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49 min ago | WLNS-TV Lansing
14, 2014, in San Diego. NEW YORK - The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league.
2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising. Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday that it has spoken with the NFL about concerns related to recent incidents that are sparking outcry from fans, including an investigation into how long the NFL knew about a video that shows Baltimore Raven Ray Rice beating his then fiancee; as well as the Minnesota Vikings' decision to let Adrian Peterson play while he faces an abuse charge for spanking his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.
3 hrs ago | Daily Mail
Not smiling now! Adrian Peterson breaks cover after his arrest for whipping his four-year-old son - as Minnesota Governor says he should be suspended by the Vikings Boy, 17, is left in critical condition after he 'stopped breathing for FIVE MINUTES' when he was Tasered by cop during traffic stop Top general admits that US could put troops on ground for 'close combat advising' in fight against ISIS in Iraq CBS permanently pull Rihanna from NFL coverage after singer posts 'f*** you' tweet at being dropped 'because she is a victim of a domestic violence' What does your country really think about breastfeeding? From 'embarrassing' in China to 'natural' in America, how perspectives vary across the globe Bill Cosby had a vile temper, punched out comic Tommy Smothers and was a hard-partying philanderer caught in a love child scandal, reveals new book And it's only Day 2! Rosie O'Donnell shuts ... (more)
6 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta
7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. . Vikings general manger Rick Spielman talks with reporters about the decision to allow Adrian Peterson to play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, Monday, Sept.
8 hrs ago | BleacherReport
The Minnesota Vikings are now two games deep in their 2014 season, and left tackle Matt Kalil has become one of the team's biggest question marks with his poor start. General manager Rick Spielman and the Minnesota brass prioritized Kalil in the 2012 NFL draft enough to make him the No.
13 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
The indictment of NFL star Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has led to a robust debate about whether hitting, spanking or any other form of corporal punishment is justified and effective in dealing with children. It has also revealed sharp differences in cultural, regional and generational attitudes toward using any kind of physical force to try to teach kids right from wrong.
Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the New York Yankees.
Rivera also said Monday that the team hasn't considered releasing the Pro Bowl defensive end who is involved in a domestic violence case. He added that Hardy will continue to practice and attend team meetings, but the coach won't make a decision on when Hardy plays until later this week.
After an act of Congress and years of lobbying by descendants and admirers, a Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice more than 150 years ago will be recognized for his heroism when President Barack... Two Vietnam War soldiers - one still living, one killed in action - received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they threw themselves into harm's way to protect their brothers... The Alabama State Department of Education has reached agreements with two of the six educators who were connected to the Montgomery Public Schools grade changing investigation.
7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. . This photo provided by the Montgomery County sheriff's office shows the booking photo of Adrian Peterson.
Jailed televangelist and accused rapist Jim Bakker is back in business hawking survivalist kits including everything from padded clothing to buckets of beans to enema kits Adrian Peterson is REINSTATED by Minnesota Vikings and will play on Sunday despite child-abuse charge for 'beating his four-year-old son with a switch' 'They won because he took his life': Mother claims 14-year-old son who shot himself dead in school bathroom had been 'bullied for years' Suicidal MH370 pilot switched off oxygen supply to kill himself and is the SIXTH example of 'suicide flights', according to Kiwi Airlines boss Do you suffer from bloating and gut problems? From ditching bread to getting hypnotised, our revolutionary expert guide could change your life... 'I had to protect my family': Terrifying moment shop owner turned the tables and shot dead robber in gunfight across the aisles 'Every black parent in ... (more)
A couple biking across Minnesota and Wisconsin arrived at Lambeau Field in time for Sunday's Green Bay Packers' game after leaving the site of the old Metrodome in Minneapolis seven days before. Rick and Robin Martinek's charity ride of several hundred miles through wind and rain benefited food pantries - Paul's Pantry in Green Bay and Moms and Neighbors in the Twin Cities.
The stadiums were packed and the fans cheered, but overhanging the Sunday series of National Football League match-ups were continued calls for the ouster of league Commissioner Roger Goodell and outrage over the league's handling of players accused of domestic violence. Fierce criticism of the NFL has come from the White House, women's rights groups, fans of the games and others, with many calling for the Goodell to step down.
It is not the case that an NFL player is suspended or deactivated because of - or kept around despite - a pending criminal case each and every day. Just seems that way lately.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Greg Hardy sits, Ray McDonald plays. After a tumultuous sequence of off-the-field events that constituted arguably the worst week in NFL history, the games could not merely go on Sunday Bell: NFL teams need serious thought on domestic abuse SANTA CLARA, Calif.
13 2014, Miss America Parade, Atlantic City Boardwalk. . Miss Arizona Alexa Rogers uses an umbrella during the rain at New York Ave., Saturday, Sept.
The Vikings reinstated Priefer after he missed the first two games of the season for making anti-gay remarks. Priefer was initially suspended three games after an independent investigation into the claims made by former punter Chris Kluwe found that the coach made several offensive remarks at practices and in meetings while working for the team.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:49 pm
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