NFL to pay $42M for using retired players images

Updated: March 18, 2013, 5:53 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- The NFL has agreed to pay $42 million as part of a settlement with a group of retired players who challenged the league over using their names and images without their consent.

The league will use the money to fund a "common good" trust over the next eight years that will help retired players with an array of issues including medical expenses, housing and career transition. The settlement also establishes a licensing agency for retired players to ensure they are compensated ...

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