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  • NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for rest of season

    Embattled Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was suspended without pay on Tuesday for at least the remainder of the 2014 NFL season, a move that led the league's players association to announce it would appeal the decision....
  • Lafayette running back Ross Scheuerman leaving a lasting legacy

    Lafayette running back Ross Scheuerman leaving a lasting legacy
    Ross Scheuerman ran for two touchdowns in his first full preseason football scrimmage at Lafayette in August 2011. That didn't surprise Leopards coach Frank Tavani. "The freshman running back was outstanding," Tavani said. "He showed strength, speed,...
  • Roger Goodell stands up for children with suspension of Adrian Peterson

    Roger Goodell stands up for children with suspension of Adrian Peterson
    Bewildered by punishment he considered unfair and overly harsh, Adrian Peterson spent Tuesday feeling helpless after a powerful man in authority threatened his future. Now Peterson knows how his young son felt. In one of his strongest stands yet,...
  • Eight Hall of Fame rookie candidates among 26 semifinalists

    Eight Hall of Fame rookie candidates among 26 semifinalists
    Eight first-time nominees were among 26 semifinalists announced Tuesday as candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015. The list will be pared to 15 modern-era candidates on Jan. 8 and the enshrinees will be selected on Jan. 31 in...
  • Adrian Peterson to Roger Goodell: 'Don't say that I'm not remorseful'

    Adrian Peterson would love to have a face-to-face conversation with Roger Goodell, the man who on Tuesday suspended him without pay for at least the rest of this NFL season two weeks after the Minnesota Vikings running back's no-contest plea to a...
  • NFL taps former league executive to hear Peterson appeal

    NFL taps former league executive to hear Peterson appeal
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's appeal of his suspension will be heard on Dec. 2 by former NFL executive Harold Henderson, the league announced Friday. Peterson was suspended by the NFL without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014...
  • Decision on Ray Rice's appeal anticipated within next few days, sources say

    Decision on Ray Rice's appeal anticipated within next few days, sources say
    Since NFL commissioner Roger Goodell increased former Ravens running back Ray Rice's suspension from two games to an indefinite one in September for violating the NFL's personal-conduct policy, the three-time Pro Bowl running back has been in professional...
  • Ray Rice's misdeed, and the NFL's

    Ray Rice's misdeed, and the NFL's
    Ray Rice won his appeal of his indefinite suspension on Friday, and now the running back will be immediately eligible to sign with any NFL team that will have him. Let's get this out of the way: The ruling in no way exonerates Rice. It is not an...
  • Safety Will Hill displays a lot of energy on Ravens' practice field

    Safety Will Hill displays a lot of energy on Ravens' practice field
    Veteran safety Will Hill moved around the Ravens' practice field Wednesday, determined to make up for lost time after serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. After not practicing since the preseason because of his...
  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ordered to testify in Ray Rice appeal hearing, sources say

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ordered to testify in Ray Rice appeal hearing, sources say
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been ordered to testify in former Ravens running back Ray Rice's appeal hearing, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. NFL lawyers have been resistant to having Goodell testify in the hearing, set for...
  • As Rice case unfolds, Ravens, NFL act as if they still have something to hide

    As Rice case unfolds, Ravens, NFL act as if they still have something to hide
    It should be apparent to just about everybody by now that the NFL, with its uneven handling of the Ray Rice domestic-violence scandal, set a trap for itself and keeps falling into it. The two latest developments only add fuel to the widely held belief...