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Adrian Peterson's appeal hearing set for Dec. 2, Goodell won't attend

MINNEAPOLIS -- Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL announced Friday that longtime hearing officer Harold Henderson will preside over the proceedings. Goodell has the authority to decide whether to hear the appeal himself or appoint someone else. Henderson worked...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 impossible things that will happen before the Titans upset the Philadelphia Eagles

This week the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Tennessee Titans at Lincoln Financial Field. So far this season the Titans have played ten games and won two. Week 1 the Titans upset the Kansas City Chiefs, but since then the only team they have beaten is the Jacksonville Jaguars. Everyone knows the Jaguars suck. But a closer look reveals truly historic levels of suck: http://t.co...
Via cover32 - Eagles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka blasts Roger Goodell’s ruling on Adrian Peterson’s suspension

It seems like just about everyone has an opinion about Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who learned today that he would be suspended for the rest of the 2014 season. Most people seem to have a negative opinon of Peterson stemming from the child abuses charges that surfaced recently, but some have gone out of their way to voice support for the embattled superstar running...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole Beasley dropped hilarious photobomb on Jerry Jones and Roger Goodell (Photo)

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley dropped an epic photobomb on owner Jerry Jones and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell last week while in London preparing for last Sunday's game against Jacksonville.Best. Photobomb. EVER. @Bease11 @nflcommish pic.twitter.com/jYGrWC2D2v— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) November 12, 2014Now that's a moment to remember.H/T Shutdown. ...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens GM reportedly contradicts Goodell in testimony

This could very well have some wide-ranging ramifications around the National Football League. According to a report from ESPN’s Outside the Lines, Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome testified in Ray Rice’s appeal hearing that the former Ravens running back told Roger Goodell that he did in fact hit his then fiancee Janay Palmer. SOURCES: Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bill Simmons calling Roger Goodell a liar again?

Bill Simmons was given one of the heftiest suspensions in the history of ESPN last month and it all started when he called Roger Goodell a liar.  Simmons reportedly sat a week for calling Goodell a liar on his podcast and two weeks for daring his bosses to sit him the one. But with all the hullabaloo about Simmons’ suspension, his original comments towards Goodell have largely...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL already has handed out $21.5 million in fines

The NFL isn’t even halfway through its regular season and the players have already lost more than double what they lost last year due to suspensions and fines. According to CPA Robert Raiola, NFL players have been forced to pay $21,529,652.50 in suspensions and fines, compared to $10.5 million over the entire 2013 season. Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington coughed...
Via NESN.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Roger Goodell’s bodyguard assault a photographer?

A recent report from Gothamist.com suggests that Roger Goodell’s personal bodyguard and head of security Thomas Crowe assaulted a NY Daily News photojournalist earlier in September when the latter was camped out NFL’s office in New York City. Photographer JB Nicholas indicates that the assault took place on September 17th outside NFL headquarters on Park Avenue and East 52nd...
Via Sportsnaut
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN suspends Bill Simmons over Roger Goodell comments

Bill Simmons dared ESPN to suspend him.  And now the network has took the bait. ESPN announced that they have suspended their most influential personality for three weeks, an unusually lengthy time for on-air talent, over recent comments made on his podcast aimed towards Roger Goodell. The ESPN statement in full: “Every employee must be accountable to ESPN and those engaged in...
Via Awful Announcing
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons dares ESPN to punish him for ripping Goodell?

ESPN’s Bill Simmons sometimes goes off the rails in very un-ESPN-like fashion. As a result, he’s part of a small group of key faces at the Worldwide Leader who are sometimes penalized by their employer for going too far. It’s debatable whether Simmons went too far with his latest diatribe against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday, but it does appear as though — in...
Via Awful Announcing
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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