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Published May 29, 2009, 12:06 PM

Judges denies NFLPA plea to hold off suspensions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Minneapolis has denied a request by the NFL Player's Association to put the suspensions of five players on hold while the case over use of a banned substance is being appealed. However, NFLPA attorney Jeffrey Kessler says it doesn't necessary mean the players will miss any games because there could be action at the appellate court level before the season starts.

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