Articles tagged with: NFL

17 September 2014

Vikings place Adrian Peterson on leave

Posted in Sports

The Minnesota Vikings announced running back Adrian Peterson will not play again for the team until his legal issues are resolved. Peterson has been placed on the NFL's exempt - commissioner's permi ...

16 September 2014

#GoodellMustGo: activists alter CoverGirl model to protest NFL

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) CoverGirl responded Monday to images circulated on social media over the weekend of a model sporting NFL-inspired makeup and a black eye, a charged reference to the Ray Rice domestic viol ...

15 September 2014

Vikings owner says Adrian Peterson will play this week

Posted in Sports

(NBC Sports) Eden Prairie, Minn. — The Vikings gave Adrian Peterson the weekend off for damage control. But now they’re falling back on due process. The team just released a statement from owne ...

08 September 2014

NFL suspends Ray Rice indefinitely after assault caught on video

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC Bay Area) -- The NFL has suspended former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, after newly released surveillance video appeared to show him assaulting his then-fiancee in an elevator at an A ...

18 June 2014

Patent office sacks 'Redskins' trademark protection

Posted in U.S. & World News, Sports

Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied the renewal of the Washington Redskins' trademarks ruling that the professional football team's name is "disparaging of Native Americans." The team ...