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  • Former NFL players Kevin Mawae, left, and Ernie Conwell, right, and lobbyist Alton Ashy represented the NFL Players Association in its opposition to a workers compensation bill pushed by New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson, Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. The Senate labor committee narrowly voted in favor of the bill. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

    Senators vote with Benson in workers comp dispute

    Senators on the labor committee narrowly sided Thursday with New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson over the NFL players in a dispute about how workers compensation claims for professional athletes should be calculated.


  • Player suspensions tossed out in bounty case

    Four players embroiled for nearly 10 months in the NFL's bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints no longer have to worry about suspensions or fines, and can try to move on with their careers on the field.


  • Saints' suspensions tossed out in bounty case

    Finding fault with nearly everyone tied to the New Orleans Saints' bounty case, from the coaches to Roger Goodell, former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue tossed out the suspensions of four players Tuesday and condemned the team for obstructing the investigation.


  • Browns linebacker slams commissioner Goodell

    Browns linebacker Scott Fujita accused Roger Goodell of abusing his power as commissioner for his handling of the New Orleans Saints' bounty case.


  • AP Source: 8 NFL players faced suspension

    A person with knowledge of the names tells The Associated Press that Tennessee's Kenny Britt, Tampa Bay's Aqib Talib and Cincinnati's Cedric Benson and Adam "Pacman" Jones are among eight players who were subject to being suspended under the league's conduct policy for incidents during the lockout.


  • End of lockout hasn't solved NFL retirees lawsuit

    A federal judge said Wednesday that a group of retired players led by Hall of Famer Carl Eller faces an uphill battle as it seeks to press forward with a lawsuit over unresolved issues stemming from the NFL lockout.


  • NFLPA says it's going over tentative deal

    NFL Players Association president Kevin Mawae says his group's leadership is discussing the terms of "the most recent written proposal" from owners.


  • Retirees press for inclusion in NFL labor talks

    Carl Eller doesn't want to be one of the bad guys, not when the NFL seems so close to getting back to work.


  • Baltimore Colts Hall of Famer John Mackey dies

    John Mackey revolutionized the tight end position, his incomparable ability to catch passes off the line of scrimmage helping to usher the NFL into the pass-happy modern era.


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