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  • • NFLPA president JC Tretter: NFL tried to “walk back” concessions made during negotiations
    The NFL and NFL Players Association struck a verbal deal regarding a revision to the Collective Bargaining Agreement to reflect safety protocols and economic realities of the pandemic on July 24. So why did it take so long to reduce the agreement to a signed writing, 10 days later? As NFLPA president and Browns center [more]...2020
  • • Revised CBA is signed, finally
    It took 10 days, but it’s finally done. The NFL and NFL Players Association have hammered out, finalized, and signed the formal document revising the Collective Bargaining Agreement in light of the realities of the pandemic. The tentative agreement was reached on Friday, July 24. The actual agreement likely will be published sooner than later, [more]...2020
  • • NFL, NFLPA agree on revised CBA for 2020
    The NFL and NFLPA have reached agreement on changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the 2020 season, a source tells PFT. The side letter regarding the parameters for a season played in a pandemic, agreed upon 10 days ago, is expected to be signed tonight. The 32 teams have their healthy players in training [more]...2020
  • • Report: Players have until Thursday to opt out
    The NFL had agreed to give players seven days after finalization of the revised Collective Bargaining Agreement to opt out of the 2020 season. The revision hasn’t been executed, but the deadline has been revised. Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reports that players will have until 4:00 p.m. ET on Thursday to opt out. The league [more]...2020
  • • NFL pushes for shorter opt-out window
    The NFL and NFL Players Agreement have agreed that players will have seven days from the signing of the official revision to the Collective Bargaining Agreement to decide whether to opt out of the 2020 season. Since the deal has not yet been finalized, that would put the deadline at Saturday, August 8 — at [more]...2020
  • • NFL, NFLPA deal to be signed “hopefully today”
    One week ago, the NFL and NFL Players Association worked out an agreement on a revised Collective Bargaining Agreement that accommodates pro football in a pandemic. As of this moment, the formal paperwork still hasn’t been finalized. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the agreement will be signed “hopefully today.” If that happens, [more]...2020
  • • Browns will work in split squads next week
    The agreement between the NFL and NFLPA modifying the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the 2020 season includes a provision regarding an 80-man roster limit rather than the usual 90-man limit. Teams are permitted to do on-field work as one squad as long as they have reached the 80-man limit. If not, they must split squads [more]...2020
  • • Still no signed agreement revising the CBA
    Five days ago, the NFL and the NFL Players Association struck a deal on a revised Collective Bargaining Agreement, aimed at addressing various issues relevant to pro football in a pandemic. The formal agreement, however, has still not been signed. So what’s the holdup? As one source with knowledge of the situation told PFT, “Lawyers.” [more]...2020
  • • Lions sticking with 90 players on roster
    One of the agreements between the NFL and NFLPA on modifications to the Collective Bargaining Agreement related to the COVID-19 pandemic was that rosters will be capped at 80 players rather than the usual 90-man limit. Teams have options about when they want to make the cut to that number. They can do it now [more]...2020
  • • Opt out deadline will be August 4, at the earliest
    At least 25 players have opted out of the 2020 season. All other players have at least another week to make a final decision. Per multiple sources, the deadline for opting out arrives seven days after the signing for the formal side agreement documenting changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The side letter has to [more]...2020

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Collective Bargaining Agreement injury and suspension

  • • Report: NFL wants positive coronavirus test listed as 'non-football injury'
    This is an issue because, per the terms of the current collective bargaining agreement, clubs aren't required to pay any players placed on a Non-Football Injury list....2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Training Camp begins, Playoff schedule, CBA, and more
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports That and more of this week’s links Lots of big news this week: Training camp begins The league officially enters Phase 3 of the Return to Play protocol with the start of training camp. By last week, most Blue Jackets players were back practicing in Columbus under Phase 2 of the protocol. The 33 players have been split into two groups: #CBJ will split their ...2020
  • • NBA hasn't committed to paying players beyond April 1?
    The NBA has not committed to paying players in full beyond April 1 during the suspension of play, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.  The next checks are scheduled to be issued on April 1. The following payment would be due on April 15, and a league memo sent to teams on Friday said it would provide “additional guidance” on the April 15 checks. Force Majeure language in the collective bargain...2020
  • • NBA, NBPA agree to halt drug testing during hiatus
    The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have reached an agreement to halt drug testing for players during the league’s current coronavirus-related hiatus, reports Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. Sources tell Haynes that the agreement is temporary. Players are typically subject to up to four random drug tests during the season and two more during the offseason, per the league’s Collec...2020
  • • NFL could postpone the start of free agency
    While reports earlier today indicated the NFL has no plans to alter the start of free agency due to COVID-19, that could change soon. The league may announce on Sunday the delay of the free agent period, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. The NFLPA is scheduled to vote on the proposed collective bargaining agreement by Saturday night, so the league would wait until voting has closed in...2020
  • • Bills restructure TE Tyler Kroft's contract
    The Bills have restructured Tyler Kroft‘s contract, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com relays. If Kroft stays healthy and plays well, he’ll now have a chance to cash in as a free agent in 2021. In that scenario, he’d also stand to benefit from a new collective bargaining agreement, which is expected to increase the players’ share of revenue. Kroft went to the Bills last offseason on a three-year deal worth ...2020
  • • University poll shows only 31 percent of NFL fans in favor of 17-game season
    One of the biggest sticking points of the proposed collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the players' union is the 17-game schedule. A poll recently conducted by Seton Hall University shows that, overwhelmingly, fans are not excited about it. The poll asked fans whether they were in favor of extending the season one game while reducing the preseason from three games to four. Surprisi...2020
  • • Hornets’ Malik Monk suspended indefinitely for violating NBA anti-drug program
    Hornets guard Malik Monk has been suspended by the NBA for violating the terms of the league’s anti-drug program, according to a press release issued this afternoon. The NBA didn’t announce a specific number of games for Monk’s suspension. According to the press release, the ban will begin when the Hornets face the Knicks tonight and will continue until Monk is determined to be “in full compliance...2020
  • • Former Cowboys DE David Irving hoping to return to NFL
    In March of last year, the NFL handed David Irving an indefinite suspension for violations of the substance abuse policy. This week, the defensive end took to Instagram to announce he is in the midst of the reinstatement process.  In the video, Irving said he’s encouraged about the NFL’s potential revamp of its policies on marijuana. There’s still a lot to be ironed out in the collective bargainin...2020
  • • New CBA proposal eliminates suspensions for positive marijuana tests
    Smoke ’em if you’ve got ’em, NFL players. Except in July. According to the term sheet of the new proposed collective bargaining agreement sent to NFLPA members tonight, players will get major concessions from the league as it pertains to marijuana. As PFT reported last weekend, the window for testing players has narrowed to two [more]...2020

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Collective Bargaining Agreement trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Report: Players have until Thursday to opt out
    The NFL had agreed to give players seven days after finalization of the revised Collective Bargaining Agreement to opt out of the 2020 season. The revision hasn’t been executed, but the deadline has been revised. Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reports that players will have until 4:00 p.m. ET on Thursday to opt out. The league [more]...2020
  • • NFL pushes for shorter opt-out window
    The NFL and NFL Players Agreement have agreed that players will have seven days from the signing of the official revision to the Collective Bargaining Agreement to decide whether to opt out of the 2020 season. Since the deal has not yet been finalized, that would put the deadline at Saturday, August 8 — at [more]...2020
  • • Opt out deadline will be August 4, at the earliest
    At least 25 players have opted out of the 2020 season. All other players have at least another week to make a final decision. Per multiple sources, the deadline for opting out arrives seven days after the signing for the formal side agreement documenting changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The side letter has to [more]...2020
  • • Raiders, Henry Ruggs agree to contract
    The fastest player in this year’s draft class is ready to get to work in Las Vegas. The Raiders and wide receiver Henry Ruggs have agreed on their rookie contract, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Based on the slotting system in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, Ruggs gets a four-year contract worth $16.67 million guaranteed, [more]...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Training Camp begins, Playoff schedule, CBA, and more
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports That and more of this week’s links Lots of big news this week: Training camp begins The league officially enters Phase 3 of the Return to Play protocol with the start of training camp. By last week, most Blue Jackets players were back practicing in Columbus under Phase 2 of the protocol. The 33 players have been split into two groups: #CBJ will split their ...2020
  • • NHL’s new salary cap landscape creates a big opportunity for the Colorado Avalanche
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Joe Sakic has created the kind of salary cap flexibility that will help the Avalanche in a big way Over the past week, the NHL and NHLPA have been working tirelessly to take the next steps towards not only getting back on the ice to finish the 2019-20 season but to also map out the framework for the next few seasons. The largest part of those negoti...2020
  • • 49ers sign Javon Kinlaw
    The 49ers’ first pick is in the fold. Javon Kinlaw, a defensive tackle from South Carolina who went to San Francisco with the 14th overall pick in the draft, has signed his rookie contract, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The salary slotting in the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement means it will be a [more]...2020
  • • NBA 2020-21 salary cap could decline by $25-30 million in worst-case scenario
    It’s only a matter of time before the NBA starts to feel the fissures of a two-month hiatus and the financial repercussions in the league’s collective bargaining agreement (CBA). An NBA front office estimated the 2020-21 salary cap could decline by as much as $25-30 million in a worst-case scenario, according to ESPN Insider Bobby […] The post NBA 2020-21 salary cap could decline...2020
  • • Kyle Rudolph draws comparison to lockout in preparing for an unknown start to season
    Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph was barred from talking with his new coaching staff and practicing with his new teammates when he was drafted by the team in 2011. The owners had locked out the NFLPA amid a lengthy battle over a new Collective Bargaining Agreement that didn’t allow rookies to truly join their [more]...2020
  • • Report: NFL owners wanted NBA-like max contracts in new CBA
    As the NFL salary cap continues to rise each season and the value of franchise quarterbacks skyrockets with each record deal, NFL owners reportedly tried to push back against this during the offseason.  During negotiations on the new collective-bargaining agreement, team owners proposed a measure that would have put a cap on quarterback salaries. According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, NFL owners becam...2020

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  • • NHL and NHLPA ratify extension for CBA and agree on Return to Play Program
    Photo by Derek Cain/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Yesterday was quite the news day for the National Hockey League. Along with the NHLPA, they ratified a four-year extension to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. As well as, the Return to Play Plan. You can read the CBA Memorandum of Understanding here. Don Fehr, the NHLPA Executive Director, made note in the press release from the NHL to r...2020

Collective Bargaining Agreement kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Jerry Jones refers to Dak Prescott as family member, but adds deal “has to fit”
    On Wednesday, the Cowboys met with Dak Prescott‘s agent, Todd France, for the first time since September. The sides resumed talks on a long-term deal for the quarterback, though the team is not expected to get a contract completed until after resolution of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. “Don’t make anything of that, one way or [more]...2020
  • • Jerry Jones compares feelings toward Dak Prescott to son, Stephen Jones
    If you needed any further proof that Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys are committed to Dak Prescott, here it is. Speaking with media members Thursday, Jones made a stunning comparison when talking about how he feels about Prescott. He compared him to his son, Stephen Jones, saying, “There’s no going forward without Stephen or one of your family members. You got to get it figured out.” Financial ...2020
  • • Jones compares feelings for Dak Prescott to those he has for son Stephen
    If you needed any further proof that Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys are committed to Dak Prescott, here it is. Speaking with media members Thursday, Jones made a stunning comparison when talking about how he feels about Prescott. He compared him to his son, Stephen Jones, saying, “There’s no going forward without Stephen or one of your family members. You got to get it figured out.” Financial ...2020
  • • NFLPA on Thursday meeting: We won’t talk about family business
    The NFL Players Association held a press conference on Thursday afternoon and it took place after a meeting of player representatives earlier in the day regarding negotiations on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The first question posed to NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith had to do with that meeting and whether the full membership of [more]...2020
  • • Report: Warriors sign DeMarcus Cousins' younger brother
    DeMarcus Cousins won’t be the only member of his family who is an official part of the Golden State Warriors organization this season. Anthony Slater of The Athletic reports the Warriors have signed Jaleel Cousins, the younger brother of DeMarcus, to an Exhibit 10 contract. An Exhibit 10 is a relatively new type of deal that was introduced in the most recent collective bargaining agreement. It’s a...2018
  • • Raiders' Donald Penn will not face domestic violence charges
    Raiders tackle Donald Penn will not face charges stemming from an incident with his wife in late April, according to TMZ. It was reported that Penn slapped his wife’s behind and poured a drink on her head, but the two later issued a joint statement downplaying the incident.“The office rejected this case because of lack of corroboration and on the ground that there is no reasonable likelihood of co...2018

Top Collective Bargaining Agreement news

  • • NFL appears headed to 17-game season, playoff expansion as CBA talks continue to advance
    We now know a few changes that are likely on the way if a new collective bargaining agreement is struck...2020
  • • New WNBA CBA Raises Player Salaries Dramatically
    The WNBA and WNBA players’ union has come to agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement, the league has revealed. The new CBA will allow for higher player salaries and several other player-friendly benefits. The new eight-year pact will raise the average salary to $130,000, up considerably from the $54,000 that a significant number of […] The post New WNBA CBA Raises Player Sal...2020
  • • WNBA And WNBPA Reach Tentative Agreement On Groundbreaking Eight-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement
    – Significant Increases to Player Cash Compensation and Benefits – – Cash Compensation Triples to More Than Half a Million Dollars for Top Players – – Enhanced Travel Standards; Expanded Career Development Opportunities; New Child Care, Maternity and Progressive Family Planning Benefits – – League Launches ‘WNBA Changemakers’ Partnership Platform to Enhance Player Experience and […] The post WNBA ...2020
  • • Report: NFL will add playoff team to each conference beginning this season
    The Chiefs earned a first-round bye on the last day of the 2019 regular season on their way to the Lombardi Trophy. That quite possibly could mark the final season of two teams getting byes in each conference. Under the Collective Bargaining Agreement proposal, the NFL would add a playoff team to each conference beginning [more]...2020
  • • Sources: 14 playoff teams likely in new NFL CBA
    If and when a new collective bargaining agreement is finalized, it it is expected to change the NFL's playoff structure as it is currently constituted for next season, league sources told ESPN, including a move to seven teams from each conference....2020
  • • NFLPA ratifies new CBA
    The NFL Players Association have taken the deal. “NFL players have voted to approve ratification of a new collective bargaining agreement by a vote tally of 1,019 to 959,” the union announced on Twitter. “This result comes after a long and democratic process in accordance with our constitution. An independent auditor received submitted ballots through [more]...2020
  • • NFLPA reps vote to allow full union vote on CBA
    Representatives from the NFL Players Association voted early Wednesday to send a new collective bargaining agreement already approved by the league's owners to the full union membership....2020
  • • NFL wants a 17-game season, but players push to delay it until 2022 or 2023, per report
    A 17-game season will likely be part of what is proposed in the new Collective Bargaining Agreement...2020
  • • NFL sets 2020 salary cap at $198.2 million
    The NFLPA announced that its membership approved the new Collective Bargaining Agreement on Sunday morning and that announcement was followed quickly by word on the size of the salary cap for the 2020 season. The NFL has informed teams that the cap will be $198.2 million for the coming year. There was talk that the [more]...2020
  • • Mickey Loomis: We have a vision for Taysom Hill
    There’s been plenty of discussion about the quarterback position in New Orleans over the last few weeks and it remained a main topic of conversation for General Manager Mickey Loomis in Indianapolis this week. Loomis said that the team is waiting for clarity on the Collective Bargaining Agreement before delving into serious talks with Drew [more]...2020

Collective Bargaining Agreement schedule, game

  • • NFL, NFLPA agree on revised CBA for 2020
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  • • NFLPA player reps approve CBA changes
    It looks like training camps are set to start on schedule next week. According to multiple reports, the NFLPA player reps have approved the proposed changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement that the union and league have been discussing ahead of the start of camp. The NFLPA Executive Committee recommended accepting those changes on their [more]...2020
  • • NFL’s proposal dramatically cuts player pay if season is canceled
    The Collective Bargaining Agreement does not include a force majeure clause. The league is essentially trying to force the players to accept one after the fact. The most recent proposal from the NFL to the NFL Players Association sets forth a lengthy and detailed schedule of payments to be made in the event the season [more]...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Training Camp begins, Playoff schedule, CBA, and more
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche: Everything’s Official, Let’s Play Hockey!
    DENVER, COLORADO - JANUARY 18: Members of the Colorado Avalanche celebrate a goal against the St Louis Blues at Pepsi Center on January 18, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. | Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Training Camp, Playoffs, Schedules, and the Avalanche Playoff roster Believe it or not, Training Camp starts on Monday, July 13th! 24 teams, including the Colorado Avalanche, will be ...2020
  • • NHL and NHLPA ratify extension for CBA and agree on Return to Play Program
    2020
  • • NHL’s new salary cap landscape creates a big opportunity for the Colorado Avalanche
    2020
  • • Sources: NFL teams have uniform report dates
    A new NFL collective bargaining agreement approved in March has made the date for teams to report to training camp uniform, requiring arrivals 47 or 48 days prior to Week 1 openers, league sources say....2020
  • • Ask Aric: How will the Broncos divide carries for Melvin Gordon, Phillip Lindsay?
    Aric DiLalla answers questions about the best training camp battles to watch, how Melvin Gordon III and Phillip Lindsay could share the load and how the new collective bargaining agreement could impact game day....2020
  • • NBA, NBPA discussing withholding players' pay if regular season gets canceled
    The NBA hit pause on its season in mid-March due to the coronavirus outbreak, and now there's a high level of uncertainty regarding the remainder of the regular season. The NBA and National Basketball Players Association are talking about withholding up to 25 percent of players' salaries if the remainder of the regular season is canceled, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The collective barg...2020

Collective Bargaining Agreement rumors, scandals

  • • One agent claims 28 of his 30 clients voted for proposed CBA
    The deadline for players to vote on the NFL’s proposed extension to the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is tonight at midnight. While it is far from a scientific exit poll, one agent tells Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports that 28 of his 30 clients voted in favor of the proposal. La Canfora adds that “a good portion of his clients are rank-and-file guys and not superstars.” As has been well cov...2020
  • • When does NFL free agency start?
    When the season comes to an end, the NFL knows how to keep its fan base entertained. The NFL offseason is a special time of year between the NFL Draft and free agency with fans from across the country hopeful that their team will make big moves. Of course, the weeks leading up to the start of NFL free agency lead to plenty of rumors and speculation. As football fans anxiously wait for the 2020 NFL...2020
  • • Kawhi Leonard addresses Uncle Dennis' reported illegal demands
    Kawhi Leonard met with the media on Tuesday, a day ahead of his LA Clippers’ big game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas. The reigning NBA Finals MVP, who is in his first season with the Clippers, was asked to address a report by Sam Amick published Monday that stated the NBA investigated alleged illegal demands made by Dennis Robertson (aka “Uncle Dennis”), who is one of Leonard’s repres...2019
  • • Report: NBA investigated Clippers over improper demands from Kawhi Leonard’s camp
    The Lakers and Clippers are preparing to meet for the first time since Kawhi Leonard spurned the former to join the latter, and it’s pretty clear that the Lakers are still not pleased by how the saga played out. According to Sam Amick of The Athletic, the Clippers were the subject of an NBA investigation after complaints surfaced that Dennis Robertson, Leonard’s uncle, asked teams for improper and...2019
  • • The mechanics of offering four first-round picks
    The Rockets have made the Timberwolves a trade offer for Jimmy Butler that includes four first-round picks, according to a Thursday report. However, there’s still no indication that the Wolves are close to accepting that offer, or any others, per Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic.  While it may seem shocking that Minnesota would turn down an offer featuring so many first-rounders, it’s worth digging...2018
  • New national anthem policy no longer expected to emerge at  next week's NFL spring owners meeting
    • New national anthem policy no longer expected to emerge at next week's NFL spring owners meeting
    While NFL owners earlier this year confidently targeted their spring meeting as a deadline of sorts to reach a conclusion on the league’s policy on player protest during the national anthem, it now appears no final resolution to the controversial question is likely to be reached next week when the owners convene for two days in Atlanta, Ga., according to sources familiar with the league’s current ...2018

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