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2011 Nfl Lockout

Cowboys Make Some Cuts

Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

It appears a few former pro bowlers are getting the big heave from Big D. According to, the Cowboys have released running back Mari...

Hero Of The NFL Lockout

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

Winners and losers are still to be determined. But the lockout – at last – has a hero....

A Look At The Closing Hours Of NFL Labor Negotiations

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The final touches to the deal that ended the lockout came in a phone conversation between Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Ass...

NFL Lockout Officially Over

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — After months of public nastiness and private negotiations, of court filings and rulings, of players and owners squabbling over more...

NFL Team Declares Lockout To Be Over

ProFootballTalk | Posted 09.21.2011 | Sports

And now for something we think you'll really like. But some players possibly won't....

NFL Players' Heated Reactions To Owners' Approval

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.21.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Sorry, football fans. The NFL is stuck in a holding pattern, with work still to be done to end the lockout. Heck, the players have...

NFL Owners Expect To Vote On Tentative Deal

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 09.20.2011 | Sports

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — The country's most popular sport is in limbo for at least another day. NFL owners overwhelmingly approved a tentative agree...

NFL, Players Making Progress

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.13.2011 | Sports

Noting that "progress has been made," NFL owners and players wrapped up a round of intensive talks Friday without a full agreement to end the league's...

NFL Gets Key Victory Over Players

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 09.07.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday threw out a judge's order lifting the NFL lockout, handing the league a victory as pl...

WATCH: Taylor Lautner, Kevin Costner & More In 'Field Of Dreams 2'

Posted 09.04.2011 | Comedy

While football fans wait with baited breath to see when and if the NFL lockout will come to an end, Funny Or Die has taken matters into their own hand...

Retired NFL Players Feel Excluded

AP | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 09.03.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- While NFL owners and players appear to be inching toward a resolution of the league's long lockout, a group of retired players is clamo...

NFL, Players Meet For More Than 15 Hours

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 08.31.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — The NFL commissioner and the boss of the league's locked-out players stood together this week and addressed the league's rookies, ...

NFL Players, Owners Hold Secret Meetings

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 08.08.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NFL and its players held talks Tuesday in New York, seeking a resolution to the labor impasse. Three people familiar with the me...

BCS Selects Bowl Dates

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 08.07.2011 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — The Bowl Championship Series has chosen dates for its five bowl games in an effort to avoid conflicts that could arise because of ...

NFL, Players Hold Secret Meeting

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 08.02.2011 | Sports

Barry Wilner, Associated Press The NFL and its players completed three straight days of not-so-secret "confidential settlement discussions" on Thur...

Angry NFL Fans Warn Roger Goodell About Lockout

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 07.26.2011 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the lockout to some unhappy Tennessee Titans fans and said that the league does not h...

Ray Lewis: Crime Will Rise With No NFL

Posted 07.22.2011 | Sports

Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis told ESPN's Sal Paolantonio that he believes there will be an increase in crime if the lockout continues into the regu...

NFL Lockout Remains In Place

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 07.16.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — The NFL's lockout remains in place, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. That means the league likely won't get back to business ...

Let's Get Things Rolling

Muhammad Wilkerson | Posted 07.13.2011 | Sports
Muhammad Wilkerson

I am praying, like every other guy that's been drafted, that the lockout/labor situation will get settled. I just want to get out there and play football.

Reggie Bush Enjoying NFL Lockout

Posted 07.10.2011 | Sports

The New Orleans Saints drafting another running back? Reggie Bush isn't so happy about that. Some extra time off due to the NFL lockout? He can't c...

New York Fans, Unite!

Brian Frederick | Posted 07.09.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

For years, sports team owners and leagues have played on our loyalties and preyed on our wallets, forcing even the most marginal fan to subsidize sports stadiums and arenas that then enable them to charge us ever-higher prices for tickets to games.

NFL Commisioner Expresses Frustration

AP | DOUG TUCKER | Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed frustration Thursday in the lack of negotiations toward a new collective bargaining ...

National Security ... and The NFL?

Marty Robins | Posted 07.03.2011 | Sports
Marty Robins

Just as we saw in connection with the financial crash of 2008, when important elements of society feel that they are beyond reproach and that their needs are paramount, dire consequences ensue.

NFL Lockout Back On

AP | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 06.29.2011 | Sports

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The NFL lockout is back. The league announced the move late Friday, hours after a key courtroom victory. NFL spokesman Greg Ai...

Welcome Back

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 06.29.2011 | Sports

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP - JON KRAWCZYNSKI) -- NFL players are back at work - and back in court. Attorneys for the players filed a 39-page argument ...