Retired players have felt unrepresented in the issue of how to divide more than $9 billion in NFL revenue.The retired players want more of the profits being dedicated to medical insurance and better pensions for former players. There is a strong argument that the players' decision to decertify their union makes it an antitrust violation for the owners and current players to negotiate for retired players.
If Judge Nelson rejects the motion for an injunction stopping the mediation, then the retired players seek treble damages as punishment.
The preseason opener between the Bears and Rams is only a month away. Will an agreement be in place before the season is jeopardized? Who can forget the strike season in the 80's? The players were different, but the uniforms were the same. If it meant ticket prices being cut in half, would it be worth it to see Nancy Peterson run the ball instead of Adrian Peterson? Perhaps it is worth finding out. NFL Running out of time?
Apparently football players are not the only "ex" that knows how to terminate any further discussion. Florida Police cadet Kelly Rothwell disappeared in March of 2011. She apparently had an argument with her boyfriend which resulted in a breakup. Kelly apparently disappeared on the day she broke up with her boyfriend. David Perry is a suspect in her disappearance. Shortly after she disappeared, her ex boyfriend returned to New York. Perry allegedly has declined detectives invitation to submit to an interogation. LINK. As always, any suspect is to be presumed innocent unless otherwise proven in a court of law.