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Nfl Lockout 2011

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...

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 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.

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 Owners Ask Federal Court To Dismiss Players' Antitrust Lawsuit

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 08.06.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — As the labor battle between NFL owners and players moved from the bargaining table to the courtroom, judges at each stop have urge...

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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."

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...

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.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.17.2011 | New York
Len Berman

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem says they may test for human growth hormone, HGH. Actually, they'll be forced to when golf arrives at the 2016 Olympics.

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.

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...

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 ...

Jordan Schultz

2011 NFL Draft Grades

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.02.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Click HERE to listen to Jordan Schultz break down the 2011 NFL Draft results on Sports Talk 610 with host Nick Wright. The NFL Draft has co...