MINNEAPOLIS — The court-ordered mediation between the NFL and its locked-out players ended early Tuesday afternoon but the league’s lead negotiator said progress is continuing to be made in mediation.
“I’ve said it many times the only way we’re going to get this accomplished is face-to-face dialogue and really digging into the issues and I think we had a good step in that direction today. And I hope that we’ll continue, confident it’s going to continue and we’ll be back early next month to continue that process.
”— Jeff Pash, NFL’s lead negotiator
The sides will resume talks June 7 just days after a June 3 hearing in a federal appeals court regarding a lower court’s ruling that temporarily lifted the lockout. Continue reading NFL’s Jeff Pash: Progress made in talks (ESPN)