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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. Peterson is charged with a felony... Read »

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Charles Barkley Throws

Charles Barkley Throws "Turrible" First Pitch

NBA Hall of Famer player's performance will live in first-pitch infamy. Read »

19 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 »

Sep 16, 2014
Minnesota Twins Split From Rock Cats Amid Talks of Hartford Move

Minnesota Twins Split From Rock Cats Amid Talks of Hartford Move

After a 20-year partnership with the Rock Cats, the Minnesota Twins are splitting from their Double-A affiliate... 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
Astros' George Springer to Sit Out Rest of Season

Astros' George Springer to Sit Out Rest of Season

Houston rookie and New Britain native George Springer, who has been out since July 20 with a left quadriceps injury,... 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
Brass City Brawlers: Country's Most Unique Football Program?

Brass City Brawlers: Country's Most Unique Football Program?

What would you do for a second chance? The Brass City Brawlers Semi Pro team in Waterbury is a non-profit community... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Brady Wants Everybody Involved

Brady Wants Everybody Involved

There wasn't much to like in Sunday's dominating 30-7 win over the Vikings but ever the perfectionist,... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Diaco's Defense Coming Around

Diaco's Defense Coming Around

The Huskies are 1-2. There's no getting around that, and first-year coach Bob Diaco isn't trying Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Commit Napheesa Collier Draws Praise

Commit Napheesa Collier Draws Praise

Over the weekend, Sue Bird talked up incoming Huskies freshman Kia Nurse, who also plays for the Canadian... 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
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
Casey Cochran Talks About Quitting UConn Football

Casey Cochran Talks About Quitting UConn Football

Former UConn quarterback Casey Cochran reflects on his decision to leave the team after suffering... Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
Tom Brady Happy With O, Impressed by D

Tom Brady Happy With O, Impressed by D

Good news: On Sunday, the Patriots resembled the team we've grown accustom to seeing run up the score on opponents. Read »

Sep 15, 2014
2 More Huskies End Football Careers

2 More Huskies End Football Careers

Two more UConn players have ended their football careers because of health concerns. Read »

Sep 16, 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
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