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NFL, Players Prepare To Take Conflict To Court
Posted on 6 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) The NFL lockout is about to head to court. With the lockout at three weeks and no end in sight, attorneys for the NFL and its locked-out players will go before a federal judge on Wednesday in the first round of their fight over the... Read More

Players Call NFL A 'Cartel' In Court Filing
Posted on 24 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) NFL players who sued the league for alleged antitrust violations liken the league to a "cartel" in their latest court filing, again urging an appeals court to lift the lockout. In arguments filed in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court... Read More

Former NFL Players Join Lockout Fight
Posted on 29 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) Four former NFL players, including Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller, sued the NFL on Monday in hopes of joining current players in their antitrust fight against the league. Eller, three-time All-Pro running back Priest Holmes and... Read More

Football Players Head To Court As NFL Labor Talks Break Off
Posted on 14 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Unable to decide how to divvy up $9 billion a year, NFL owners and players put the country's most popular sport in limbo Friday by breaking off labor negotiations hours before their contract expired. The union decertified,... Read More

NFL Players Try To Pick Up Legal System On The Fly
Posted on 17 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) Vikings linebacker Ben Leber is fluent in zone dog blitzes and cover 2 dropbacks. When it comes to the legalese, however, that's another story. As the NFL labor fight moves from the mediation room to the court room, players are... Read More