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Adrian Peterson Appeals NFL Suspension

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is in New York this week to appeal his NFL suspension. According to an ABC News report, Peterson believes assurances he received from NFL executives stating that his suspension would be short could convince the NFL to alter the suspension. On November 18 the NFL announced that Peterson had been suspended without pay for …

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Adrian Peterson Loses Nike Sponsorship Following Plea

Nike has ditched Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. “Adrian Peterson is no longer a Nike athlete,” said a Nike spokesperson in a very brief statement. Peterson’s Nike deal was already suspended, following the star’s indictment. In September, a grand jury indicted Peterson on felony charges of reckless injury to a child. Police accused Peterson of injuring his four-year-old son …

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Is Adrian Peterson’s 2014 Season Over? He Reportedly Doesn’t Think So

Adrian Peterson may be done for the 2014 NFL season. However, he reportedly hasn’t come to grips with the strong possibility that he may not play again this season and his career in the NFL is now uncertain. According to ESPN, Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings is quite “bleak.” NFL commentator Chris Mortensen has even predicted that his future with the Vikings …

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Ray McDonald Arrested As NFL Works To Repair Image

The events of the past few weeks have shined a rather uncomfortable light on both the National Football League and all sports fans. Many fans find themselves forced to review how highly they prioritize being entertained by people worshiped as heroes and demigods. They have also confronted the reality that these individuals are human and often fallible. Sometimes these players …

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Adrian Peterson Banned from Team Activities as Vikings Reverse Course

Just a couple of days after announcing plans to reinstate star running back Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course. Peterson has been placed on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, which will bar him from all team activities until further notice. The Vikings say this will allow Peterson to “take care of his personal situation until the legal proceedings are …

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Cris Carter’s Emotional Stand on Domestic Abuse: ‘This Goes Across All Racial Lines, Ethnicities, Religious Backgrounds’

ESPN’s Cris Carter took an emotional stand Sunday against domestic abuse of any sort and said the NFL needs to take greater responsibility in ending the culture of domestic abuse in the NFL, thereby setting an example for the rest of the country. “This goes across all racial lines, ethnicities, religious backgrounds,” Carter said Sunday on NFL Countdown, at times …

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Adrian Peterson Will Sit Out During Final Game Of Season

As someone who is no stranger to injuries, Adrian Peterson has missed a number of games throughout his career. He will be forced to sit out during the final game of the season when the Minnesota Vikings play the Detroit Lions. Unfortunately, neither team has anything to play for in the week 17 finale showdown in the NFC North. The …

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New York Giants Get Their First Win

After an embarrassing start to the season, the New York Giants have finally found a way to get their first win of the season. The Giants defeated a Vikings team that is also struggling. Eli Manning, the quarterback for the Giants, has had trouble finding the end-zone all year, and also has the most interceptions of any quarterback in the …

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Adrian Peterson Expected to Play vs. Panthers

It’s been a whirlwind week for Minnesota Vikings’ star running back, Adrian Peterson. He and his family were scheduled to meet his two-year-old son for the first time at the end of this month. Unfortunately, a tragic turn of events changed the dynamic of everything when the child died on Friday. However, Peterson intends to forge on in today’s game …

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Adrian Peterson’s Son Dies from Alleged Assault

It was a tragic ending to an even more tragic incident. It has been reported that the 2-year-old son of Vikings football star, Adrian Peterson, has passed away after sustaining a beating from his mother’s boyfriend. 27-year-old, Joseph Robert Patterson, who has been dating the child’s mother, is in jail on a $750,000 bail. He is facing charges of aggravated …

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Adrian Peterson’s Son Dies After Being Assaulted

It has been reported that Minnesota Vikings player Adrian Peterson’s two-year-old son died in South Dakota today because of injuries related to child abuse. The child, whose name hasn’t been released, was hospitalized on Wednesday and died earlier Friday evening. A man the child’s mother was dating, Joseph Robert Patterson of Sioux Falls, was arrested and charged with assaulting an …

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Adrian Peterson’s Two-Year-Old Son Dies

Several news sources have reported that the two-year-old son of Minnesota Viking’s running back Adrian Peterson died on Friday. The boy allegedly passed from injuries sustained from an assault by his mother’s boyfriend, 27-year-old Joseph Patterson. The report has been confirmed by police who are currently not releasing the name of the child at the family’s request. Mr. Patterson is …

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