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NFLPA’s Collusion Case Kept Alive By Appeals Court

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.

06/20/2014

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Keidel: NFL’s ‘Culture Of Coercion’ Destroying Players

A conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.

05/23/2014

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Union Renews Claim NFL Colluded; Hearing Sept. 6

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.

08/24/2012

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Retired Players File Lawsuit Against NFLPA

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.

09/14/2011

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Judge Sets Aug 10 Hearing On NFL Retirees’ Case

A federal judge has set an Aug. 10 hearing to discuss the still-pending case filed against the NFL by retired players.

08/01/2011

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Retired NFL Players Say They Are Being Excluded

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.

07/04/2011

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NFLPA, Owners Break Talks For Week

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.

07/01/2011

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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

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Vikings Punter Gives NFL Negotiators A Boot

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 […]

03/21/2011