AP: NFL Owners And Players Agree To Deal

By | Monday July 25, 2011 @ 6:24am PDT

UPDATE, 11:45 AM: The NFL Players Association’s executive committee and all 32 team reps have voted to approve terms of the 10-year collective bargaining agreement, which has been signed. The league is expected to unlock the … Read More »

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NFL Owners Approve Deal To End Lockout

By | Thursday July 21, 2011 @ 4:36pm PDT

BREAKING NEWS: That sound you hear are the networks and cable channels (and fans) breathing a sigh of relief because now it looks like there will be football for the fall TV season after all. That is, if … Read More »

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Halftime: ‘Field Of Dreams 2 – Lockout’

By | Wednesday July 6, 2011 @ 5:38pm PDT

With Day 113 of the NFL lockout now in the books and both sides still negotiating but reporting little progress, maybe it’s time for a breather, courtesy of Funny Or Die. No word whether the humor site is in preproduction on a feature for the NBA lockout, but seeing as … Read More »

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NFL Wins Permanent Stay In Lockout Fight

By | Monday May 16, 2011 @ 5:09pm PDT

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals today granted a permanent stay to keep the NFL’s lockout of its players in place, saying it believed the league has proven it will suffer financial harm if players were allowed back to work. … Read More »

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NFL Lockout Resumes After Appeal; Fan Fatigue Evident In Lower NFL Draft Ratings

By | Friday April 29, 2011 @ 5:38pm PDT

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday granted the NFL’s request for a temporary stay on an injunction that lifted an owner-imposed lockout on players. That means the lockout is back on, just a couple of days after a … Read More »

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Ruling Lifts NFL Lockout … For Now

By | Monday April 25, 2011 @ 3:20pm PDT

The NFL is expected to appeal the ruling, handed down today by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Richard Nelson, that grants players’ request for a preliminary injunction to lift an owner-imposed lockout that began March 11. Still, the judge has decided not to stay the decision, the NFL said, meaning … Read More »

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NFL Players, Owners Ordered To Start Federal Mediation

By | Monday April 11, 2011 @ 2:01pm PDT

The order today by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Richard Nelson does not mean a ruling on the players’ injunction to stop the owners’ lockout is coming anytime soon. But U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Arthur Boylan will meet with players tomorrow in Minneapolis and the league on Wednesday to get … Read More »

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UPDATE: No Ruling On NFL Lockout At Hearing; Judge Offers Federal Mediator

2ND UPDATE, 3:35 PM: A federal court said it could take weeks before it decides whether to grant an injunction sought by NFL players to stop a league-imposed lockout. That’s because the judge wants both sides to agree to federal mediation to help resolve an impasse in finalizing a new collective bargaining agreement, according to Bloomberg. “Both sides are at risk. This is a good time to come back to the table,” the judge said. “This is really a matter to be resolved, in my view, with the services of the federal court.” Today’s hearing in St. Paul lasted five hours. Read More »

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Sides In Their Own Huddles During NFL Lockout

By | Sunday March 20, 2011 @ 4:31pm PDT

Sure it’s technically not the NFL season, with the league almost two months removed from its Super Bowl XLV, which set a record for a U.S. broadcast when 111 million tuned in to watch the Green Bay Packers beat the … Read More »

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