NFL Players Association

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    November 28, 2012

    Marvin Miller: One Of The Most Important Men In Sports

    Marvin Miller, who died early yesterday of cancer at age 95, was more than what Red Barber once called him: "along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, one of the three most important men in baseball history." He was, for almost four decades, one of the most important men in all of sports He was th ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012

    NFL Refs And The Gentleman From Wisconsin

    Unions everywhere owe much to Paul Ryan. Yesterday, in a mind-boggling stretch of logic, the GOP vice presidential nominee equated Obama with the NFL referees who blew the call in Monday night's game between Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks. It didn't take long for a swarm of TV and i ... More >>

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    April 27, 2011

    Roger Goodell, Stop It Already! The NFL's Players Have Won.

    Roger Goodell: He lost.‚ÄčThe New York Giants opened up their weight room yesterday to three players: Chris Canty, Brandon Jacobs, and Mario Manningham. Why just those three? It isn't clear. As Gary Myers says in this morning's Daily News, "The Giants have now decided to close the weight room until ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011

    NFL Heading to Midnight Deadline: Owners Hold a Slim Lead

    ​NFL players head into the final day of negotiations with owners holding a 3-0 lead. (The current Collective Bargaining Agreement expires at 11:59 pm ET Thursday night.) On Tuesday, US District Court Judge David Doty overruled a Feb. 1 decision to reject the NFLPA's request that $4 billion ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Rightbloggers Defend Rush with an NFL Boycott; Are Beer, Buffalo Wings Next?

    The National Football League has a large millionaire population which predictably contributes overwhelmingly to Republicans over Democrats. Yet this week we learned from rightbloggers that the NFL is in fact a wing of the liberal conspiracy. Early this month Rush Limbaugh and Dave Checketts coll ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    On Third Avenue. Albany went coup-coup! Pedro Espada Jr. seized the state senate with the help of Hiram Monserrate and billionaire Tom Golisano. After some skirmishes, which saw Tom Duane appearing to lean GOP to save gay marriage, the Dems locked the chamber, but Espada got the key and the GOP w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Jockbeat: Class Struggles at the Scrimmage Line

    You haven't been reading much about the beginning of the NFL's labor talks, and that's a pretty good indication that you're going to be reading a lot more about it by this time next year. So get primed now.  First, there's a new sheriff in town, DeMaurice Smith -- or De Smith, as he calls himse ... More >>

  • News

    March 5, 2002

    Rolling for Dollars

    How a Bunch of Independent Skateboarders Unionized and Won

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    August 8, 2000
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    February 22, 2000

    Athletes in Action

    Building Toward a Political Sports Movement

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    September 14, 1999