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Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy on exempt list as he appeals conviction
Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy on exempt list as he appeals conviction

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has taken a voluntary leave of absence and will be placed on the commissioner's exempt list while he appeals an assault conviction stemming from an attack on his ex-girlfriend in March. The Panthers announced the move on their official Twitter account Wednesday. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was indicted on child abuse charges in Texas last week, was also placed on the exempt list early Wednesday after the team lost a slew of endorsements when they decided to allow him to rejoin the team. "Greg is hurt. It is a tough situation. He knows he put himself in it," Panthers Coach Ron Rivera said. Hardy was...

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