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  • NBA season likely to be canceled, union chief says at seminar

    NBA season likely to be canceled, union chief says at seminar
    NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter said Wednesday that if he "had to bet on it," he would wager that the entire 2011-12 season would be wiped out by the lockout. "We're $800 million apart per year," Hunter told about 200 people...
  • Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69

    Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69
    John Mackey changed the game of football on and off the field. The former Baltimore Colt brought grace to a position that had been known for its brutality, and he made the first real headway in the NFL players' fight to earn a more equal share of the pie....
  • Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to speak at Mackey memorial

    Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to speak at Mackey memorial
    Two of the most influential men in the National Football League, commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ association executive director DeMaurice Smith, are scheduled to speak at a memorial service Saturday for John Mackey, the former Baltimore Colt...
  • Ravens notebook: Birk plans to play in opener vs. Steelers

    Ravens notebook: Birk plans to play in opener vs. Steelers
    Ravens center Matt Birk expects to start against the Pittsburgh Steelers, barring any setbacks. Birk had surgery on his left knee Aug. 3, which has sidelined him for the first three preseason games. The six-time Pro Bowl player returned to practice...
  • 105.7 The Fan: NFL Players Association Director DeMaurice Smith

    105.7 The Fan: NFL Players Association Director DeMaurice Smith
  • As lockout drags on, payment for Ravens season tickets comes due

    As lockout drags on, payment for Ravens season tickets comes due
    If you happen to be a Ravens season-ticket holder, Wednesday marks the deadline where you and your bank account have to decide just how important it is to retain those season tickets in 2011, despite the fact that little progress has been made between the...
  • Ravens play tag with Ngata; long-term deal in the works?

    Ravens play tag with Ngata; long-term deal in the works?
    The Eagles, Patriots, Jets and Chargers have exercised their right to franchise players in the past couple of days even though it might not hold up after the labor Armageddon. The Ravens have now done the same with Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata....
  • NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith to speak at UM commencement

    NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith to speak at UM commencement
    DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association before it dissolved on Friday, will deliver Maryland's spring commencement address in College Park on May 19. According to The Diamondback, the university's student newspaper, a...
  • Your turn: What's your take on the proposed draft boycott?

    Your turn: What's your take on the proposed draft boycott?
    The labor union formerly known as the NFL Players Association is trying to convince the top college prospects to boycott next month's NFL draft. That protest would deny these young men the chance to soak in the whole experience of walking up on stage at...
  • NFL, players reportedly close to clearing two major hurdles in labor dispute

    Negotiators for the NFL and its players are near an agreement on rookie pay, clearing a major obstacle toward reaching a new labor accord and reopening football a week before training camps are scheduled to start, three people familiar with the talks...
  • Mason: 'Everyone's going to be satisfied' after labor squabble

    Mason: 'Everyone's going to be satisfied' after labor squabble
    Ravens wide receiver and player representative Derrick Mason made the media rounds today, appearing on ESPN's "NFL Live" and "The Jerry Coleman Show" on FOX 1370-AM. Of course, with the collective bargaining agreement set to expire Friday morning at...
  • Seven Baltimore Colts greats to be inducted into Hall of Legends

    Seven Baltimore Colts greats to be inducted into Hall of Legends
    Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers Art Donovan, Lenny Moore, Gino Marchetti, Raymond Berry, Weeb Ewbank, John Mackey and Jim Parker will be inducted into the Hall of Legends at the Sports Legends Museum on Dec. 6, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced...