Appeals court upholds Adrian Peterson suspension in '14 case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's power to freely punish Adrian Peterson has prevailed, two seasons after the Minnesota running back became embroiled in a child-abuse case that heightened the dispute over league discipline.

  • Written by DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Pro Football Writer

Former Buckeye Pace set to take his place in Canton

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Orlando Pace accomplished what he set out to do, becoming one of the best offensive tackles in the NFL. At 6-foot-7, he had the wingspan to ward off pass rushers, at 325 pounds he had the bulk for the power game, plus he was amazingly light on his feet.

  • Written by R.B. FALLSTROM, AP Sports Writer