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NFL Players Union Files An Appeal To Ray Rice's Suspension

Several NFL players are in the news recently for off-field incidents. Audie Cornish talks to George Atallah of the NFL Players Association about crime and punishment in the National Football League.

Vikings Now Say Adrian Peterson Is Banned From Team Activities

The change in running back Adrian Peterson's status will require him to stay away from the team while he takes care of legal proceedings regarding child abuse charges.
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NFL's Tax Breaks Targeted In Bid To Change Team Name

The refusal of Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team's name has prompted legislation from Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) targeting the team's tax-exempt status.

Vikings Allow Adrian Peterson Back Without Suspension

Melissa Block talks with Minneapolis Star Tribune sports columnist Chip Scoggins about how fans in Minnesota are reacting to the Vikings decision to allow running back Adrian Peterson to play.
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Your Turn: NFL's Abuse Turmoil, Scotland Votes, Spying on the Rise

On the show where you set the agenda, Kojo examines the latest child and domestic abuse scandals in the NFL, the Scottish independence vote, spying and cellphones -- and anything else on your mind.

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Injury To RG3 May Not Have Been As Bad As Initially Thought

The ankle injury suffered by Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III may not be as bad as originally thought, as coach Jay Gruden has declined to put him on injured reserve for the rest of the season.


NFL Proposes Plan To Stop Domestic Violence By Its Players

Commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Monday that three anti-domestic abuse advocates will advise the league. But plenty of criticism remains.

Scotland's Really Big Vote: Can Women Join St. Andrews Golf Club?

Scotland's independence referendum is set for Thursday. On the same day, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews will announce whether women can join.

Minnesota Vikings Reinstate Peterson, Who Says He's 'Not A Child Abuser'

Days after he was arrested and benched over charges that he abused his 4-year-old son by punishing him with a wooden switch, NFL star running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated.

'Nude' Or Not, Women's Cycling Team Uniform Makes Waves

Some observers called the outfits — which in photos seem to feature a swatch of flesh-tone-colored fabric in their lower region — "rude," "wrong" and a "disaster."