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NFLPA can continue collusion claims

Updated: June 23, 2014, 10:06 PM ET
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A players' union lawsuit accusing NFL team owners of setting a secret salary cap in 2010 was kept alive by a federal appeals court Friday.

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals partially reversed a federal judge's order that had rejected the NFL Players Association's collusion claim.

"We are pleased that the Eighth Circuit ruled that players have the opportunity to proceed with their claims. Through discovery and a hearing, we can understand how collusion took place," the ...

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