Oct 27 - 6:15 PM ET "Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! wrote on Twitter that there are several signs the lockout could be on the verge of ending, including team executives cancelling scouting trips and preparing for free agency." '--He also said that agents are starting to get involved with teams regarding free agents, and while this is all very good news, it's important to remember that it could fall apart once they meet in large groups instead of small ones. And while there's still some hope at getting in 82 games, that seems like a stretch to us especially as the owners would call it a victory if they didn't have to pay the players for a full season. In any case, the level of optimism hasn't been this high yet. The two small groups are still in meetings in New York as of now'