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  1. New Orleans Saints bounty system unlikely to result in legal acti...

    Lester Munson

    The Saints' bounty system apparently runs afoul of NFL rules, but likely won't result in criminal, civil or tax litigation.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  2. Paul Tagliabue blames New Orleans Saints coaches for NFL bounty s...

    Lester Munson

    In 22 single-spaced pages of pedantic, pretentious and occasionally patronizing prose, Paul Tagliabue blames the New Orleans Saints coaches for everything in the bounty scandal and offers his own unique ideas on the theory and practice of player disc...

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  3. 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
  4. NFL lockout settlement questions and answers

    Lester Munson

    The dust is finally beginning to settle on the NFL lockout. So millions of dollars and months of anguish later, the question must be asked: Was it worth it?

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2011
  5. 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
  6. NFL owners absorbed a major loss when a judge in Minnesota grante...

    Lester Munson

    It ain't over 'til it's over, and the NFL owners are hardly ready to admit defeat. But Monday's ruling in Minnesota just might be the death knell for the lockout.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  7. In the NFL labor war, a resolution to the legal battle over the l...

    Lester Munson

    A resolution to the legal battle over the NFL's television contracts will go a long way toward determining the future of the league. Courtside Seat looks at lockout issues.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2011
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell didn't need the law behind him to ...

    Lester Munson

    Why didn't Roger Goodell need to have the law on his side when he suspended Ben Roethlisberger? Our legal expert has that answer and more.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2010
  11. 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
  12. NFL is on a losing streak in court decisions about drug testing a...

    Lester Munson

    The NFL's drug-testing program is massive, random and strict, or so they say. But it's also failing in court, thanks to Will Smith and others.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2009
  13. Plaxico Burress indictments mean the National Football League wid...

    Lester Munson

    His grand jury testimony was a high-stakes gamble, and Plaxico Burress lost it. Monday's indictments make matters much worse for him.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2009
  14. Michael Vick became a free man Monday, but the law still has its ...

    Lester Munson

    Michael Vick's prison term ended Monday and he began life as a free man again. But probation won't necessarily be a piece of cake for him.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2009
  15. 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
  16. Donte Stallworth and Plaxico Burress chose very different routes ...

    Lester Munson

    One accepted responsibility for his actions; the other is fighting the charges against him. Lessons can be learned from the way wide receivers Donte Stallworth and Plaxico Burress have dealt with off-the-field adversity.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2009