Developing: Temporary stay expected in NFL lockout

April 29, 2011, 6:12 pm
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April 29, 2011Michael David Smith

UPDATE: In the fluid situation that is the NFL labor mess, mistakes are being made including a big one in the ESPN report that we cited just moments ago.During the 1 p.m. Eastern SportsCenter, ESPN broke in with an on-screen graphic saying, BREAKING NEWS: Court grants temporary stay of players injunction, reinstates NFL lockout.
EARLIER: Although NFL players were being welcomed back to team facilities this morning because of Judge Susan Nelsons injunction to end the lockout, that is changing this afternoon.ESPN is reporting that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has granted a temporary stay of the injunction and reinstated the lockout, meaning players will now be told to hit the road, and doors to team facilities are being locked this afternoon.READ MORE>