Well, it’s time to put the pink champagne on ice.
With all economic issues now resolved and questions far less thorny or crucial remaining, it remains a matter of time before a labor deal is done.
That time could come today.
Liz Mullen of SportsBusiness Journal reports that she’s hearing a global settlement could be reached on Friday.
She’s not saying it will happen. She’s saying it’s possible. And it suggests that neither side has capitalized on the sense of inevitability by digging in on the remaining issues and hoping that the other side will cave.