Misdemeanor Reckless Assault

Defense attorney Rusty Hardin (L) and NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings address the media after Peterson plead 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

NFL Will Hear Adrian Peterson’s Appeal On December 2

The NFL announced Friday that longtime hearing officer Harold Henderson will preside over the proceedings. Goodell has the authority to decide whether to hear the appeal himself or appoint someone else.

11/21/2014

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings addresses the media after pleading 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

NFLPA Appeals League’s Suspension Of Adrian Peterson

The NFL players’ union on Thursday appealed the league’s suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent, neutral arbitrator hears the case.

11/20/2014

St. Sen. Hiram Monserrate (C) enters court in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens, NY - Oct 15, 2009 - Photo: Ellis Kaplan-Pool/Getty Images

Ex-State Sen. Hiram Monserrate Working At Queens Pizzeria

The former politician said in a published report that he was “consulting and assisting in the management” of the new restaurant.

04/11/2011