The league announced Friday that it has filed a class action suit in U.S. District Court in New York, seeking to establish that its now 90-day lockout is legal.
The U.S. government filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc. and book publishers on Wednesday. It says the publishers conspired with Apple to raise retail electronic-book prices to limit competition.
As the NFL labor fight moves from the mediation room to the court room, players are trying to learn the ins and outs of filing a lawsuit on the fly.
An April 6 hearing date has been set in the federal antitrust lawsuit filed by players against the NFL.