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  • Chip Scoggins: Vikings deserve scorn despite latest Peterson reversal

    The Vikings don't deserve blind praise for correcting a wrong. Ultimately, they got it right, but the course they took to reach this point never made sense. Let's not forget their initial intentions amid news that the Vikings placed Adrian Peterson on...
  • Senator wants to strip NFL of tax-exempt status in light of abuse cases

    Senator wants to strip NFL of tax-exempt status in light of abuse cases
    As the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson controversies continue to consume NFL news, a U.S. senator introduced legislation Tuesday that would remove the league's tax-exempt status and redirect that money to benefit victims of domestic violence. Sen. Cory...
  • Bob Ford: In sports, winning always takes precedence

    If the NFL selected a Fan of the Week, serious consideration would have to go to the young woman who was photographed Sunday near TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis while wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey and holding a stripped down tree branch in her...
  • WRAPUP 1-NFL's Vikings say they erred in light Peterson punishment

    By Eric Kelsey Sept 17 (Reuters) - The Minnesota Vikings "made a mistake" in not initially suspending star player Adrian Peterson until his child-abuse case is resolved, the team's owners said on Wednesday, as sporting goods maker Nike halted its...
  • Devon Still's return highlights NFL week for former Nittany Lions

    Defensive tackle Devon Still made three tackles for the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, highlighting the NFL weekend for former Nittany Lions. Still's story has been perhaps the most inspiring of a turbulent NFL season. The former Penn State all-...
  • Adrian Peterson and other NFL defendants shouldn't play

    Adrian Peterson and other NFL defendants shouldn't play
    Most rules of football are precise, as are the punishments for committing penalties. But some infractions are judgment calls. The ball is snapped, a linebacker blitzes and the quarterback goes down in a heap: clean hit … or cheap shot? Referees...
  • Vikings, NFL, reactive but right in deactivating Adrian Peterson

    Vikings, NFL, reactive but right in deactivating Adrian Peterson
    The good news for people with a moral compass is that the NFL can be shamed into doing the right thing. Just make sure you scream loud enough. It takes a while for the echo chamber to trickle down to its offices in New York. The Minnesota Vikings...
  • Panthers Greg Hardy To Be Placed On NFL's Exempt List

    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is expected to be placed on the exempt list Wednesday, following the course set by the NFL and Minnesota Vikings earlier in the day. At 12:47 a.m. local time, the Vikings issued a statement that Peterson is...
  • The NFL's Greatest Test? Not Ray Rice, But Young Crowds Who Tune Out Games

    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 population to sustain severe brain...
  • Panthers DE Hardy headed for exempt list

    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is expected to be placed on the exempt list Wednesday, following the course set by the NFL and Minnesota Vikings earlier in the day. At 12:47 a.m. local time, the Vikings issued a statement that Peterson is away...
  • NFLPA files an appeal on behalf of Ray Rice challenging indefinite suspension

    NFLPA files an appeal on behalf of Ray Rice challenging indefinite suspension
    The NFL Players Association filed a grievance on behalf of former Ravens running back Ray Rice on Tuesday night, demanding that the increased discipline of an indefinite suspension levied last week by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell be overturned. This...