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  1. Neutral arbitrator will rule on Ray Rice appeal brought by NFL Pl...

    Chris Mortensen

    A neutral arbitrator, rather than commissioner Roger Goodell or someone appointed by him, will rule on the NFL Players Association's appeal of Ray Rice's indefinite suspension, according to a copy of an email obtained by ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  2. NFL Players Association to conduct own review of Ray Rice inciden...

    Chris Mortensen

    Independent of its appeal of Ray Rice's indefinite suspension, the NFL Players Association is planning to conduct its own fact-finding review of the incident and investigation, sources say.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  3. NFLPA finally receives official letter from NFL about suspension ...

    Jane McManus

    The NFL Players Association received official confirmation of the former Baltimore Ravens running back's indefinite suspension by the league on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  4. NFLPA waiting on league to justify Rice's ban

    Jane McManus

    NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said Wednesday that the union has yet to be formally apprised of Ray Rice's indefinite suspension.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  5. Broncos await new drug policy

    Jeff Legwold

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos will have a keen eye on negotiations between the NFL and the NFL Players Association on a new drug policy because the team hopes it means wide receiver Wes Welker could return sooner than his current four-game s...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  6. NFLPA wants new policy to reverse drug suspensions

    Jeff Legwold

    NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith said Friday that, in talks with the NFL about a new policy on performance-enhancing drugs, the union will seek to reverse suspensions that occurred this year.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  7. NFL, NFLPA ramp up negotiations to implement HGH testing

    Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter

    The NFL and the NFLPA have intensified negotiations to implement HGH testing for the first time in league history in addition to revamping its drug testing policy, per multiple sources.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  8. NFLPA chief hopeful Sean Gilbert wants to nix CBA but supports 18...

    Kevin Seifert

    Retired NFL player Sean Gilbert, who wants to replace NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith, released his platform Tuesday highlighted by a plan to terminate the league's collective bargaining agreement and including support for an 18-game season.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  9. Shorter NFL offseason, restrictions hamper coaches

    Ashley Fox

    A shorter offseason leads to less time for coaches to teach. It's time for the NFL and NFLPA to come up with a system than benefits everyone, writes Ashley Fox.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  10. NFL official says Washington Redskins name is 'not a slur'

    An NFL official said Friday that the Washington Redskins' name is not a slur, a day after the head of the NFL Players Association said it was.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  11. DeMaurice Smith of NFL Players Association critical of commission...

    NFL Players Association director DeMaurice Smith was critical of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on a number of topics Thursday, ranging from punishments to expanded playoffs to HGH testing.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  12. New Orleans Saints' workers' comp bill scrapped this session in L...

    Mike Triplett

    A controversial workers' compensation bill in Louisiana that sparked a battle between the New Orleans Saints and the NFL Players Association has been pulled from consideration for the current legislative session.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  13. DeMaurice Smith hints that proposed Louisiana workers' comp bill ...

    Mike Triplett

    The NFL Players Association is backing up its promise to engage in a "massive effort" to fight a proposed workers' compensation bill being pushed by the New Orleans Saints in the state of Louisiana.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  14. Brees opposes Saints on workers comp bill

    Mike Triplett

    Quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are on opposite sides of a battle over a proposed worker's compensation bill in Louisiana. Brees pledged his support Tuesday for the NFL Players Association's campaign to fight the bill, which they...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  15. NFL Players Association to review leaked results of prospect drug...

    Jane McManus

    In the wake of 10 leaked results from prospect drug tests at the NFL combine, union head DeMaurice Smith said the NFL Players Association will review the circumstances surrounding the leaks.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  16. NFL, players meet to discuss workplace atmosphere

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and union leader DeMaurice Smith met Tuesday to discuss the league's workplace environment.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014