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  • Adrian Peterson: ‘I Won’t Ever Use a Switch Again’

    Nov 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said he regrets injuring his 4-year-old son in an exclusive interview with USA Today Sports published Thursday night, and vowed to retire the switch as a means of disciplining his children. “I won’t ever use a switch again,” Peterson told the newspaper in his first extensive public remarks since […]

  • NFL Bans Adrian Peterson for Rest of the Season

    Nov 18, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the 2014 NFL season, the league announced Tuesday, with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell criticizing the star for his behavior and for not showing any “meaningful remorse.” Earlier this month, Peterson pled no contest to the misdemeanor charge of reckless assault […]

  • Adrian Peterson, NFL to Meet Monday About Possible Reinstatement

    Nov 13, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Adrian Peterson will meet with the NFL on Monday to discuss his possible return to the Minnesota Vikings, reports the Associated Press. A person with knowledge of the hearing told the AP that the hearing will be at 2 p.m. EST. Peterson has been on the commissioner’s exempt list since Sept. 18 following his indictment […]

  • Adrian Peterson Speaks After No Contest Plea: ‘I Love My Son’ (Watch)

    Nov 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail time Tuesday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors to resolve his child abuse case. Under the agreement approved by Montgomery County state District Judge Kelly Case and announced during a scheduled court hearing, Peterson pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of reckless assault. “I’m just glad […]

  • Report: Adrian Peterson to Take Plea Deal in Child Abuse Case

    Nov 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *NFL star Adrian Peterson has reached a plea deal in his child-abuse case and is not expected to serve any jail time, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Michele Steele. The Minnesota Vikings player will enter a plea Tuesday afternoon to a lesser charge than the felony child-abuse charge that he is currently facing, the source […]

  • Prosecutor: Adrian Peterson ‘Smoked a Little Weed’ While on Bond

    Oct 10, 14 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments


    *Texas prosecutors said Thursday that Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson should be re-arrested after admitting during his court appearance on a child abuse charge that he had ”smoked a little weed” while out on bond. In a court motion, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said Peterson allegedly told a worker conducting his urinalysis exam […]