Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1BA federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
NFL Still Investigating 'Deflate-Gate'; No Conclusions Yet And No TimetableThe NFL says it is still investigating how the Patriots used underinflated balls in its last game but has no conclusions yet and no timetable for resolving the cheating accusations with the Super Bowl nine days away.
NFLPA Executive Director, Union President Take On NFL On Player Safety IssuesLess 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.
NFL Owners Approve New CBA, Vote To End LockoutNFL owners have voted in favor of a tentative agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval. Thursday's ratification came after a full day of meetings at an Atlanta-area hotel, where team executives pored over the terms of the deal.
Up Next For NFL Lockout: Talks Between Players, Owners Near BostonThe next time NFL owners meet to discuss the league's labor situation, there is hope it will be to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with the players. But don't get carried away thinking a deal is imminent.
End To NFL Lockout In Sight? Key Owners' Meeting UnderwayA sense of urgency fills the NFL owners' meetings Tuesday as they discuss progress made in recent talks with the players.
Judge To NFL: No Deadline Extension In Antitrust CaseA federal magistrate has rejected the NFL's request for more time to file a response in the pending antitrust lawsuit filed by its locked-out players.
Appeals Court Sides With League; NFL Lockout RemainsAfter a series of stinging rebukes from federal judges, the NFL has a significant, favorable ruling in hand from a higher court.
NFL Lockout: League, Players Wrap Talks Until May 16The NFL and its players opened a fourth day of court-ordered talks Wednesday as the lockout reached its 40th day with few signs of progress so far.
NFL Lockout: Both Sides Mum As League, Players Resume MediationSworn to secrecy about specifics of their court-ordered mediation, neither the NFL nor its players provided much insight about where they're at in their dispute over the division of this $9 billion business.
NFL Lockout: League, Players Resume MediationMight the court-ordered mediation between the NFL and its players foreshadow progress toward ensuring that pro football goes on this fall? Or is it merely a formality that will yield little as long as a key legal ruling on the lockout is still pending?
NFL Lockout: Mediation Between League, Players To Resume ThursdayIt'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.