NFLPA files challenge to TV deals

Updated: June 10, 2010, 10:42 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The NFL Players Association is challenging the structure of the NFL's television contracts in a filing Wednesday to Special Master Stephen Burbank of the University of Pennsylvania.

The NFLPA is arguing that the league essentially set up a 2011 lockout protection fund with the structure of its TV deals.

The union announced its legal filing in a story on its website, NFLPlayers.com.

The union, in its filing, argues that the NFL's guaranteed $4 billion in television revenues ...

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