"But as of this time, there has been no communication between the league and our side."
There are two major sticking points between the league and its players, according to the officials.
Free agency has cut down on the differences between leagues, to be sure.
The relationship between the league and its game officials has been stormy in recent years.
I said it was a matter between him and the league.
But there are still unresolved issues between the league and the union.
More importantly, it just shows the gulf between the top league and those below.
He was entitled to do so under the 1983 agreement between the league and the union on drug abuse.
After the vote was delayed because of a dispute between the players and the league, the race began again in 1993.
Talks between the union and the league broke off last Thursday with each side saying it had nothing further to offer the other.