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49 min ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

Broncos, Seahawks top AP Pro32 before rematch

14, 2014, in San Diego. NEW YORK - The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league.

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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval

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.

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3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Would you spend $600 on a haircut for your DOG? FEMAIL takes a wary ...

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)

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6 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson

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.

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8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Matt Kalil Off to Another Slow Start for the Minnesota Vikings

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.

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13 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

To spank or not spank?

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.

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15 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Does NFL have an obligation to 'be the moral compass'?

NFL sends mixed messages on domestic violence response League appoints senior advisors, but players still take field. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://usat.ly/1s4hgoB The domestic violence controversy roiling the NFL and the nation made news on twin tracks Monday, as the league announced the appointment of new senior advisors who will help shape its policies at the same time the Minnesota Vikings welcomed back running back and accused child abuser Adrian Peterson, who was not the only player to sit out Sunday and return Monday.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

FOX Carolina

Adrian Peterson: 'I am not a child abuser'

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Competitive Skating, Carolina Kostner, Olympics

Post and Courier

Panthers unsure if Hardy will play against Steelers

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.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Silver Airways was originally scheduled to exit the airport in September.

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.

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Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge

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.

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Mail on Sunday

Woman, 22, becomes one of the youngest people in Britain to be...

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)

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WAOW

Charity ride benefits food pantries

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.

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WSNY-FM Columbus

Criticism clouds Sunday football amid anger at NFLa s Goodell

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.

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Washington Times

ICYMI: Adrian Peterson, Jets' TO top NFL topics

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.

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CBS Atlanta

Patriots dominate Peterson-less Vikings, 30-7

14, 2014, in Minneapolis. . Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, right, cannot reach a pass as New England Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan defends during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Bell: NFL teams need serious thought on domestic abuse

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.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

13 2014, Miss America Parade, Atlantic City Boardwalk. . Miss Arizona Alexa Rogers uses an umbrella during the rain at New York Ave., Saturday, Sept.

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Cybercast News Service

Vikings reinstate special teams coach Priefer

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.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Navy identifies pilot presumed dead after crash

With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,... A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. The NFL was already under heavy criticism this week for the way it handled of a domestic violence case involving a prominent player.

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