NFL Refs Approve Deal, Ready For Sunday GamesWhen the Raiders and the 49ers play on Sunday, the referees will not be replacements. NFL officials ended their labor dispute with the league by approving a new eight-year contract with a 112-5 vote Saturday.
Daily Madden: Low Expectations For 49ers
Daily Madden: 49ers' Challenge; Death Of 'Dr. Death'With the NFL labor dispute settled, the San Francisco 49ers will open training camp in Santa Clara on Thursday. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that the Niners are among the teams facing the biggest obstacles in getting ready for the season.
Daily Madden: What Next For NFL Players?The NFL labor dispute appears to be nearing an end as player representatives get ready to vote on a new deal.