While the NFLPA
has been a driving force behind the formation of the company, ACE Media's vision is by no means limited solely to NFL players.
In January, shortly before the Super Bowl, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa, a California Republican, and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings of Maryland wrote NFLPA
head DeMaurice Smith to chastise the union for standing in the way of HGH testing and to warn that lawmakers could ask players to testify on Capitol Hill.
Ultimately, MRAC meetings and larger marketing forums will serve to guide and assist the NFLPA
in providing the best support it can generate to maximize the marketability of the players.
This was considerably less than the NFLPA
had demanded, but the AFLPA had already agreed to these terms, knocking out most of the NFLPA
's bargaining power (Bell, 2011; NFLPA
In addition, the NFL and NFLPA
will donate all proceeds from the sale of auction items from games played on Sunday, September 11.
Mawae said the NFLPA
would not make any further comment on Friday out of respect for Myra Kraft, the wife of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who died on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer.
on Forbes SportsMoney (see NFLPA
President Kevin Mawae Sees Players Unified And Ready to Battle a Lockout (http://blogs.
MLBPA: "We are looking forward to joining forces with our peers in the NFLPA
, NBPA and NHLPA to help raise awareness and funds for Haiti, and we encourage others to support the country's recovery efforts any way they can," stated MLBPA Association Representative, Mark Loretta.
All product packaging and all advertising, marketing and publicity materials for products certified under this program will display the symbols and copy, subject to the approval of all such materials by the NFL and NFLPA
Gridiron-PAC, formed by the NFL in 2008, did not start making donations until the 2010 election cycle, when labor negotiations with the NFLPA
grew tense and Congress began to express interest in the NFL's response to concussions and head trauma.
had to agree to penalize the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins a combined $46 million in cap space for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
Reach Final Agreement to End Lockout Early Monday Morning (http://bizoffootball.