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  • 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...
  • Obama: Pro, college football a 'little bit of an old boys' network'

    Obama: Pro, college football a 'little bit of an old boys' network'
    President Obama said Friday that professional and college football have been “a little bit of an old boys’ network” but that he thinks sports franchises are now establishing clear policies to address the off-the-field behavior of their...
  • Obama calls NFL an 'old boys network' in handling of Ray Rice case

    Obama calls NFL an 'old boys network' in handling of Ray Rice case
    President Obama took aim Friday at the NFL and the mentality that led to the mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic abuse case. “There has been a little bit of an old boys network in terms of how [the NFL] operates,” Obama said on ESPN Radio's...
  • Obama criticizes NFL's handling of Rice case

    Obama criticizes NFL's handling of Rice case
    President Barack Obama said Friday during a radio interview that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemed to be making up policy as he went along in handling player discipline such as the Ray Rice case. In an interview with Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio,...
  • Domestic Assault, Sexual Assault Finally Get Attention

    Congratulations, America. We seem to be moving beyond the need for the perfect victim. We no longer require a bruised and bloodied virginal innocent to make us believe that sexual assault and domestic violence occur at astounding rates in the U.S....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Vikings' Adrian Peterson may retire, try out for Olympics

    Vikings' Adrian Peterson may retire, try out for Olympics
    Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson, facing suspension from the NFL for the rest of the season after being charged with beating his son, said on Saturday he was considering retirement from professional football. Peterson, who said he may...
  • 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 Minnesota Vikings star. As expected, the NFL Players Assn. filed suit in U.S. District Court in Minnesota, arguing that...
  • Game will go on in NFL, long after Adrian Peterson outrage fades

    Perhaps the most interesting part of the Adrian Peterson kerfuffle is that it really won’t matter. Will NFL TV ratings go down? Of course not. Will the big corporations demand to pay less for those Super Bowl commercials? Will TV viewers boycott...
  • 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...