Joey Browner spent nine seasons in Minnesota roaming the defensive backfield and cementing his place in Vikings lore as one of the best defensive players to ever wear purple.
An annual charity auction in Fargo that helps raise money for the Roger Maris Cancer Center was targeted by thieves this year but still raised money for cancer work. More than 100 items that were to be auctioned were taken from a storage facility earlier this month, a majority of them baseballs autographed by Hall of Famers including Whitey Ford, Paul Molitor and Rollie Fingers.
It’s called “Game Plan 2.” Former Minnesota Viking Carl Eller created the program, along with attorney Jeff O’Brien, for athletes to use to help them navigate life after football.
A lawsuit filed against the NFL Players Association by retirees has been dismissed.
Twenty-eight former NFL players have filed a class-action federal lawsuit against the NFL Players Association, seeking at least $5 million in damages. They’re alleging current players interfered with negotiations on the new collective bargaining agreement and kept money from the retirees.
A federal judge has set an Aug. 10 hearing to discuss the still-pending case filed against the NFL by retired players.
Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller and lawyers for retired NFL players joined labor talks Tuesday as signs mounted that the league’s four-month lockout might almost be over.
Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller says retired NFL players were “not looking for a fight” when they filed a lawsuit against the league and the players’ union earlier this month.
NFL retirees say they have fresh complaints against the league and players they accuse of negotiating a new labor deal without them.
To understand the NFL lock out, you have to understand the history of the NFL and what the athletes are fighting for.
The NFL and its locked-out players have been ordered to start talking again.