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SBD/March 3, 2011/Leagues and Governing Bodies
NFL Labor Watch: Owners Unified Against Doty, Believe They Can't Get Fair Shake
Published March 3, 2011
MAN IN THE MIDDLE: The AP's Krawczynski & Campbell offer a profile of Doty, who "for more than two decades ... has been at the forefront of collective bargaining for the nation's biggest and most popular sport, making him arguably as influential" as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Patriots Owner Robert Kraft or Colts QB Peyton Manning. Doty's rulings "have rankled the owners," but "attorneys and others who know him well say Doty is one of the fairest judges around" (AP, 3/3).