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ADRIAN PETERSON RUMORS

County attorney filed petition to protect Adrian Peterson’s son from him

According to the Star Tribune, Hennepin County filed a court petition Friday seeking protection for Adrian Peterson’s son after allegedly being abused by Peterson. The petition asked a judge to approve a safety plan for the child, including that Peterson not have any unsupervised or unauthorized contact with the child, and that he cannot use any “corporal punishment and/or physical...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Adrian Peterson’s mother says “Whipping someone you Love, IS Love”

Adrian Peterson has been under a lot of scrutiny over the past few days because he whipped his child with a “switch”. While I have no problem with punishing your children if they do something wrong, Adrian Peterson might have went a little overboard on his 4 year old son.   People are saying that […] The post Adrian Peterson’s mother says “Whipping someone you Love, IS...
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Stewart: NFL doesn't 'know what the (expletive) they're doing

When Jon Stewart gets someone or something in his cross hairs, he’s relentless. Just ask FOX News. The latest object of scorn for Stewart is the NFL in the midst of the league’s latest ongoing controversies. It seems like there’s a new one every day with allegations of domestic and child abuse putting the NFL in the spotlight for all of the wrong reasons. Stewart skewered the...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson’s Alma Mater To Wear Poorly Timed ‘Bring The Wood’ Uniforms

There’s obviously no ill intent, but you can’t help but notice the irony and poor timing when it comes to the uniforms the University of Oklahoma will wear this weekend. No. 4 OU will travel to West Virginia this weekend, and the high-profile matchup is giving the Sooners a chance to break out some new uniforms. There’s nothing controversial about the unis themselves, but the...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson's mother: He's 'trying hard to be a good parent'

There aren’t many people defending Adrian Peterson these days, but at least he’s got his mom. The Minnesota Vikings running back has drawn the wrath of public opinion after he was indicted last Friday on a charge of injury to a child. Things only got worse this week, as a report from KHOU-TV alleged that Peterson admitted to beating another one of his sons this past summer....
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson’s High School Coach Admits to Beating Him

Just when a story couldn’t possibly get more disturbing, something like this happens. According to the British gossip rag the Daily Mail, Adrian Peterson’s high school coach has admitted to beating the embattled Minnesota Vikings running back with a wooden paddle. Booker Bowie, who was Palestine High School’s defensive coordinator and track coach when Peterson attended, had...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike 'in no way' condones abuse, suspends Peterson sponsorship

As the Adrian Peterson situation becomes more toxic, fewer and fewer parties are willing to stand by him. In the latest move by a company to distance itself from the running back, who was indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child, Nike has suspended its endorsement contract with Peterson, ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported Wednesday. “Nike in no way condones child abuse or...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson on exempt list, out indefinitely

The Minnesota Vikings have used the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List on running back Adrian Peterson, which requires him to stay away from team activities and the facility until his current bout with the law is completed. The #Vikings statement in its entirety on placing Adrian Peterson on “Exempt/ Commissioner’s Permission list…” pic.twitter.com/byFI31roMs — Sean...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike pulls Peterson merch from shelves in Minnesota

This week just keeps getting worse and worse for Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson. After he began to lose some support from the public yesterday when another picture was released—showing another four-year-old son with a scarred head—his biggest sponsor, Nike, is now taking action. An eye-opening development:...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota governor calls for Vikings to suspend Peterson

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton took a strong stances against the Minnesota Vikings and embattled running back Adrian Peterson on Tuesday. According to a local NBC affiliate in Minneapolis, Dayton indicated that Peterson should be suspended and called his actions a “public embarrassment.” Here is the full text from Dayton’s comments.  It is an awful situation. Yes, Mr. Peterson...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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