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4:13 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'I Got It Wrong'

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 5:08 pm

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The Two-Way
2:39 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

NFL Commissioner: 'We Will Get Our House In Order'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a news conference on Friday, during which he said, "I got it wrong on the handling of Ray Rice. ... But now I will get it right."
Jason DeCrow AP

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 3:32 pm

During a news conference on Friday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell promised that the league "will get our house in order."

Goodell announced that former FBI Director Robert Mueller will lead an investigation of the way the league handled the Ray Rice case, and he said that at the end of the process the league will implement new conduct policies.

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Around the Nation
4:05 am
Fri September 19, 2014

NFL Fans Still Watch Football Despite Players' Scandals

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 6:57 am

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Sports
4:00 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

In Other Historic Vote, Scotland Golf Club Admits Women

Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 5:49 pm

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Sports
3:58 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Fans Call On NFL To Address Domestic Violence Issues

Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 5:49 pm

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Sports
4:30 am
Thu September 18, 2014

NFL's Greg Hardy Sits Out While Domestic Violence Case Is Appealed

Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 6:50 am

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Sports
4:20 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

On Second Thought, Vikings Put Adrian Peterson On Exempt List

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 5:03 pm

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The Two-Way
5:29 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Vikings Now Say Adrian Peterson Is Banned From Team Activities

Andy Clayton-King AP

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 6:50 pm

Updated at 7:15 a.m. ET:

The Minnesota Vikings announced early Wednesday morning that they had placed running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list.

The change to Peterson's status "will require that Adrian remain away from all team activities while allowing him to take care of his personal situation until the legal proceedings are resolved," according to a statement issued by the team.

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Sports
4:02 am
Wed September 17, 2014

NFL Players Union Files An Appeal To Ray Rice's Suspension

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 6:50 pm

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The NFL Players Association, the union that represents athletes in the league, is appealing the punishment of the former Baltimore Ravens running back.

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Sweetness And Light
3:19 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Is The NFL Too Big To Fail?

The NFL has had a lot of bad press lately. But it doesn't seem to have any impact on sponsors or fans.
AJ Mast AP

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 6:50 pm

There has been a crowded docket in our preeminent sport. Let's take just three cases. The defendants: the NFL, Roger Goodell and football itself.

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