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Sources: Roger Goodell Ordered To Testify In Ray Rice Hearing

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 23 / 14

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "has been ordered to testify" in Ray Rice 's appeal hearing, according to sources. Sources said that case arbitrator  Barbara Jones "has decided to have Goodell testify as a witness." NFL lawyers "have been resistant to having Goodell testify in the heari...

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