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NFL talks collapse, shutdown of pro football expected

By Mark Maske The NFL's labor talks collapsed Friday, leaving the league, players and fans bracing for the first shutdown of professional football in 24 years and a confrontation that could play out in court for months to come. The...

By Leonard Bernstein | March 11, 2011; 06:30 PM ET | Comments (41)

NFL talks on verge of collapse, last-ditch talks underway

By Mark Maske Updated: 4:45 p.m. DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the players' union, said the players gave owners a 5 p.m. deadline to turn over 10 years worth of audited financial records. As he left the talks, Smith said...

By Leonard Bernstein | March 11, 2011; 04:12 PM ET | Comments (2)

NFL talks stalling on economic issues

Mark Maske Ongoing differences between the NFL and the players union on core economic issues have slowed negotiations and made a settlement by Friday's bargaining deadline appear increasingly out of reach, sources throughout the sport said Wednesday. Only a major...

By Leonard Bernstein | March 9, 2011; 10:56 AM ET | Comments (0)

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