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  • 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...
  • UConn Football Signing Day A Social Media Event

    UConn Football Signing Day A Social Media Event
    UConn will highlight football National Letter of Intent signing day with the Huskies playing a men's basketball game in Storrs and the hockey team playing in Hartford on Feb. 4. The athletic department will center the day around a social media...
  • Players union files suit against NFL to reinstate Adrian Peterson

    Adrian Peterson's fight with the NFL continued Monday, as the players union filed suit in federal court on behalf of the Vikings star. As expected, the NFL Players Association filed suit in U.S. District Court in Minnesota, arguing that Peterson was...
  • Adrian Peterson loses appeal of his NFL suspension

    Adrian Peterson loses appeal of his NFL suspension
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's season-long suspension has been upheld by NFL-appointed arbitrator Harold Henderson, the league announced Friday. Peterson was suspended for the rest of the season by commissioner Roger Goodell on Nov....
  • Adrian Peterson's appeal of NFL suspension is denied

    Adrian Peterson's appeal of NFL suspension is denied
    The suspension of Adrian Peterson was upheld by an arbitrator Friday, meaning the Minnesota Vikings star will remain banned from the NFL until at least April 15. Hearing the appeal was Harold Henderson, the league’s former vice president for labor...
  • 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'...
  • Ravens deny coaching Janay Rice on what to say in interviews

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • NFL open to revising Roger Goodell's disciplinary role

    The NFL has told the players association in a letter that it will consider allowing someone other than commissioner Roger Goodell to impose discipline on players, the Washington Post reported Monday. At the same time according to the report, the...