NFL upholds Adrian Peterson's suspension, denies appeal

NFL upholds Adrian Peterson's suspension, denies appeal
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An NFL appeals officer upheld Adrian Peterson's suspension on Friday, calling the case "one of the most egregious cases of domestic violence" he has seen, USA Today reports.

"I conclude that the player has not demonstrated that the process and procedures surrounding his discipline were not fair and consistent," Harold Henderson wrote in his decision. "(H)e was afforded all the protections and rights to which he is entitled."

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