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  • NBA lockout: Should the players union decertify?

     
    NBA lockout: Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that about 50 NBA players, including several all-stars, participated in a clandestine conference call with a top antitrust attorney to discuss the process of decertifying the players union....
  • Microsoft, AOL and Yahoo team up in online ad deal

     
    Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL join forces to sell online ads to counter the growing might of Google and Facebook....
  • Is Google Abusing Its Dominance? Some Think So

    Is Google Abusing Its Dominance? Some Think So
    If you were starting to worry about Google taking over the world, a bunch of lawyers have come to save the day. Attorney-General in California, New York and Ohio have followed Texas' lead, starting antitrust investigations into Google's potential...
  • NFL lockout to remain in place after court decision

    In a decision that is significant but not surprising, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the NFL on Friday, five weeks after hearing oral arguments on whether the league could lock out its players. The lockout will remain...
  • It's time for NFL deal, says Manning, Brady, and Brees

    It's time for NFL deal, says Manning, Brady, and Brees
    NEW YORK — Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees say "it is time" for NFL owners and players to wrap up negotiations on a deal to end the league's lockout. The three star quarterbacks are among 10 players who are named plaintiffs in an antitrust...
  • NFL committee arrives for mediation

    NFL committee arrives for mediation
    WASHINGTON — With the sides far apart on key economic issues, nine of the 10 members on the NFL owners' labor committee, including co-chairmen Jerry Richardson of the Panthers and Pat Bowlen of the Broncos, attended Thursday's negotiating session...
  • NFL Players Approve Deal To End Lockout

    NFL Players Approve Deal To End Lockout
    NEW YORK -- The National Football League (NFL) and players have agreed to terms Monday to end their four-month-old lockout and ensure America's most popular sport will go ahead as planned next season. The players must still ratify their decision with a...
  • NFL Players' Union Decertifies; Owners Institute Lockout

    NFL Players' Union Decertifies; Owners Institute Lockout
    The union representing NFL players pushed away from the negotiating table and decertified Friday, an extreme measure that leaves the federal courts to determine the future of the nation's most popular sports league. By decertifying — dissolving...
  • Brees, Manning and Brady File Antitrust Suit Against League

    Brees, Manning and Brady File Antitrust Suit Against League
    NEW YORK -- NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees have filed a class-action antitrust lawsuit against the league. Brady of the New England Patriots, Indianapolis' Manning, New Orleans' Brees and seven other players have asked the U.S....
  • Jim Irsay believes the lockout won't jeopardize the NFL season

    Jim Irsay believes the lockout won't jeopardize the NFL season
    Before he began to wax poetically about his past, Jim Irsay offered an apology. "You guys might think I end up getting too sentimental or whatever," said the Colts owner-who is known in person and on his Twitter account to reach back into his past for...
  • AT&T To Buy Bellevue-Based T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion

    AT&T To Buy Bellevue-Based T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion
    AT&T Inc plans to pay $39 billion for Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA to create a new U.S. mobile market leader, but the pricey purchase is likely to attract intense antitrust scrutiny over potentially higher customer bills. The deal gives AT&T, the...