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Mike Vrabel

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

NFL Lockout: Both Sides Mum As League, Players Resume Mediation

Sworn 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.

WFAN–04/15/2011

FILE - This March 11, 2011, file photo shows New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees arriving for negotiations with the NFL and a federal mediator,  in Washington. Attorneys for Tom Brady, Brees and other NFL players are scheduled to argue Wednesday, April 6, 2011,  in Minneapolis before U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson that the lockout should be lifted immediately because it is causing them "irreparable harm."(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Players Take Fight Over NFL Lockout To Court

NFL players and owners haven taken their fight to the courtroom. The court appearance is the first round between the NFL and its locked-out players in their legal fight over the future of the $9 billion business — including the 2011 season.

WFAN–04/06/2011

Roger Goodell

NFLPA Responds To Goodell’s Letter

The NFL’s locked-out players wrote back to Commissioner Roger Goodell on Saturday, responding to his letter to them by saying: “Your statements are false.”

WFAN–03/19/2011

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) and NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Union: NFL Owners Sense Urgency As Lockout Looms

Union executive committee member Brian Dawkins says he believes NFL owners and players have a sense of urgency to avoid a lockout because they don’t want to alienate fans. The veteran Denver Broncos safety said Tuesday “we understand who butters our bread.”

WFAN–12/28/2010