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NFL Owners, Players Share Same Bed

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N.F.L. players and owners are one and the same.

I never thought I would write those words, but this is the reality of the league’s new gilded age: the distinctions between owners and players, once as vast as an ocean, have blurred, perhaps permanently. Players earning multimillion-dollar salaries have more in common with owners than with the vanishing wage-earning worker.

Players, owners, sponsors and networks all sleep in the same bed. The N.F.L. and the players association are indistinguishable partners in a corporate enterprise that continues to print money. Read Full Article »

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