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Nfl Lockout

Two-Minute Warning

Wm. David Cornwell, Sr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Wm. David Cornwell, Sr.

As the NFL's collective bargaining agreement steams towards expiration just before midnight on March 3rd, it is worth examining the strategy behind the NFL Players Association's plan to decertify.

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 (CBA) End Is Near for the NFL

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

It has now come down to this week in the two-year attempt to extend NFL players' Collective Bargaining Agreement, which expires Thursday at midnight.

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...

NFL Lockout Would Slash Small Business Profits

Michael Sinensky | Posted 05.26.2011 | Business
Michael Sinensky

The cancellation of next year's NFL season would be the final knockout punch for many small businesses like mine.

What Do Fans Want in a New NFL Labor Agreement?

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

If you were seated at the negotiating table with the NFL and NFLPA, what would you want to see included in a new Collective Bargaining Agreement?

A Game-Day 'Program' for the NFL Lockout

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Sam Pizzigati

To have any shot at comprehending the unfolding pro football lockout story, we need to first understand the mindset — and the mega millions R...

NFL Labor Negotiations: Are We Headed for the Doomsday Scenario?

Gabriel A. Feldman | Posted 05.26.2011 | Sports
Gabriel A. Feldman

As we get closer to the expiration of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement, the great unanswered questions remain: Will there be a work stoppage? And, if so, how long will it last?

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.

It's Time to Include Fans in NFL Labor Talks

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Why should the NFL-NFLPA negotiations be behind closed doors if fans have such a massive stake in the future of the NFL as well?

Arthur Delaney

Countdown To No Kickoff: Next Football Season Hostage To Owners' Demands | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The National Football League's 32 owners are hurtling toward a March 4 deadline, giving every indication that they plan to lock out the ...

I'd Miss Eli Manning: So Would NY's Economy

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Amy Traub

Just as I was anticipating a 2012 repeat of the thrilling 2008 Super Bowl win, I instead face a season bereft of Eli Manning, and a situation that looks eerily similar to the chronicles of corporate greed.

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.

NFL Owners vs. NFL Players 2011: The Owners Will Win

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Hollander

The confetti air-drop at Super Bowl XLV was merely prelude to the real NFL paper war. And it's a war the owners cannot lose. They never could. Why am I so sure?

Answers and Insights on Your Super Bowl Champions

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

As we head into an offseason dominated -- lockout or not -- by the business of football, it is good to know that the emotion and pride that being a fan can bring are still flourishing.

Super Bowl Could Be Last NFL Game Until 2012

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Pack is back. NFL football? Well, nobody's quite sure when that's going to return. Led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the...

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...

Biggest Football Game Is One Being Played in Washington, D.C.

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

There's only one game left in the NFL season. But there's plenty of political football being played in Washington, D.C. -- and the result of this game will shape the sport and country for years to come.

NFL Commissioner Makes Ridiculous Pledge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will cut his salary to $1 if there is a work stoppage after the collective bargaining agreement expire...

NFL's Union Leader: Lockout 'Near Certainty' Next Season

Bloomberg | Curtis Eichelberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The executive director of the National Football League players union said a player lockout next season is a "near certainty," and that it would cost t...

NFL Fans Need to Unite Now to Save Next Season

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

If you're tired of the feuding between NFL owners and players over how best to settle up the billions of dollars in annual revenue that we give them, it's time to take action.

Browns Linebacker Rips Jerry Jones

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In an interview on 60 Minutes that CBS inexplicably didn't air, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said that he does not think a lockout would be disast...

Understanding the Economic Impact of an NFL Lockout

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

As if the politics of the NFL labor dispute aren't difficult enough for fans to follow, the economics of the matter are even more daunting.

Roger Goodell, You Don't "Get It"

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

No, Mr. Goodell. You don't "get it." If you did, you would show greater appreciation for the fans that have already invested in their teams. All they want is a return on their investment.

Why Did CBS Cut Jerry Jones' 60 Minutes Comments on the NFL Lockout?

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones knows how to turn a profit. Which is why his recent comments on the looming NFL lockout should have garnered more attention. So why didn't CBS didn't air them?