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Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson Vents On Twitter About Honoring Contract

Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of the Minnesota Vikings’ offseason.


Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings addresses the media after pleading 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

NFL Reinstates Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson

Peterson’s agent has said the star running back wants to play elsewhere next season. But the Vikings say they have no plans to trade him.


Adrian Peterson (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Agent: Adrian Peterson Returning To Vikings Not In His ‘Best Interest’

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their professional relationship.


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N.J. Supreme Court Tosses Man’s Child Abuse Guilty Plea Based On ‘Off-Color’ Language

The New Jersey State Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a Morris County was not guilty of child abuse just because he admitted to using “off-color language” in the presence of a 13-year-old foster child.


Adrian Peterson

Arbiter Denies Adrian Peterson’s Appeal

An arbiter appointed by the NFL to hear Adrian Peterson’s appeal has ruled that the Minnesota Vikings running back will remain suspended until at least next spring.


Adrian Peterson (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images), Roger Goodell (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images), Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Union Says Personal Conduct Policy Needs To Be Collectively Bargained

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith were to meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.


Ann Bactawar was sentenced to five years in jail for physically abusing children at a day care center in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo: CBS2)

Woman Sentenced To 5 Years For Physically Abusing Children At N.J. Day Care Center

Friday was sentencing day for a New Jersey day care worker convicted of abusing children. The woman made an emotional plea to parents before learning her fate.


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AP: Peterson’s Hearing On Possible Reinstatement To Be Held Monday

A person with knowledge of the hearing told The Associated Press on Thursday that Adrian Peterson will meet with the NFL early next week about possible reinstatement with the Minnesota Vikings.


Adrian Peterson

Peterson’s Return To NFL Might Take A Lot Longer Than He Wants

If Adrian Peterson is allowed to return to the Minnesota Vikings this season, the reunion won’t happen swiftly.


Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Peterson Reaches Plea Agreement In Child-Abuse Case, Will Avoid Jail Time

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson will avoid jail time after reaching a plea agreement in his child-abuse case.


Jeida Torres (credit: Kimberly Torres-Smith via Facebook)

Lawmakers Look To Expand Reporting Requirements Of Suspected Child Abuse

Following the death of 3-year-old Jeida Torres at a Brooklyn homeless shelter last week, Sen. Parker says he’s learned the law does not include subcontractors working at city homeless shelters.


Adrian Peterson

Prosecutors Want Peterson’s Bond Revoked After He Allegedly Admitted Smoking Pot

Peterson allegedly told a worker conducting his urinalysis exam during a Wednesday court appearance that “he smoked a little weed.”


Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson To Plead Not Guilty To Child-Abuse Charge

Prosecutor Phil Grant declined to comment Tuesday on whether the case could be settled without a trial. If convicted, Peterson faces up to two years in prison.


Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The NFL Player Vetting Process: There Are No Sure Things

By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history.


Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sept. 14, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Deactivated From Team Activities After Alleged Assault

The news just keeps getting worse for the NFL. On Wednesday the reeling league was hit with another scandal when the Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer was reportedly arrested for an attack on a woman.