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  • Bob Condotta: NFL needs to value a player's character as much as his talent

    If the NFL had been a team in its own league, it would have opened the season by allowing a 109-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. And then things would really have gotten out of hand. Indeed, there were few darker weeks in the history of the NFL or...
  • Criticism clouds Sunday football amid anger at NFL's Goodell

    (Reuters) - 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...
  • Texas hometown stands by local hero Adrian Peterson

    PALESTINE, Texas � Mementos from Adrian Peterson's football career are enclosed in a glass case near the entrance to Palestine High School. His jersey and a plaque honoring his state track accomplishments hang in the corner of a local restaurant....
  • Hardy will practice, but situation remains 'fluid'

    Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy will practice this week, but the team has not made a decision on his status for this week's game against Pittsburgh or the rest of the season. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said general manager Dave Gettleman is doing "due...
  • Patriots rout Vikings 30-7

    Patriots rout Vikings 30-7
    MINNEAPOLIS -- After being embarrassed in the second half in a loss to Miami last week, the New England Patriots' defense reappeared in a big way Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. The Patriots intercepted quarterback Matt Cassel four times --...
  • NFL used to offer an escape; now it requires one

    NFL used to offer an escape; now it requires one
    Every yard Vikings running back Adrian Peterson gains in 2014 will represent a step backward for a society swept away by the NFL, the $9 billion league becoming increasingly harder to watch regardless of what television ratings say. Anybody else skip...
  • Adrian Peterson says he's 'not a child abuser;' NFL to investigate case

    Adrian Peterson was back in the building Monday, reinstated by the Vikings less than 24 hours after a 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots without their star running back. But Peterson, who is facing a felony charge in Texas of injuring one of his...
  • Vikings deactivate Peterson; arrest warrant issued

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: adds details Vikings deactivate Peterson; arrest warrant issued The Minnesota Vikings on Friday deactivated running back Adrian Peterson for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. A warrant was issued...
  • Vikings reinstate Adrian Peterson

    The Minnesota Vikings reinstated Adrian Peterson on Monday, saying he will play this Sunday at New Orleans. The star running back was charged late last week on a felony count of injuring a child. He was arrested early Saturday morning in Houston after...
  • Panthers unsure if Hardy will play against Steelers

    Panthers unsure if Hardy will play against Steelers
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Less than 30 minutes after Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy walked past reporters hoping for a comment Monday afternoon, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera faced a line of questioning about his embattled defensive end. Hardy is...
  • Vikings put Adrian Peterson on exempt list, must stay away from team

    Vikings put Adrian Peterson on exempt list, must stay away from team
    The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the NFL exempt list, suspending him from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved, the franchise said Wednesday. The Vikings, who initially reactivated Peterson for...
  • Marcus Thompson: Jim Harbaugh facing greatest challenge

    Jim Harbaugh is going to really have to work his magic this season. Every speckle of miracle dust. Every drop of his secret potion. Sunday's come-from-ahead loss to the Chicago Bears is the latest adversity Harbaugh must lead the 49ers through. Even...