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Steelers Safety Rips Roger Goodell Over NFL Schedule Release

Posted 06.20.2011 | Sports

The 2011 NFL schedule was released on Tuesday, but one player thinks the league should have held off on the release. Pittsburgh Steelers safety Rya...

NFL Labor Pains: The Spending Problem

Andrew Brandt | Posted 06.19.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Ultimately, all the legal wrangling and courtroom football of this lockout may defer to the core reality of a good number of players needing to start receiving their checks.

NFL Player Kicked Off High School Field

Posted 06.14.2011 | Sports

Chicago Bears tight end Greg Olsen isn't just being locked out by the NFL. Talking on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000 on Thursday, Olsen said ...

My Twelve-Step NFL Lockout Plan

Kelli Gail | Posted 06.14.2011 | Sports
Kelli Gail

2011-04-14-nfl.jpgThe thought of a year without my football security blanket makes me feel morose and panicky. What's a crazy obsessed football fan to do?

Courtroom Football Kicks off: Who Has Early Lead?

Andrew Brandt | Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Here are the important issues from Wednesday's proceeding, the first of Brady v. NFL, and the frustrating aftermath of the "where to mediate."

NFL Receiver Slams Roger Goodell

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.06.2011 | Sports

Another NFL player has taken a shot at commissioner Roger Goodell. Talking to Steve Davis and Ed Norris on 105.7 The Fan in Baltimore, Ravens recei...

A Layman's Guide to the Players' Brief in Brady v. NFL

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.30.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Both parties in Brady v. NFL have filed their briefs. The stage is set for courtroom football to proceed on April 6th; the NFL's short-term future now rests in the hands of Judge Susan Nelson.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.29.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Notre Dame and Stanford advanced to the women's Final Four. As a result, all four teams will be either #1 or #2 seeds. Contrast that with the men, where no #1s or #2s survived.

Small Group Of Angry Fans Protest NFL Lockout

Posted 05.28.2011 | Sports

A small group of Seattle Seahawks fans reportedly gathered to protest the NFL lockout on Sunday afternoon outside Qwest Field. According to The Seatt...

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, the...

Want to Scare the Hell Out of the NFL?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Instead of the NFL players complaining about the owners -- why don't the players start making a move towards forming their own league?

Enjoy the Basketball While You Can

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The delight of the annual college basketball festival has almost made me forget the NFL lockout, now in a two-week hiatus before the federal judge in Minneapolis holds a hearing on the request of former members of the Union for an injunction.

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...

Blocking Out the Lockout

Alyssa Jung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alyssa Jung

I have a coping mechanism that is usually ineffective in the long run, but I do it anyway. I tend to try my hardest to ignore or block out things that disturb me.

The Bad Marriage of the NFL and the NFL Players Association

David Wygant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Wygant

What I don't like about this whole thing with the NFL players strike and the NFL owners, is that they forget about all the 'little people' and how it is them who are most affected by all of this.

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...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Classy move by the Giants. Their fans won't have to pay their season ticket bills until the lockout ends. The NFL should make that a league-wide policy.

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...

NFL Teams Should Immediately Cease Soliciting Season Ticket Payments

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

The NFL would like you to believe there will be a 2011 season. Not only that, they need you to believe there will be a 2011 season. They don't want you to stop spending your hard-earned money on NFL merchandise.

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...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Jets, despite the labor dispute, continue to lead the league in quotes.