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Nfl Lockout 2011

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York
Len Berman

How are NFL players spending all their locked-out free time? Working out on their own and studying the legal issues involved in the standoff? Well, some are involved in the legal system.

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...

A Religious Perspective On Greed And The NFL Lockout

Rabbi Joshua Hess | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Hess

There really is no excuse for the selfish and greedy behavior being exhibited by both sides. King Solomon writes in Proverbs, "one who loves money will never have enough of it."

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...

Apparently the NFL Loves To Negotiate, But Definitely Hates Going to Court

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tom Pappalardo

The latest twist in the NFL tug of war between the owners and players is a bit amusing in its irony. Commish Goodell, Patriot owner Kraft and a Packer...

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...

NFL Linebacker Lashes Out At Roger Goodell

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

San Diego Chargers linebacker Kevin Burnett joined XX Sports Radio in San Diego with Scott and BR and called out the NFL commissioner for his email th...

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...

NFL Team's Letter To Fans Discusses Canceled Games

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Titans owner Bud Adams has sent a letter to season ticket holders answering questions on the NFL's lockout, the draft and how...

NFL Commissioner's Letter To Fans

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

-- Array Dear NFL Fan,...

Players Sue NFL In Federal Court

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Star quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees were among 10 players who sued the NFL in federal court Friday, accusin...


AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Unable to decide how to divvy up $9 billion a year, NFL owners and players put the country's most popular sport in limbo Friday by ...

Last Call.. Again

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Unable to decide how to divvy up $9 billion a year, NFL owners and players put the country's most popular sport in limbo Friday by ...

Arthur Delaney

With Lockout Looming, NFL Owners Downplay Economic Benefits Of Football | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- In the past two decades, National Football League owners have received at least $5 billion from local governments to build and maintain ...

The Clock Is Ticking

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — With time running out on the NFL's labor contract, one team owner – the New York Giants' John Mara – joined mediated ne...

Lockout a Bad Idea for the NFL

Tony Richardson | Posted 05.26.2011 | Sports
Tony Richardson

NFL football is the most popular sport in America, and players want to play next year for our teams and our fans. I hope the owners won't sacrifice a season and our fans' goodwill by imposing a lockout.

Memo to the Political Blogosphere About the NFL Lockout

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

This is about two groups fighting for the billions that we give them. Neither side is in the right. And if there is no football in the fall, both sides will be in the wrong.

What Do NFL Fans Think Of An 18-Game Regular Season?

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DALLAS — Even though Americans like watching football far more than any other sport, they don't necessarily want a longer NFL season. An Associ...

NFL Labor Q & A

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

With so many questions about what will be "the story" in the NFL after next week's Super Bowl, here are a few answers.