Arbitrator hears NFL, union cases
NEW YORK -- Arbitrator Shyam Das heard arguments Wednesday from NFL and players union lawyers on whether commissioner Roger Goodell can discipline players for actions that occurred before the league's labor agreement was signed last August.
The hearing, which stemmed from the NFL's bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints, lasted more than two hours. Outside counsel Dan Nash argued the NFL's position and lawyer Jeff Kessler spoke for the NFL Players Association.
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