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  1. The National Football League Players Association is about to dece...

    Lester Munson

    As soon as the union decertifies, the rift between the NFL and its players will grow a lot bigger. Here's the inside scoop on why a certain federal judge is in the middle of the move.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  2. National Football League lost its gamble in a try for antitrust i...

    Lester Munson

    The Supreme Court sacked the NFL in the American Needle case, but what does it mean for a lockout? Is baseball affected? Will your team's cap cost less now? We've got answers.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2010
  3. The National Football League's high-stakes antitrust case against...

    Lester Munson

    The stakes are huge for the NFL and all sports in this country when the Supreme Court hears American Needle's antitrust case on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2010
  4. The National Football League finds resistance from unions and coa...

    Lester Munson

    Are you ready for some football ... on Friday night? It could happen if the NFL wins a landmark antitrust case.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  5. National Football League goes after big game in landmark American...

    Lester Munson

    The future of sports as we know them -- or, at least, the financial underpinning of sports as we know them -- is at stake in a Supreme Court case. Are you alarmed? You should be.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2009
  6. Mediation between NHL owners, NHLPA the way to end the lockout, f...

    Lester Munson

    The logical and reasonable way to end the NHL lockout is mediation. It is a process that is private, efficient, conciliatory and inexpensive. And it's already underway. The other way to end it is public, explosive, confrontational and expensive. It...

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  7. Todd Bertuzzi hit on Steve Moore in 2004 as cautionary tale for N...

    Lester Munson

    Still think bounties are no big deal? Just part of the game? If you do, then it's time to revisit Todd Bertuzzi's bounty hit on Steve Moore in the NHL eight years ago.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2012
  8. The Barry Bonds case might be drawing to a close, the NFL lockout...

    Lester Munson

    Politics might make strange bedfellows, but it's got nothin' on the sports world sometimes. Evidence? Let's start with the people getting together in the Barry Bonds case and go from there.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  9. An NFL labor impasse primer

    Lester Munson

    The NFL's labor impasse with its players and a potential lockout is the result of long-term strategic planning by the team owners and their commissioner.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  10. How mediation process works as NFL and NFLPA attempt to reach new...

    Lester Munson

    At least Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith are talking, so we've got that going for us. But to what end? Here's an inside look at the mediation process that might resolve the NFL's labor strife. Or not.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  11. NFL Lockout: Ownership and players are working, but apparently no...

    Lester Munson

    While the issues surrounding a potential lockout in the NFL burn on, Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith are fiddling around with silly public relations ploys like personal salary reductions.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  12. Elena Kagan, nominee to the Supreme Court, plays a key role in th...

    Lester Munson

    Elena Kagan used to swing a mean softball bat, but the ante is upped now that she's a Supreme Court nominee who's taken a swing at the NFL. Courtside Seat weighs in on the Coyotes and Mark Cuban, too.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2010
  13. Jerry Reinsdorf's deal to buy Phoenix Coyotes, long wait for Barr...

    Lester Munson

    Jerry Reinsdorf's pretty powers of persuasion. Barry Bonds' long layover in limbo. The New Orleans Saints' unpalatable prescription pills. The view is great from a Courtside Seat.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2010
  14. Former Detroit Lion Charles Rogers runs into trouble on the comeb...

    Lester Munson

    It might take miracles of biblical proportions for Charles Rogers to pay back the Lions and Rich Rodriguez to pay off his debts. That's the view from the Courtside Seat, anyway.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2010
  15. Will the NFL be playing ball after the 2010 season? As time runs ...

    Lester Munson

    What do you suppose Roger Goodell sees out there beyond the horizon of the 2010 season? Is it the looming likelihood of a lockout? Courtside Seat reads the tea leaves.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  16. The Minnesota Vikings' Kevin and Pat Williams just wanted to make...

    Lester Munson

    Kevin and Pat Williams just wanted to make weight. Now look what they've done. The world of sports and the law just keeps getting weirder.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2009