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Jonathan Dwyer arrested

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Another NFL player facing charges related to domestic...

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested in…

Greg Hardy

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Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave

Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy, who has been…

Adrian Peterson

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Legal issues to keep Peterson off the field

The Minnesota Vikings made a mistake. And they want to "get things…

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Sharks sign Braun to 5-year extension

The San Jose Sharks re-signed defenseman Justin Braun to a five-year…

Greg Hardy

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Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave

Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy, who has been granted a new trial this fall after a domestic violence conviction in July, has taken a voluntary leave with pay until his legal matters…

Adrian Peterson

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Legal issues to keep Peterson off the field

The Minnesota Vikings made a mistake. And they want to "get things right."

The two statements were repeated several times by owners and members of the team's front office during a media day news…

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Sharks sign Braun to 5-year extension

The San Jose Sharks re-signed defenseman Justin Braun to a five-year contract extension on Wednesday.

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Timberwolves sign F Robinson III

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed second-round draft pick Glenn Robinson III on Wednesday.

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MLB suspends umpire West one game

Major League Baseball suspended umpire Joe West for one game without pay on Wednesday for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.

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Adrian Peterson causes chaos for fantasy...

The Adrian Peterson scandal isn't just sending shockwaves throughout the NFL and its sponsors. It's also causing chaos in the lucrative world of fantasy sports.

Florida State QB Jameis Winston, November 2013

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FSU to sit Winston for half over obscenity

Florida State will sit Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after the quarterback yelled an obscene phrase in the campus student union on Tuesday.

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Adrian Peterson sponsors Nike, Castol...

Adrian Peterson has lost one of his most significant endorsement deals over child abuse charges, and he's at risk of losing the other.

Nike announced it was suspending his deal with the running back…

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Anheuser-Busch criticizes NFL: 'We are not...

Anheuser-Busch is the first major National Football League sponsor to publicly criticize how the league is handling domestic violence controversies.

"We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by…

Adrian Peterson

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Peterson will get $691,176.50 a week not...

Child abuse charges against NFL star Adrian Peterson will keep him off the field for the foreseeable future, but that won't stop his checks from arriving.

The Minnesota Vikings have banned him from…

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NFL, NFLPA finalize new PED policy

The NFL and NFL Players Association reached agreement Wednesday to a revamped policy on performance-enhancing substances that includes the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and…

Giancarlo Stanton

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Marlins likely to announce that Stanton...

The Miami Marlins have a Giancarlo Stanton jersey hanging in their dugout during every game. Unfortunately for the Marlins, that appears to be as close as they will get to re-uniting with Stanton…

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Red Sox's Castillo to make major-league...

The Boston Red Sox paid a lot of money to sign Rusney Castillo last month. Starting Wednesday night, they will see how quickly the Cuban outfielder can adapt to the major leagues.

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Backup QB, charged with DUI, leaves Miami

Backup quarterback Kevin Olsen left the University of Miami on Tuesday, a day after he was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and possession of a stolen driver's license.

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Red Wings, D DeKeyser agree on two-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings reached agreement Tuesday with restricted free-agent defenseman Danny DeKeyser on a two-year contract.

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