NFLPA grievance set for Wednesday

Updated: May 14, 2012, 4:11 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The NFL players' union grievance against the league in the Saints bounties scandal will be heard Wednesday.

The union claims NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doesn't have the authority to hand out discipline for player conduct that occurred before the current collective bargaining agreement was finalized last August. The players argue that a CBA arbitrator, and not Goodell, has the right to decide player punishment under such circumstances, as well as rule on any appeals.

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