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  • Vikings Reinstate Peterson Despite Abuse Charge

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings less than a week after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Peterson, considered one of the best running backs in the NFL, was benched for Sunday’s 30-7 ...

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  • Mayweather Wins Easily in Rematch with Maidana

    Floyd “Money” Mayweather retained the WBC welterweight, WBC superweight and WBC light middleweight championships after beating Marcos Maidana by unanimous decision on Sept. 13 at MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was the rematch fight that most fans wanted to see after ...

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  • The Other Side of the Coin

    I hope I will be forgiven for once again moving the next chapter of “Sam Lacy – He Made a Difference” to the back burner. Before I get started, I want to make it clear that my job is not to take sides, but to make it clear that there are two sides to every […]

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  • Orioles Win Five of Last Six, on Pace to Clinch Division

    The Baltimore Orioles are well on pace to win the American League East division after winning five of six games played over the last week, Sept. 8-13. Baltimore swept the Red Sox in a three-game road series in Boston, and then won a double-header against the New York Yankees in Baltimore on ...

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  • Adrian Peterson Not at Stadium for Vikings Game

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Plenty of No. 28 purple jerseys showed up for Sunday’s Minnesota Vikings home opener. None were worn by the face of the franchise. Adrian Peterson did not accompany the team to the stadium for the game against New England, keeping his distance after the Vikings ...

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  • Magic Number Six for Nationals to Claim NL East Title

    The Washington Nationals won four of six games played through Sept. 8-13, cutting their magic number to just six wins needed to claim the National League East division title. Washington beat the Atlanta Braves, two games to one, in a three-game home series and then traveled to New York to beat ...

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  • Consecutive Hits Gives NFL a Black Eye

    The National Football League emerged as America’s true pastime shortly after baseball’s 232-game record long lockout in 1994. Parity, star talent and the allure of fantasy football has helped the NFL develop into, arguably, one of the world’s most popular sports associations. ...

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  • Morgan State Routs Bowie State

    Sophomore running back Herb Walker Jr. rushed for 180 yards and two touchdowns as the Morgan State Bears routed their fellow Marylanders the Bowie State Bulldogs, 28-3, on Sept. 13 at Hughes Stadium in Baltimore, Md. It was a defensive battle in the first half as the Bulldogs scored the only ...

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  • Mayweather Speaks Out About Ray Rice—Then Apologizes

    The highest-paid athlete in the world, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., has a different perspective on the recent Ray Rice scandal. Mayweather believes that the NFL should have stuck by their original punishment for Rice, which was a two-game suspension. “I think there’s a lot worse things ...

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