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  • Vikings pay Peterson to sit, settle off-field matter

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  • Striking or spanking a child is not a solution, experts say

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he never intended to hurt his 4-year-old son when he hit him with a tree branch. But experts in childhood development said the intent doesn't matter, striking a child is never appropriate. "We do have...

    NFL players are no role models [Letter]

    NFL players are no role models [Letter]
    As a retired speech professor who has taught many elements of argument for a very long time, maybe I can help you. I read your recent piece associating the NFL with a responsibility for disciplining players for activities that I don't believe have...

    Minnesota governor: Suspend Adrian Peterson

    Minnesota governor: Suspend Adrian Peterson
    One of the biggest Vikings fans in the state of Minnesota, governor Mark Dayton, called for the franchise to suspend running back Adrian Peterson. "It is an awful situation," said Dayton in a statement. "Yes, Mr. Peterson is entitled to due process...

    Adrian Peterson and the whitewashing of child abuse

    Adrian Peterson and the whitewashing of child abuse
    Truth be told, I hadn't read the details of what Adrian Peterson is accused of doing to his child before deciding to write a post expressing a smidgen of sympathy for the Minnesota Vikings running back. No parent is perfect, and we routinely violate the...