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NFL, Union To Discuss Personal Conduct Policy

NEW YORK (AP) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith will meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.

Goodell and NFL officials will be joined by Smith, the NFL Players Association’s executive director, and Eric Winston, the union president. 408 more words


NFLPA Hires Investigator To Handle Ray Rice Case

WASHINGTON (AP) – The NFL players’ union has hired former federal prosecutor Richard Craig Smith to oversee its investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case. 179 more words


Week 3 Picks

Welcome to the third installment of picks for the NFL games in week 3. The first two weeks of the NFL season have surely been memorable both for events that have occurred on and off the field. 942 more words

Does the Ray Rice Trade Have Similar Pattern of Racism in Education?

Recently, Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens was dismissed from the football team and suspended indefinitely by commissioner Roger Goodell. Ray Rice is appealing the… 428 more words

NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL finally will have HGH testing, perhaps as early as the end of this month.

And of more immediate impact — this weekend — the new performance-enhancing drug policy the league and players’ union agreed to Wednesday will allow the Broncos’ Wes Welker and two other suspended players to return to the field. 481 more words


Legal Briefs: NFL May Weigh In On Greg Hardy

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy may have the NFL: weighing in on his guilty verdict on assaulting an ex-girlfriend, while Ray Rice and the Players Association are appealing his indefinite suspension. 70 more words


Union Appeals Ray Rice's Indefinite Suspension By NFL

BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night.

Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL’s personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 718 more words