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Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension, but reportedly is asking for commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from the review. Goodell, who said Rice's version of events was "ambiguous" when the parties met prior to an initial suspension, turned over the New Orleans Saints bounty-related suspensions in 2012 to former commissioner Paul Tagliabue.
1 hr ago | WJKX-FM Hattiesburg
Rihanna is NOT happy about CBS pulling her musical intro to last week's "Thursday Night Football" game featuring the Baltimore Ravens. The singer had been set to be part of a pre-taped segment, but given her status as a domestic violence victim and the scandal involving suspended former Ravens sta r Ray Rice, the network opted to cut the song from the broadcast.
5 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta
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15, 2014, in Indianapolis. . Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw celebrates after scoring on a one yard touchdown reception during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, Sept.
Activists have hijacked a CoverGirl ad campaign intended for female NFL fans in order to protest the league's mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy. A picture of a woman CoverGirl was using on social media sites for its "Get Your Game Face On" campaign was changed.
Desperate search for missing UVA student, 18, who failed to arrive at party after texting friends to say she was on her way 'Please don't break this family apart': Emotional British Prime Minister issues final plea to Scots to save the UK from a permanent 'painful divorce' CDC issues Ebola action plan to US hospitals as experts fear it is 'only a matter of time' before the disease arrives on American soil 'I am NOT a child abuser': Adrian Peterson defends himself and apologizes for whipping his four-year-old son - as Minnesota Vikings reinstate him 'Every black parent in the South whips their child': Charles Barkley DEFENDS Adrian Peterson days after football star is indicted on charges of child abuse 'Take him off the field!' Hall of Famer Cris Carter gets emotional as he talks about his upbringing in light of Adrian Peterson case Ray Rice to appeal suspension and consider legal action ... (more)
7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams. . This photo provided by the Montgomery County sheriff's office shows the booking photo of Adrian Peterson.
It is not the case that an NFL player is suspended or deactivated because of - or kept around despite - a pending criminal case each and every day. Just seems that way lately.
With a slew of domestic violence cases permeating the NFL, some football fans are benching America's favorite fall pastime. Even after the league enacted tougher punishments for domestic violence and three accused players sat out during games Sunday, the Twitter hashtag #BoycottNFL and calls for Commissioner Roger Goodell's removal are running rampant.
Jay Cutler threw three fourth-quarter touchdown passes, and the Chicago Bears completed a comeback from a 17-point deficit, spoiling the regular-season debut of the 49ers' new stadium with a 28-20 victory over San Francisco on Sunday night. The Bears intercepted 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick three times, then stopped San Francisco on downs at the Chicago 17 with a little more than a minute to go to record their first win of the season after a disappointing loss to the Buffalo Bills in the opener.
Rams 19, Buccaneers 17: Greg Zuerlein kicked four field goals, including the game-winner from 38 yards with 38 seconds left in the fourth quarter, as visiting St. Louis rallied past Tampa Bay. Austin Davis went 22-of-29 for 235 yards in his first NFL start and led the Rams 71 yards in 12 plays to set up Zuerlein's winning kick.
Alex Smith did all he could to keep the injury-riddled Kansas City defense off the field in the second half, but Manning tossed three touchdown passes in the first 30 minutes and Denver held off the Chiefs, 24-17, on Sunday afternoon. The Chiefs , who held a 43-15 advantage in plays run and held the ball for 20:54 in the second half, regained possession at their own 34-yard line with 3:20 remaining after Brandon McManus booted a 20-yard field goal to give Denver a 24-17 advantage.
New York appeared to tie it with 5 minutes left on a 37-yard touchdown catch by Jeremy Kerley on fourth down _ but it was negated because the Jets called a timeout from the sideline just before the snap. The Packers held on from there to avoid its first 0-2 start since 2006.
Gates had three touchdown catches, including a spectacular, one-handed grab, and the Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch off the field to beat the Seahawks 30-21 victory Sunday. The 21-yarder was epic, as the star tight end split two defenders and extended for Rivers' pass, reaching out with his left hand to gather it in.
Billy Cundiff kicked a 29-yard field goal with three seconds left, giving the Cleveland Browns a 26-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Cundiff's kick helped the Browns snap a nine-game losing streak in home openers and gave rookie coach Mike Pettine his first NFL win.
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots took advantage of Adrian Peterson's absence. Matt Cassel's four interceptions, too.
Johnny Manziel has made his NFL regular-season debut, coming off the bench for the Cleveland Browns in the third quarter Sunday against New Orleans. The hyped rookie quarterback replaced starter Brian Hoyer and handed the ball off to Isaiah Crowell for a 3-yard gain before returning to the sideline.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:37 am
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