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Players union files appeal for Adrian Peterson; now have to wait

The NFL Players Association officially filed an appeal of Adrian Peterson’s season-ending suspension Thursday morning.

The league suspension came more than a week after Peterson… 275 more words


NFL suspends Peterson for at least rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson was suspended without pay for at least the rest of the season by the NFL on Tuesday.

The league said it informed the Minnesota Vikings running back in a letter from Commissioner Roger Goodell that he will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15 for violating the NFL personal conduct policy — the first example of the league’s crackdown on players involved with domestic violence. 545 more words


NFL: Adrian Peterson Suspended For Season Without Pay

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season, the NFL announced Tuesday morning. 682 more words


League, Union In Conflict On Peterson Case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Potential discipline for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson under the NFL personal conduct policy has become more complicated and contentious.

The league said Saturday that Peterson declined to meet about his case Friday, so it proceeded with a review without him. 508 more words


Union Files Grievance Vs. NFL In Peterson Case

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The NFL Players Association has filed an expedited grievance with the NFL to reinstate Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. 660 more words


Program Gives Former NFL Players Taste Of Entrepreneurship

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The average U.S. pro-athlete makes more in one season than most earn in a lifetime but a recent study found that 78 percent of NFL players file for bankruptcy within five years of retirement. 311 more words


NFL, Union To Discuss Personal Conduct Policy

NEW YORK (AP) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith will meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.

Goodell and NFL officials will be joined by Smith, the NFL Players Association’s executive director, and Eric Winston, the union president. 412 more words