A lawsuit filed against the NFL Players Association by retirees was dismissed Tuesday by a federal judge, who said she's "empathetic to their concerns" but ruled they had no legal right to hundreds of millions of dollars in additional post-career benefits
The NFL and its players continue to wage a labor war on four legal battle fronts, and there is no end in sight. Waiting for a resolution? Don't hold your breath as long as the lawyers are getting rich.
Seeking more clout in their fight with the NFL, locked-out players asked a federal judge Thursday to make $4 billion in disputed broadcast revenue off limits to the league and to award them at least $707 million in damages, too.
The National Football League filed a brief Monday with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, explaining why it deserves a permanent stay of an injunction granted to the players in Minnesota to block the lockout.
Judge Susan Richard Nelson didn't arrive in the crosshairs of the NFL and NFLPA by choice. But friends and experts in the sports law field say there is nobody better prepared to handle a high-profile, demanding case.