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AP Source: NFL Players Association To Investigate Dolphins

The NFL Players Association will conduct its own investigation into the Miami Dolphins’ bullying scandal, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday.

11/20/2013

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Silverman: Freeman’s Lack Of Familiarity With Vikings Should Give Giants 1st Win

If the Giants can limit their own turnovers this week — something they have not been able to do — they should finally be able to pick up their first win of the year.

10/18/2013

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congress Could ‘Intervene’ On HGH Testing In NFL

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.

08/23/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

NFL, Players Union Talking About HGH Testing For Upcoming Season

The NFL and players union are talking again about starting to test for human growth hormone as early as the upcoming season.

07/22/2013

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Jets Quarterback Geno Smith: ‘Jay-Z Didn’t Recruit Me’

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has no concerns about questions surrounding the process in which he picked an agent, saying “Jay-Z didn’t recruit me.”

05/30/2013

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

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Keidel: Is Super Bowl Sunday Even Super Anymore?

I’ve been alive and lucid for about 37 of the 47 Super Bowls, and it’s hard to recall a game this big shrink in the shadow of peripheral stories.

01/31/2013

Ray Lewis (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Ray Lewis Dismisses Talk Of Using Deer-Antler Spray To Speed Up Recovery

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.

01/30/2013

Phil McConkey (credit: Mike Powell/Getty Images)

Ex-Giant McConkey Blasts NFLPA, Drew Brees; ’87 Strike A ‘Great Regret’

Former Giants wide receiver Phil McConkey has few regrets. But the 1987 strike was a big one.

01/15/2013

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Goodell Upholds Suspensions Of Vilma, Smith; Reduces Penalties For Fujita, Hargrove

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspensions of ex-Jet Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith on Tuesday for their role in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal, and reduced penalties for Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove.

10/10/2012

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NFLPA Files Lawsuit, Calls Goodell “Evidently Biased”

The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of three players suspended in connection with the bounty investigation, calling Commissioner Roger Goodell “incurably and evidently biased.”

07/05/2012

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NFL Passes New Pad Rules For Players

The NFL has made thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for the 2013 season.

05/22/2012

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

NFL Club Execs To Be Briefed If Deal OK’d

Two people familiar with talks to end the NFL lockout tell The AP that if an agreement is ratified by Thursday, team executives will be briefed starting that day on how the deal’s terms affect league business.

WFAN–07/18/2011

NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, left, enters a Manhattan law office, Friday, July 8, 2011, in New York. (credit: AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Appeals Court Backs NFL Lockout, Tosses Judge’s Ruling

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday threw out a judge’s order lifting the NFL lockout, possibly giving the league leverage in talks aimed at reaching a new labor deal.

WFAN–07/08/2011

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Judge Orders NFL, Players To Try Mediation Again

The federal judge handling the lawsuit against the NFL ordered the sides to participate in court-supervised mediation, while still considering whether to grant a preliminary injunction to lift the lockout.

WFAN–04/11/2011

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