THIS IS BREAKING NEWS…
Early Monday morning, the sides in the NFL labor battle finally reached full agreement to end the lockout, with an press conference scheduled later this afternoon to announce the deal expected to be 10-years in length. The news of the early morning deal was first reported by Jay Glazer of FOX Sports.
Some small contract language details still need to be added, but shortly after the NFLPA Exec Committee will review from 11am to noon ET and vote immediately thereafter. From there, a full vote by the Player Representatives and the entire player body will take place. But, sources close to the deal on both sides of the table believe that approval will come after the Exec. Committee recommends the deal. Continue reading Agreement Has Been Reached to End Lockout [Details]
#1 draft pick and Heismen Trophy recipient Cam Newton will NOT be taking up a music career no time in his future, I think he’s just going to stick to football. Nonetheless, Cam recently took a crank at singing Justin Beiber’s “Baby” song during the NFLPA’s Rookie premier. Peep Cam and his vocals. Continue reading Video: Cam Newton Sings to Justin Beiber's "Baby"
Looks like the NFL lockout may be coming to an end and the offseason can go back to normal. According to NY TIMES.
A federal judge gave professional football players a significant victory Monday, granting an injunction to stop the N.F.L.’s six-week lockout. Judge Susan Richard Nelson of United States District Court did not stay her decision, sending the N.F.L scrambling to seek a stay from the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to prevent the league from having to open for business immediately.
If the stay is not granted, then the players will be free to return to work and free agency can open up withing days. Continue reading Judge Nelson Grants Injuction to End NFL Lockout, Owners Appeal
Cowboys’ Ware forgoes NFLPA lockout payout and will be passing the $60,000 to less fortunate players. Continue reading Demarcus Ware Gives Lockout Money to Less Fortunate Players