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Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson lead in 2014 athlete Google searches

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. If Google searches are the indicator, those two ugly events will be the lasting memory, according...
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Report: NFL exec promised Peterson two-game suspension in recorded call

A recording between Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson and a top NFL executive allegedly reveals that the suspended running back was promised a shorter suspension than he ultimately received. According to ABC News, which says that it has exclusively obtained the recording from Peterson's lawyers, Vincent promised Peterson a two-game suspension over child abuse charges in the Nov....
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NFLPA Director Smith goes on offensive against NFL

Fresh off “independent” arbitrator Harold Henderson upholding the league’s suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, the players association continues to throw shade at the NFL in a series of public remarks. NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith lashed out at the National Football League and Roger Goodell in a strongly-worded statement...
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Report: Adrian Peterson plans to play in 2015

It’s highly unlikely that Adrian Peterson will actually retire from football to pursue his dream of becoming an Olympic sprinter, despite recent reports that were circulating. The Minnesota Vikings running back plans to play in the NFL in 2015, according to a report from Pro Football Talk. Peterson will be filing a lawsuit as soon as Monday in an attempt to secure full reinstatement...
Via The Sports Daily
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Adrian Peterson to consider running in Olympics

Adrian Peterson will not be playing football again this season, and the Minnesota Vikings star claims he has given thought to never suiting up again. In a conversation with ESPN’s Ben Goessling, Peterson said he plans to file a lawsuit against the NFL. And if a potential lawsuit somehow affects his elgibility for reinstatement, AP...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Adrian Peterson’s Appeal Denied; Vikings Running Back Remains Suspended

MINNEAPOLIS — An arbiter appointed by the NFL to hear Adrian Peterson’s appeal has ruled that the Minnesota Vikings running back will remain suspended until at least next spring. The decision by Harold Henderson, a former league official, was announced Friday. His ruling upheld the NFL’s decision last month to suspend Peterson without pay for the...
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NFLPA responds to denial of Adrian Peterson’s appeal

Shortly after it was announced that NFL’s appeals officer Harold Henderson had upheld the suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, the players association responded with some strong words.  The NFLPA expected this outcome, given the hearing officer’s relationship and financial ties to the NFL. The decision itself ignores the facts, the evidence and the...
Via Sportsnaut
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Report: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson loses appeal hearing

The NFL has denied Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson‘s appeal for his suspension stemming from child abuse charges. This according to league spokesman Greg Aiello: Appeals officer Harold Henderson has affirmed the Adrian Peterson discipline…appeal denied. — Greg Aiello (@gregaiello) December 12, 2014 Peterson was suspended for the remainder of the season by...
Via cover32 - Vikings
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Adrian Peterson appeal denied

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who has been away from the team since Week 1 due to a child abuse case, will not suit up for the team again this season. Appeals officer Harold Henderson has affirmed the Adrian Peterson discipline…appeal denied. — Greg Aiello (@gregaiello) December 12, 2014   That much was assured when it was announced Friday afternoon...
Via Sportsnaut
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Adrian Peterson: I’m just now entering the prime of my career

NFL running backs—especially those that are focal points for their respective teams—endure a great deal of physical contact during the course of their careers. They tend to have shorter shelf lives than other players—and must battle wear and tear—with their production beginning to decline in their late 20s, if not before. But don’t tell that to Minnesota Vikings running...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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