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  • Ray Rice situation didn't help Adrian Peterson

    Ray Rice situation didn't help Adrian Peterson
    Superstar running back Adrian Peterson's season is now officially over and, in a sense, he has Ray Rice to thank for the lengthy suspension that was imposed on him this week by embattled NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Don't misunderstand. Peterson is...
  • Texans' Jadeveon Clowney will have a second surgery; out for season

    Texans' Jadeveon Clowney will have a second surgery; out for season
    Top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney will have a second surgery on his right knee, ending his rookie season for the Houston Texans after only three games. Clowney visited Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., on Wednesday to have the knee examined and...
  • Rice Wins Appeal Of Suspension; Eligible To Sign With An NFL Team

    BALTIMORE — Ray Rice is eligible to return to NFL play after an arbitrator decreed Friday that league Commissioner Roger Goodell improperly punished the former Baltimore Ravens running back twice for the same domestic violence offense. Former U.S....
  • Ray Rice wins appeal of suspension, but future uncertain

    Ray Rice wins appeal of suspension, but future uncertain
    Ray Rice is eligible to return to the NFL after an arbitrator overturned his indefinite suspension Friday, but the former Ravens star still faces a difficult path to regaining public acceptance and persuading a team to sign him. Former U.S. District...
  • Ray Rice wins suspension appeal, deals rare upset to NFL authority

    The NFL suffered a rare setback Friday when its far-reaching and high-profile suspension of Ray Rice was overturned, allowing the running back to return to the league immediately — if anyone will take him. The league, which seldom has to backtrack...
  • Ray Rice is not forgiven

    Ray Rice is not forgiven
    "Everybody deserves a second chance" seems to be the line regarding Ray Rice's reinstatement to the National Football League following his successful appeal ("What the Ravens knew," Dec. 1). He is now eligible to play again upon signing a new contract,...
  • Sports leagues tackling domestic violence, officials tell Senate panel

    Sports leagues tackling domestic violence, officials tell Senate panel
    A tearful NFL official pledged to lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday that the league was taking seriously the recent domestic violence cases that have tarnished its image and led to questions about whether it has created a culture that tolerates such...
  • Ravens deny coaching Janay Rice on what to say in interviews

    Janay Rice, the wife of running back Ray Rice, said the Baltimore Ravens suggested that she apologize for her role in the incident in the wake of the arrest of her husband for an incident of domestic violence. The Ravens denied that Wednesday, saying...
  • NFL: Roger Goodell acknowledges mistakes

    In an exclusive interview with NBC, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says that "of course" he made mistakes in handling the Ray Rice scandal but that the domestic abuse problem is bigger than the NFL. "This is a societal problem," Goodell tells NBC's Peter...
  • Talented Will Hill determined, again, to stay out of trouble

    Talented Will Hill determined, again, to stay out of trouble
    Will Hill can routinely recite lines from the "Harry Potter" films, a familiarity bred from becoming a self-described homebody by abandoning a habit of frequenting nightclubs. Hill has seen every movie in the "Hunger Games" trilogy. And the Ravens'...
  • NFL takes hard line, suspends Adrian Peterson for season in child beating

    Two years ago, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the NFL's most valuable player and hailed as one of the best comeback stories in sports. On Tuesday, the league made a strikingly different example of him. Instead of allowing...