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NFL asks court to toss NFLPA lawsuit seeking Peterson reinstatement

By apnews@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — 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 a 35-page filing 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.

The NFL argued that the NFLPA’s 74-page petition, filed Dec. 15, amounted to “nothing more than a transparent effort to re-litigate all of the issues” previously decided on by arbitrator Harold…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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