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Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — 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."

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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US basketball reigns in Spain, awaits Rio Olympics

MADRID (AP) — It feels like so long ago, though it's been only a decade.

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Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers

NEW YORK (AP) — Three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the NFL.

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McIlroy fades in season finale, Horschel wins

ATLANTA (AP) — Rory McIlroy found his ball submerged in deep rough, next to a fence that separates the course from the driving range at East Lake. He jumped up and down, trying to see over a holly bush that obscured his view of the ninth green.

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Pistorius free to compete, SA Olympic body says

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge.

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Hoyer's late drive helps Browns shock Saints 26-24

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the Browns explained their plans to Brian Hoyer about bringing rookie Johnny Manziel into the game, Cleveland's starting quarterback bit his lip and devised one of his own.

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Bengals beat Falcons, stay unbeaten without Green

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green walked off the field gingerly, an ominous sign. On their opening series, the Bengals were about to get the answer to a question they'd like to avoid.

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Indiana loses to Bowling Green on late TD, 45-42

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — During its bye week last Saturday, Indiana saw two Big Ten schools get upset by Mid-American Conference squads.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014

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