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Lockout Provided Plenty of Entertainment

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The NFL lockout is essentially over, according to a slew of media organizations who are reporting a long-term deal was reached Monday, and all that’s left are the formalities.

The NFL even does labor disputes better than other leagues. The NHL lost an entire season. MLB blew a World Series. The NBA almost assuredly is going to miss part of the upcoming season.

If this is indeed the end, then let the record show that as labor battles go, the four-month lockout was a low-stress, even enjoyable at times, soap opera for fans.

After all, who didn’t enjoy NFL Players Association executive DeMaurice Smith’s deep rotation of snazzy fedoras? (Time...

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