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ESPN reports settlement talks between NFL and Vilma in BountyGate suspension-UPDATE

The NFL and New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma are in settlement talks to reduce Vilma’s original one-year suspension to eight games, according to an ESPN report. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, Chris Mortenson and Adam Schefter, the league made … Continue reading

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Where NFL-NFLPA labor fight stands: Eighth Circuit rules to affirm lockout (July 8)-UPDATE

In an expected ruling with unexpected timing, the Eighth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals released its’ ruling vacating the U.S. District Court’s decision to grant a preliminary injunction of the lockout of players by NFL owners while the … Continue reading

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Where NFL-NFLPA labor fight stands: Going forth on the Fifth (July 5)

James Quinn (L) and Jeffrey Kessler (R), attorneys for the NFL Players Association, enter a federal courthouse to resume court-ordered mediation regarding labor and revenue issues between the NFL and the NFL Players Association in Minneapolis, May 16, 2011. REUTERS/Eric … Continue reading

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Where the NFL-NFLPA labor fight stands: Questions unanswered (June 30)

DeMaurice Smith, NFL Players Association Executive Director, makes a statement after negotiations collapsed between the National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players’ Association (NFLPA) in Washington on March 11, 2011. The last real hope for a quick end … Continue reading

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Where NFL-NFL labor fight stands: Taking next steps (June 22)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) stands with Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay on the sidelines before the start of the NFL’s Super Bowl XLIV between the Colts and the New Orleans Saints in Miami, Florida, February 7, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar … Continue reading

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