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Retirees' suit vs. NFLPA dismissed

Updated: May 29, 2012, 7:43 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- A lawsuit filed against the NFL Players Association by retirees was dismissed Tuesday by a federal judge, who said she's "empathetic to their concerns" but ruled they had no legal right to hundreds of millions of dollars in additional post-career benefits they claimed they lost during lockout talks last year.

U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson issued her order from St. Paul, Minn.

Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller, a former Minnesota Vikings star, ...

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