• Source: Gordon to appeal suspension Aug. 1

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jul 24, 2014
    Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. Word has now emerged that Gordon’s appeal hearing is set for August 1. It remains possible that the NFL and Gordon’s camp will negotiate a reduced suspension. Since the appeal is handled by the person who made the decision in the first place, the chances of getting the discipline reduced are small. The 23-year-old Gordon ran into more off-field trouble earlier this month, when he was arrested in North Carolina on suspicion of DWI. As training camps open across the N.F.L., Commissioner Roger Goodell has started to hand down suspensions to players starting with a two-game ban for Baltimore running back Ray Rice and potentially owners, for various instances of bad behavior in the off-season.
    Source: ESPN.com
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