After 16 days of hard negotiating, the NFL and its players failed to reach a contract agreement by a 5 p.m. deadline. The players' union disbanded in order to take its case to court.
2011 NFL combine: The annual gathering in Indianapolis gives a number of college players the opportunity to show all their talents, including intelligence. Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy performed exceptionally well on the Wonderlic test for potential draftees.
NFL lockout could mean millions of dollars of lost sales. Restaurants, team apparel stores could see the biggest impact of an NFL lockout.
Unionized civil service workers and Gov. Scott Walker remain miles apart over collective bargaining as Wisconsin budget showdown continues. What will it take to break the deadlock?
Protesters filled Wisconsin's state capital for a week, demonstrating against Gov. Scott Walker's plan to cut union bargaining rights. How has the state's political mood shifted from left to right?
The punch bowl analogy is one that often gets mentioned when a Fed chief appears before Congress. Translation: The Federal Reserve thinks the economic recovery remains fragile.
Troy Polamalu was named the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year for 2010. Sunday evening, the Green Bay Packers found ways to score, even with Troy Polamalu on the field in Super Bowl XLV.
The Black Eyed Peas make their entrance during the Halftime Show of the NFL's Super Bowl XLV football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers in Arlington, Texas, on Feb. 6.
Eminem makes appearance in emotional Chrysler 200 ad. And an animated Eminem hawks Lipton tea.