NFLPA Appeals Ray Rice's Indefinite NFL SuspensionNFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told CBS News Tuesday that the union is required by obligation to defend Ray Rice as he challenges his suspension stemming from a February domestic incident.
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.
Despite Controversial Year, NFL Remains As Popular As EverIt was a controversial year for the NFL, but nothing is stopping the popularity of America's most watched game.
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.
Report: NFL, Referees Association Agree On Backup OfficialsWhile the two sides are far apart on many key issues, they were able to set up an agreement on the issue of backup officials, according to Albert Breer of NFL.com.
Players, Fans, Politicians: Hey NFL, Nix The Replacement Refs!With players still seething, fans pondering the possibility of turning off their TVs and even the President weighing in, it's official: Overnight, the NFL's replacement refs went from minor nuisance to staggering problem.
NFL, Union Can't Agree When To Start HGH TestingThe NFL said after a meeting with the players union that testing for human growth hormone will begin shortly, but the union is less committal.
On WFAN: DeMaurice Smith Thanks Jets, Giants Fans For Sticking Through LockoutThe NFL lockout is history and the league's free-agent frenzy is -- well, it's frenzied. But there's still plenty of work ahead for NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith.