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NFL orders Vick not ro report to camp

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ordered Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick Monday not to report to the team's training camp, which starts Thursday.

Protest calls for Vick suspension by NFL

NEW YORK, July 21 (UPI) -- Animal rights activists are demanding the NFL take a hard line with Atlanta Falcons star Michael Vick over charges he was involved in a dogfighting ring.

'Pacman' Jones surrenders to police

LAS VEGAS, June 22 (UPI) -- Suspended Tennessee Titans defensive back Adam "Pacman" Jones surrendered to Las Vegas police Friday and was booked on two counts of felony coercion.

'Pacman' Jones charged in bar incident

LAS VEGAS, June 20 (UPI) -- Tennessee cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones was charged Wednesday with two counts of felony coercion in connection with a shooting last February.

NFL to crack down harder on concussions

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 20 (UPI) -- The NFL will push to better enforce its system of whistle-blowing on concussions during training camps next month.

'Pacman' Jones gives up NFL appeal

NASHVILLE, June 12 (UPI) -- Tennessee Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has dropped his appeal of a one-year suspension by the NFL. Jones issued a statement Tuesday after meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying, "I accept the discipline that has been imposed on me ..

Tank Johnson suspended for eight games

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- The NFL Monday suspended Chicago defensive tackle Tank Johnson for eight games next season for legal problems regarding weapons violations.

NFL chief issues alcohol ban

NEW YORK, June 2 (UPI) -- New National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell has banned alcohol at team functions, as well as on team buses and flights.

Steelers assistant apologizes for e-mail

PITTSBURGH, May 31 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Larry Zierlein Thursday apologized for explicit e-mail he forwarded to NFL officials last week.

Steelers admit sending offensive e-mail

PITTSBURGH, May 23 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers home office admitted this week that one of its employees sent out an offensive e-mail to several NFL officials.

Bengals' Chris Henry fails drug test

CINCINNATI, May 21 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Enquirer quoted a prosecutor saying initial results showed that Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry failed a court-ordered drug test.

Report: Vick attended dogfight

ATLANTA, May 16 (UPI) -- Informants say NFL quarterback Michael Vick attended reported illegal dogfights at the farm he owns in Chesapeake, Va.

'Pacman' Jones appeals season suspension

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- Tennessee Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has appealed his season-long suspension for 2007.

Virginia Tech to be saluted at NFL draft

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- The NFL plans a ceremony, featuring Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer and three former Tech players, to pay respect to the school's shooting victims.

Goodell furious over NFL scouting leaks

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) -- National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell has warned management of all 32 professional teams he won't tolerate scouting leaks as happened last week.

NFL teams taking extra care in draft

NEW YORK, April 20 (UPI) -- Now that they are responsible for their players' off-field misdeeds, NFL teams are likely to be very careful in next weekend's draft.

Henry, Jones suspended by NFL

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Tennessee's Adam "Pacman" Jones and been suspended for one season and Cincinnati's Chris Henry for eight games by the NFL for off-field incidents.

New NFL conduct policy expected soon

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- As a result of more than 50 NFL players being arrested in the past 16 months, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is drafting a new conduct policy for players.

NFLPA may OK punishing lawbreakers

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The head of the NFL Players Association said in Indianapolis Friday he would consider a proposal to discipline players who repeatedly get in legal trouble.

Opinions mixed over Dolphins' London game

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- While many top NFL officials support a recently announced Miami Dolphins game in London, many of the team's season ticket holders strongly oppose the move.

Dolphins, Giants to play game in London

MIAMI, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Miami Dolphins and the New York Giants will play an NFL regular-season game in London next fall, the National Football League announced Friday. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the teams will meet in London's Wembley Stadium on Oct. 28 -- Week 8 of

NFL drug-testing program expanded

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The National Football League is expanding its substance testing, increasing the number of players tested and the number of drugs tested for. The NFL said it will conduct testing on 10 players from each team each week from the preseason through the playoff

NFL to play game in London

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The National Football League Tuesday chose London as the site of a regular-season game during the 2007 season.

Owens fined for spitting incident

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens has been fined $35,000 for spitting in the face of Atlanta cornerback D'Angelo Hall.

NFL suspends Ricky Manning

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The NFL Wednesday suspended Chicago Bears defensive back Ricky Manning Jr. one game for his involvement in an assault near the UCLA campus.
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