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Vikings Place Peterson On Exempt List, Keeping Him Off Team

Vikings Place Peterson On Exempt List, Keeping Him Off Team

By Matt Vensel, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) The Vikings announced early Wednesday morning they have placed Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permiss ...

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No Defense For What Ray Rice Did

No Defense For What Ray Rice Did

"I think they're going too far with Ray Rice." So said a civil servant I know only in passing, making small talk the other day. No, it is not the majority opinion, but neither is ...

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Reinstated NFL Star Peterson Says ‘I’m Not A Child Abuser’

Reinstated NFL Star Peterson Says ‘I’m Not A Child Abuser’

Minneapolis (AFP) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, reinstated on Monday by the NFL team, declared he was not a child abuser despite charges of injuring his four- ...

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Rice Will Appeal Indefinite Suspension: Reports

Rice Will Appeal Indefinite Suspension: Reports

Baltimore (AFP) -- Ray Rice, the National Football League star banned indefinitely after video of him knocking out his then-fiancee surfaced, will appeal the suspension, according ...

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Goodell Investigation Is All Among Friends

Goodell Investigation Is All Among Friends

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg View) -- Ignorance is not a suitable defense. That was what National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell told coach Sean Payton and the New Orleans Sain ...

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Pistorius Found Not Guilty Of Murder

Pistorius Found Not Guilty Of Murder

Pretoria (AFP) - "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp Thursday, a shock decision that left the South African celebrity a ...

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How Major League Baseball Could Determine Control Of Congress

How Major League Baseball Could Determine Control Of Congress

By Abby Livingston, CQ Roll Call WASHINGTON -- For most of the country, this October's television airwaves are filled with two things: baseball and politics -- and the two rarely ...

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NFL Scandal Spotlights Complexities Of Abuse

NFL Scandal Spotlights Complexities Of Abuse

By Rosalind Bentley, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Well, if he hit her, why did she marry him? Why hasn't she left him? Why is she defending him? Those are a few of the questio ...

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We Needed To See The Ray Rice Video

We Needed To See The Ray Rice Video

Should we have seen the video of Ray Rice pummeling Janay Palmer Rice into unconsciousness? Unequivocally, I say yes. Before explaining why, I want to share Ms. Rice's objection t ...

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NFL Boss Faces Lawmaker Questions, Call To Resign

NFL Boss Faces Lawmaker Questions, Call To Resign

New York (AFP) -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell faced U.S. lawmaker questions and a call to resign by a women's advocacy leader Wednesday over his handling of the Ray Rice domest ...

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