Rice NFL suspension hearing concludes after 2 days

photo Ray Rice arrives with his wife Janay Palmer for an appeal hearing of his indefinite suspension from the NFL on Nov. 5, 2014, in New York.

NEW YORK - A hearing for Ray Rice appealing his NFL suspension concluded Thursday after two days and testimony from the former running back and the head of the league.

Rice and his wife Janay Rice left the hearing separately on Thursday about three hours apart after each testified at the New York office of a neutral arbiter. The arbitration hearing will determine whether the NFL overstepped its authority in modifying a two-game suspension of Rice, making it indefinite after video of the running back hitting his wife was released by TMZ.

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