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2011 Nfl Lockout

'Excessive' Security At NFL Team's Facility

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 06.28.2011 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Players were met by what they called "excessive" security Thursday when they arrived at the Tennessee Titans practice facilit...

Football Is Back... For Now

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.28.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Finally, the NFL is getting back to football. Five days after a federal judge declared the lockout was illegal and nearly seven w...

Jordan Schultz

NFL Lockout Means Players Are More Conservative | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

With the new collective bargaining agreement yet to be reached and the 2011 NFL season in jeopardy, NFL players -- for the first time in their lives -...

Back To Court

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The NFL is falling behind in its court fight with the players over the future of the $9 billion business. The federal judge who...

NFL Players Back To Work.. Sort Of

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.26.2011 | Sports

Lockout has turned into limbo for NFL players and owners, and everyone is stuck there for the time being. "It drives me insane, that's what it does,"...

'Football Might Be Back On'

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 06.26.2011 | Sports

-- Even as his players are claiming a modest victory, if that, after Judge Susan Richard Nelson granted a preliminary injunction blocking the league'...

NFL Kicker Blames Lockout On Owners' Greed

Posted 06.22.2011 | Sports

More NFL players are weighing in on the lockout and lashing out at the owners. On Wednesday, Chicago Bears kicker and player representative Robbie ...

Ex-NFL Player Compares Goodell To Nazis

Posted 06.21.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Amani Toomer apologized for his controversial comments made on Thursday. “Obviously I didn’t fully understand the meaning of what I sai...

Steelers Safety Rips Roger Goodell Over NFL Schedule Release

Posted 06.20.2011 | Sports

The 2011 NFL schedule was released on Tuesday, but one player thinks the league should have held off on the release. Pittsburgh Steelers safety Rya...

2011 NFL Schedule Released

Posted 06.19.2011 | Sports

If the season begins on time, pending ongoing labor negotiations, this is how the 2011 NFL schedule would look. released the 2011 schedule ...

NFL Player Kicked Off High School Field

Posted 06.14.2011 | Sports

Chicago Bears tight end Greg Olsen isn't just being locked out by the NFL. Talking on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000 on Thursday, Olsen said ...

NFL Releases Preseason Schedule Despite Lockout

AP | Posted 06.12.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The NFL has released its preseason schedule, even as lawyers for locked-out players have been meeting with a judge in Minneapolis prior to...

Forced Mediation

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.11.2011 | Sports

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The NFL and its locked-out players have been ordered to start talking again. The federal judge handling the lawsuit against t...

Courtroom Football Kicks off: Who Has Early Lead?

Andrew Brandt | Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Here are the important issues from Wednesday's proceeding, the first of Brady v. NFL, and the frustrating aftermath of the "where to mediate."

Taking It To Court

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.06.2011 | Sports

ST. PAUL, Minn. — As she wrapped up the five-hour hearing on the legality of the NFL lockout, the federal judge overseeing the case said she'd t...

NFL Owner Makes Guarantee

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 05.29.2011 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams is predicting the NFL will play the 2011 season, even if it takes a few months to work out a...

Former NFL Players Sue League

AP | By DAVE CAMPBELL and AMY FORLITI | Posted 05.28.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Four former NFL players, including Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller, have sued the NFL in hopes of joining current players in thei...

NFL Labor Dispute: First Thing We Do Is Get Rid of All the Lawyers

Michael Huyghue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael Huyghue

The biggest hurdle the NFL owners and players faced in their recent negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement was a failure to establish a "meeting of the minds." Why not dispense with the lawyers and hash it out face-to-face?

Fan Sues NFL Team, League

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

One fan has had enough of the NFL lockout and has taken it upon himself to save the upcoming season. Businessman Ken Lanci filed a lawsuit on Thursd...

NFL Lockout Could Destroy Chicken Wing Industry

Jessica Wohl and Michael Hirtzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(Reuters) - An extended NFL lockout would be devastating to the chicken wing industry, which has already seen prices drop precipitously this year, t...

NFL Players Write To Roger Goodell

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. — So this is what the NFL and players are reduced to: Both sides are writing letters and issuing statements to and about each...

NFL Commissioner Emails Players

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote NFL players Thursday, outlining the league's last proposal to the union and cautioning that "each pa...

Steelers Player Defends Adrian Peterson's Controversial Remarks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Yahoo Sports published in an interview with Adrian Peterson on Tuesday, in which the Vikings running back said the NFL is like "modern-day slavery." S...

Adrian Peterson: NFL Players Stuck In 'Modern-Day Slavery'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson made some controversial comments about the NFL labor situation in an interview with Doug Farrar of Yaho...

Drew Brees Rips Owners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

After the NFL labor talks broke down on Friday, the league released the proposal that the players refused to accept. But on Monday, New Orleans Saints...