NFL owners, players reach agreement

The Associated Press is reporting that a collective bargaining agreement has been reached between NFL owners and players, ending the 136-day old lockout. The following Boston University professors are available to offer commentary, analysis, and insight:

Michael Harper, a professor at BU’s School of Law, is a leading authority in the area of labor and employment law, and sports law. He can be reached at 617-353-4422 or

Frank Shorr, a senior lecturer in journalism at BU’s College of Communication, is an expert in sports media and broadcasting. He can be reached at 617-353-5163 or