The man shoved by Adams, identified by police as Ryan Zebley, suffered whiplash, a headache and a possible minor concussion from the incident, according to records. Zebley was working for ESPN's Monday Night Football as a freelance photographer.
The charges were filed Wednesday morning in Municipal Court of Kansas City. Adams is due in court Nov. 10.
If convicted, Adams could face a jail term of up to six months or a fine of up to $1,000.