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New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady talks to the media during a press conference to address the under inflation of footballs used in the AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Deadline Looms For Brady’s Appeal Of 4-Game Suspension

Tom Brady’s challenge to his four-game suspension by the NFL is set to begin.


Baltimore Ravens assistant director of public relations Patrick M. Gleason holds the door as running back Ray Rice enter a news conference followed by his wife Janay Rice and Ravens team President Dick Cass at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland.  (Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Longer Rice Video Shows Obscenities, Spitting

Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a brutal punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law enforcement official.


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NFL Owners Approve Deal; Players Balk

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross joined 30 fellow owners in approving a deal negotiated between the players’ trade association and the NFL to end the more than 120 day lockout. Then the players decided to throw on the brakes for a new NFL season starting on time.


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NFL CBA Looks Close To Done

The Miami Dolphins have plenty of holes left on the squad, but the team remains in a holding pattern as the league and the players association continue to try and iron out a new collective bargaining agreement.


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Goodell & Smith Speak To Rookies

In a public show of unity, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith took questions in a joint appearance at an NFLPA for NFL rookies.


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NFL Labor Deal Prospects Improve

Miami Dolphins players, fans, and the team continue to sit and wait as the NFL lockout continues to grind on. But, there continues to be light at the end of the tunnel as negotiators are still meeting to end the four month work stoppage.


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Reports: End Of NFL Lockout In Sight

A deal seems to be in sight to end the lockout between the NFL owners and the NFL players. If a deal can be struck, it would mean the NFL could open for business and start free agency and other off-season programs as soon as possible.



NFL Gains Upper Hand In Labor Dispute

Miami Dolphins fans hoping to catch a glimpse of the team are out of luck for the foreseeable future. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the lockout would stay in place and the league would likely win any appeal of a decision against it in district court.

CBS Miami–05/17/2011

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Poll: NFL Fans Uneasy About Lockout

While the NFL will remain the most popular sport in the country, regardless of when the lockout ends; there are cracks starting to show in the professional football fan base.


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NFLPA Decertifies; Lockout Likely

After spending the last 16 days in mediated talks, the National Football League appears headed towards the first work stoppage since 1987.