Federal Appeals Courts Sides With NFL In Ex-Players’ Suit Against League

(ASSOCIATED PRESS)ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court sided with the NFL and its players union Tuesday and upheld a judge’s ruling against six former NFL players who claimed $20 million in losses to an investment scheme fronted by a hedg…

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ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court sided with the NFL and its players union Tuesday and upheld a judge’s ruling against six former NFL players who claimed $20 million in losses to an investment scheme fronted by a hedge fund manager later convicted of fraud.

A three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court’s ruling “in all respects,” handing the league and the National Football League Players Association a key legal victory. An attorney for the players – most of them former Denver Broncos – said no decision has been made about an appeal yet.

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