Quote of the Day

"The NFL has finally proved fallible."
-- The S.F. Chronicle's Ann Killion, following the NFL reaching a CBA deal with the NFL Referees Association. (S.F. CHRONICLE, 9/27)
Thursday September 27, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 12 Print This Issue

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  • The Deal Is Done

    The deal must still be ratified in person by the 121 members of the NFLRA

    The NFL and NFL Referees Association “reached an agreement on an eight-year deal late Wednesday that immediately puts the regulars back on the field" with tonight's Browns-Ravens game, according to Sam Farmer of the L.A. TIMES. The deal “lifts a lockout that lasted almost four months and puts to rest the fiasco of inexperienced replacement officials.” The agreement “must still be ratified in person by the 121 members of the NFLRA, a vote that will be taken in Dallas when the officials convene Friday to pick up their equipment and their Sunday or Monday game assignments.” Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service Dir George Cohen was “assisting in the negotiations.” To the officials, the &ldq ...

  • Was It Worth It?

    The media ponders whether the hits the NFL took will have long-lasting effects.

  • Club Confidential

    MLB reportedly gave Dodgers "special terms" in settlement.

  • Arm Yourself

    Under Armour endorser Tom Brady becomes the latest NFL star to cover up a Nike logo.

  • Harvest Time

    Nebraska's move to the Big 10 will stand as Tom Osborne's legacy while AD.

  • Sounding Off

    Sounders season-tix package will not come with international friendlies.

  • Sounding Off

    Sounders season-tix packages will not come with international friendlies.

  • Adam's Song

    Marlins earn PR kudos for giving Greenberg at-bat.

  • Cartoon Violence

    The NFL's concussion epidemic becomes the latest target of "South Park."

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