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Vikings Order Peterson to Stay Away From All Team Activities
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Vikings Order Peterson to Stay Away From All Team Activities

The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges, The Associated Press reported. The team made the announcement... Read »

38 minutes ago
Charles Barkley Throws

Charles Barkley Throws "Turrible" First Pitch

Everyone knows Hall of Fame NBA player Charles Barkley has an ugly golf swing. Now you can add baseball to... Read »

8 minutes ago
Nationals Clinch NL East Division Title, Head to Playoffs

Nationals Clinch NL East Division Title, Head to Playoffs

The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years... Read »

3 hours ago
Peavy Powers Giants Past D'Backs 2-1

Peavy Powers Giants Past D'Backs 2-1

Jake Peavy allowed one run off five hits in 7.2 innings pitched to help the Giants beat the Diamondbacks 2-1... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Orioles Clinch AL East With 8-2 Win Over Blue Jays

Orioles Clinch AL East With 8-2 Win Over Blue Jays

The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Hernandez

Hernandez "Felt Helpless" to Refuse Police Questioning

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez says in a court filing that he felt helpless and... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Ray Rice's NFL Suspension Appealed

Ray Rice's NFL Suspension Appealed

The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night. Rice was originally handed... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Sponsors Speak Out: Anheuser-Busch Slams NFL

Sponsors Speak Out: Anheuser-Busch Slams NFL

Major sponsors are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the NFL's recent scandals, but the companies... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Criticism Mounting for Adrian Peterson, Vikings

Criticism Mounting for Adrian Peterson, Vikings

For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Ward Hopes to Learn From Rough Night

Ward Hopes to Learn From Rough Night

Bears say 49ers defensive scheme was strong, but good throws and mismatches proved to be the difference Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Patriots Will Run Right at Raiders

Patriots Will Run Right at Raiders

Patriots's straightforward rushing attack may be worst thing for Oakland's defense Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Activists Alter CoverGirl Model to Protest NFL

Activists Alter CoverGirl Model to Protest NFL

As the official beauty partner of the National Football League, CoverGirl recently released a series of... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Claim Filed After Giants' Native American Heritage Night Incident

Claim Filed After Giants' Native American Heritage Night Incident

Two Native Americans removed from San Francisco's AT&T Park during a Native American Heritage Night at a Giants... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship

Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship

The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
31 Arrests at 49ers' Home Opener

31 Arrests at 49ers' Home Opener

Fans were mostly well-behaved at the San Francisco 49ers’ home opener at Levi's Read »

Sep 15, 2014
In Two Games, Kaepernick Has Peaked and Plummeted

In Two Games, Kaepernick Has Peaked and Plummeted

Niners quarterback takes blame for losing Sunday night game vs. Bears Read »

Sep 15, 2014

"Not a Child Abuser": Adrian Peterson Apologizes

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson issued a lengthy statement Monday on the child abuse charges he... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Shark Splits Surfer’s Board in Two

Shark Splits Surfer’s Board in Two

A surfer had to swim for his life after a 15-foot great white shark took a bite out of his surf board at a... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Allen Now 8-26 as Raiders Head Coach

Allen Now 8-26 as Raiders Head Coach

Realistically, Raiders will start this season 0-3 Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One

Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One

An English golfer scored a trip into space by sinking a rare hole-in-one at a tournament on Sunday.

Andy... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
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