Former National Football League Commissioner Paul Tagliabue probably will rule today on players’ appeals in the New Orleans Saints bounty case, the Times- Picayune reported, citing people it didn’t identify.
Jonathan Vilma, the New Orleans Saints player facing a potential full-season National Football League suspension for his alleged role in a plot to intentionally injure opponents, asked a U.S. judge to cancel that punishment.
The National Football League asked a U.S. judge to reject a request by New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and three other players to void their suspensions for alleged bounty-hunting of opponents.
Jonathan Vilma and three other National Football League players appealed the latest suspensions handed down by Commissioner Roger Goodell in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal, imposed after an arbitrator threw out his original rulings.
The third presidential debate, concerned mainly with foreign policy, was frustrating for many commentators because it gave them little to chew on. What’s to debate when there’s so much agreement -- or the semblance of it, at least?
According to the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, 55 percent of registered voters say the outcome of this election will make “a great deal of difference” in their lives. That’s a 10 percentage point increase over the 2004 election, and more than double the percentage of voters who felt that way about the elections of 1996 or 1992. The stakes this year are higher -- and most voters know it.