| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:32 PM
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...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:58 PM
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....
| Jul 25, 2011
| 12:00 PM
When ESPN's cameras broadcast NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head honcho DeMaurice Smith -- who were flanked by a group of players and owners that included Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth -- as they held a press conference that officially...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:49 PM
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...
| May 31, 2011
| 6:31 PM
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...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
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....
| Mar 15, 2011
| 11:45 AM
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...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 6:45 AM
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...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 9:28 PM
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...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 3:00 PM
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...