Found May 29, 2012 on Fox Sports:
The History Channel has re-created a classic blood feud with this week's "Hatfields & McCoys" miniseries. For modern-day examples of vendettas, mistrust and betrayal accusations, follow the maneuverings of the NFL and its players union. Whereas those aforementioned families once bickered over ownership of a hog, the league and NFL Players Association are sparring about anything that involves a pigskin. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and union leader DeMaurice Smith serve as the Devil Anse Hatfield and Randolph McCoy of their respective clans. Accusations are made, grievances are filed and the hostility stemming from last year's discordant labor negotiations continues to simmer. The post-collective bargaining agreement enmity hit a new high last week. The NFLPA filed a collusion claim alleging that NFL teams conspired to have an unwritten (and illegal) $123 million salary cap for the 2010 season. The union is seeking at least $1 billion in damages. The leag...
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