As only Charlie could put it:
Gary Bettman is, without question, the biggest bag of hammers in the history of professional sports. He's already masterminded one lockout that cost the NHL — and its tremendously loyal fan base — an entire season, whereby the Cup had to spend two years in (gah!) Tampa, and through which Bettman and his owners got practically everything they wanted, and now he's locked out the players again. Hockey has spent 80 years behaving as though it were owned by the Marx Brothers.
Read more: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/out-on-the-weekend-082612#ixzz2ARfzjiqR
Do click the link as Pierce also talks about Commissioner Stern, brothel-sponsored soccer, the upcoming pre-Halloween East Coast Frankenstorm, and other things.