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Nfl Labor Dispute

WATCH: Jon Stewart Mocks NFL Labor Dispute, Fires Striking Correpsondents

Posted 09.27.2012 | Comedy

"America finally learned what it would take to quickly settle a labor dispute: a blown offensive interference call..." Sure, there have been plenty...

Jason Linkins

Boycott The NFL, Now | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.26.2012 | Sports

Boycott the NFL, everyone. Do it now. I'm going to try not to belabor this point. Everyone who is a fan of the National Football League either wit...

Elway Speaks Out On Lockout, 'Ready' To Start The Season

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 09.21.2011 | Denver

ATLANTA — The NFL had hoped Friday's seminar for general managers and other team executives would be spent discussing a labor agreement ratified...

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...

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, ...

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...

NFL's Day in Court

Andrew Brandt | Posted 08.01.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

On Friday the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals will be the epicenter of the two-year battle between the NFL and its players. Both sides appreciate the gravity of this proceeding, filing lengthy legal briefs championing their respective positions.

Millionaires vs. Billionaires or Them vs. Us? Why the NFL Would Do Us a Favor by Calling Off the Coming Season

Robert Lipsyte | Posted 07.10.2011 | Sports
Robert Lipsyte

Some days I think that the worst-case scenario -- no National Football League games this year -- might be a blessing. It would be a year in which we could study those leading American issues that football vivifies so well.

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 ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.12.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Are you sick of everything being political? Then I shouldn't tell you the favorite to win the Kentucky Derby right now is a horse named The Factor. It's named after Bill O'Reilly's show on Fox.

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?

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."

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...

The Battle for a Billion

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

If NFL owners expect NFL players to act like partners by sharing their investment in the game, then NFL owners must treat NFL players as partners by sharing the benefits of that investment.


AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — America's favorite sport is still in business – for another day. The NFL and the players' union decided Thursday to keep the...

Obama Addresses NFL Labor Dispute

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

President Barack Obama weighed in on the NFL lockout situation on Thursday, the last day before the current collective bargaining agreement expires. ...

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?