Roger Goodell

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

Ray Rice (Credit: CBS2)

Ray Rice Arrives For Appeal Hearing, Is Seeking Immediate Reinstatement

The hearing begins nearly two months after the former Pro Bowl running back was suspended indefinitely by the NFL and released by the Baltimore Ravens.

11/05/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images), Roger Goodell (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NFL Commissioner Goodell Told To Testify In Ray Rice Appeal

NFL lawyers have argued that Goodell shouldn’t have to testify, and instead were offering testimony from Jeff Pash, the NFL’s general counsel, and Adolpho Birch, the NFL’s vice president for labor policy.

10/23/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ray Rice’s Appeal Hearing Set For Nov. 5-6

Rice was suspended indefinitely Sept. 8 for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy after a video of Rice hitting his then-fiancee in an elevator was released publicly.

10/22/2014

Former NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Biographer Suggests Rozelle Would’ve Handled Rice Case Differently

“He would not have had to call four times (for the video),” said Jerry Izenberg, a longtime Star-Ledger columnist and the author of the new book, “Rozelle: A Biography.”

10/16/2014

Jerry Angelo watches the Bears practice in 2009. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ex-GM: NFL Teams Ignored ‘Hundreds’ Of Domestic Violence Incidents

“I made a mistake,” former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo told USA Today. “I was human. I was part of it. I’m not proud of it.”

10/10/2014

Roger Goodell

NFL’s Goodell: ‘My No. 1 Job Is Protecting The Integrity Of The Game’

Among the topics discussed at Wednesday’s owners meetings was the commissioner’s role in handing out discipline, and he reiterated that all options “are on the table.”

10/09/2014

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