Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

Officials promise more help to fight avian influenza

Advertisement

NFL, union extend deadline, again

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
sports Willmar, 56201
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Buying time to try to close big gaps on big issues, the NFL and the players' union agreed Friday to extend the deadline for negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement by a week.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The current labor deal had been set to run out Thursday night. But the sides used an initial 24-hour extension to discuss and vote on the second, lengthier delay. After taking the weekend to assess their positions, the NFL and union will resume mediation Monday.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement