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Request denied to remove judge on Peterson abuse case

CONROE, Texas (AP) -- A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been denied. Montgomery County state District Judge Kelly Case will remain on the case following a recusal hearing on Wednesday in suburban Houston. Retired Tarrant County District Judge Jeff Walker denied a request by prosecutors...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL could suspend Peterson without conviction

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson still faces a suspension from the NFL even if he’s not convicted on child abuse charges.  If Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is found not guilty of a felony child abuse charge in Texas, he could still face a personal conduct suspension without pay from the NFL, according to sources...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson could be arrested for drug violation

Isiah Carey of Fox News 26 in Houston is reporting that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson could be arrested again for violating his bond. According to Carey, Montgomery County prosecutors have filed documents to have Peterson arrested after he admitted to using drugs, which would violate his bond conditions. Peterson admitted that he had ‘smoked a little weed’ before submitting his...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson not expected back with Vikings regardless of trial?

This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise considering all the well publicized questions surrounding running back Adrian Peterson. According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the relationship between Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings is “severed” and the expectation now is that Peterson will be released even if the case is resolved. This information comes from Nick Mensio over...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge: Adrian Peterson trial date tentatively set for Dec. 1

CONROE, Texas — A Texas judge has tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date for Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son. Judge Kelly Case set the date Wednesday as Peterson made his first court appearance in suburban Houston for the incident that occurred earlier this year. Peterson did not...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson responds to charity, sex report

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Tuesday evening in order to refute allegations that he misused funds from his charity. The All-Pro running back, who is currently away from the team as he awaits trial on child abuse charges, refused to touch on allegations that he committed sexual assault. However briefly it was, Peterson did touch on reports that...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson to plead not guilty to child abuse charges

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will plead not guilty to child abuse charges on Wednesday, according to The spokesperson for Peterson’s attorney Rusty Hardin, Mary Flood, told in an email that Peterson is committed to pleading not guilty to charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. Peterson is set to appear in Montgomery County, Texas...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson rips media after hotel sex party report

Adrian Peterson’s character was called into further question this week when a report from The Star Tribune detailed some disturbing off-field incidents and information about shady financial records with Peterson’s charitable organization. The Minnesota Vikings running back took to Twitter to address the new report early Tuesday morning. It's SAD how people these days will...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Troubling details emerge about Peterson's private life, charity

The Minnesota Star-Tribune has brought to light some very disturbing details about the personal life of Adrian Peterson.  Often times we believe that athletes are the image that is portrayed in the media or by the teams they are making millions times.  But that is merely a facade and we rarely know what type of person that athlete is when the lights are off and the cameras are...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings don't see Adrian Peterson in their future

The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly ready to cut ties with running back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony-abuse charge in Texas. The Vikings placed Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list Wednesday, and it appears they’ve already looking ahead to their next move. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortenson, citing league sources, the team does not...
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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