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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 ...

Jerry Jones: Cowboys Can Make Whatever Deals They Want

AP | JAIME ARON | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

IRVING, Texas — Before the Dallas Cowboys can start get serious about loading up their roster, they have to get under the salary cap. They got s...

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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.

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...

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 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 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....

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 Vote In Favor Of Tentative Deal To End Lockout

AP | By PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 09.20.2011 | Sports

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (Associated Press) -- NFL owners voted overwhelmingly in favor of a tentative 10-year agreement to end the lockout, pending player a...

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...

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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.

NFL Players Review Parts Of Proposed Deal To End Lockout, Say Sources

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH and BARRY WILNER | Posted 09.18.2011 | Sports

The NFL Players Association's executive committee reviewed only portions of a proposed deal to end the lockout and not enough to warrant a vote Tuesda...

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...

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.

Star Quarterbacks: Wrap It Up!

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH and BARRY WILNER | Posted 09.12.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Calling the players' offer "fair for both sides," star quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees – plaintiffs in an...

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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.