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  • WRAPUP 3-Chagrined NFL teams bow to pressure on domestic abuse cases

    (Recasts with Carolina Panthers suspending Hardy, adds comments from Vikings and Panthers) By Eric Kelsey and Mary Milliken Sept 17 (Reuters) - Two NFL teams succumbed to public pressure and suspended two players enmeshed in domestic abuse cases on...
  • Vikings wake up, will pay Peterson to go away

    Very early Wednesday morning, Vikings owner Zygi Wilf did something to make it easier for him to sleep at night.   In a stunning change of course, Wilf released a statement on the Vikings’ website at 12:47 a.m. that placed running back and alleged...
  • Nike suspends contract with Adrian Peterson

    Nike suspends contract with Adrian Peterson
    Nike Inc. said Wednesday it had suspended its contract with Minnesota Vikings running back Arian Peterson over allegations of child abuse. “Nike in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and we have shared our concerns with...
  • Vikings teammate calls Peterson's treatment unfair

    Vikings teammate calls Peterson's treatment unfair
    Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn expressed his disapproval with the team's decision to place running back Adrian Peterson on the commissioner's exempt list on Wednesday. Munnerlyn, who grew up in Mobile, Ala., didn't see anything wrong with Peterson...
  • NFL roundup: Peterson placed on exempt list

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Peterson placed on exempt list Less than two days after announcing that they were reinstating running back Adrian Peterson to the active roster, the Minnesota Vikings changed course early Wednesday. The Vikings placed...
  • On The Fly: Peterson Will Sit

     On The Fly: Peterson Will Sit
    The Minnesota Vikings did an about-face — or is it about saving face? — by sitting Adrian Peterson until everything is settled concerning his indictment on one count of reckless or negligent injury to a child. Deactivated Sunday for the game...
  • Embattled 49ers stand their ground on McDonald status

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande,The Sports Xchange Embattled 49ers stand their ground on McDonald status SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Despite pressure from many sources, including California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Congresswoman Nancy...
  • Peterson's mother back her embattled son

    The Sports Xchange Peterson's mother back her embattled son The mother of Adrian Peterson defended her son Wednesday, saying he wants to be a good father to each of his six children. Bonita Jackson made her first public statements in an interview...
  • Reggie Bush: 'Obviously I'm not going to be spanking a 1-year-old girl'

    Reggie Bush: 'Obviously I'm not going to be spanking a 1-year-old girl'
    Reggie Bush might have gone a little too far in sticking up for fellow NFL running back Adrian Peterson on the radio Tuesday, saying he disciplines his 1-year-old daughter "harshly" and leading some to believe he spanks his 1-year-old daughter. A day...
  • Vikings put Adrian Peterson on exempt list, must stay away from team

    Vikings put Adrian Peterson on exempt list, must stay away from team
    The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the NFL exempt list, suspending him from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved, the franchise said Wednesday. The Vikings, who initially reactivated Peterson for...
  • The NFL's Biggest Challenge? Keeping Younger Viewers

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The National Football League has another problem. Just as countless parties are tackling it over its handling of the recent Ray Rice controversy, its recent disclosure that its players are more likely than the general...