To paraphrase a pundit: "Greedy owners and out-of-touch athletes were able to compromise on their economy before Washington politicians." Full story.
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Executive director of the NFL Players Association DeMaurice Smith (L) and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (R) speak outside the NFL Players Association Headquarters in Washington July 25. The NFL and players have agreed to terms to end their four-month lockout and ensure America's most professional sport will go ahead as planned next season.
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft (L) is embraced by Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday during a news conference on July 25 in Washington, DC. The NFL players and owners are set to agree on a labor deal and end the current lockout.