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  1. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    'I’m not a child abuser,' says reinstated running back Adrian Peterson

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 09:25am

    ... everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child,” Peterson said. “I never imagined being in a position where the world is judging my parenting skills or calling me ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Pressure mounts on NFL chief Roger Goodell over Ray Rice video

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:04am

    ... “Judging from his actions, it’s time for the NFL to step its game up on this important matter. “I am highly disappointed the NFL’s reaction was only heightened once the public witnessed ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    US judge rejects Sandusky’s bid for new abuse trial

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 08:43am by Associated Press in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    ... Associated Press in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Jerry Sandusky lost a bid for a new trial on Wednesday when a judge rejected his argument that his lawyers were not given enough time to prepare for the three-week proceeding that ended with a 45-count guilty verdict on child sex abuse charges. Judge John Cleland’s 27-page order said lawyers for the former Penn State assistant ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Former players file lawsuit against NFL over painkiller abuse

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:25pm by APSPT

    ... the NFL agreed to pay US$765 million to settle lawsuits from thousands of retired players who accused it of concealing the risks of concussions. A federal judge has yet to approve the settlement, ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    I should have been taken earlier, says Rams' pick Michael Sam

    Posted May 11th 2014, 08:38pm by APSPT

    ... of Sam. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has said Sam would be judged solely on his ability to play. Now that he's there, it could be seen as an opportunity for the NFL to show that crass ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Former coach Sandusky seeks new trial in child sex abuse case

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 01:06pm by Reuters in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

    ... because the judge made several errors, including one that left the defence “flying blind” at the trial. Philadelphia attorney Norris Gelman argued before a three-judge appeals panel in state Superior Court that Judge John Cleland, the trial judge, failed to instruct the jury that the boys did not make a “prompt report” of their sexual abuse, sometimes waiting more than a decade ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    NFL continues to enjoy good times as play-off ratings rise

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:13pm by APSPT

    ... of the league? About to vanish, assuming a judge who pushed for the US$765 million settlement signs off as expected on the final terms. If there was ever a bulletproof sports league in the country, ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    John Brent retires from NFL facing criminal charges

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... for September 23. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted, though he could get probation. The retirement has no impact on the criminal case. But it could indicate to the judge that he is trying to get his life together. Brent, 25, has tested positive for marijuana twice while on bond, prompting the judge to revoke his bail. He was released from jail earlier this month. Peter Schaffer, ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Ex-ball player denied bail in US murder case

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 09:56am by Associated Press in Fall River, Massachusetts

    ... wants to clear his name,” lawyer James Sultan told the judge. But Assistant District Attorney Bill McCauley called the evidence in the June 17 slaying of Odin Lloyd overwhelming and said police ... and hardworking in his chosen profession.” Hernandez appeared in court with his hands cuffed in front of him and occasionally looked at his fiancee during Thursday’s bail hearing. She cried when Judge ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Suspending reckless hitters the best option

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Jim Litke Suspending reckless hitters the best option American football will never be safe. Science proved that. Roger Goodell can try to make the NFL safer, but he can't legislate that, either. The commissioner's power in such matters relies on coercion, and judging by last weekend's slate of games, some of the same people he's trying to reach couldn't ...




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