NFL Lockout: An Explainer

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The NFL and the Players Association begin court-ordered mediation today in the hopes of reaching an agreement between the two groups. The NFL claimed that it was better to try to mediate the situation before the players' union dissolved. But why was the mediation court-ordered, and what does it hope to accomplish? Wall Street Journal reporter, Nando di Fino explains that there are sticking points over everything: rookies' wages, the length of the season, and revenue sharing.


Nando Di Fino

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