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Players Approve Deal With Owners To End NFL Lockout

The NFL Players Association executive board and 32 team reps have voted unanimously to approve the terms of a deal to the end the lockout.

WFAN–07/25/2011

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NFLPA Executive Committee To Meet Monday

Though no vote is scheduled on ending the four-month lockout, the players association’s executive committee will meet in Washington on Monday.

WFAN–07/24/2011

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Next Decade Of NFL Labor Peace At Hand

Millionaire players will still get their millions, though Cam Newton and other rookies will take a haircut in their contracts. There’s an attractive injury protection clause and the prospect of guaranteed medical coverage for life.

WFAN–07/23/2011

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When The NFL Preseason Begins, It Could Look Ragged

So ragged that the league and its 32 teams are considering ways to placate fans once a labor agreement is completed.

WFAN–07/23/2011

Gene Upshaw (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), New Meadowlands (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

An NFL Lockout Timeline: From Gene Upshaw To Players’ Delay

NFL owners voted to end the lockout on Thursday, but players have yet to draw a tally on the measure. In fact, they don’t seem happy at all, many taking to Twitter last night to voice their displeasure. It’s not exactly surprising — the dispute dates all the way back to 2008.

WFAN–07/22/2011

DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the NFLPA, arrives at the NFL Players Association offices in Washington, Wednesday, July 20, 2011. An end to the NFL lockout appears close, with both sides preparing to vote on a proposed deal once it is finalized. (credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

NFL Owners Approve New CBA, Vote To End Lockout

NFL 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.

WFAN–07/21/2011

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NFL Releases Key Terms Of New Collective Bargaining Agreement

If approved by the players, the NFL’s new collective bargaining agreement would cover the 2011-2020 seasons and the 2021 draft.

WFAN–07/21/2011

NFL Players Association President Kevin Mawae, center, arrives at the NFL Players Association offices in Washington, Tuesday, July 19, 2011, as talks to end the NFL football lockout continue. (credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

NFL Lockout: NFLPA’s Kevin Mawae ‘Not Tied’ To Thursday Deadline

Cautioning not to assume the lockout will be over by the weekend, NFL Players Association president Kevin Mawae said his group is “not tied” to a deadline for getting a deal done in the next 24 hours.

WFAN–07/20/2011

DeMaurice Smith (credit: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

NFL Lockout: Owners, Players Close To Deal; More Talks In NYC

It seems an agreement that would end the NFL lockout is getting close. Lawyers for the NFL Players Association and the league are meeting at a Manhattan law firm to try to work out an agreement to end the four-month lockout.

WFAN–07/18/2011

DeMaurice Smith (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Lawsuit, NFLPA’s Status Unresolved In Labor Negotiations

People familiar with negotiations to end the NFL’s four-month-long lockout tell The Associated Press there are still issues that need to be resolved.

WFAN–07/16/2011

Former Jets center and NFL Players Association President Kevin Mawae, right, enters a Manhattan law office, Friday, July 8, 2011, in New York. (credit: AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

NFL Lockout: Large Player, Owner Contingents In NYC As Talks Drag On

With time running short to keep the NFL’s preseason completely intact, owners and player representatives are back in force at a Manhattan law firm, trying again to work out a new labor deal.

WFAN–07/14/2011

DeMaurice Smith, who was head of the NFL Players Association before it dissolved, talks to reporters outside the federal courthouse after a hearing Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in St. Paul, Minn. At right is players attorney Jim Quinn. (credit: AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Free Agency, Rookie Wages Are The NFL Labor Stumbling Blocks

A rookie wage scale and free agency for veterans appear to be the biggest stumbling blocks to ending the NFL lockout.

WFAN–07/10/2011

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and National Football League Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, right, speak to the media outside of the Ritz-Carlton hotel after addressing players during the NFLPA rookie symposium on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in Sarasota, Fla. (credit: AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Federal Mediator Sets NFL Meeting For July 19

The federal magistrate judge who is mediating the labor dispute between NFL owners and players has scheduled another session for July 19 in Minneapolis.

07/09/2011

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and National Football League Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, right, speak to the media outside of the Ritz-Carlton hotel after addressing players during the NFLPA rookie symposium on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in Sarasota, Fla. (credit: AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

NFL Lockout: League, Players’ Association Lawyers Work To Speed Up Process

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith will conduct NFL labor talks later this week after letting the lawyers handle the all-important paperwork for two days.

WFAN–07/06/2011

NFL retired players' lawyer Michael Hausfeld arrives with NFL players' lawyer Jeffrey Kessler, James Quinn and Barbara P. Berens arrive for court ordered mediation at the U.S. Courthouse on May 17, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mediation was order after a hearing on an antitrust lawsuit filed by NFL players against the NFL owners after labor talks between the two broke down in March. (Photo by Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

Retired NFL Players Say They Are Being Excluded

A group of retired NFL players has filed a complaint against the league and its current players, saying they have been excluded from the negotiation sessions taking place.

WFAN–07/04/2011

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