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Goodell addresses retirees' pensions

Updated: August 6, 2009, 3:04 PM ET
Associated Press

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reassured retired players that their pensions and disability benefits would not be reduced in a labor dispute next year, refuting statements made by the NFL Players Association.

In a letter to the NFL Alumni Board of Directors on Wednesday, Goodell wrote that claims made by the union -- including NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith -- that retired players have the potential to be affected next year "have no basis in fact."

"In all my conversations ...

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