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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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Erin Andrews: 'I'm Curious About' Plastic Surgery

Erin Andrews: Why 'I Feel Like a Spy' During Football Games

Originally posted 08/14/2014 03:30PM

Erin Andrews is a sports reporter, TV personality and, now, a super sleuth?

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Outraged Letter to the Editor Defends Fred Flintstone's History of Nonviolence

Outraged Letter to the Editor Defends Fred Flintstone's History of Nonviolence

Originally posted 08/01/2014 01:00PM

Yabba-dabba-WHAT?!

In her column on Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was suspended two games by the NFL after his arrest for domestic violence, Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins criticized the light response to Rice's actions, asking how the league could justify "a two-game penalty for a running back going all Flintstone on his wife."

On Thursday, Jenkins's column provoked an impassioned response from one Post reader, who sent a letter to the editor defending Fred Flintstone against implicit charges of spousal abuse.

As Martin Kramer of Takoma Park, Maryland, wrote, "Fred Flintstone had his faults, but he loved and respected his wife Wilma, often referring to her as his queen."

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What 'Very Scary' Honor Is Making Michael Strahan Nervous?

Michael Strahan Says Football Hall of Fame Induction Is 'Amazing & Scary'

Originally posted 07/31/2014 11:15AM

He might be a 15-year pro football veteran, but Michael Strahan is still surprised that he's about to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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One Special Teen Inspires a High School Football Team

How One Special Teen Inspired a High School Football Team (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/26/2014 07:40AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Rudy Tapia was nervous when his son, Matt, told him he wanted to join his high school football team.

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Coming Out in Sports: Former NFL Player Wade Davis Says Out Youth 'Taught Me to Be Fearless'

Gay Former NFL Player Wade Davis: Out Youth Taught Me to Be Fearless

Originally posted 05/17/2014 06:00PM

Wade Davis kept his secret from teammates until nine years after his NFL playing days were over.

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