NHL cancels first part of regular season

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- NHL officials on Thursday canceled the league's regular-season games from Oct. 11-24 due to the ongoing lockout of the players.

Bettman, Fehr meet in NHL labor talks

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Negotiations to produce a new NHL collective bargaining agreement resumed Saturday with a meeting in New York involving League Commissioner Gary Bettman.

NHL owners, players swap proposals

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- NHL owners and the league's players association said Wednesday they swapped collective bargaining proposals as a deadline for a work stoppage loomed.

NHL: Owners' offer shows 'movement'

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday league owners have made a second collective bargaining proposal that features "meaningful movement."

NHL bargaining session canceled

TORONTO, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A scheduled full-scale NHL collective bargaining session was canceled Wednesday after a smaller meeting was held earlier the in day, negotiators said.

NHL players make contract offer

TORONTO, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- NHL players Tuesday offered a contract counter-proposal their leader says could net the NHL hundreds of millions of dollars and stabilize its weaker teams.

Bettman sets Sept. 15 lockout deadline

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday players will be locked out if a new collective bargaining agreement is not reached by Sept. 15.
Weiner confirmed as baseball union chief

Weiner confirmed as baseball union chief

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The Major League Baseball Players Association's board has confirmed Michael Weiner to succeed Donald Fehr as executive director.
Fehr retiring as baseball union leader

Fehr retiring as baseball union leader

NEW YORK, June 22 (UPI) -- Donald Fehr announced his retirement Monday as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association.

Congress may legislate sports drug-testing

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Sports commissioners and union leaders sat beside each other Wednesday as a U.S. House panel debated if and how to enforce a proposed drug-testing program.

Dodgers, Padres will play in China

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres will play the first Major League Baseball games in China this spring, it was announced Wednesday.

Anti-doping chief criticizes baseball

MONTREAL, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The new president of the World Anti-Doping Agency Wednesday criticized U.S. baseball officials for what he said was a lack of drug testing knowledge.

Fehr: Action could have come sooner

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The executive director of the Major League Players Association told a U.S. House panel Tuesday action "could have been taken sooner" on player steroid use.
Selig: Baseball has made progress

Selig: Baseball has made progress

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The commissioner of Major League Baseball told a U.S. House panel Tuesday he accepts a report of widespread steroid use in his sport.
Baseball steroids hearing postponed

Baseball steroids hearing postponed

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- One of the baseball steroids hearings scheduled next week by a U.S. congressional committee has been postponed until February.
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Donald Fehr
MLB Players Association Executive Director Donald Fehr appears before a House Committee on Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on illegal substances in sports on May 18, 2005, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Donald M. Fehr (born July 18, 1948) was the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association from 1986-2009. Currently he is the executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association.

Fehr was raised in Prairie Village, Kansas. He graduated from Indiana University and was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity. Fehr received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.

As a young lawyer Fehr assisted the MLBPA in the Andy Messersmith and Dave McNally arbitration case (later known as the Seitz decision). In 1977, Marvin Miller hired Fehr as the Players Association general counsel.

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