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  • Ravens' Domonique Foxworth laments another lost season

    Ravens' Domonique Foxworth laments another lost season
    The sinking feeling surfaced in the stomachs of many Ravens as Billy Cundiff's field goal attempt hooked wide of the left upright Jan. 22. But for cornerback Domonique Foxworth, the heartache began back in September, months before the team's 23-20 loss in...
  • Domonique Foxworth was NFLPA executive board 'eye candy'

    Domonique Foxworth was NFLPA executive board 'eye candy'
    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...
  • 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...
  • Brian Billick: 'NFLPA has all the relevant numbers it needs'

    Brian Billick: 'NFLPA has all the relevant numbers it needs'
    Former Ravens coach Brian Billick talked at length about the then-looming labor situation in his 2009 book, "More Than a Game." He and co-author Michael MacCambridge wrote then that if there is a lockout, "all the momentum that the league has enjoyed...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Foxworth's focus was on improving player safety

    Foxworth's focus was on improving player safety
    From the beginning of the labor fight with NFL owners, the rallying cry for Domonique Foxworth focused on health and safety issues — protecting players from the inherent violence of the game. When the two sides finally raised a flag of truce...
  • 'Madden,' concussions and the looming NFL player safety issue

    'Madden,' concussions and the looming NFL player safety issue
    UPDATE: I just received an email response from Cam Weber, GM of American Football for EA Sports. He writes: “In order to depict the seriousness of concussions, when a player is injured in a Madden NFL game, they will be tended to by the medical...