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Steelers President Weighs In On Lockout

It’s difficult to imagine a Sunday in autumn without Steelers football, but months of fruitless negotiations between NFL players and owners have put next season in jeopardy.


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NFL Players’ Union Decertifies

After 16 days of mediated talks with the NFL, the sides could not reach agreement on a new deal. The current one expires at the end of Friday, and the league could lock out its players.


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NFLPA Seeks More Financial Disclosure From League

The NFL Players Association has retained the help of an investment bank to sort through the financial documents the owners provided to the union after nine-plus hours of negotiations on Tuesday.

93-7 The Fan–03/09/2011

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Clark Encouraged By The Extension Of The CBA Deadline

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark knows the team respects Ike Taylor and needs to bring him back. However,  he understands the Steelers need to be competitive and Taylor has earned […]

93-7 The Fan–03/08/2011

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Cindrich: Current Negotiations Sorely Miss Dan Rooney

Agent Ralph Cindrich said there is a lot of misinformation surrounding the current collective bargaining talks between the NFL and NFLPA.

93-7 The Fan–03/04/2011

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NFLPA Wins Key Ruling Ahead Of Looming Lockout

MINNEAPOLIS (KDKA/AP) – With the lockout less than two days away, the NFL Players Association won a key ruling by a federal judge on Tuesday. The judge ruled that the NFL violated its agreement with […]

93-7 The Fan–03/02/2011

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NFLPA Creates ‘Strike Fund’ To Help Players

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pete Prisco of reported that the NFL Players Association will help offset the loss of money with a “strike fund” they have set up. According to Prisco’s sources, the union will […]

93-7 The Fan–02/28/2011

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NFL, Union Make Progress But Differences Remain

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – After seven straight days of talking with a federal mediator, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and union executive director DeMaurice Smith refuse to reveal where things stand in negotiating a new CBA. Following […]

93-7 The Fan–02/25/2011

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NFL Files Charges Against Players’ Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDKA/AP) – With two weeks remaining before the current collective bargaining agreement expires, the league has filed charges against the player’s union with the National Labor Relations Board. The NLRB is a federal […]

93-7 The Fan–02/15/2011

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NFL Owners To Meet On Final Day Of CBA

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – NFL owners opted out of the current collective bargaining agreement in 2008 and are now scheduling a meeting on the final day before it expires. Many believe this has been in the […]

93-7 The Fan–02/15/2011

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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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NFL Now Enters A Critical Month

ARLINGTON, Texas (KDKA/AP) – With Super Bowl XLV now in the books, players and fans are wondering if there will be a Super Bowl next season. The owners and players’ union now enter a month […]

93-7 The Fan–02/07/2011

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Players Vote Heinz Field Turf Worst In NFL

DALLAS, Texas (KDKA/AP) — The grounds crew at Heinz Field might not appreciate a survey released by the players’ union on Thursday. The survey asked 1,619 players to list their favorite fields to play on, […]

93-7 The Fan–02/04/2011

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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