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7 Students Charged in Wake of New Jersey High School Football Hazing Allegations

7 Students Charged in Wake of New Jersey High School Football Hazing Allegations

Originally posted 10/11/2014 01:50PM

Seven students were charged with sex crimes in connection with a series of assaults amid an investigation into hazing by a high school football team, which already led to the cancellation of the rest of the season, authorities said.

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High School Cancels Football Season After Sexual Hazing Allegations

New Jersey High School Cancels Football Season After Sexual Hazing Allegations

Originally posted 10/10/2014 09:40AM

Horrific allegations of sexual hazing in the locker room have one high school in New Jersey facing a season without football.

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Three High School Football Players Die in One Week

Three High School Football Players Die in One Week

Originally posted 10/03/2014 06:55PM

Several hundred people assembled on a crowded football field in Elwood New York on Thursday evening, greeting each other with handshakes and hugs. Many of them wore football jerseys and team colors of Shoreham-Wading River High School.

But this was not a joyous crowd gathering to cheer on their favorite team. They were there to celebrate the short life of Tom Cutinella, a 16-year-old student who had died on the same field just 24 hours earlier.

The sudden death wasn't the first one on the gridiron this week. Two other students died while playing high school football in the past seven days, raising questions about the sport's safety and prompting schools across America to take special precautions to keep their players safe.

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Former Titans Kicker Rob Bironas Killed in Car Crash

Rob Bironas, Ex-Titans Kicker & Terry Bradshaw's Son-in-Law, Killed in Car Crash

Originally posted 09/21/2014 03:40PM

Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.

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Another NFL Player Has Been Arrested for Domestic Violence

Another NFL Player Has Been Arrested for Domestic Violence

Originally posted 09/18/2014 07:00AM

The Arizona Cardinals say they first learned of the domestic abuse accusations against backup running back Jonathan Dwyer on Wednesday afternoon.

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Adrian Peterson Controversy: Is It Okay to Spank Your Children?

Adrian Peterson Controversy: Is It Okay to Spank Your Children?

Originally posted 09/16/2014 07:15PM

To spank or not to spank?

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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton: Adrian Peterson's Actions 'Are an Embarassment'

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton: Adrian Peterson's Actions 'Are an Embarassment'

Originally posted 09/16/2014 06:15PM

For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.

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Adrian Peterson: 'I Am, Without a Doubt, Not a Child Abuser'

UpdatePosted 09/15/2014 03:30PM

Adrian Peterson: 'I Am, Without a Doubt, Not a Child Abuser'

Originally posted 09/15/2014 12:30PM

Adrian Peterson insists that he is "not a child abuser."

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NFL 'Will Look Into' Claim Its Executive Received Ray Rice Video 5 Months Ago

NFL 'Will Look Into' Claim Its Executive Received Ray Rice Video 5 Months Ago

Originally posted 09/11/2014 06:30AM

The NFL says it will investigate a report that claims one of its executives was sent video footage by an unnamed law enforcement agent that appears to show former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer.

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Michael Sam Signs with the Dallas Cowboys

Michael Sam Signs with the Dallas Cowboys

Originally posted 09/03/2014 02:30PM

Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys.

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