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N.F.L. Appeals Deshaun Watson’s Six-Game Suspension

N.F.L. Appeals Deshaun Watson’s Six-Game Suspension

The N.F.L. appealed the six-game suspension of Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson on Wednesday, according to a league spokesman. The league challenged the penalty issued Monday by a third-party disciplinary officer as a result of a hearing over accusations that Watson had engaged in sexually coercive and lewd behavior toward two dozen women he hired …

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The NFL Had to Appeal the Deshaun Watson Suspension

The NFL Had to Appeal the Deshaun Watson Suspension

The NFL had to appeal the Deshaun Watson suspension. Every argument to keep Judge Sue L. Robinson’s six-game penalty intact—arguments about respecting the new collectively bargained disciplinary process, keeping labor peace, the idea that the NFL could outsource a complicated situation onto a neutral party and wash its hands of the decision—was outweighed by the …

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Deshaun Watson: NFL to appeal Cleveland Browns' quarterback 6 game suspension

Deshaun Watson: NFL to appeal Cleveland Browns’ quarterback 6 game suspension

On Monday, Watson was suspended for six games this season for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy in private meetings with massage therapists while he was with the Houston Texans. The NFL had asked Sue L. Robinson, the former judge hired by the NFL and its players union to decide on Watson’s punishment, for a …

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