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Weekend Notes
The Peterson Fallout
The Peterson Fallout
The NFL suffered a big blow when a district court judge ruled against the league on Adrian Peterson's appeal. The matter isn't over, but it shines a light on Roger Goodell's unwieldy power and the need for a more uniform discipline policy
By Greg A. Bedard
Business of Football
The Hardy Conundrum
The Hardy Conundrum
His court case ultimately dismissed, Greg Hardy must now face NFL justice for a domestic violence conviction that the North Carolina legal system overturned. How will he be punished? And who’s making that decision?
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
A New Season Begins
A New Season Begins
The official start of the offseason marks the transition from “we time” to “me time” for NFL players. Here are 12 offseason predictions about who will get paid, who won’t, and how ongoing controversies will be resolved
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
The NFL’s Best and Worst Business Decisions
The NFL’s Best and Worst Business Decisions
A look back at the players and teams that won and lost at the negotiating table in 2014, and what it all means going forward as the league tries to repair its image
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
It’s Time for a Solution
It's Time for a Solution
Issues with the NFL’s ‘Let Roger handle it’ method of discipline are now obvious. Going forward, it’s going to take more than one person to oversee league discipline. Here’s what could work
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
Questions Unanswered as the Focus Shifts
Questions Unanswered as the Focus Shifts
Roger Goodell's much anticipated (and much overdue) press conference delivered little substance. Meanwhile, a new report has shifted focus from Park Avenue to Baltimore
By Peter King
Open Field
League Discipline and Legal Reality
League Discipline and Legal Reality
As it reels from one decision to the next, the NFL and its teams are finding out just how hard it is to come up with a consistent and coherent policy of punishment for players beyond the justice system
Business of Football
It Goes Beyond Goodell
It Goes Beyond Goodell
The commissioner is taking the brunt of the blame for mishandling the Ray Rice discipline. But as with all Personal Conduct Policy matters, there were other factors, and other people, influencing the league's decision
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
It’s Past Time, Commissioner
It’s Past Time, Commissioner
If the NFL is going to make good on promises to address its domestic violence problem it must act now, and it's time for Roger Goodell to come out of hiding and answer to his critics
By Peter King
The Conscience
Hubris and Hogwash
Hubris and Hogwash
Mark Cuban was scoffed and sneered at for warning the NFL about the perils of arrogance. His words now look prophetic as the mighty league has been made vulnerable by player misdeeds and the failures of leadership
By Don Banks