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NFL drops complaint with Mecklenburg DA over Greg Hardy evidence

The NFL has dropped its lawsuit against Mecklenburg prosecutors after viewing photos from Greg Hardy’s 2014 trial.
The NFL has dropped its lawsuit against Mecklenburg prosecutors after viewing photos from Greg Hardy’s 2014 trial.

The NFL dropped its lawsuit against Mecklenburg prosecutors Monday after viewing photographs from Greg Hardy’s trial.

In July, a judge found the former Carolina Panther guilty of assaulting his former girlfriend, Nicole Holder. The charges were dropped when Holder failed to appear at Hardy’s appeal before a jury. The NFL sued last month seeking evidence from Hardy’s first trial in deciding Hardy’s league punishment.

Hardy, now a Dallas Cowboy, remains on the NFL’s exempt list. The district attorney’s office says the NFL Players Association and Hardy’s attorney also viewed the photos. Michael Gordon

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