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Adrian Peterson reportedly used charity money to fund orgy

Things couldn't be getting much worse this season for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. The NFL star was indicted about a month ago for injuries to his child, and now the All-Pro faces more reported charges.

Op-Ed: Should Adrian Peterson play this Sunday vs. Saints?

Minneapolis - Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton recently stated that he thinks Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should be suspended and not be eligible to play this Sunday versus the New Orleans Saints. Does he have a valid argument?

Star NFL RB Adrian Peterson indicted for injury to child

Minneapolis - Twitter has erupted with reports star NFL running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas for "reckless or negligent injury to a child."

Op-Ed: NFL Games of the Week — Week 2

Though it’s been overshadowed by the graphic revelations surrounding the Ray Rice incident, Week 1 gave fans an exciting start to the 2014-15 NFL season.

NFL Scores: Vikings hold off Redskins 34-27

Minneapolis - Minnesota game into Thursday nights contest against Washington with just one win on the year and having lost their last four games, but the team rallied behind young quarterback Christian Ponder and defeated the Redskins 34-27.

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's son, 2, dies from assault

Sioux Falls - The two-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson died in Sioux Falls, South Dakota Friday from injuries he suffered Wednesday after he was beaten by his mother's boyfriend, according to police.

Browns shock Vikings behind Brian Hoyer 31-27

Minneapolis - The Cleveland Browns made big news this week when they traded starting running back Trent Richardson, but the team rallied behind third string quarterback Brian Hoyer and picked up their first win of the 2013 NFL season 31-27 over the Vikings.

NFL Scores: Cutler leads Bears to late score and win over Vikings

Chicago - Jay Cutler kept his poise late in the fourth quarter and helped lead his Chicago Bears past the Minnesota Vikings with a late touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett and a big 31-30 victory.

Op-Ed: NFL — Five must-watch week two matches

The first week of the NFL regular season has come and gone, replete with the surprises and excitement that fans have come to expect.

Police allegedly 'hit' Adrian Peterson in the head, lawyer says

Continuing his media blitz Wednesday, the attorney for Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson said his client never pushed or hit a police officer; rather a police officer allegedly hit him.

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson arrested, claims innocence

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was arrested last Saturday morning for resisting arrest. Peterson's camp is now claiming the charge is 'an entire fabrication.'

Op-Ed: NFL: When will Brett Favre just give it up and shut up

Brett Favre has shown how selfish he could be as he held two teams hostage to keep his streak going. Now he is just showing how much of a jerk he can be with some backhanded comments towards Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers.

NFL: The Chiefs get their first win at the expense of the Vikings

Kansas City - The Kansas City Chiefs have been mauled by injuries, but found a way to pull off a victory today over the troubled Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings have been trouble this season as they can’t hold leads or even pull off a victory.

NFL: Lions come from behind to start season 3-0

Minneapolis - The Viking brought in Donovan McNabb to lead the Viking to wins, but as of right now they are just taking loses. This one was bad as the Detroit Lions came from behind to win the game in overtime.

NFL: Week 3 Inactives

For you fans that are wondering who is playing and who is not, here is a list for you to see who will be helping you team get the 'W'. For you fantasy football fans this may help also.

Op-Ed: Recap of Week 2 in the NFL

Here are a few thoughts about the NFL games from Week 2. As usual, the highlights and lowlights depend on which jersey you wear.

NFL: Kaeding is out for the Chargers after freak accident

San Diego - You usually don’t expect to see a kicker get injured during the game unless they are roughed up on a field-goal, punt or just straight ran over on a kickoff. Yesterday we saw a kicker get hurt while trying to make a play on kickoff.

NFL: Peterson gets extension with Vikings worth $100 million

Minneapolis - With the lockout over it seems as if owners are looking to lockup their ‘moneymakers’ long-term now. It began with Larry Fitzgerald, then DeAngelo Williams, then Chris Johnson and now the Viking lockup Peterson.

NFL: Locker gets the best Ponder in pre-season debut

Nashville - To first rounder got their chance to show what they got as Minnesota Vikings’ Christian Ponder and Tennessee Titans’ Jake Locker squared off in their pre-season debut. Locker was taken was taken 8th overall, and Ponder was taken 12th overall.

NFL: Randy Moss calls it quits after 13 seasons

Randy Moss came in the NFL as one of the most freakish athletes to ever put on a pair of cleats, but in the end it seemed like his attitude hung him out to dry. In the end it does not matter what he did off the field but what he did on it.

NFL: Week of Transactions in Review

As soon as the lockout was ended the NFL teams hit the ground running making trades and signings that not even the average fan expected. We have seen it all from stars moved to new teams to players getting a second chance, here is how it went down.

NFL: Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb traded to Vikings

Veteran NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been traded to the Minnesota Vikings after a rocky year with the Washington Redskins.

Adrian Peterson on NFL: 'It's modern-day slavery'

Just minutes following the lockout enforced upon the Players Association by National Football League (NFL) team owners, some of the leagues' players were perhaps too outspoken regarding their feelings on the issue.

Op-Ed: Brett Favre returns...again

'Brett Favre Watch 2010' is now officially be over. Not only did three Minnesota Vikings players travel to Favre's home to beg him to play, but the aged quarterback has come to camp and last night played in a preseason game against the 49ers.

Favre's return depends on his ankle

The annual mid-summer watch has begun of whether or not Brett Favre will return to play another season. This year though it isn't so much a matter of where he will play, but if he can after having his ankle surgically repaired.

Poll: Majority believe Brett Favre will retire

It seems this question is posed every year about this time. Will he or won't he? Brett Favre has over the last few years had his fair share of waffling over the retirement issue

NFL: Saints Headed to First Super Bowl, Face Colts

New Orleans has hosted the Super Bowl, but they have never been to one, until this year. On Sunday the New Orleans Saints stopped the Minnesota Vikings to earn their first trip to the Super Bowl. They'll face the Indianapolis Colts.

Op-Ed: Stop Us Or We'll Score

There have long been grumblings and grippings about coaches running up the scores of contests calling it unsportsman like. Just the same the purpose of a defense is to stop an offense and if you can't why should a team throw away a scoring chance?

NFL: Vikings Put An End to the Cowboys

The Vikings defense did what they were supposed to do, put pressure on Tony Romo. The Dallas Cowboys offensive line couldn't do what they were supposed to do, hold off the Viking defense.

Op-Ed: NFL Playoff Picture

The playoff pairings are set for the NFL and based on the last two weeks of the season there is some level of intrigue as to how things are going to turn out.
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