A players’ union lawsuit accusing NFL team owners of setting a secret salary cap in 2010 was kept alive by a federal appeals court Friday. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals partially reversal a federal judge’s order that had rejected NFL Players Association’s collusion claim.
A conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.
The NFL Players Association claims league owners have a “never-ending belief that they are above the law” in the latest court filing in a collusion complaint against the NFL.
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.
A group of retired NFL players has filed a complaint against the league and its current players, saying they have been excluded from the negotiation sessions taking place in an attempt to end the lockout.
The labor negotiating teams led by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ association chief DeMaurice Smith met for a couple of hours Friday morning and will return to the table next week.
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.
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe sent NFL officials a clever and colorful Twitter feed over the weekend. Kluwe drew cartoon-like messages on a whiteboard to show his unhappiness with the league’s attempt at negotiating a new […]