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Another Court Setback For NFL

AP | By DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- The NFL is falling behind in its court fight with the players over the future of the $9 billion business. The federal judge who lifted...

Back To Court

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The NFL is falling behind in its court fight with the players over the future of the $9 billion business. The federal judge who...

Despite Lockout Lift, Broncos Stay Away

The Denver Post | Posted 06.26.2011 | Denver

The NFL lockout has been lifted, but there has been no rush of players to Dove Valley. The first Broncos player arrived at team headquarters at abo...

NFL Players Back To Work.. Sort Of

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.26.2011 | Sports

Lockout has turned into limbo for NFL players and owners, and everyone is stuck there for the time being. "It drives me insane, that's what it does,"...

'Football Might Be Back On'

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 06.26.2011 | Sports

-- Even as his players are claiming a modest victory, if that, after Judge Susan Richard Nelson granted a preliminary injunction blocking the league'...

NFL Kicker Blames Lockout On Owners' Greed

Posted 06.22.2011 | Sports

More NFL players are weighing in on the lockout and lashing out at the owners. On Wednesday, Chicago Bears kicker and player representative Robbie ...

Ex-NFL Player Compares Goodell To Nazis

Posted 06.21.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Amani Toomer apologized for his controversial comments made on Thursday. “Obviously I didn’t fully understand the meaning of what I sai...

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?

NFL Releases Preseason Schedule Despite Lockout

AP | Posted 06.12.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The NFL has released its preseason schedule, even as lawyers for locked-out players have been meeting with a judge in Minneapolis prior to...

Forced Mediation

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.11.2011 | Sports

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The NFL and its locked-out players have been ordered to start talking again. The federal judge handling the lawsuit against t...

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...

Taking It To Court

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 06.06.2011 | Sports

ST. PAUL, Minn. — As she wrapped up the five-hour hearing on the legality of the NFL lockout, the federal judge overseeing the case said she'd t...

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.

Top 5 Sports Stories

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.

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...

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, t...