NFL Lockout

Head coach Sean Payton. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Goodell Reinstates Sean Payton

Sean Payton, welcome back to the NFL.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2013

Gary Bettman (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Bettman, NHL Make New Offer In Hope Of Full Season

The NHL has made a new offer to the players’ association that proposes a 50-50 split of hockey-related revenue and a full 82-game season starting Nov. 2.

670 The Score–10/16/2012

Marques Colston. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Florio: Bears Can Benefit From Effects Of Lockout

Now teams such as the Bears, who have roughly $20 million in cap space, can be the beneficiaries of the lockout.

670 The Score–02/15/2012

National Basketball Player's Association President Derek Fisher addresses the media about the Labor Relation Meetings. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Muller: NBA Can’t Survive Lockout Like NFL

The unemployment rate is still high, and yet, here we sports fans are again, listening to another group of millionaires and billionaires argue over money.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

Derrick Rose and LeBron James

Muller: Enough With The Labor Issue, I Want Bulls Basketball

Is anyone else sick of lockouts? It was bad enough that sports fans had to deal with the NFL lockout for what seemed like an eternity, and now, the NBA lockout has just passed the two month mark.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

(CBS File Photo)

Bourbonnais Ready To Host Bears’ Training Camp

Bourbonnais turns into “Bearbonnais” starting Friday as the Chicago Bears report to training camp first thing in the morning.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

(CBS File Photo)

Bourbonnais Ready To Host Bears’ Training Camp

Bourbonnais turns into “Bearbonnais” starting Friday as the Chicago Bears report to training camp first thing in the morning.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

The cover of the summary sent out to players Monday morning.

Complete Summary Of The New NFL Agreement

So the NFL lockout is over because the players and owners finally came to an agreement. But what exactly did they agree on?

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Lovie Smith

NFL Timeline For Free Agency And Training Camp

Now that the lockout is over, fans everywhere are wondering when free agency will start and when their team will report to training camp.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

DeMaurice Smith and Roger Goodell shake hands before addressing the media Monday to announce the end of the lockout. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Lockout Is Over As NFLPA Says ‘Football Is Back’

The NFLPA executive board and player reps from every NFL team voted unanimously Monday to approve the terms of a deal with the owners to end the NFL lockout.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Jay Cutler watches Kristin Cavallari at the Diesel show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim on July 14, 2011 in Miami Beach. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for IMG)

Bernstein: Cutler Drama Begins, Again

In the same week that ratification of a new labor agreement is expected to occur, the news came yesterday that Cutler’s high-profile engagement to reality-TV body Kristin Cavallari is over.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

Owners, Players Agree To Deal To End Lockout

NFL owners and players agreed early Monday to the terms of a deal to end the lockout, and players were expected to begin the voting process later in the day.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Roger Goodell and NFL owners. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Arkush: ‘The Owners Tried To Pull A Fast One’

A day after the owners approved a proposed deal to end the NFL lockout, the players are balking, saying the deal the owners approved isn’t the one they agreed to.

670 The Score–07/22/2011

NFLPA president Kevin Mawae. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Players Still Reviewing Proposed Deal; Vote Unclear

NFL players are still reviewing the written proposal owners voted on and passed Thursday, according to NFLPA president Kevin Mawae.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

Brian Urlacher

Urlacher: ‘There’s Some Shady Stuff Going On’

You can count Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher among the players who aren’t on board with the agreement the owners voted on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

The Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Game Officially Canceled

The Hall of Fame Game between the Bears and Rams has been canceled, NFL Commisioner Roger Goodell announced Thursday.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

NFLPA president Kevin Mawae. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

AP Source: Players Will Not Vote Wednesday

A person familiar with the NFL negotiations told The Associated Press that players would not vote Wednesday on a deal to end the lockout.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

The Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Florio: Canceling Hall Game Would Be ‘Slap In The Face’

Pro Football Weekly’s Mike Florio thinks logic suggests the Hall of Fame Game between the Bears and Rams will be played.

670 The Score–07/20/2011

Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Players Say They Aren’t Tied To Deal Deadline

An end to the NFL lockout appears close, with both sides preparing to vote on a proposed deal once it is finalized.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers

Another Good Sign? Bears Tickets Set To Go On Sale

In another possible sign that the NFL lockout is nearing an end, the Bears announced Tuesday that single-game tickets will go on sale Thursday, July 28 at 11 a.m.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

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