StarCaps: This is the Song That Never Ends

Yes, it goes on and on, my friends. . .

Just when you thought we were done with the whole "StarCaps" thing for a while, along comes the National Football League.  The league has filed a motion to appeal the 11 September decision of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals that cleared the Williams Wall to play the entire 2009 season.  In short

The move means the league wants all 11 appellate judges on the 8th Circuit to decide the issue before considering an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

On Sept. 11, judges Duane Benton, Bobby Shepherd and Diana Murphy ruled the Williamses could sue the NFL for allegedly violating Minnesota drug-testing laws in suspending them four games for testing positive for a banned substance.

The panel rejected the NFL's argument that its collective bargaining agreement with the Players Association and U.S. labor law supersedes state statutes regulating how and when employers can test workers and professional athletes for drugs and alcohol.

So, now we'll have to see how this works itself out.  We already know that three of the judges in this case are on the side of Pat and Kevin Williams.  If three out of the other eight on the appeals court think the same way, then the NFL will have to take their case to the highest court in the land.

Man. . .can't the NFL just figure out that they were wrong already?

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