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Nfl Lockout 2011

Four Reasons to Watch the Super Bowl

Robert Lipsyte | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Robert Lipsyte

It's an election season. You need to watch this game to fully understand how jobs, religion, leadership, and health care dominate every American contest.

Whats Your Fantasy?

Sharief Easterling | Posted 02.14.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

Professional sports mania is as American as apple pie. Religiously, we buy jerseys, pack stadiums, and congregate around TVs to root for our favorite players and teams. These traditions have been passed down for generations -- so why has Generation X detached?

Lockout Ludicrousness

Jake Fischer | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home
Jake Fischer

The fact is, the NBA owners can't afford to miss out on a season and they're not taking the right approach towards making that happen.

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Len Berman | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York
Len Berman

NFL players were all rejoicing that they could go back to work. One problem. Many of them got fired. OK, not fired, but cut. Teams all over the NFL will be getting rid of players to clear salary cap room.

NFL Players Thank Fans In New Video

Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

The NFLPA seems to love making videos. Shortly after the NFL lockout began, the players' association made their "Let Them Play" commercial (which was ...

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Len Berman | Posted 09.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

To no one's surprise, the long monotonous NFL lockout ended with no games being missed, and nobody losing any money.

Trading in Housewives for Football

Melissa Smith | Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports
Melissa Smith

I have barely hung on this summer with the lack of training camp, appearances, and all the goodies that the offseason offers.

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Len Berman | Posted 09.24.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This promises to be a week unlike any other in the annals of the NFL. In quick order the players will ratify the new deal, training camps will swing open, and there will be a dizzying free agent signing period.

NFL Labor Pains Ending: Delivery Near

Andrew Brandt | Posted 09.23.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

We have a proposed NFL deal and re-opening of football, although labor pains have not ceased. Pending approval by the Players, let's take a look at some of the key terms, with instant analysis of deal points that may be in place for the next decade.

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Len Berman | Posted 09.21.2011 | New York
Len Berman

After Tiger Woods fired his long time caddie Steve Williams, Williams fired back saying he wasted the last two years of his life, and calling Tiger disloyal. Shocking, eh?

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....

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Len Berman | Posted 09.20.2011 | New York
Len Berman

With NFL labor peace breaking out, I hope they declare a moratorium on news conferences to announce the blessed event. I can hear it now. Both sides saying how they "sacrificed" in the name of making a deal.

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Len Berman | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York
Len Berman

When I think of a ballpark hot dog, I think of topping it with caviar and truffles. The Brockton Rox are celebrating National Hot Dog day this Saturday by trying to set the Guinness record for most expensive hot dog.

What Won't Be Included in New NFL Labor Agreement

Brian Frederick | Posted 09.12.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

With the NFL and NFLPA on the verge of reaching an agreement, do you think that new agreement will include an end to the blackout rule? ...Yeah, me neither.

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Len Berman | Posted 09.11.2011 | New York
Len Berman

When did the All Star game turn into the Pro Bowl? Tons of players are taking a pass on tonight's game, many because of injury. Other players have been picked as a courtesy but won't play.

NFL Rookies Receive Some Words Of Wisdom

Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports

The NFL season is flirting with uncertainty, but that doesn't mean you can't get a pep-talk from an experienced head coach. Veteran NFL player, coa...

The 9 Craziest NFL Player Arrests Since The Lockout

Posted 08.22.2011 | Sports

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis recently said that crime would increase across America if the NFL lockout reached the regular season, but so far...

Can Free Chicken Save The NFL Season?

Posted 08.22.2011 | Sports

With labor talks between NFL owners and players threatening to delay the football season, one restaurant chain says it has the solution. If the NFL...

Seriously, Mr. Goodell, Spare Us

Brian Frederick | Posted 08.09.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

We're officially down the rabbit hole. Ninety days into the lockout and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is now trying to convince fans that the lockout is in their best interests. Thanks, but no thanks.

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Len Berman | Posted 08.09.2011 | New York
Len Berman

It's not often I find myself siding with Iran, but here goes. Their women's soccer team had to forfeit a qualifying match for the 2012 Olympics because of their head scarves.

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Len Berman | Posted 08.08.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Hotshot minor leaguer Bryce Harper hit a long homer. Instead of hustling out of the batter's box, he stood and admired it. If that wasn't bad enough, as he neared home, he blew a kiss to the opposing pitcher.

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Len Berman | Posted 08.03.2011 | New York
Len Berman

We try to deal with all the major issues in sports, such as, does sex help or hurt before a big game? According to French Open champ Francesca Schiavone, "For a woman, sex before a match... is fantastic."

The Key to the Future of the NFL: Interpreting the Norris-LaGuardia Act

Andrew Brandt | Posted 07.26.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

I have received scores of questions asking in different forms the following: "How can two courts interpret the Norris-LaGuardia Act in two completely different ways?" Welcome to the law.

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...

Latest Court Ruling a Path to the NFL Back in Business?

Andrew Brandt | Posted 07.19.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

While in theory the players have the stronger argument in Brady v. NFL, in reality they can't wait. Time has been and will continue to be on the owners' side.