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Eighth Circuit

Critical Week for NFL Talks: A Q & A

Andrew Brandt | Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

The two parties have recognized that economic harm is ahead for both sides and are back to working on the issues after three months of courtroom football. Conceptually, they are more aligned than they were in March. The devil, of course, is in the details.

Eighth Circuit Heading in the Wrong Direction in Football Dispute

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The district court's injunction against the lockout will be reversed once the circuit court hears the merits on that issue because of a statute that was designed by Congress to protect unions. Apparently, once a union, always a union.

Stay a Little Longer: NFL Lockout Continues

Andrew Brandt | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

The NFL received a major leverage shift from the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday night with a ruling that keeps the NFL-imposed lockout in place through the appeals process, likely until late June or early July, at the earliest.