National Football League

Patriots Ask Federal Appeals Court To Rehear Deflategate Case
(Associated Press) -- The New England Patriots have asked a federal appeals court in New York City to rehear the ``Deflategate'' case.
The team said in court papers filed Wednesday in Manhattan that it has a ``strong interest'' in sparing quarterback Tom Brady from starting the se…
Goodell: No Timeline For Brady Decision
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says "there is no timeline" for Tom Brady's four-game "Deflategate" suspension appeal.
Goodell tells the "Pittsburgh Tribune-Review" the league wants to make sure they have a fair and open process, and the decis…
NFL Releases Statement On “Deflate-Gate” Probe
The National Football League has released its first official statement regarding their investigation into the use of under-inflated footballs by the New England Patriots in last Sunday's AFC Championship Game.
Here's the statement in full:
"Our office has been conducting an investigation as to wh…
Adrian Peterson Pleads Guilty In Child Abuse Case
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson will avoid jail time after reaching a plea agreement in his child abuse case.
A judge agreed to the plea deal during a hearing Tuesday in Conroe, 40 miles north of Houston.
Peterson was indicted in September for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old …
Goodell Outlines New Policies To Combat Domestic Violence
The NFL is taking new steps to help combat domestic violence and sexual assault.
In his first public comments since early last week, commissioner Roger Goodell outlined today the league's updated policies that will require all NFL team personnel and staff to undergo prevention training starting …
Vikings Peterson Accused Of Child Abuse
Former NFL Most Valuable Player Adrian Peterson is facing accusations of child abuse.
The attorney for the Minnesota Vikings running back has confirmed his client was indicted in his native Texas for reckless or negligent injury to a child...
Former Players Sue NFL Over Health Issues
A group of former NFL players is suing the league, claiming team doctors illegally drugged injured players with pain meds to keep them on the field.
The suit claims former Chicago Bears offensive tackle Keith Van Horne played a full season with a broken leg, but team doctors never told him it was bro…