NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith Rips Credibility Of Roger Goodell, Wells ReportNFLPA executive director DeMaurice SMith took aim at the credibility of Roger Goodell and the NFL.
Bertrand: No Sympathy For Players After Re-Electing NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice SmithNFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith will be at the helm for three more years, and Marc Bertrand is done feeling bad for the players as a result.
Jeff Saturday: Kraft Helped Us Save FootballPlayer representatives for all 32 teams voted unanimously to approve the new collective bargaining agreement. Commissioner Goodell and Executive Director of the NFLPA DeMaurice Smith held a press conference in Washington D.C. to announce the end of the lockout.
NFL And Players: We're Making ProgressThe NFL and its players are making progress on a deal to restart pro football and save the 2011 season.
Sources: NFL Players, Owners Making ProgressOwners and players reportedly neared an agreement Thursday on how to rein in the soaring salaries of high first-round draft picks.
After 12 Hours On Thursday, NFL Labor Talks ResumeNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith have arrived to start a second straight day of negotiations at a law firm in Manhattan.
NFL Talks Continue With Players and Owners Joining Goodell and SmithJoined by a handful of owners and players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith resumed talks Thursday aimed at ending the lockout with a new collective bargaining agreement.
AP Source: Goodell, Smith Meeting Without Owners, PlayersPeople familiar with the talks tell The Associated Press that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith are meeting in Minnesota without players or owners present.
NFL Owners, Players Meet In Hull; 'Working Hard To Get It Done'Round 4 of the "secret" negotiations is over. Round 5 is coming soon -- perhaps to a suburban locale near you.
Reports: NFL, NFLPA Agree To 24-Hour ExtensionThe NFL and the players' union sat down Thursday morning for a last-ditch effort to avoid a work stoppage in America's most popular sport.
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