Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) runs past Oakland Raiders defensive back Neiko Thorpe (31) for an 80-yard touchdown run Sunday. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

Peterson helps Vikings run past Raiders 30-14

OAKLAND — Derek Carr led Oakland back from a slow start to…

 

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at an event at Salem State University on May 7, 2015. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Brady: A modern-day Nixon

Well, so much for the 2024 presidential bid. Unless you are Nixonian…

 

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NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on Thursday,…

 

Pat Sullivan/AP File PhotoMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson leaves the courthouse with his wife Ashley Brown Peterson in Conroe

AP source: Vikings to meet with Adrian Peterson on Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS — Adrian Peterson is about to feel what it's like to…

Pat Sullivan/AP File PhotoMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson leaves the courthouse with his wife Ashley Brown Peterson in Conroe
Jim Mone/AP File PhotoA federal judge has cleared the way for Adrian Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday

Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement

A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back…

Jim Mone/AP File PhotoA federal judge has cleared the way for Adrian Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday
Charles Rex Arbogast/AP File PhotoAdrian Peterson remains in NFL limbo and his union's latest attempt to restore his playing status will take place in federal court on Friday

Union heads to court to get RB Adrian Peterson back on field

MINNEAPOLIS — The latest attempt by star running back Adrian Peterson to…

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP File PhotoAdrian Peterson remains in NFL limbo and his union's latest attempt to restore his playing status will take place in federal court on Friday
David J. Phillip/AP Photo Pool FileThe NFLPA has accused Roger Goodell of punishing Adrian Peterson to satiate "public calls for his resignation due to prior disciplinary failures."

Union takes NFL to court over Adrian Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS -- The NFL Players Association filed a federal lawsuit Monday for…

David J. Phillip/AP Photo Pool FileThe NFLPA has accused Roger Goodell of punishing Adrian Peterson to satiate "public calls for his resignation due to prior disciplinary failures."
Charlie Neibergall/AP File PhotoMinnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will remain suspended until at least next spring in the child-abuse case that has sidelined him for all but one game this season.

Adrian Peterson's appeal denied, suspension upheld

MINNEAPOLIS -- An arbiter appointed by the NFL ruled Friday that Minnesota…

Charlie Neibergall/AP File PhotoMinnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will remain suspended until at least next spring in the child-abuse case that has sidelined him for all but one game this season.
The Vikings' Adrian Peterson gave a statement but did not testify at his appeal hearing Tuesday.

Source: Peterson doesn’t testify at hearing

NEW YORK -- Adrian Peterson did not testify at his appeal hearing…

The Vikings' Adrian Peterson gave a statement but did not testify at his appeal hearing Tuesday.
Pat Sullivan/AP file photoVikings running back Adrian Peterson was suspended for the rest of the season by the NFL on Tuesday. Peterson and the NFL Players Association have disputed the NFL's discipline process following Peterson's violation of the league's personal conduct policy.

NFL suspends Vikings' Peterson for rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS -- Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday,…

Pat Sullivan/AP file photoVikings running back Adrian Peterson was suspended for the rest of the season by the NFL on Tuesday. Peterson and the NFL Players Association have disputed the NFL's discipline process following Peterson's violation of the league's personal conduct policy.
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Prosecutors want Adrian Peterson's bond revoked

Texas prosecutors have filed a motion to revoke Adrian Peterson's bond and…

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L.G. Patterson/AP file photoIn the wake of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson being indicted on child abuse charges

Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS -- For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian…

L.G. Patterson/AP file photoIn the wake of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson being indicted on child abuse charges
Rick Osentoski/AP file photoA few big-name sponsors have voiced their concerns to the NFL following the recent scandals that have plagued the league.

Major sponsors not pleased with NFL's scandals

Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over…

Rick Osentoski/AP file photoA few big-name sponsors have voiced their concerns to the NFL following the recent scandals that have plagued the league.
Ann Heisenfelt/ap file photoVikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted on child abuse chargers Friday and turned himself in to Texas police and posted bail Saturday.

Vikings miss Peterson in loss to Patriots

MINNEAPOLIS -- The face of the franchise was nowhere to be found…

Ann Heisenfelt/ap file photoVikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted on child abuse chargers Friday and turned himself in to Texas police and posted bail Saturday.
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Vikings reinstate Adrian Peterson despite abuse charge

Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after…

AP Photo/Tom Gannam
Tony Avelar/2012 ap file photoRolando McClain retired from the NFL last year

NFL mandates knee and thigh pads

With safety in mind, the NFL is making players wear knee and…

Tony Avelar/2012 ap file photoRolando McClain retired from the NFL last year