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Pacman's 2007 suspension upheld after NFL denies union appeal

Updated: December 20, 2007, 5:58 PM ET
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The NFL rejected an appeal by the players' union Thursday on behalf of suspended Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell turned down Jones' request for leniency Nov. 6. The NFL Players' Association appealed that ruling as excessive and had a hearing by telephone Dec. 14. But Jones must serve the final two games of his season-long suspension.

"Commissioner Goodell notified Adam Jones today that his suspension for the 2007 season ...

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