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    NFL Owners Approve Labor Deal

    Tennessee Titans safety Chris Hope works out at a high school field on Thursday, July 21, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. NFL owners met Thursday to discuss, and possibly vote on, a tentative deal to end the lockout that began in March. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Mark Humphrey / AP Photo

    It's now up to the players to end the NFL lockout. Team owners unanimously agreed to accept the proposed collective bargaining agreement after a day-long meeting in Atlanta, giving players 48 percent of league revenue and caps salaries at $120 million. The players say they will vote on the agreement today. If they approve it, the owners say team facilities will re-open this weekend and training camps will begin next week.

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