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  • Suspended Viking Jerome Simpson cited for marijuana possession

    Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson is serving a three-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. But the wide receiver could be in for even more discipline after it was revealed Thursday he is facing several misdemeanor charges...
  • NFL Shame Over Child Beating

    The response of the Vikings team owners and the NFL to the beating of a 4-year-old child is mind-boggling and disgusting. What could a 4-year-old do that would justify that degree of "disciplining"? Adrian Peterson and other NFL players with similar...
  • Week 3 preview: Vikings at Saints

    The Sports Xchange Week 3 preview: Vikings at Saints Minnesota Vikings (1-1) at New Orleans Saints (0-2) Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Mercedes Benz Superdome, New Orleans - TV: FOX *TV announcers: Chris Myers, Ronde Barber, Jennifer Hale *Keys to the...
  • Bears' Brandon Marshall still can't escape his past

    Bears' Brandon Marshall still can't escape his past
    The NFL remains under heavy fire with high-profile player misconduct creating a cyclone of negative publicity. Domestic violence issues remain a hot topic in that conversation thanks to the Ray Rice saga as well as the child abuse allegations against...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Bears columnist Brad Biggs tackles readers' questions. I hate to think that Charles Tillman will not play again for the Bears after his injury against the 49ers. Realizing it is too soon to know if he will be back in 2015, is it too soon to talk about...
  • Vikings' WR Simpson dogged by legal issues

    The Sports Xchange Vikings' WR Simpson dogged by legal issues Suspended Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is scheduled to be eligible to be reinstated following Week 3. But now, his future might be in limbo following the revelation he was cited by...
  • NFL CT Update: Tyvon Branch, Sio Moore Anchor Raiders Defense

    Through two weeks of the NFL season, most of the 23 players with Connecticut ties have seen action, many as starters. So far one player has been sidelined: Redskins tight end Jordan Reed's status is uncertain after he injured his hamstring in Week 1....
  • Week 3 preview: Raiders at Patriots

    The Sports Xchange By Derek Harper, The Sports Xchange Week 3 preview: Raiders at Patriots Oakland Raiders (0-2) at New England Patriots (1-1) Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. - TV: CBS *TV announcers: Greg Gumbel, Trent...
  • Arizona's Jonathan Dwyer arrested in domestic assault case

    Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault for two incidents that involved a 27-year-old woman and his 18-month-old child at his home in July, Phoenix police said Wednesday afternoon. Dwyer was...
  • Your parents whipped you and you turned out OK--like Adrian Peterson?

    What, exactly, is the difference between knocking out a grown woman with a punch to the face and whipping a child until he bleeds? Both are acts of brutality against relatively defenseless victims (even a grown woman is no match for a professional...
  • Fantasy Wild-Card Wednesday: Dealing with running back issues

    Nothing trumps the seriousness of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's child abuse case, especially not fantasy football. So as someone who drafted Peterson in the second round of one of my league's drafts, I didn't bat an eye when the Vikings...