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  • NFL roundup: Peterson placed on exempt list

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Peterson placed on exempt list Less than two days after announcing that they were reinstating running back Adrian Peterson to the active roster, the Minnesota Vikings changed course early Wednesday. The Vikings placed...
  • NFL, union agree to start testing for HGH in new drug policy

    NFL, union agree to start testing for HGH in new drug policy
    More than three years after the NFL and NFLPA agreed on the latest collective bargaining agreement, blood testing for human growth hormone will finally begin. The league and Players Association made a joint announcement Wednesday that “wide-...
  • Vikings put Adrian Peterson on exempt list, must stay away from team

    Vikings put Adrian Peterson on exempt list, must stay away from team
    The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the NFL exempt list, suspending him from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved, the franchise said Wednesday. The Vikings, who initially reactivated Peterson for...
  • Panthers DE Greg Hardy placed on exempt list, deactivated with pay

    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has taken a voluntary leave with pay from the team and will be placed on the NFL commissioner's exempt list, general manager Dave Gettleman said Wednesday. Gettleman announced the move at a press conference...
  • Panthers DE Hardy placed on exempt list

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: adds details, NFLPA statement Panthers DE Hardy placed on exempt list Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was placed on the exempt list Wednesday, following the course set by the NFL and Minnesota Vikings...
  • Peterson's lawyer says no plea negotiations occurring after being placed on exempt list

    If Adrian Peterson won't play for the Vikings until his legal case comes to a conclusion, he might not play again this season. After the Vikings placed the star running back on the exempt/commissioner's permission list early Wednesday, his lawyer...
  • League and players' union agree on revised drug policy

    (Reuters) - The National Football League and the union representing its players have agreed to a revised drug policy that includes HGH testing starting this season, the two sides said on Wednesday. The formal agreement, which should see HGH (Human Growth...
  • NFL, NFLPA finalize new PED policy

    The Sports Xchange NFL, NFLPA finalize new PED policy The NFL and NFL Players Association reached agreement Wednesday to a revamped policy on performance-enhancing substances that includes the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and...
  • Panthers Greg Hardy To Be Placed On NFL's Exempt List

    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is expected to be placed on the exempt list Wednesday, following the course set by the NFL and Minnesota Vikings earlier in the day. At 12:47 a.m. local time, the Vikings issued a statement that Peterson is...
  • Panthers DE Hardy headed for exempt list

    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is expected to be placed on the exempt list Wednesday, following the course set by the NFL and Minnesota Vikings earlier in the day. At 12:47 a.m. local time, the Vikings issued a statement that Peterson is away...
  • NFL says Roger Goodell never intended to hear Ray Rice appeal

    NFL says Roger Goodell never intended to hear Ray Rice appeal
    In the wake of the NFL Players Association filing an appeal on behalf of indefinitely suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice and requesting that Roger Goodell recuse himself from handling the case, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello wrote in an email to The...