Nfl, Players Face Expiration Of Labor Contract

NFL, players face expiration of labor contract

WASHINGTON (AP) -- With the NFL on the brink of its first work stoppage in nearly a quarter of a century, Commissioner Roger Goodell and union head DeMaurice Smith met at a federal mediator's office Friday, the day the league's twice-extended labor contract was set to expire....

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