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  • Adrian Peterson's appeal of NFL suspension is denied

    The suspension of Adrian Peterson was upheld by an arbitrator Friday, meaning the Minnesota Vikings star will remain banned from the NFL until at least April 15. Hearing the appeal was Harold Henderson, the league’s former vice president for labor...
  • Adrian Peterson loses appeal of his NFL suspension

    Adrian Peterson loses appeal of his NFL suspension
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's season-long suspension has been upheld by NFL-appointed arbitrator Harold Henderson, the league announced Friday. Peterson was suspended for the rest of the season by commissioner Roger Goodell on Nov....
  • NFL takes hard line, suspends Adrian Peterson for season in child beating

    Two years ago, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the NFL's most valuable player and hailed as one of the best comeback stories in sports. On Tuesday, the league made a strikingly different example of him. Instead of allowing...
  • NFL open to revising Roger Goodell's disciplinary role

    The NFL has told the players association in a letter that it will consider allowing someone other than commissioner Roger Goodell to impose discipline on players, the Washington Post reported Monday. At the same time according to the report, the...
  • Players union files suit against NFL to reinstate Adrian Peterson

    Adrian Peterson’s fight with the NFL continued Monday, as the players union filed suit in federal court on behalf of the Minnesota Vikings star. As expected, the NFL Players Assn. filed suit in U.S. District Court in Minnesota, arguing that...
  • Report: Adrian Peterson to plead no contest to misdemeanor assault

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will plead no contest to one count of misdemeanor reckless assault Tuesday with no reference to family violence or violence against a minor, according to Pro Football Talk. Citing an unnamed source with...
  • Roger Goodell testifies as Ray Rice appeal hearing begins

    Roger Goodell testifies as Ray Rice appeal hearing begins
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was the first witness to testify in former Ravens running back Ray Rice's appeal hearing, which began Wednesday at a New York law firm. Goodell was questioned by NFL Players Association outside counsel Jeffrey Kessler,...
  • Ray Rice scheduled to testify today in appeal of indefinite suspension

    Ray Rice scheduled to testify today in appeal of indefinite suspension
    The second day of Ray Rice’s appeal hearing got underway Thursday in New York City. The former Baltimore Ravens star, captured by a casino security camera knocking out his then-fiancee, is appealing his indefinite suspension by the league, which...
  • NFL rejects Adrian Peterson's immediate reinstatement

    NFL rejects Adrian Peterson's immediate reinstatement
    With no timetable for a decision on Adrian Peterson's playing status, the NFL rejected an attempt at immediate reinstatement by the Minnesota Vikings running back. There are several steps ahead in the NFL's review of facts and court documents before...
  • Ray Rice scheduled to testify in appeal of indefinite suspension

    A two-day hearing in New York on former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's challenge to his indefinite suspension from the NFL for punching his then-fiancee ended Thursday. Rice, a six-year NFL veteran, claims that he was suspended twice for the...
  • Ozzie Newsome testifies that Ray Rice told Roger Goodell the truth

    Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome testified on Thursday that Ray Rice told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on June 16 that he hit his then-fiancee, according to sources with knowledge of Newsome's sworn testimony. The testimony could prove crucial...