Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson issued a statement after a judge on Thursday threw out an arbitrator’s decision to suspend him. U.S. District Court Judge David Doty said the NFL unlawfully changed the rules to suspend Peterson.
The NFL has asked a federal court to reject the petition by the NFL Players Association on behalf of Adrian Peterson to have the star running back’s suspension overturned. Attorneys for the league, in filings Friday, wrote that U.S. labor law should prevent the court from handling a dispute already ruled on by the arbitrator for Peterson’s appeal.
A federal judge in Minneapolis who has been the arbiter of NFL labor matters for more than two decades has recused himself from ruling on the latest dispute between NFL owners and the players’ union.
A federal judge has sentenced a Stillwater couple for orchestrating a $5 million mortgage fraud scheme.
The NFL Players Association claims league owners have a “never-ending belief that they are above the law” in the latest court filing in a collusion complaint against the NFL.
A federal court in Minneapolis sentenced a 40-year-old Maplewood man Monday for taking more than $860,000 from accounts at various financial institutions, according to the Justice Department.
A judge sentenced a 31-year-old Albertville man to 125 months in prison Monday for playing a part in a mortgage fraud scheme that caused lenders to lose more than $7.7 million, the United States Department of Justice said.
U.S. District Judge David S. Doty enjoys a good cigar and a good argument.
Attorneys for the NFL and the players’ union have taken their fight over $4 billion in TV revenue before a federal judge in Minnesota.