Here's the latest from the NFL's official website on the league's labor negotiations:
I am amazed that, while teachers and other public employees are seeing their unions assaulted in states such as Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, a bunch of young, unionized millionaires are threatening to strike for even more money. All right... even I (a rabid non-fan) know that not every lineman gets a seven or eight figure salary. But still...
Here's what I said way back in 1995 about this topic:
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