Appeals Court Backs $50M Settlement In NFL Retirees CaseA federal appeals court has upheld a judge's approval of a $50 million settlement in a lawsuit over publicity rights for retired NFL players. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected arguments by several retirees — including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini — that the class-action settlement on behalf of around 25,000 players was unfair.
Vikings Finish Commemoration Of Black History MonthThe Minnesota Vikings have completed their online presentation of stories surrounding Black History Month. The team website featured a daily video plus various articles throughout February commemorating the event, including poignant interviews with several black former players about their experiences with discrimination.
Vikings To Put Browner In Ring Of Honor 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.
Baseballs Stolen From Fargo Cancer Charity Auction 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.
Purple People Eaters Talk NFL LockoutTo understand the NFL lock out, you have to understand the history of the NFL and what the athletes are fighting for.