Topic: National Football League
NFL deal makers came to a compromise to end the 132-day shutdown Monday. The NFL deal will unleash a chaotic period of free agency, as well as the annual question: What about Brett Favre?
07/25/2011 04:53 pm
Owners voted Thursday to back a 10-year deal that ends the summer-long NFL lockout. If players also support the deal, then there will be a whirlwind of activity before the season opener.
07/21/2011 08:46 pm
A collective-bargaining deal is on the table at an NFL owners meeting in Atlanta, and while prospects look good, a deadline looms. If the deal is not approved by owners and players this week, preseason games could be lost.
07/21/2011 01:39 pm
NFL lockout may be winding down. If so, yelling at the bargaining table during the NFL lockout will switch to the playing field.
07/18/2011 01:25 pm
In Pictures Celebrities entertain the troops
Peyton Manning and his family are hosting their quarterback camp this week. The NFL lockout is causing problems with players trying to return from injury, according to Peyton Manning.
07/08/2011 05:37 pm
Chik-fil-A 'Cow Appreciation Day' gives customers a free meal if they come to the restaurant in a cow costume. Customers dressed in a partial cow costume get a free Chik-fil-A entrée.
07/08/2011 01:47 pm
NFL lockout of players continues on Friday. But owners and players are meeting again in New York, trying to hammer out a collective bargaining agreement to end the NFL lockout.
07/08/2011 10:49 am
During a visit to Panama to inaugurate the first Trump hotel and tower outside the US, real estate mogul Donald Trump called President Ricardo Martinelli an example for Washington.
07/07/2011 08:54 am
Sexual assault cases rank among the most difficult to prosecute, as the one against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is demonstrating. Held under house arrest since being charged with sexual assault of a maid at a New York hotel, the French politician was released on his own recognizance Friday amid questions about his accuser’s credibility. The “he said, she said” nature of such cases is one complicating factor (as is getting victims to report sexual assaults in the first place). But so are prosecutorial zeal, power politics, personal troubles of accusers, and even false accusation. Here are five high-profile sex-crime cases that fell apart, in which one or more of those factors played a role.
07/01/2011 07:52 pm