The players’ union says the NFL has asked for the right to immediately suspend players who are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Two full NFL seasons have passed — and another is about to begin — without a final agreement on HGH since the August 2011 labor deal paved the way for testing.
Of all the topics that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis wanted to talk about at Super Bowl media day, deer-antler spray probably was not on the list.
The Giants did not release a cause or place of death. Robinson was diagnosed with cancer in 2009, according to a family statement posted on the caringbridge.org hospice site.
The NFL wants team executives ready to be schooled in the ins and outs of a new labor contract as early as Thursday. Players are gathering so they’re ready to vote on an agreement in principle. Yes, signs are strong that football’s four-month lockout might almost be over.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith took questions Wednesday at a symposium for NFL rookies, who wanted to know the same thing as everyone else unhappy about the league’s labor dispute. When is it going to end?
While a report from the Washington Post suggests the NFL lockout could end “during the next two or three weeks,” negotiators for the league and its players were meeting Tuesday at an undisclosed location in Maryland, trying to break a labor impasse now in its fourth month.
It’s been a month since the NFL lockout began and there haven’t been any talks between the league and its players. That will change this week.
Rumors of a competing event against the NFL Draft persist. So will this year’s top rookies walk across the stage to shake hands with Roger Goodell? Jets free agent cornerback Antonio Cromartie thinks they should.
George Atallah said in a conference call with reporters Monday: “The perception is that we were really, really close. The reality is: We really, really weren’t.”
The NFL reportedly has laid out a plan for its employees if there is a work stoppage next year after the contract with the players expires.