President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s refusal to accurately report Argentina's soaring inflation rate has led to a strike by teachers in 17 provinces – granting more than 5 million children a few extra days of summer vacation.
After 113 days and overnight negotiations, the National Hockey League seems to be on the verge of an agreement with the players' association. There will be changes to pension plans, the players' share of hockey-related income, and salary caps.
NFL referee deal is still up for a vote, but the union referees will be back officiating Thursday night's NFL game. The NFL referee deal frees the NFL from paying the referees' pensions, but includes generous 401(k) contributions and pay increases.
Bill Belichick, head coach for the New England Patriots, was fined $50,000 by the NFL for grabbing an official's arm. In addition to Bill Belichick, three other NFL coaches have been fined for their conduct towards replacement officials.