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We Need More Character Reform Among Our Athletes

The avalanche of stories related to the misdeeds of athletes tend to focus on one actor: the player. How could Ray Rice punch his wife? Why did Adrian Peterson spank his child so severely? What made Jameis Winston stand on a table in...Show More Summary

Close games still elude Minnesota Vikings

Plenty of ink has been spilled, and plenty of commentators' words have been offered, on the players the Minnesota Vikings don't have on the field: They're without Adrian Peterson. They lost their veteran quarterback. The two players they signed to contract extensions before this season have missed a combined 20 games. Show More Summary

NFL pushes Adrian Peterson to begin counseling

When Adrian Peterson decided with the NFL Players Association to sue the NFL over how his suspension and appeal were handled, the Minnesota Vikings running back knew he could risk bumping back his reinstatement date by doing so. TheShow More Summary

Taped calls show very strong effort to get Peterson to show up for NFL meeting

Four days ago, the NFL Players Association filed a legal challenge to the suspension of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.  The exhibits to the petition include a pair of recorded phone calls between Peterson and NFL executive V.P. of football operations Troy Vincent. PFT has obtained the recorded phone calls.  They create the distinct impression…

A Lot Of You Searched For Ray Rice And Adrian Peterson On Google In 2014

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Theresultsareinandboydidyouguyslikeyoursportsscandalsthisyear.OfthetenmostsearchedpeopleonGooglein2014,threewereprominentathletesandonewasanNBAownerwhocouldn’tkeephismouthshut.RayRicecameinatfourfollowinghisdomesticabuseincident andsubsequentsuspensionfromtheNFLTonyStewartwasnumberfiveafterhestruckandkilledanotherdriver...Show More Summary

Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson lead way on Google searches in 2014

The year of 2014 will long be remembered in the sports world. There was the retirement of Derek Jeter, the passing of Tony Gwynn and the return of LeBron James to his beloved Cleveland. Then there was Ray Rice punching his fiancee and Adrian Peterson beating his child with a tree branch. Show More Summary

NFL Players Association Suing League on Behalf of Adrian Peterson After Rejected Appeal

Adrian Peterson is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed by the NFL Players Association after an arbitrator decided not to grant him an appeal that could help him return to playing for the Minnesota Vikings this season.

NFLPA not pushing for Peterson reinstatement in 2014

Yes, the 74-page lawsuit filed Monday by the NFL Players Association seeks the immediate reinstatement of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.  But that request means nothing without specific efforts to secure immediate reinstatement. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the NFLPA has done nothing — and will do nothing — aimed at forcing…

Adrian Peterson in the Olympics? Not a chance

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NFLPA Sues NFL over Adrian Peterson Suspension

The NFL Players Association, claiming that the arbitrator in the Adrian Peterson case acted unjustly and in opposition to the league’s collective bargaining agreement last Friday by upholding his suspension, has filed a lawsuit against the NFL. Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson Audio Recording: NFL Promised Disgraced RB a Two-Game Suspension (Audio)

As you probably know, Adrian Peterson recently appealed his indefinite suspension and lost. That means the 2013 NFL MVP is out for the year after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assaulting his four-year-old son. On the heels of the sad and messy Ray Rice video controversy, it looked like the NFL had handled […]

Insider Buzz: Peterson Suing to Be Reinstated for 1st Wave of Free Agency

The NFLPA has filed a lawsuit against the NFL in the Adrian Peterson case with the hopes of Peterson being reinstated for the first wave of free agency in March. What does this latest development mean for Peterson? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Insider Jason Cole discuss the latest on Peterson in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

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.

NFLPA sues NFL over Adrian Peterson ruling

The union filed a federal lawsuit for Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitrator’s decision to uphold the NFL’s punishment.

The NFL Promised Adrian Peterson a Two-Game Suspension, Is Really Good At Communication

ABC News obtained audio of a phone call where Troy Vincent does indeed promise Peterson a two-game suspension.

Players Association sues NFL over Adrian Peterson suspension

The NFL Players Association on Monday filed suit in federal court challenging an arbitrator's decision to uphold the league's suspension of running back Adrian Peterson. Filed in the U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, the suit argues...Show More Summary

NFLPA files suit challenging Peterson suspension

As expected, the NFL Players Association has filed a lawsuit challenging Friday’s decision to uphold the suspension imposed on Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. The 74-page document, filed in Minneapolis federal court, does not request that the suspension be lifted while the litigation is pending.  While a separate motion for preliminary injunction and/or request for…

NFLPA sues NFL over Adrian Peterson ruling as recording with NFL is released

The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the NFL in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, challenging the decision by an arbitrator to uphold the suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. The lawsuit was filed just a few hours after the release of an audio recording between Peterson and a high-ranking NFL executive […]

NFLPA Taking Adrian Peterson Case to Federal Court, Troy Vincent Convo Leaks

The NFL Players' Association has filed a motion to have the decision to deny the appeal of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's year-long suspension overturned. The NFLPA made the announcement with ESPN's Chris MortensenShow More Summary

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