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NFL Taking Public Relations Hit For Off-Field Controversies

With the Ray Rice video, Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges, the lawsuit against Jerry Jones, and the league’s evolving drug policy — the NFL is taking a big public relations hit.

09/17/2014

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After Making ‘Mistake,’ Vikings Bench RB Peterson

Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team “made a mistake” in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

09/17/2014

Steven Forest Gray (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Department)

Church Pastor Behind Bars, Accused Of Abusing Boy

A former associate pastor of a church in Crandall, southeast of Dallas, is behind bars accused of indecency with a child.

09/16/2014

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Dallas Bar Bans NFL To Protest League’s Domestic Abuse Stance

A Dallas bar is taking a stand against the NFL, pledging not to show any games this season in response to the league’s recent domestic abuse incidents.

09/16/2014

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Jerry Jones On Support For Goodell: ‘His Heart Is On The Game’

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reiterated his support for Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying the criticism of the league can be used to improve the NFL.

09/16/2014

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How Far Is Too Far When Using Corporal Punishment?

Eddie Reeves doesn’t shy away from it: as a child, he says his mother spanked him with switches or tree branches. But a child psychologist says in general, physical punishment is not effective.

CBS 11–09/15/2014

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Vikings Reinstate Adrian Peterson, Peterson Releases Statement About Child Abuse Charges

Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son, and the star running back said Monday he is not a child abuser and wants “everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child.”

09/15/2014

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Vikings Peterson Expected To Play Sunday Following Child Abuse Allegation

The Minnesota Vikings have announced that star running back Adrian Peterson will practice fully this week and is expected to play Sunday in New Orleans.

09/15/2014

Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on from the sideline during a game against the St. Louis Rams. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Hometown Stands Behind Peterson Against Child Abuse Allegations

Neighbors, former teachers, and community have said they are behind Adrian Peterson despite the allegations.

09/14/2014

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Shan: Why Adrian Peterson Went Too Far

I’ve read hundreds of your reactions to the Adrian Peterson story and this is my conclusion: There is no set way to parent.

09/13/2014

Texas Grand Jury Indicts Adrian Peterson For Injury To A Child

CBSDFW.COM has now confirmed through multiple sources the indictment of Minnesota Vikings star player Adrian Peterson.

CBSDFW.COM–09/12/2014

Grandmother Patricia Sanders saved a 2-year-old girl, after she was left in a hot car on a 100-degree day. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Hero Grandma Couldn’t Ignore Screams Of Toddler In Hot Car

Patricia Sanders can’t get the cries out of her head. She can’t even stop thinking about a 2-year-old girl left alone in a hot car on Labor Day.

CBS 11–09/11/2014

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