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Friday, Mar 11, 2011 at 10:34 PM
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By Frank Heinz

Players File Suit Against NFL

Players File Suit Against NFL

Negotiation, meet litigation. Court battle could jeopardize 2011 season. Read »

Friday, Mar 11, 2011 at 2:05 PM
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By Scott Crisp

"Final Proposal" Coming

The owners will present players a "final proposal" Friday. Read »

Friday, Mar 11, 2011 at 1:33 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Deja Vu: CBA Deadline Set To Expire At Midnight

Deja Vu: CBA Deadline Set To Expire At Midnight

The NFL and NFLPA are more are less right where they were a week ago, staring the deadline for a new CBA in the face. Read »

Thursday, Mar 10, 2011 at 4:15 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Jerry Jones Returns to Labor Talks

Jerry Jones Returns to Labor Talks

Jerry Jones was among a handful of owners who returned to labor discussions with the NFLPA on Thursday. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2011 at 4:08 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Owners May Be Forced to "Open the Books"

Owners May Be Forced to

In order to avoid a lockout, the NFL's owners may be forced to "open the books" on their finances. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2011 at 4:08 PM
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By Scott Crisp

Anticipating a Lockout, NFLPA Issues Money-Saving Handbook to Players

Anticipating a Lockout, NFLPA Issues Money-Saving Handbook to Players

In anticipation of a lockout, the NFLPA recently issued a handbook to all players, advising them on how to financially prepare for a lockout. Read »

Friday, Mar 4, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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By Frank Heinz

Deadline Extended Into Next Week

Deadline Extended Into Next Week

Negotiating window for new CBA extended to Friday, March 11. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:00 AM
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By Scott Crisp

Jerry: Harsh Labor Talk "Nothing Uncommon"

Jerry: Harsh Labor Talk

The exchange between the NFLPA and the owners has been marked by harsh words of late, but Jerry Jones contends that it's nothing new, and nothing to be worried about. Read »

Thursday, Oct 28, 2010 at 3:00 PM
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By Scott Crisp

NFLPA Making An Example of "Dez Dinner"

NFLPA Making An Example of

The NFLPA is using the Dez Bryant-hosted $54,896 team dinner as an example of how not to spend your money. Read »

Thursday, Apr 29, 2010 at 4:15 PM
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By Scott Crisp

NFLPA Issues Statement Regarding Dez Situation

NFLPA Issues Statement Regarding Dez Situation

The NFL Players Association issued a statement Wednesday concerning Dolphins' GM Jeff Ireland's now-infamous question of the Cowboys' Dez Bryant. Read »

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Todd L. Davis Web Editor When not writing hard news for NBCDFW.com, Todd posts to the Blue Star Blog to vent his useless sports knowledge and avoid driving his wife and four children crazy.
ADAM BOEDEKER Adam Boedeker is a sports writer with the Denton Record-Chronicle and responsible for prompting the No. 8 Bob Knight soundbite as ranked by ESPN.
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NEWY SCRUGGS AKA Newdawg. NBC 5 sports director, host of "NBC 5 Sports Zone" and "Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs" on NBC Sports Radio Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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