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Are NFL Players in a Battle Against Big Business? | The Nation

Are NFL Players in a Battle Against Big Business?

 

In the National Football League lockout hearings, the deadlock continues as players are now betting they can win in the courts while owners threaten to shut everything down so they can get what they want.

On MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Show, Nation contributor Dave Zirin  finds the biggest problem to be the absence of trust between the players and owners. He highlights a couple of quotes from players like the Pittsburgh Steelers' Troy Polamalu, who says the players' fight is really one against Big Business, and the New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees, who says, "We don't trust the owners because they lie to us." 

—Kevin Gosztola

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