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Jury Orders NFL Union To Pay $28M To Former Players

Law360 (November 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal jury in San Francisco has ordered the National Football League Players Association to pay $28.1 million to a class of more than 2,000 former NFL players, finding that the union did not properly market the players' images or pay out licensing revenue.

The jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California found Monday that the NFLPA acted contrary to the interests of retired players and violated its fiduciary obligations when it failed to pay retired players shares of licensing revenue...
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