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DeMaurice Smith re-elected NFLPA executive director

...player representatives.It took just one ballot for Smith to gain his third three-year term in charge of the NFL Players Association. He beat eight other candidates by immediately getting a majority of the votes at the union's annual meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-16/demaurice-smith-re-elected-nf
Falcons sign fullback Patrick DiMarco, defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions

...defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka in a move that clears about $4.8 million of space under the NFL salary cap.The NFL Players Association estimates the new salary cap will rise to $143 million. Cutting Kiwanuka's contract, which had a year to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-24/falcons-sign-fullback-patrick
Judge's ruling paves way for Adrian Peterson's reinstatement

...collective bargaining agreement.NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said the league will "review the decision."NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith said in a statement the decision was a "victory for the rule of law, due...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-26/judges-ruling-paves-way-adria
NHL's motion to dismiss concussion suit is heard

...about whether or not the CBA should take precedence in this case. At one point, when Baumgarten referred to the NFL Players Association's past decertification in order to bring forward a class-action lawsuit, Nelson said, "I know a little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-08/nhls-motion-dismiss-concus
Four fined by NFL for roles in Super Bowl melee

...to believe he wouldn't be playing," Manning's former coach said. COURTS: The latest dispute between the NFL Players Association and the NFL over the league's personal conduct policy was aired Friday in federal court in Minneapolis, as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-06/four-fined-nfl-roles-super-bo
NFL Players Association executive director receives big bonus

A person with knowledge of the payout says the NFL Players Association has given executive director DeMaurice Smith a $1 million bonus.The bonus was paid solely at the discretion of the union, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2011-12-21/nfl-players-association-execu
NFL asks court to reject Peterson suit

The NFL has pushed back against the NFL Players Association's lawsuit on behalf of suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, with a Friday filing in U.S. District Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-16/nfl-asks-court-reject-peterso
NFLPA says CBA protects Vick's money

NFL Players Association lawyers argued Thursday that the league's collective bargaining...other former pro football players kept up their attack on the NFL Players Association. Led by the Hall of Famer, they again criticized the union for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/05/pro_146299.shtml
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NFL players vote to take deal, end lockout

...Commissioner Roger Goodell said, "and that's the great news for everybody."At a joint appearance outside the NFL Players Association headquarters, Goodell and NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith spoke shortly after the NFLPA executive board and 32 team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2011-07-25/nfl-players-vote-take-deal-en
Players union eyes new chief

They spent last season wearing the initials "GU" on their uniforms to honor Gene Upshaw's legacy and the NFL Players Association's past. This weekend, NFL players will look forward as they decide who will replace Upshaw as their next leader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/13/pro_514461.shtml
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