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3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Baby found next to the body of his dead mother is 'going to be OK'

Not smiling now! Adrian Peterson breaks cover after his arrest for whipping his four-year-old son - as Minnesota Governor says he should be suspended by the Vikings Boy, 17, is left in critical condition after he 'stopped breathing for FIVE MINUTES' when he was Tasered by cop during traffic stop Top general admits that US could put troops on ground for 'close combat advising' in fight against ISIS in Iraq CBS permanently pull Rihanna from NFL coverage after singer posts 'f*** you' tweet at being dropped 'because she is a victim of a domestic violence' What does your country really think about breastfeeding? From 'embarrassing' in China to 'natural' in America, how perspectives vary across the globe Bill Cosby had a vile temper, punched out comic Tommy Smothers and was a hard-partying philanderer caught in a love child scandal, reveals new book And it's only Day 2! Rosie O'Donnell shuts ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Anheuser-Busch 'disappointed' in NFL

Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league. The beer giant issued a statement on Tuesday saying it was "disappointed and increasingly concerned" by recent incidents and was not yet satisfied with the league's response.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

4 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

Anheuser-Busch criticizes NFL: 'We are not satisfied'

Anheuser-Busch is the first major National Football League sponsor to publicly criticize how the league is handling domestic violence controversies. "We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season," said the company's statement.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Browns' Josh Gordon pleads guilty to DWI charge

A prosecutor says suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver will receive probation and undergo a substance-abuse assessment after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North Carolina. A prosecutor said Tuesday that suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will receive probation and undergo a substance-abuse assessment after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North Carolina.

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7 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts -- after the singer issued a profane tweet about it.

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9 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Rice wants Goodell recusal upon appeal

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension, but reportedly is asking for commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from the review. Goodell, who said Rice's version of events was "ambiguous" when the parties met prior to an initial suspension, turned over the New Orleans Saints bounty-related suspensions in 2012 to former commissioner Paul Tagliabue.

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10 hrs ago | 103JAMZ.com

Rihanna Blasts CBS Over NFL Song Snub

Rihanna is NOT happy about CBS pulling her musical intro to last week's "Thursday Night Football" game featuring the Baltimore Ravens. The singer had been set to be part of a pre-taped segment, but given her status as a domestic violence victim and the scandal involving suspended former Ravens sta r Ray Rice, the network opted to cut the song from the broadcast.

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14 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. . Vikings general manger Rick Spielman talks with reporters about the decision to allow Adrian Peterson to play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Mike Zimmer, Jerome Felton, Christian Ponder, Everson Griffen

19 hrs ago | ESPN

NFL, union close to finalizing new drug policy

The NFL and the players' union are close to finalizing the drug policy changes they tentatively agreed upon last week. Union spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press on Monday that the "drug policies are currently getting finalized."

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Wes Welker, St. Louis Rams, Stedman Bailey, Orlando Scandrick, Dallas Cowboys

Mon Sep 15, 2014

KAUZ

Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

15, 2014, in Indianapolis. . Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw celebrates after scoring on a one yard touchdown reception during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, Ahmad Bradshaw, Cody Parkey, Andrew Luck, Trent Richardson

Channel3000

CoverGirl ad attacked by NFL protesters

Activists have hijacked a CoverGirl ad campaign intended for female NFL fans in order to protest the league's mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy. A picture of a woman CoverGirl was using on social media sites for its "Get Your Game Face On" campaign was changed.

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4029TV.com

RG3 to be re-evaluated in two weeks

Quarterback Robert Griffin III will be placed in a hard cast for two weeks and re-evaluated after extensive tests showed his dislocated ankle was not fractured. "It's not a fracture -- we'll know in a few more weeks how far he'll be out," coach Jay Gruden said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III, NFC, NFC East, Kirk Cousins

Mail on Sunday

Woman, 22, becomes one of the youngest people in Britain to be...

Jailed televangelist and accused rapist Jim Bakker is back in business hawking survivalist kits including everything from padded clothing to buckets of beans to enema kits Adrian Peterson is REINSTATED by Minnesota Vikings and will play on Sunday despite child-abuse charge for 'beating his four-year-old son with a switch' 'They won because he took his life': Mother claims 14-year-old son who shot himself dead in school bathroom had been 'bullied for years' Suicidal MH370 pilot switched off oxygen supply to kill himself and is the SIXTH example of 'suicide flights', according to Kiwi Airlines boss Do you suffer from bloating and gut problems? From ditching bread to getting hypnotised, our revolutionary expert guide could change your life... 'I had to protect my family': Terrifying moment shop owner turned the tables and shot dead robber in gunfight across the aisles 'Every black parent in ... (more)

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Washington Times

ICYMI: Adrian Peterson, Jets' TO top NFL topics

It is not the case that an NFL player is suspended or deactivated because of - or kept around despite - a pending criminal case each and every day. Just seems that way lately.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Jeremy Kerley, Geno Smith, Greg Hardy

KMIZ

Football fans starting to #BoycottNFL

With a slew of domestic violence cases permeating the NFL, some football fans are benching America's favorite fall pastime. Even after the league enacted tougher punishments for domestic violence and three accused players sat out during games Sunday, the Twitter hashtag #BoycottNFL and calls for Commissioner Roger Goodell's removal are running rampant.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, Ray McDonald, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

49ers collapse in 4th quarter, fall 28-20 to Bears in home opener

Cutler passed for three fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago's starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 28-20 Sunday night to spoil their Levi's Stadium debut. "We just kept plugging, we knew we had some good stuff," Cutler said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Charles Tillman, Martellus Bennett, Trevor Scott, Kyle Fuller

WSOCTV

Rodgers, Packers roar back to beat Jets 31-24

In the middle of the chaotic and victorious Green Bay Packers locker room, Randall Cobb yelled out a new nickname for Jordy Nelson. More like a career-high 209 yards receiving for Green Bay's top receiver, including one long touchdown catch in crunch time.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, New York Jets, Aaron Rodgers, Tramon Williams, Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb

TheCourier.com

Gatesa 3 TD catches carry Bolts to 30-21 upset

Gates had three touchdown catches, including a spectacular, one-handed grab, and the Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch off the field to beat the Seahawks 30-21 victory Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Eddie Royal, Antonio Gates, Philip Rivers, Ryan Mathews, Nick Novak

Daily Reporter

Broncos fend off Chiefs 24-17 with goal-line stand

Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith's fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Broncos' 24-17 win over the scrappy Chiefs on Sunday. Aqib Talib's pick-6 was negated by Quanterus Smith's hold.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Quanterus Smith, DeMarcus Ware, Julius Thomas, Jacob Tamme

Journal Gazette

Bengals lose A.J. Green but beat Falcons

CINCINNATI Running back Giovani Bernard picked up a Bengals offense missing receiver A.J. Green on Sunday, turning short passes into big plays, and Cincinnati's defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, A.J Green, Giovani Bernard, Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

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