Judge orders sides to negotiate

Updated: July 9, 2013, 11:15 AM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- A federal judge has ordered the NFL and former players to negotiate over whether claims of concussion-related injuries will move forward in court or in arbitration.

U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody of Philadelphia had planned to rule July 22 in a legal fight involving about 4,200 former players and the league.

However, in an order Monday, she told the two sides to try and resolve how the case will proceed by going through mediation with retired U.S. District Judge ...

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