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NFL great, union chief dies at 63

NEW YORK --- Gene Upshaw, the Hall of Fame guard who during...Goodell offered similar praise. "Gene Upshaw did everything with great dignity...Famer and NFLPA executive director Gene Upshaw: PLAYING CAREER - Drafted by the Oakland...

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NFL
Former Thomson star Ray Guy elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

...Willie Brown, Dave Casper, Al Davis, Mike Haynes, Ted Hendricks, Howie Long, John Madden, Jim Otto, Art Shell and Gene Upshaw in the hall of fame.The legend of Guy began nearly 50 years ago at Thomson High School. Born in Swainsboro, Ga...

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Giants' Coughlin probed for minicamp program

...offseason training program. Published reports Friday said seven to 10 players complained. NFLPA executive director Gene Upshaw did not return two telephone calls left at his office by The Associated Press. Speaking in East Rutherford, N.J...

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NFL
Labor talks break down

...three days before the start of free agency, leaving teams and players in a quandary about negotiating new contracts. Gene Upshaw, executive director of the NFL Players Association, spent the past three days meeting in New York and Washington with...

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NFL
Cornwell wants review of NFL discipline policy

...power to change - rulings made by the commissioner. Cornwell, one of four finalists in the running to replace the late Gene Upshaw as the NFL Players Association's executive director, described the league's current disciplinary policy as being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/09/pro_514018.shtml
NFL
Tagliabue gives pessimistic address

...making the kind of progress we need to be making," he said. "I don't think negotiations are going very well." Gene Upshaw, executive director of the NFL Players Association, said the same thing the previous day. Upshaw warned that without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/04/pro_52683.shtml
NFL
Congress eyes other policies

...drug-testing programs. "We don't think we need to stiffen our penalties," NFL Players Association executive director Gene Upshaw said Wednesday. "Let Congress act if they want to," Upshaw said. "We didn't need Congress to tell us to put...

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Baseball
NFL Players Association executive director receives big bonus

...on condition of anonymity because the payment was not announced.Smith was hired in March 2009 to replace the late Gene Upshaw.Smith never asked about the bonus, the person says, but the union's executive committee voted to give it to him...

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Union finds system to check supplements

...these products, this is a way for us to guarantee that what they take is what's on the label," executive director Gene Upshaw said Thursday at a union news conference, held annually during Super Bowl week. A handful of players have been suspended...

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NFL
Agent under investigation in Bush case

...extortion of Bush's family after the Southern Cal running back didn't sign with a marketing company tied to Caravantes. Gene Upshaw, executive director of the NFLPA, confirmed Friday that the investigation of Caravantes has begun. "I can't comment...

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