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  1. NFL to partner with domestic violence hotlineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence when he holds a news conference Friday. The NFL commissioner will address the league's personal conduct policy.

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  2. The way of the belt lasts lifetimesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... both of you don't grow up, one of you is going to die. There are many possible reactions to reports that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson beat two of his children. To return to the NFL's obsession of ethics via optics , you could ...

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  3. Minnesota Vikings Justified To Cut Ties With Jerome SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Rant Sports

    As names like Ray Rice , Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy continue to swirl around various national news outlets, NFL owners are being forced to ask themselves one very direct and pointed question: When is the time to say enough is enough? In the case of Jerome Simpson , that question has been answered. The Minnesota Vikings cut the troubled receiver Thursday following his latest run-in with law enforcement.

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  4. NFL to partner with violence hotlineRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | USA Today

    Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence when he holds a news conference Friday. The NFL commissioner will address the league's personal conduct policy.

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  5. Report: Bridgewater Won't Start Without Adrian Peterson?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Daily Norseman

    ... he's heard regarding the status of rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater , allegedly from speaking to a Minnesota Vikings coach. So, if this report is to be believed, there's a very good chance that we're not going to see the next "quarterback of the ...

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  6. Here He Comes: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Holding News Conference FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | CBS Local

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will have a news conference today at 3 pm ET at the NY Hilton Midtown on the domestic violence issues, etc The commissioner and some NFL teams have been heavily criticized for lenient or delayed punishment of Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and other players involved in recent domestic violence cases. Less than three weeks into the season, five such cases have made headlines, the others involving Greg Hardy, Ray McDonald and Jonathan Dwyer.

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  7. Why 'Is Corporal Punishment Abuse?' Is Such A Loaded QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | WGBH

    Adrian Peterson was ordered to stay away from his team, the Minnesota Vikings, while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. Over the past week, Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings' all-world running back and one of the NFL's biggest stars, has become the face of corporal punishment in America.

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  8. Vikings' Xavier Rhodes on shaky start: 'I'm working on it'Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | TwinCities

    At least he's honest. According to Pro Football Focus, Rhodes last Sunday against New England had a rating of minus-3.5, tied for the lowest any Minnesota defensive player has had this season.

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  9. NFL orders domestic abuse awareness sessions as scandal continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    As the NFL deals with yet another case of domestic abuse involving a player, Commissioner Roger Goodell has been noticeably quiet, much to the frustration of everyone. However, he did send a memo out to all franchise owners on Thursday about the subject.

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  10. VikesCentric: Remember the 2009 NFC title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Star Tribune

    Ever wish you had a "Wayback Machine" and could travel back in time? It could provide the opportunity to revisit a cherished time, relive an old memory or even manipulate a different outcome. I'd go back to the 2009 NFC Championship game - a game that haunts me to this day.

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  11. Vikings hand over rushing duties to Matt AsiataVikings hand over...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Cloud Times

    Vikings hand over rushing duties to Matt Asiata Asiata became the team's featured back when Peterson was placed on the NFL's exempt list Check out this story on sctimes.com: Vikings running back Matt Asiata runs into the end zone on a 25-yard pass past New England Patriots strong safety Devin McCourty for a touchdown during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Minneapolis on Sunday. Matt Asiata isn't Adrian Peterson, and he isn't trying to be.

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  12. Jon Stewart Rips NFL For Protecting Wife/Child Beaters: They 'Don't Know What The F*ck They're Doing'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Crooks and Liars

    "You can't do something to a four-year-old that you are not allowed to do to a 300 pound lineman in a helmet and pads." -- Jon Stewart Vikings owners said the decision to bring back Peterson for practices and Sunday's game at New Orleans was made "after significant thought, discussion and consideration."

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  13. Peterson's 'whooping' no form of love: KeenanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Toronto Star

    A young Vikings fan holds a ticket featuring a photo of running back Adrian Peterson. The NFL star's comment that he spanked his child with a stick has gotten him in trouble but also drawn unsettling support, writes Ed Keenan.

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  14. The Daily Scoop: 9-19-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    ... filling in as announcer when Pardo was ill. There's some more unsettling news coming from the NFL. The Minnesota Vikings announced that they have released veteran wide receiver Jerome Simpson. Simpson was released after the Vikings learned he faces ...

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  15. Stephen Colbert Skewers Hannity's Adrian Peterson Defense, Whips Out His BeltRead the original story

    1 hr ago | TV Newser

    Stephen Colbert took on Fox News' "senior Nerf football chucker" Sean Hannity last night, spoofing Hannity's coverage of Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson 's child abuse suspension. "I think Hannity is right on this one," Colbert began.

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  16. Friday (Massive lines for Ray Rice jersey exchange) edition: Wha' Happened?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    We are not in Baltimore right now. If we were, we'd probably be visiting every square inch of territory covered in The Wire like some sort of sick TV tourist .

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  17. Goodell to address domestic violence at Friday news conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TSN.ca

    Roger Goodell will hold a news conference today at 3pm et/Noon pt to address domestic violence issues in the NFL. Goodell has been criticized for his lack of official response to these issues in light of situations involving former Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice , as well as Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson , and most recently Arizona Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer .

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  18. What's your prediction for the Saints-Vikings game Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    ... catch their first chance to watch the New Orleans Saints in the regular season at home as they host the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at noon at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints' record (0-2) probably isn't what many fans imagined when the ...

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  19. Rob Parker: Tigers need JV in must-winRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ClickOnDetroit

    ... publicly with their displeasure at how the league was handling the situation. Most believe it's the reason Minnesota Vikings' RB Adrian Peterson was finally taken off the field until his legal process is finished. Originally, the Vikings reinstated ...

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  20. Psychologist talks about why professional athletes can be prone to domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC 27

    ... It can affect judgement. It can affect impulse control. It can affect a lot of different brain functions." Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he disciplined his son or sons--according to separate reports--the way he was disciplined ...

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