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Good Question: How Can Pro Sports Teams Set Age Limits?

New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has brought up an age-old issue within the NBA. He wants to raise the minimum age, which is now 20 years old. Right now, a player must be at least 19 and one year removed from high school. He argues it would make for a more competitive draft and another year of player maturity.

03/27/2014

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Minn. Police Group Sues NFL Over No-Handgun Policy

An association representing Minnesota police officers is suing the National Football League over a policy banning handguns in stadiums unless the gun holder is providing security. The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association says this means off-duty officers can’t keep their weapons in stadiums.

02/18/2014

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The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFL

From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.

11/25/2013

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Talks Continue But No Deal Yet On Vikings Stadium

Representatives of Gov. Mark Dayton, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and the Vikings said Friday that no agreement has been reached on a deal for a new stadium in Minneapolis.

02/17/2012

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Players Approve Deal To End NFL Lockout

The NFL Players Association executive board and 32 team reps voted unanimously Monday to approve the terms of a deal with owners to the end the 4 1/2-month lockout.

07/25/2011

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NFL Says Appeal Shouldn’t Affect 2011 Season

Its players again barred from coming to work, the NFL told a federal appeals court Monday it believes the appeal over whether the lockout is legal can “readily be resolved” during the offseason.

05/02/2011

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Judge Denies NFL Request To Freeze Lockout Ruling

The NFL is falling behind in its court fight with the players over the future of the $9 billion business.

04/27/2011

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Judge Orders End To NFL Lockout, Appeal Expected

After seven weeks of bitter back and forth, failed talks and growing uncertainty about the 2011 season, a federal judge has ordered an immediate end to the NFL lockout.

04/25/2011

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NFL, Locked-Out Players Wrap Up Talks For Now

The NFL and its locked-out players wrapped up their fourth day of court-ordered talks Wednesday with few signs of progress and no plans to meet again until mid-May.

04/20/2011