel that opportunity was missed here.The union said its executive board unanimously ratified the Basic Agreement, Benefit Plan Agreement, Joint Drug Agreement and Joint Policy on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse.Former All-Star first baseman Tony Clark led the unions negotiations for the first time. He took over as executive director following the death of Michael Weiner in November 2013.The players involvement during negotiations was both essential and unprecedented, and todays unanimous vote was the culmination of those efforts, Clark said in a statement. This was a team effort from beginning to end.Negotiators reached an agreement Nov. 30 in Irving, Texas, about 3+ hours before the expiration of the previous contract.The deal raises the luxury tax thresholds, increases some of the tax rates, imposes a hard cap on signing bonuses for international amateurs and bans smokeless tobacco for players who do not already have major league service.It also eliminates the provision that gave World Series home-field advantage to the All-Star winner and bans rookie hazing that includes costumes as women. NFL Jerseys Cheap Store . 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MINNEAPOLIS -- Fifteen years ago, the Minnesota Vikings hosted a Monday night game and beat the New York Giants with three touchdown catches by Randy Moss.Same matchup, same site, but this time Moss will be on the sideline in a suit and tie.Theres no mystery, either, about where his loyalty still lies.I know its going to be fun to be back and see these boys remain undefeated, said Moss, now an ESPN analyst at age 39 who is four years removed from his final season in the NFL and 12 years out from his last full season with Minnesota.The Vikings (3-0) will face the Giants (2-1) for the sixth time in their series on a Monday night. This will also be the second prime-time kickoff at U.S. Bank Stadium, two games into the sparkling $1.1 billion buildings history.Two weeks ago, the Vikings beat rival Green Bay 17-14 to break in their glass-fronted, ship-shaped new venue.I was a little excited for it and felt the energy from my own house, said Moss, who shared his enthusiasm on Instagram that day before the game . So I know its going to be loud.Moss played for five teams in all. He made his mark with the Vikings after they drafted him in the first round in 1998 following his slide down the board due to character concerns. Moss created his share of conflicts and controversies in Minnesota, and his second stint in 2010 ended after four games in spectacularly implosive fashion. But the lanky, loquacious wide receiver never lost his love for the franchise. Naturally, after Moss landed his new job with the ESPN crew, he quickly circled the game at Minnesota on his calendar.Im more of an old-school guy, closing in on 40 years old, Moss said on a recent conference call. Im excited to see the fans and the new stadium. ... But all my memories lie with the old Metrodome.The Giants will bring with them a talented, talkative pass catcher who perhaps reminds Moss a little bit of himself .Odell Beckham Jr. has 19 catches for 280 yards through three games for the Giants. But he hasnt scored a touchdown yet and was agitated throughout his much-hyped matchup against cornerback Josh NNorman in a loss to Washington last week. Cheap NFL Jerseys China. Beckham had to be confronted on at least two occasions by new coach Ben McAdoo about keeping his poise.Thats passion, man. Theres other ways I guess that people show it, but man, he wants to make plays. He wants to make plays, Moss said, adding: That man really wants to get up in that end zone. When he gets up in that end zone, thats when hes allowed to strut and dance and do all that other stuff. So I understood his frustration, but at the same time, be able to control it and hold it.The Giants are depleted at running back, with Rashad Jennings (thumb) listed as questionable and Shane Vereen (triceps) out for the season. But theyve got enough downfield threats for quarterback Eli Manning with Beckham, rookie Sterling Shepard and a resurgent Victor Cruz that this will be an intriguing matchup with coach Mike Zimmers defense.Its going to be a test, said Manning, whos 2-5 in seven career starts against the Vikings, with five of his 14 interceptions returned for touchdowns. Our receivers have to get open at times. We have to run the ball well and get in good down and distance. Its a combination of a lot of things. They have a good third-down blitz package. We have to be prepared for a lot of things.The Vikings harassed the last two NFL MVP award winners in the last two weeks, totaling 13 sacks against Green Bays Aaron Rodgers and Carolinas Cam Newton, but theyre not any more comfortable facing Manning. Their 49-17 victory at home last season was aided by the absence of Beckham and the elimination of the Giants from the playoff chase earlier that day.I dont rate guys or rank guys or anything like that, but I mean the guy has won two Super Bowls, Zimmer said. He knows where to go with the ball. He gets it out quick. Hes got good footwork. Hes always a big challenge to play.---Online:AP NFL website: http://www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL coverage on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Cheap MLB Jerseys cheap jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping cheap nfl jerseys Cheap Jerseys USA China Jerseys Cheap NFL Authentic Jerseys Cheap Jerseys For Sale Cheap NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys Cheap NBA Jerseys ' ' '

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