NFL Players Association
The NFL Players Association’s claim of collusion by league owners has been rejected by the federal judge who has previously sided with the players.
The NFL players’ union has told the league not to begin collecting blood samples for HGH testing yet.
Two people familiar with the negotiations tell The Associated Press that the NFL and players have reached a deal to end the lockout.
A reprieve, even for one day, provided a touch of optimism in the NFL’s labor dispute with the players’ union.
The union accused the league of putting together contracts that ensure the owners would get money from networks even if there was a lockout in 2011.