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Players, NFL reach new labor deal

Players, NFL reach new labor deal

The NFL Players Association and the league have reached agreement on a new labor deal, reported today. The agreement was hammered out early this morning.


PFT: Goodell, Smith still in talks to end lockout

PFT: Both NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith are hopeful their sides can vote on a labor deal sometime Thursday.


PFT: Suddenly, NFL labor deal on fast track

PFT: Suddenly, NFL labor deal on fast track

PFT: With deal in place for rookie wage scale, even the most skeptical parties involved are "almost stunned at momentum" for completing deal.


NFL lockout talks move closer to an agreement

Negotiators for the NFL and locked-out players moved closer Thursday to a possible resolution of the economic issues at the heart of the sport’s nearly four-month shutdown. If completed, an agreement on how to divide the sport’s revenues would be a major step in their bid to complete a deal to end the lockout in the coming days.


N.F.L. Deal Is Said to Be Weeks Away as Talks Restart

Owners and players are expected to continue talking Friday in Minneapolis; the sides are sparring over issues like how to divide revenue.


NFL, players resume talks as time grows short

Negotiations between the NFL and locked out players resumed Tuesday in Minnesota amid hopes that a deal could be completed by the end of next week to put the sport back in business.


NFL Owners, Players Resume Mediation

NFL owners and their locked-out players have resumed court-ordered mediation. Commissioner Roger Goodell, executive vice president Jeff Pash and team owners Mike Brown, John Mara, Jerry Richardson and Art Rooney arrived at the federal courthouse in Minneapolis on Monday morning along with legal counsel.


Judge denies NFL request to freeze lockout ruling

Judge denies NFL request to freeze lockout ruling

NFL players suing the league on antitrust grounds scored another courtroom victory late last night, as Federal District Court Judge Susan Nelson denied the NFL’s request for a stay to the preliminary injunction she granted Monday to lift the six-week lockout.


Judge Rules to Lift NFL Lockout

A judge in Minnesota ruled in favor of NFL players, bringing to an end the league's seven-week-old lockout. The league said it will appeal.


NFL Releases 2011 Schedule, but Will They Play It?

With the NFL and its locked-out players mired in negotiations over a new labor agreement, the league on Tuesday announced its 2011-12 schedule -- assuming the season starts on time.


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