Tag Archives: child abuse

  • Adrian Peterson’s Mother: ‘It’s Not About Abuse, But Love’

    Sep 18, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *The mother of Adrian Peterson came to his defense Wednesday in her first public comments since the running back’s indictment for child abuse, saying he has six kids and “wants to be a good father to them all,” reports ESPN.com. “I don’t care what anybody says,” Bonita Jackson, 50, said in an interview with the […]

  • Nike Suspends Contract with Adrian Peterson

    Sep 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Nike announced late Tuesday that it has suspended its endorsement contract with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in the wake of his child abuse charges. “Nike in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and has shared our concerns with the NFL. We have suspended our contract with Adrian Peterson,” […]

  • Gov. Calls Adrian Peterson Charges ‘A Public Embarrassment’; Wants Him Benched

    Sep 16, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *The governor of Minnesota has joined the chorus of those calling for the Minnesota Vikings to suspend running back Adrian Peterson, reports ESPN.com. Mark Dayton released a statement on Tuesday saying he believes the Vikings should sit Peterson down until his child abuse case is resolved in Montgomery County, Texas. Peterson was indicted on one […]

  • Radisson Suspends Vikings Sponsorship Over Adrian Peterson

    Sep 16, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The Radisson hotel chain is putting its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings on hold after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. In a statement Monday, the Minnetonka-based company said it “takes this matter very seriously particularly in light of our long-standing commitment to the protection of children.” Radisson says it’s […]

  • Adrian Peterson Accused of Abusing Another Son with a Switch

    Sep 16, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *New photos and text messages have surfaced to reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring one of his other sons while disciplining the boy in Texas. The 4-year-old at the center of the previous scandal is by a different mother than the alleged victim in the new Montgomery County case, in […]

  • Adrian Peterson to Play Sunday Despite Child Abuse Charges

    Sep 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be back on the gridiron against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, the team has announced. The Vikings deactivated Peterson in the wake of allegations he abused his 4-year-old son by beating him with a switch. Peterson had been indicted for felony child abuse. But now, the team […]