National Football League

Pats Enter Deflategate Appeal
(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…
CTE Found in Former Players
Associated Press - Researchers studying a degenerative disease in former athletes say 11 of 12 brains of deceased former NFL players tested over the past year showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, continuing a trend they've been tracking.
No Timeline On Brady
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
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…
Judge Bans Pats Gear
The Massachusetts judge overseeing former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's murder trial has banned all NFL gear from the courthouse once the trial starts.
Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh's order, released Monday, says people will not be allowed inside the Fall River Justice Center if they…
No Jail Time For Peterson
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 Speaks
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 …
Peterson Accused
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...

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