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Minnesota Vikings Deactivate Adrian Peterson Indefinitely

The Minnesota Vikings have placed Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner's Permission list, which will require the star running back to abstain from team activities during the duration of his child-abuse case. The Vikings announced this decision early Wednesday morning.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: ‘Fight Church’ Is Where MMA, Worship Collide [Video]

Typically, people go to church for peace and inspiration.

But the folks who attend Victory Church in Rochester, N.Y., go for a different reason: to kick the crap out of each other.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Oakland Raiders Receiver Fumbles Ball Twice On Same Play [Video]

When you're a receiver in the NFL, your job description is pretty simple: Catch the ball, hold on to the ball and run with the ball.

Oakland Raiders receiver James Jones failed at all that on one play against the Houston Texas on Sunday in a game.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Pro Golfer Rory McIlroy Hits Drive Into Spectator’s Pocket [Video]

While teeing off Friday on the 14th hole of The Tour Championship, Rory McIlroy's golf ball missed the mark just a bit.

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Smashmouth Football Still Wins and Other Things We Learned From Week 3 in College Football

It was a big week in college football as we saw our first real upsets of the season, an exciting, down-to-the-wire SEC matchup and one defeat snatched away from the jaws of a massive upset victory.

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CBS’ Charles Barkley Defends NFL’s Adrian Peterson, Says Ray Rice Should Get ‘Another Chance’

NBA Hall of Famer and CBS sports analyst Charles Barkley joined the list of prominent sports fgures chiming in on Adrian Peterson's child abuse arrest – this time, defending the Minnesota Vikings running back.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: World’s Longest Golf Club Just Looks Silly [Video]

Have you ever wondered what the world's longest golf club looks like?

Well, check this video out!

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Adrian Peterson Indicted in Child Abuse Case, Deactivated for Sunday’s Game

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was indicted on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child by a Montgomery County, Texas grand jury. The case stems from an incident where Peterson used a switch to discipline the child involved.

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CBS’ James Brown Gives Thought-Provoking Speech on Domestic Violence [Video]

The issue of domestic violence is front and center, thanks to the Ray Rice controversy and the way the NFL handled the matter.

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Baltimore Ravens Blow Out Pittsburgh Steelers

Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes to Owen Daniels, and the Ravens manhandled the Pittsburgh Steelers, 26-6, in Baltimore on Thursday night.

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Oscar Pistorius Has Breakdown After Being Found Not Guilty of Murder

The good news for Oscar Pistorius is he's been found not guilty of premeditated murder in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The bad news is his reaction is gross.

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week: Jenison Boys’ Soccer’s Luke VanderVeen

Jenison High School boys' soccer player Luke VanderVeen is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week.

VanderVeen's last-minute goal in Jenison's 1-0 win over Zeeland East last week is indicative of the type of competitor he is, Wildcats Coach Brian Selk said.

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