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Pro Sports Daily:
DeMaurice Smith was unanimously reaffirmed as the NFL Players Association's executive director on Thursday.
NFLPA president Kevin Mawae opened the session on Thursday asking for a motion, player sources told the NFL Network.
A vote was then conducted by the NFLPA's Board of Player representatives. which Smith carried unanimously.
Smith took over from Gene Upshaw and guided the NFLPA through the lockout.
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The NFL Players Association unanimously reaffirmed DeMaurice Smith as executive director Thursday.
Smith, 48, was elected as head of the players union in March 2009 after serving on an interim basis after the 2008 death of previous union chief Gene Upshaw.
Smith was the unanimous choice of NFL player representatives for another three-year term at the NFLPA's annual meeting...
APNewsNow. DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected NFL Players Association chief executive without opposition.
Smith gets a second three-year term. He guided the players through last year's lockout to a new collective bargaining agreement with the league.
The union will elect a new president on Sunday; Kevin Mawae's term has expired.
Also open are three spots on the union...
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