The tentative agreement ratified only by NFL owners is “infuriating and insulting” to the players who remain locked out, says Pro Football Weekly and 670-The Score’s Hub Arkush.
Thursday’s ratification by owners came after a full day of meetings at an Atlanta-area hotel, where team executives pored over the terms of the deal.
As the NFL labor dispute apparently comes closer to resolution, a group of NFL retirees have joined the talks.
Joffrey Ballet dancers have been told to clean out their lockers because the old contract has expired and contract talks have broken down.
In the midst of ongoing labor issues and a lockout, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was set to speak at the Players’ Association’s rookie symposium.
An analyst says a recent meeting between NFL players and owners in the western suburbs might be evidence that the two sides could be seeking to solve their dispute on their own.
A new hearing is set for Friday in the ongoing NFL labor dispute, and it could help determine whether there will be football this coming season at all.
A federal appeals court has agreed to fast-track a request by the NFL to put its labor lockout in place until a final deal is worked out.
A drop in ratings for the NFL draft this year is leaving some commentators wondering whether the ongoing lockout could affect the league’s overall popularity.
A published report says the dates for the BCS Bowl games in January of next year are up in the air, contingent on when the labor dispute at the NFL ends.
NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith is expected to miss a court-ordered labor negotiation session today.
NBA Commissioner David Stern said Friday the league plans to submit to the players’ union a revised proposal for a new collective bargaining agreement within the next couple of weeks. Stern also said Sacramento Kings […]
The NFL and players are still working out a new deal, but they still have a backup plan if parts of the 2011 season get canceled. Part of that plan includes adjusting the date for the Super Bowl.
After witnessing the mess that came with the NFL’s attempt at a new labor deal, lockout has become the “L” word sports fans don’t want to hear. The difficulty for players to meet before the season is over has the NBA Players Association Vice President Maurice Evans is expecting to see a lockout in the NBA too.
NFL team owners are now arguing that players failed to bargain in good faith during failed negotiations earlier this month, and that the move to decertify the union was simply a negotiating ploy.
Bears kicker Robbie Gould says the Bears and the rest of the NFL players want to play, and accuses team owners of wanting to lock out the players all along.
When the threat of a lockout emerged, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and league general counsel Jeff Pash said they would cut their salaries to $1 if there was a lockout. That wasn’t just a statement to make it appear they wanted a deal, they are following through with that promise.
Chicago Bears President and CEO Ted Phillips issued a statement Saturday expressing his feelings on the NFL lockout , but has promised to do everything possible to prepare for a championship team in the 2011 season.
With the deadline for a new deal between the NFL and players union expiring Friday evening, the NFLPA decertified and a lockout was put into place. The NFL feels they made a great offer, but the union didn’t think it was good enough.
The NFL is now looking at the very real possibility of not having a 2011 season.