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NFLPA Will Appeal Hardy Suspension, Could Sue NFL Over Wording In Announcement

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The NFLPA will not only appeal the NFL's 10-game suspension of Cowboys DE Greg Hardy, but is "also considering filing suit against the league," according to a source cited by Clarence Hill Jr. of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. At issue for the union is that the NFL "didn’t mention domestic viole...

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02/07/96
NFL TAKES ITS CASE BEFORE CONGRESS ONE MORE TIME

In testimony during two previous hearings before Senate committees on his request for antitrust legislation to restrict team movement, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue "got a favorable reception." But

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NFL TO PUT OFF DECISION ON BROWNS IN WAKE OF SEATTLE MOVE?

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