Community Service Award Named After Former Viking Alan PageThe players union is taking the highest honor it can bestow upon a player, and naming it the Alan Page Community Award.
NFL, Union Still In Dispute Over Peterson SuspensionThe NFL Players Association remains at odds with the league regarding Adrian Peterson's suspension, despite the resumption of the running back's career with the Minnesota Vikings more than two months ago.
Judge Orders Settlement Talk For NFL, Union On Peterson CaseThe NFL and the NFL Players Association have been ordered into settlement negotiations on the case filed in federal court by the union over Adrian Peterson's suspension.
Vikings' Greenway Honors His Dad On First Father's Day Without HimYou won't find many athletes more involved in the community than Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway.
NFLPA: Judge 'Unassailably Correct' In Siding With PetersonThe NFL Players Association has submitted its written argument to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, criticizing the suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson that has since expired.
NFLPA Picks Vikings LB Greenway For Community Service AwardMinnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been chosen as the winner of the Byron "Whizzer" White Award, given annually by the NFL Players Association for exceptional community service.
Peterson Calls Hearing ‘Fair,’ Wants To Return To VikingsThe NFL Players Association's attempt to have Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reinstated has been taken under advisement by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge David Doty heard arguments from the NFLPA and the NFL on Friday. He did not provide a timetable for his decision.
Union Heads To Court To Get RB Adrian Peterson Back On FieldThe latest attempt by star running back Adrian Peterson to get back on the field will come in a federal courtroom. Attorneys for the NFL Players Association were scheduled to argue Friday for Peterson's reinstatement from a suspension levied by the league under its controversial personal conduct policy.
NFL Asks Court To Toss NFLPA's Lawsuit For PetersonThe 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.
Peterson, NFL Players Union Sue League Over SuspensionThe legal case with Vikings running back Adrian Peterson took another step forward Monday morning as the NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit on behalf of Peterson over the denial of his appealed suspension.
Adrian Peterson's Appeal Denied, Suspension UpheldThe NFL's hard line on Adrian Peterson held up. The league-appointed arbitrator for Peterson's appeal affirmed the unpaid suspension until at least next spring, the final result of the child-abuse case that kept the Minnesota running back out of all but one game this season and widened the rift between the NFL and its players over the fairness of the disciplinary process.
NFL: Adrian Peterson Suspended For Season Without PayThe NFL announced Tuesday morning that Adrian Peterson will be suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season.
Vikings Fans, Former Players React To AP SuspensionAdrian Peterson will not be returning to football anytime soon, after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended the Vikings running back without pay. In a letter to Peterson, Goodell said his reinstatement would be contingent on him completing a treatment and counseling program.
League, Union In Conflict On Peterson CasePotential discipline for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson under the NFL personal conduct policy has become more complicated and contentious.
Minnesota Vikings Hope To Get Rudolph Back On SundayThe Minnesota Vikings are hopeful tight end Kyle Rudolph will be able to return after missing five games. He had sports hernia surgery following the team's Week 3 loss to the New Orleans Saints and targeted the Week 11 matchup with the Chicago Bears as his return date. In other news, former Viking Orlando Thomas lost his battle with ALS Sunday and the NFLPA filed a grievance against the NFL to get Adrian Peterson reinstated from the commissioner's exempt list.