NFL Lockout

Data Points: Tailgate Time

Almost two-thirds of U.S. adults say they watch NFL football—a quarter for as much as six to 10 hours a week. The latest Adweek/Harris poll finds that football fans tend to be fairly traditional media consumers when it comes to the devices they use—if not the amount of time they spend in fantasy land.

Lockout Over: NFLPA Approves 10-Year Labor Deal

Are you ready for some football? Strap on your cheese hats and break out those oversized foam fingers because the NFL is officially back in business after the Players Association executive committee voted unanimously to ratify the terms of a new collective bargaining agreement with franchise owners, ending the four-month lockout.

Cool, Brees: Saints QB Says NFL Deal Is at Hand

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Wednesday said a deal to finalize a new NFL collective bargaining agreement is “very close” to being done, adding that only “a few details” stand in the way of breaking the lockout.

Court Backs NFL, Rules Lockout is Legal

In what could prove to be a fatal blow to the 2011-12 NFL season, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday vacated a lower court’s ruling on the league’s 115-day lockout.

Hope Springs Eternal as NFL Owners Talk Turkey

Nothing is set in stone, but the 98-day NFL lockout appears to be going the way of the drop-kick field goal and the number 00.