Players’ Union

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (C) leaves a meeting with NFL owners at a hotel on March 2, 2011 in Chantilly, Virginia. The NFL owners are meeting in Chantilly to discuss negotiations with the players union about a collective bargaining agreement that expires March 3, at midnight. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NFL, Union In Last-Ditch Effort To Avoid Lockout

With the clock ticking down to the midnight expiration of the league’s collective bargaining agreement, Roger Goodell and the NFL’s negotiating team arrived at a federal mediator’s headquarters about 45 minutes ahead of the NFLPA.


The Meadowlands' stands chock full of fans -- a sight that is in jeopardy with the NFL's Collective Bargaining Agreement set to expire. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Liguori: Simple Advice To NFL Negotiators – Don’t Turn Off Fans

The heart of the NFL labor negotiations has owners and players attempting to decide how to split $9 billion in annual NFL revenue. Wow. That’s quite a nice problem to have, don’t you think?


NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith (credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL, Union Mediator: ‘Very Strong Differences Remain’

The NFL and the players’ union have made “some progress” over seven consecutive days of face-to-face meetings, “but very strong differences remain,” and negotiations will resume next week, mediator George Cohen said Thursday.


Roger Goodell (credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL, Union Meet For 3rd Day With Federal Mediator

The NFL and its players’ union met before a federal mediator for the third consecutive day on Sunday, trying to find common ground for a new labor deal before the current one expires.


NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NFL, Players’ Union Cancel Day 2 Of Labor Talks

Negotiations to prevent an NFL lockout took a grim turn Thursday with the cancellation of the second day of a planned two-day bargaining session.