| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:06 PM
WASHINGTON - The National Football League (NFL) "failed" in its efforts to police domestic abuse by its players but has "learned from those mistakes," a top NFL executive testified to Congress on Tuesday.
Troy Vincent, the NFL's executive vice president...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The arbitrator in the Adrian Peterson appeal hearing has encouraged the NFL and the players association to negotiate a settlement regarding the running back's indefinite suspension, ESPN.com reported Wednesday.
The hearing got underway in New York on...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The two-day appeal hearing of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's suspension ended on Thursday, with a decision expected in about a week.
Peterson, 29, was suspended by National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell on Nov. 18 until at...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson's appeal of his suspension reportedly will be resolved next week.
Peterson's appeal was heard this week by league-appointed arbitrator Harold Henderson, who is expected to rule by midweek, the St. Paul Pioneer...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Nearly 10 months have passed since Ray Rice landed a roundhouse left to the head of his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer — a blow that left her unconscious, ended his Ravens career and saddled his former team with a crisis it still can't shake.
| Dec 7, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is not expected to play again this season, even if the hearing officer in his suspension appeal lifts the ban.
A decision on Peterson's appeal of his six-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:01 AM
How difficult has 2014 been for Roger Goodell? The embattled NFL commissioner tumbled from second to fifth on the annual Sports Business Journal list of the 50 most influential people in sports.
It's the lowest ranking since 2006 for Goodell, who was...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Roger Goodell could end up being named Person of the Year by prestigious Time magazine.
That's not necessarily an honor.
It's not like the NFL commissioner, who was named Monday as one of eight finalists, is being recognized for his swift and...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Ray Rice's wrongful termination grievance hearing against the Ravens has been set for the middle of January, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Rice's hearing is set for Jan. 15 and Jan. 16 before an arbitrator.
Rice's $35 million...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:41 AM
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is the second least effective sports executive, according to a sports magazine's recent survey. Goodell has battled an image problem this year after he admittedly mishandled cases of domestic abuse by players and defended...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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...