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NFL Labor Battle: To The Courts?

Over 60 antitrust suits were filed against the NFL between 1966 and 1991. The NFL has not been able to benefit from the same broad antitrust exemption as Major League Baseball.  Thus, the NFLPA’s threat of decertification followed by an antitrust suit must be taken seriously by the NFL and will certainly play a role […]

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Vick Can Keep The Falcon$ Money

On Tuesday November 1oth, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals  affirmed Judge David Doty’s previous order against the NFL.  The court affirmed the previous judge’s ruling and declared that Mike Vick‘s contract should remain under Doty’s oversight. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello mentioned that Doty’s ruling on Vick’s bonuses was upheld in large part because the […]