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  • Adrian Peterson and other NFL defendants shouldn't play

    Adrian Peterson and other NFL defendants shouldn't play
    Most rules of football are precise, as are the punishments for committing penalties. But some infractions are judgment calls. The ball is snapped, a linebacker blitzes and the quarterback goes down in a heap: clean hit … or cheap shot? Referees...
  • Panthers Greg Hardy To Be Placed On NFL's Exempt List

    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is expected to be placed on the exempt list Wednesday, following the course set by the NFL and Minnesota Vikings earlier in the day. At 12:47 a.m. local time, the Vikings issued a statement that Peterson is...
  • NFL says Roger Goodell never intended to hear Ray Rice appeal

    NFL says Roger Goodell never intended to hear Ray Rice appeal
    In the wake of the NFL Players Association filing an appeal on behalf of indefinitely suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice and requesting that Roger Goodell recuse himself from handling the case, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello wrote in an email to The...
  • NFL, NFLPA finalize new PED policy

    The Sports Xchange NFL, NFLPA finalize new PED policy The NFL and NFL Players Association reached agreement Wednesday to a revamped policy on performance-enhancing substances that includes the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and...
  • NFL players' union appeals Ray Rice punishment

    NFL players' union appeals Ray Rice punishment
    The NFL Players Assn. filed an appeal Tuesday on behalf of running back Ray Rice, saying the supporting facts of his indefinite NFL suspension “reveal a lack of a fair and impartial process” by the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell. As...
  • NFLPA appeals Rice's suspension

    The Sports Xchange NFLPA appeals Rice's suspension Questioning the NFL's right to alter an already-issued suspension and the impartiality of commissioner Roger Goodell, the NFL Players Association filed an appeal of running back Ray Rice's indefinite...
  • Rice fallout hasn't gone, but Harbaugh stressing preparing for next game

    Rice fallout hasn't gone, but Harbaugh stressing preparing for next game
    When Ravens coach John Harbaugh scanned the audience in the team auditorium Monday afternoon, the scene was dramatically different than it was for much of last week. There weren't multiple rows of television cameras to chronicle his responses to...
  • NFL roundup: Governor wants Peterson suspended

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Governor wants Peterson suspended One of the biggest Vikings fans in the state of Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton, called for the franchise to suspend running back Adrian Peterson. "It is an awful situation," Dayton said...
  • Lawyer David Cornwell discusses 'due process' issues for Ray Rice following indefinite suspension

    Lawyer David Cornwell discusses 'due process' issues for Ray Rice following indefinite suspension
    A contentious dispute between former Ravens star running back Ray Rice and the NFL has removed him from the football field through an indefinite suspension. Now, this high-profile situation stemming from a domestic violence incident is about to enter...
  • Dolphins in holding pattern when it comes to return of suspended players

    Dolphins in holding pattern when it comes to return of suspended players
    DAVIE - The Miami Dolphins will likely get back two key defensive players earlier than expected. Problem is the team doesn't know exactly when to expect them. Reshad Jones and Dion Jordan will‎ not be required to serve the remainder of their four...
  • Rice wants Goodell recusal upon appeal

    The Sports Xchange Rice wants Goodell recusal upon appeal Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension, but reportedly is asking for commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from the review. Goodell, who...