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Adrian Peterson Says He's Super Sorry About Hitting His Son — And Here's How He's Reforming Himself

Things might have been different if he'd said this upfront! Adrian Peterson was suspended for the rest of the NFL season for disciplining his son so harshly that he drew blood. Well, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that since the Minnesota Vikings running back didn't show remorse, he's done playing for the year. [ Related: Adrian Peterson Suspended [...]

Union questions Harold Henderson’s neutrality

On Friday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appointed former NFL executive Harold Henderson to resolve the appeal filed by Vikings running back Adrian Peterson under the personal conduct policy. The NFL Players Association does not believe that the action satisfies its request for a neutral third-party arbitrator. “A long-time NFL Executive and current legal consultant cannot,…

Adrian Peterson: ‘I won’t ever use a switch again’

When Roger Goodell gave Adrian Peterson a season-ending suspension Tuesday, the NFL Commissioner cited the running back’s apparent lack of “meaningful remorse” about the beating the Viking gave his 4-year-old son. In the midst of appealing that suspension Thursday, Peterson offered his first extensive remarks, in an interview with USA Today. “I won’t ever use a switch […]

Adrian Peterson Comments on His Son, Suspension and NFL Future

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has remained largely quiet about the child abuse scandal involving him and his four-year-old son. After NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Peterson for the remainder of the 2014 NFL...Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson: 'I won't ever use a switch again' on child

Three days after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Adrian Peterson for at least the remainder of the regular season, the former NFL MVP announced that he is ready to adjust his position on parenting when it comes to corporal punishment.

Terry Bradshaw: Adrian Peterson should sue Roger Goodell

Terry Bradshaw, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Hall of Fame quarterback, hauled off and socked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell but good Tuesday, criticizing him for running a “dictatorship” and saying that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should sue the league after being suspended Tuesday for at least the rest of the 2014 season. Bradshaw, who now […]

How The NFL Is Botching Its Suspensions Of People Like Adrian Peterson

Disputes over policies and process have led to more focus on whether NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is overstepping his bounds in disciplining players. The post How The NFL Is Botching Its Suspensions Of People Like Adrian Peterson appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Editorial: Goodell gets tough

After craven failures to discipline players for criminal behavior, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has hit Adrian Peterson with a stiff penalty for abusing his 4-year-old son.

Adrian Peterson Suspended; NFL Commissioner Says Player Showed 'No Meaningful Remorse' for Beating Child

Adrian Peterson may have avoided jail time after pleading no-contest in the case of assaulting his son, but the NFL may be in another legal battle with the NFL after the league officially ruled that he will not return to the field this season.

Adrian Peterson Suspended Over Child Abuse Charges

The NFL has suspended Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings for the rest of the season. In a letter to Peterson, [NFL Commissioner Roger] Goodell noted, “You have shown no meaningful remorse for your conduct.” Peterson, 29, pleaded no contest to misdemeanor reckless assault in Montgomery County (Texas) Court on Nov. 4 after being indicted [...]

NFL Commissioner Suspends Adrian Peterson Without Pay for Remainder of the Season

The NFL sent Adrian Peterson a letter on Tuesday, notifying the Minnesota Vikings running back that he would be suspended for the remainder of the 2014-2015 season without pay, CNN is reporting.

Adrian Peterson's suspension: A clumsy solution amid a bigger mess

Roger Goodell's hammer came down hard on Tuesday morning when the NFL commissioner suspended Minnesota Vikings superstar Adrian Peterson without pay for the rest of the current season for beating his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch,...Show More Summary

Cowboys Receiver Cole Beasley Photobombs Jerry Jones and Roger Goodell

Dallas Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley has a some serious photobombing skills. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell posed for a photo, and Beasley showed up just in time to make an appearance. Thankfully, the 25-year-old wideout was kind enough to provide a nice smile for the camera. [Dallas Cowboys] Read more NFL news on

Ray Rice's Appeal Gets a Boost as Ravens GM Contradicts Roger Goodell

Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension got a boost on Thursday as Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome testified that on June 16 he heard Rice tell NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that Rice had struck his then-fiancée, Janay. Show More Summary

Ray Rice appeal includes damning testimony for Goodell

The Ravens general manager testified that Rice told the NFL commissioner in June that he hit his fiancée

Ray Rice’s Wife, Janay Palmer Rice, Finishes Hearing, Both Hope NFL Star Will Be Reinstated

Ray Rice’s wife, Janay Palmer Rice, was punched by the NFL star according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, but now that the hearing is over the couple both hope Rice will be reinstated. In a related report by The Inquisitr, AdrianShow More Summary

Roger Goodell testifies in Ray Rice appeal hearing

A gag order has limited the details about his testimony, however. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell testified under oath on Wednesday in front of Judge Barbara S. Jones who is hearing the appeal proceedings for suspended Baltimore Ravens...Show More Summary

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was reportedly the first witness to testify at Ray Rice’s appeal hearing

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The arbitration hearing of ex-Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who’s hoping to get reinstated to the NFL, officially began on Wednesday, although there’s not much more to tell. The judge put a gag order on the proceedings, meaning no official word will come out throughout the entire process, which is expected to last two […]

Ray Rice Hearing Is as Much About Roger Goodell's Future as the Embattled RB

As Ray Rice began his formal appeal process in front of former federal judge Barbara S. Jones on Wednesday, the proceedings—and ultimately the resolution in this critical case—hinge on one key truth: what NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell...Show More Summary

It’s Ray Rice vs. NFL in appeal

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, former Pro Bowl tailback Ray Rice and a string of Baltimore Ravens officials are expected to parade through the midtown law offices of Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP Wednesday morning to testify at Rice’s appeal hearing.

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