It’s the morning after the end of the NFL lockout and a very busy day in Valley Ranch for the Dallas Cowboys. CBS 11 Sports is there and spoke with team owner Jerry Jones.
The lingering NFL lockout isn’t just impacting football players and owners. It’s also having a big impact on the livelihoods of businesses and people who depend on the games.
NFL Players Association president Kevin Mawae says his group’s leadership is discussing the terms of “the most recent written proposal” from owners.
The NFL Players Association’s executive committee and representatives of all 32 teams met Wednesday in Washington, but some participants left in the afternoon after reviewing portions of a tentative deal.
Significant progress on a major sticking point in the NFL labor impasse — soaring rookie salaries — during marathon talks Thursday raised hopes that a tentative agreement in principle could perhaps come within 24 hours.
The date for NFL owners to argue for a dismissal of the antitrust lawsuit filed by a group of locked-out players has been moved up by two weeks to Aug. 29.
A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis is hearing arguments on whether the three-month lockout is legal.
The unions for hockey, baseball and basketball are siding with the players in the NFL lockout court battle, saying the league’s lockout should be lifted.
The court on Monday decided that the NFL’s lockout of players should stay in place until a full appeal is heard on whether it is legal.
The players contend the new contracts were reached to fund the lockout, which has been in place largely without interruption since March 11 and is currently before a federal appeals court.
With the lockout keeping NFL teams from their usual offseason practices, Romo has organized a series of workouts that have been attended by more than 40 players.
A Cleveland fan has sued the NFL and its teams over the player lockout, claiming it amounts to a breach of his contract to buy tickets through his personal seat license.