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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)

Union Sues NFL Over Adrian Peterson Suspension

The petition was filed Monday in Minnesota, where the NFLPA has often gone to contest labor matters with the league.

12/15/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds a press conference on October 8, 2014 in New York City. Goodell addressed the media at the conclusion of the annual owners meetings in the wake of a string of high-profile incidents, including the domestic violence case of Ray Rice. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NFL Owners Approve Revamped Personal Conduct Policy

A special counsel for investigations and conduct will oversee initial discipline, Commissioner Roger Goodell said. The commissioner also may appoint a panel of independent experts to participate in deciding an appeal.

12/10/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images), Roger Goodell (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images), Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Union Says Personal Conduct Policy Needs To Be Collectively Bargained

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith were to meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.

11/25/2014

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

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice pauses during a news conference with his wife Janay on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since a domestic violence incident in February at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Union: Little Cooperation From NFL, Ravens On Rice Investigation

Attorney Richard Craig Smith is now questioning the league’s sincerity in calling for transparency, saying all parties should cooperate in both investigations.

10/25/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ray Rice Appeal To Be Heard By Former U.S. District Judge

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the appointment Thursday after consulting with DeMaurice Smith, the players’ union executive director.

10/02/2014

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice pauses during a news conference with his wife Janay on May 23, 2014. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since a domestic violence incident in February at an Atlantic City casino. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ex-Federal Prosecutor To Lead NFLPA’s Ray Rice Probe

Richard Craig Smith will look at how the NFL and the Ravens handled issues of due process and discipline, as well as look at the conduct of the league office and the team.

09/24/2014

DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the National Football League Players Association, speaks during an NFLPA press conference prior to Super Bowl XLVIII on January 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

NFL And Union Agree To New Drug Policy, Including HGH Testing

The NFL finally will have HGH testing, perhaps as early as the end of this month.

09/17/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NFLPA Appeals Ray Rice’s Indefinite NFL Suspension

NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told CBS News Tuesday that the union is required by obligation to defend Ray Rice as he challenges his suspension stemming from a February domestic incident.

09/16/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ray Rice To Appeal Indefinite Suspension From NFL On Tuesday

Ray Rice is set to challenge a league in crisis-mode on his ban stemming from a February domestic incident, according to multiple reports.

09/15/2014

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

HGH Testing, Increased Threshold For Positive Marijuana Tests Coming To NFL

Player representatives to the union voted Friday to implement testing for human growth hormone for the 2014 NFL season.

09/12/2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on May 8, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Union: NFL Wants To Impose Immediate Bans For DUIs

The players’ union says the NFL has asked for the right to immediately suspend players who are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

09/06/2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on May 8, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Players’ Union Says NFL Wants To Radically Change DUI Policy

NFL Players Association executives told The Associated Press on Friday that the league’s proposal to increase penalties for DUI offenses includes a provision to suspend or discipline a player before the completion of his legal due process.

09/05/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NFL, Former Players Reach ‘Extraordinary Settlement’ On Concussion-Related Claims

A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

07/07/2014

Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots leaves the field after an injury. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL’s ‘Culture Of Coercion’ Destroying Players

A conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.

05/23/2014

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