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  1. NFLPA reminds players of concussion rules

    Chris Mortensen

    On the eve of Sunday's openers for most teams, the union sent a notice to 2,000 players reminding them of concussion guidelines, and providing more information about the independent sideline concussion experts now assigned to each bench.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  2. NFL Players Association wants concussion specialists

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL Players Association continues to be frustrated over what it perceives to be an inconsistency among teams to adhere to concussion guidelines in place.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  3. 2011 NFL lockout -- NFLPA vote held up; Reps give DeMaurice Smith...

    Chris Mortensen

    NFL Players Association player representatives gave DeMaurice Smith and the executive committee a "vote of confidence" to finish the remaining deal points, a source told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  4. NFL lockout -- Mediation on tap as league meeting looms

    Chris Mortensen

    NFL owners and players will return to the negotiating table in a mediation setting on Monday and Tuesday in Washington D.C. to settle a handful of unresolved issues, according to sources familiar with the negotiations.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2011
  5. NFL talks: Lawyers in spotlight first two days

    Chris Mortensen

    Negotiations between the NFL and NFL players resume Tuesday in New York but the first two days are designated for work done by both sides' lawyers, primarily on the language of a potential agreement.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  6. Sources: Optimism waning, latest NFL talks trending 'backwards'

    Chris Mortensen

    Optimism is waning after four consecutive days of negotiations concluded Thursday between NFL owners and players and was described as trending "backwards," player sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  7. Sources: NFL's owners balk at 50-50 split

    Chris Mortensen

    NFL owners walked away from the negotiating table Wednesday when the NFL Players Association proposed to take an average of 50 percent of all revenue generated by the league, according to player sources.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  8. NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith answers player criticism over 18-game cou...

    Chris Mortensen

    NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith has been deluged with phone calls, text messages and emails from players who were unhappy to hear a report that progress was made last week on the proposed 18-game regular season.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2010
  9. NFLPA fires back at Dolphins owner's comments

    Chris Mortensen

    As the Dolphins approached Thursday's game against the Bears with third-string quarterback Tyler Thigpen, owner Steven Ross' comments that an 18-game schedule would not contribute to a difference in injury rates drew a sharp rebuke from the NFLPA.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2010
  10. NFLPA director DeMaurice Smith concerned about higher fines for h...

    Chris Mortensen

    NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith reinforced the union's concern Saturday about excessive fines for violent hits and pledged to be aggressive in challenging some of the monetary penalties.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2010
  11. NFL union: Owners taking steps toward lockout

    Chris Mortensen

    An e-mail by the NFL players union details a grim labor picture.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2010
  12. Union opposes Rush Limbaugh's bid to buy St. Louis Rams

    Chris Mortensen

    NFL Players executive director DeMaurice Smith on Saturday made a move to solidfy the union against a bid by conservative talk show radio host Rush Limbaugh as part of a group that aims to purchase the St. Louis Rams.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2009
  13. NFL Players reminded that they must monitor PEDs

    Chris Mortensen

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith sent a joint memo Monday to reinforce the league's collective bargaining policy on anabolic steroids and related substances.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2009
  14. Sources: Union to pay millions to retired NFL players

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL Players Association has settled the Herb Adderley lawsuit for an amount just short of the $28.1 million that retired players were awarded in a judgment last November, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  15. NFL Players Association headquarters damaged in fire

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL Players Association headquarters in Washington, D.C., suffered limited damage by a fire Tuesday morning, executive director DeMaurice Smith said.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2009