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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...
  • Panthers DE Hardy headed for 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 away...
  • 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...
  • NFLPA files an appeal on behalf of Ray Rice challenging indefinite suspension

    NFLPA files an appeal on behalf of Ray Rice challenging indefinite suspension
    The NFL Players Association filed a grievance on behalf of former Ravens running back Ray Rice on Tuesday night, demanding that the increased discipline of an indefinite suspension levied last week by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell be overturned. This...
  • 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 update drug policy; several players reinstated

    NFL, players union update drug policy; several players reinstated
    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 implementation of testing for human growth hormone....
  • 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...
  • Rice appeals against indefinite NFL suspension for knocking out wife

    Rice appeals against indefinite NFL suspension for knocking out wife
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ray Rice appealed against his indefinite suspension by the National Football League on Tuesday for a one-punch knockout of his wife as the former Baltimore Ravens running back tries to resuscitate his once-flourishing career....
  • 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...
  • 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...