NFL Players Hit League Over TV Contract Negotiations

Law360, New York (June 11, 2010, 6:22 PM EDT) -- The NFL Players Association has accused the professional football league of breaching its duty to maximize revenue for players by structuring contracts with television networks that provide guaranteed payment for games that could be canceled by a potential league lockout.

The NFLPA filed a complaint with NFL Special Master Stephen Burbank of the University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, arguing that the league did not use its best efforts to renegotiate deals with DirecTV, Fox, CBS and NBC that were in the best interest of the players,...
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