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  • Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, left, and Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys talk as they leave after negotiations with the NFL Players Association involving a federal mediator broke down without an agreement Friday, March 11, 2011 in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    NFL, union hold 1st session with federal mediator

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and union head DeMaurice Smith met in front of a federal mediator for about six hours Friday, a bid to jump-start contentious and slow-moving labor negotiations two weeks before owners could lock out players and threaten the 2011 season.

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell arrives for the first negotiating session involving a federal mediator on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    NFL, union resume mediated negotiations on 2nd day

    The NFL and its players' union met for the second consecutive day in front of a federal mediator Saturday, an attempt to get negotiations going with less than two weeks until their labor contract expires.

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