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Clark Remains Optimistic A Deal Will Get Done

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Pittsburgh Steelers Safety Ryan Clark called into the FAN Morning Show to give us an update on the latest with the NFL labor talks. He feels the same this week […]

93-7 The Fan–02/22/2011

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Analyst: 18 Game Schedule Is Negotiable

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) senior NFL writer Clark Judge joined the FAN Morning Show to offer an update on the collective bargaining talks between the league and the owners. Judge is expecting a lockout […]

93-7 The Fan–02/11/2011

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NFL, Players’ Union Cancel Next Meeting

WASHINGTON D.C. (KDKA/AP) – The NFL owners and a representative from the players union met Wednesday, the second time in five days, to discuss a new collective bargaining agreement. Neither side would comment on what […]

93-7 The Fan–02/10/2011

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Ward: “Would Be A Shame If NFL Misses Games Next Season”

ARLINGTON, Texas (KDKA/AP) – Hines Ward continues to have harsh words for the league and fellow players. During the hour long Media Day session Tuesday, Ward said it would be a shame if the NFL […]


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Goodell To Reduce Salary If There Is A Work Stoppage

NEW YORK (KDKA/AP) – The current NFL collective bargaining agreement expires March 4, and if there is a work stoppage, commissioner Roger Goodell and chief negotiator Jeff Pash will be taking a big pay cut. […]

93-7 The Fan–01/27/2011

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Goodell, Smith Finally Meet Face-To-Face

WASHINGTON (KDKA/AP) – After weeks of no formal meetings between the league and the union, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sat down with NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith in New York Wednesday. The meeting was not […]

93-7 The Fan–01/20/2011

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Goodell Wants Some Progress In Labor Talks

(KDKA/AP) – While at a meeting with NFL owners in Atlanta to discuss the current state of labor negotiations, Commissioner Roger Goodell says he wants to see progress from both sides. After the meeting, Goodell […]

93-7 The Fan–01/19/2011

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NFL & Union Continue War Of Words

WASHINGTON (KDKA/AP) – An NFL lockout is looming, both sides have not had a meeting since November and there are no meetings planned for the future. The current collective bargaining agreement is set to expire […]

93-7 The Fan–01/14/2011

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Union Rejects Health Care Proposal From NFL

The NFLPA has rejected a proposal from the NFL on long-term care for former players, saying the policy will exclude to many older players.

93-7 The Fan–11/12/2010

NFL Will Stop Health Care If No CBA

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) With negotiations still at a standstill, the NFL players union is going to start preparing for the possibility of having its health care cut in March. During an appearance with Minnesota […]


NFL Owners Show Optimism About Reaching A New CBA

CHICAGO (AP) The next time NFL owners meet about the labor situation, some of them believe a new deal with the players might be reached. A meeting has been scheduled for December in Dallas, and […]


Owners To Discuss Labor Plans

CHICAGO (AP) With negotiations on a new contract with the players going slowly, NFL owners began their fall meetings Monday. While the day was spent in committee meetings, a plan on how to proceed in […]


Smith: Owners Set For No Football In 2011

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith sees new signs that owners are preparing for a football-free 2011.