If the National Football League Players' Association truly cares about the 1,600-plus men it represents, it will spend the better part of Tuesday organizing its troops for the mother of all wildcat strikes.
Online poker giant PokerStars is following through on its promise to repay customers of former competitor Full Tilt Poker, which was shut down in 2011 - leaving millions of players without access to their bankrolls.
It's hard to pinpoint which is the bigger surprise heading into the third Sunday of the NFL season - that the Arizona Cardinals have yet to lose, or that the New Orleans Saints are still looking for their first victory.
Alexander Ovechkin has been one of the more outspoken players during fractured negotiations between the NHL and its players' association - and his latest quote doesn't offer much in the way of optimism for fans.
With just over two weeks to go in the Major League Baseball regular season, plenty of teams remain in the hunt for a playoff spot - particularly in the American League, where each division is still up for grabs.