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P&G pulls out of NFL breast cancer campaign

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Another NFL sponsor is distancing itself from the league amid an ongoing domestic violence controversy.

NFL's Goodell: 'We'll get our house in order'

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Embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized Friday for what he said was his mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal but vowed "now I will get it right and will do whatever is necessary to accomplish that."

Speaking at a Manhattan...

Hagel looking into military ties to NFL

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his staff for detailed information about the U.S. military's relationships with the National Football League in the wake of the scandal over how the league is handling domestic-abuse allegations against players, CNN has learned.

Thousands line up to exchange Rice jerseys

Ray Rice on field without helmet

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Thousands of Baltimore Ravens fans lined up early Friday morning to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys and cut ties with the former running back who was once one of the team's most popular players.

NFL partners with National Domestic Violence Hotline

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The NFL has teamed up with the National Domestic Violence Hotline to provide "much-needed resources" to the organization in order to help women who have been abused.

Hester, Falcons humiliate Bucs

Atlanta vs Tampa Bay

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Devin Hester danced like Deion Sanders on his way into the NFL record book, and the Atlanta Falcons routed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 56-14 Thursday at the Georgia Dome. With Sanders in the stadium, Hester returned a punt 62 yards ...

NFL enduring off-field PR nightmares

Jonathan Dwyer


The bad news keep piling on the National Football League.

NFL player posts bond in domestic abuse case

Jonathan Dwyer


Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection with domestic abuse allegations, authorities said Thursday.

The Cardinals deactivated Dwyer after news of the arrest, according to a news rel...

NFL's biggest sponsor backs Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell


PepsiCo is the NFL's biggest sponsor, and its female CEO just gave its embattled Commissioner Roger Goodell a vote of confidence.

Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave

Greg Hardy

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Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy, who has been granted a new trial this fall after a domestic violence conviction in July, has taken a voluntary leave with pay until his legal matters are resolved, the team announced Wednesday.

"We unde...

Legal issues to keep Peterson off the field

Adrian Peterson

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The Minnesota Vikings made a mistake. And they want to "get things right."

The two statements were repeated several times by owners and members of the team's front office during a media day news conference Wednesday, the first 20 minutes of which were...

Adrian Peterson causes chaos for fantasy football

Adrian Peterson

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The Adrian Peterson scandal isn't just sending shockwaves throughout the NFL and its sponsors. It's also causing chaos in the lucrative world of fantasy sports.

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