Roger Goodell

Robert S. Mueller III  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

AP Sources: NFL Employees Turn Over Phone, Email Records In Rice Probe

Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

12/17/2014

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings addresses the media after pleading 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Union Sues NFL Over Adrian Peterson Suspension

The petition was filed Monday in Minnesota, where the NFLPA has often gone to contest labor matters with the league.

12/15/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds a press conference on October 8, 2014 in New York City. Goodell addressed the media at the conclusion of the annual owners meetings in the wake of a string of high-profile incidents, including the domestic violence case of Ray Rice. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NFL Owners Approve Revamped Personal Conduct Policy

A special counsel for investigations and conduct will oversee initial discipline, Commissioner Roger Goodell said. The commissioner also may appoint a panel of independent experts to participate in deciding an appeal.

12/10/2014

Ray Rice (Credit: CBS2)

Ray Rice Becomes Free Agent As Fans Weigh In On Appeal Against NFL

Rice was already receiving plenty of support from fans in his hometown of New Rochelle Saturday morning, but others weren’t so forgiving.

11/29/2014

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice pauses during a news conference with his wife Janay on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since a domestic violence incident in February at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Union: Ray Rice Wins Appeal Against NFL, Ruled Immediately Eligible

Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been “vacated immediately,” the players’ union said Friday.

11/28/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images), Roger Goodell (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images), Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Union Says Personal Conduct Policy Needs To Be Collectively Bargained

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith were to meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.

11/25/2014

Defense attorney Rusty Hardin (L) and NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings address the media after Peterson plead 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

NFL Will Hear Adrian Peterson’s Appeal On December 2

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.

11/21/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson Says ‘Fresh Start Somewhere Else’ Might Be Best

In an interview with USA Today, Peterson said he believes Vikings coaches and players are behind him but that feelings in the organization are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse.

11/21/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Who Is Adrian Peterson? I’ll Have To Get Back To You

The usual suspects — better known as the American audience — are started to wonder: Have we judged Peterson, Ray Rice or even Roger Goodell properly? Did we go to the trigger too quickly?

11/20/2014

Terry Bradshaw (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis), Roger Goodell (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

On WFAN: Terry Bradshaw Goes Off On NFL Commish, Players

Terry Bradshaw has no problem speaking his mind. The legendary QB took it to a new level Tuesday morning on WFAN radio, putting Roger Goodell on blast. And he didn’t stop there.

11/18/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson Suspended For At Least Rest Of Season; Union Vows Appeal

Commissioner Roger Goodell put his foot down on Tuesday, saying the 2012 NFL MVP has “shown no meaningful remorse” for hitting his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.

11/18/2014

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings addresses the media after pleading 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson Throws Flag On ‘Inconsistent’ NFL Discipline Process

Peterson’s potential return to the Vikings is at the heart of a dispute between the NFL and the players’ association, and the star running back thinks the league is being unfair.

11/17/2014

Ray Rice, right, and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing on Nov. 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ray Rice Appeal Hearing Ends, Attorney Says He Believes Process Was Fair

A hearing for Ray Rice appealing his NFL suspension concluded Thursday after two days and testimony from the former running back and the head of the league.

11/06/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Peterson’s Return To NFL Might Take A Lot Longer Than He Wants

If Adrian Peterson is allowed to return to the Minnesota Vikings this season, the reunion won’t happen swiftly.

11/06/2014

Ray Rice, right, and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing on Nov. 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell Testifies For 2-Plus Hours At Ray Rice Hearing

Rice spent nearly 10 hours at the hearing, which took place nearly two months after the former Pro Bowl running back was suspended indefinitely by the NFL and released by the Ravens.

11/06/2014

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