NFL and NFL Referees Assn. Reach Tentative Accord ESPN; TVWeek
"The NFL and the NFL Referees Association reached a tentative agreement late Wednesday night on an eight-year collective bargaining agreement that will end the referee lockout, both sides confirmed," reports ESPN.
The article adds, " 'Our officials will be back on the field starting tomorrow night' for the Cleveland-Baltimore game, commissioner Roger Goodell said after a day of marathon negotiations."
To read TVWeek Open Mic contributor Chuck Ross's blistering commentary on the NFL-NFL Refs dispute after the debacle at the end of the "Monday Night Football" game this past Monday, please click here.
Here's an ESPN news video clip about the proposed deal that was made just minutes after the tentative agreement was reached: