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Terrell Suggs (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Terrell Suggs Among Numerous NFL Players To Put Name On LGBT Pride Shirt

“It’s pretty simple for me — I believe all people are created equal, regardless of their sexuality,” Steve Gleason said. “To promote respect and acceptance is an important role for NFL players and the NFLPA.”

06/12/2013

Brendan Ayanbadejo (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Ravens LB: Up To 4 NFL Players Might Soon Come Out Of Closet On Same Day

“We’re in talks with a handful of players who are considering it,” the Ravens’ linebacker said. “There are up to four players being talked to right now and they’re trying to be organized so they can come out on the same day together.”

04/05/2013

Workers paint the NFL logo on a field (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: Gay NFL Player Could Come Out In ‘Next Few Months’

A major barrier in American professional sports could soon be broken, according to a report by Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com.

03/25/2013

Junior Seau (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Despite Controversial Year, NFL Remains As Popular As Ever

It was a controversial year for the NFL, but nothing is stopping the popularity of America’s most watched game.

02/03/2013

DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the National Football League Players Association (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NFLPA Executive Director, Union President Take On NFL On Player Safety Issues

Less than 18 months after the league and players ended a lockout, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and union president Domonique Foxworth used a Super Bowl news conference to lay out a series of complaints about safety issues on Thursday.

02/01/2013

Jeff Pash, NFL Executive Vice President and General Counsel, left, and Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, leave after negotiations with the NFL Players Association involving a federal mediator in Washington, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

As CBA Ticks Away, NFL Offers More Financial Info To Union

The NFL Players Association retained an international investment bank to help it decide whether the league’s offer to reveal more financial information during negotiations will be enough to satisfy the union’s call for full disclosure.

WFAN–03/09/2011

DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, center, with Charlie Batch, quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, right, enters for negotiations with the NFL involving a federal mediator in Washington, Tuesday, March 8, 2011 (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL, Union Labor Talks Reach Day No. 13

Working to figure out how to divide about $9 billion in annual revenues, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, union executive director DeMaurice Smith and their negotiating teams were at a federal mediator’s office Tuesday for a 13th day of labor talks.

WFAN–03/08/2011

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell arrives for football labor negotiations with the NFL Players Association involving a federal mediator, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL, Union Approaching Full Week Of Mediation

When the NFL and the players’ union agreed to federal mediation, they knew it was voluntary. In theory, either side could walk away at any time. Instead, they keep coming back to the table.

WFAN–02/23/2011

Buffalo Bills raise their fingers to show solidarity amongst the NFL players for the upcoming labor talks (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Players: NFL’s 18-Game Plan ‘Completely Unacceptable’

Concerns about injuries and insurance make the league’s push to switch to an 18-game regular season a major sticking point in negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, according to two NFL players.

WFAN–01/12/2011