Sports

Peterson Eligibility Sought by NFLPA

Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter, ESPN   (ESPN.com)—The NFL Players Association sent a letter to the NFL on Friday, calling for the immediate reinstatement of Adrian Peterson per the agreement the sides made for the Minnesota Vikings running back to go on the commissioner’s exempt list in September, according Read More

National

NFL Case Sparks Debate on Spanking

  By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the NFL’s 2014 season warms up, Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, prepares to face charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. A week prior, news surfaced that he had spanked his 4-year-old Read More

Op-Ed

NFL Keeps Fumbling

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist I am sick and tired of all the hypocrisy swirling around pro athletes and the National Football League (NFL) in particular. With all the accusation about domestic violence and child abuse consuming the NFL, I wonder why the public wants Read More

Politics

AUDIO: Adrian Peterson ‘Not With’ Gay Marriage Despite Having Gay Relatives

[NESN] Sunday night marked a milestone for gay rights, as Robbie Rogers made his debut with the L.A. Galaxy, becoming the first recognized openly gay athlete in a major American sport. Earlier in the day, however, Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson reminded everyone that tolerance Read More