Adrian Peterson, a marquee National Football League running back facing charges of child abuse for injuries he caused when disciplining his son, was reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings on Monday. Peterson was held out of the Vikings' game on Sunday, a 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots, following his indictment last week in Texas for negligent injury to his 4-year-old son, the latest domestic violence case to rock the NFL. "Based on the extensive information we have right now, and what we know about Adrian not only as a person but what he has also done for this community, we believe he deserves to play while the legal process plays out," Vikings general manager Rick Spielman told a news conference.
Ashburn (United States) (AFP) - The Washington Redskins placed Robert Griffin on the injured list after the star quarterback suffered a dislocated ankle over the weekend, coach Jay Gruden said on Monday.
An ex-Clemson women's soccer player has sued Tigers coach Eddie Radwanski, his assistants and several former teammates for a 2011 hazing ritual in which she says she was blindfolded and ran into a brick wall at the team's playing field.
University at Buffalo athletic director Danny White has agreed to a five-year contract extension that runs through 2019.
Boston University on Wednesday named interim AD Drew Marrochello the 13th athletic director in school history.
Pitchers Bert Blyleven and Jack Morris remember the 1987 ALCS between the Twins and Tigers.
Trevor Cahill lasts just four innings, giving up four runs, in the D-backs' win over San Diego.
Kirk Gibson discusses his decision to pull Trevor Cahill after four innings in an 8-6 win over the Padres.
Catcher Miguel Montero breaks down the pitching, including inconsistent Trevor Cahill, in an 8-6 win over San Diego.
Mark Trumbo, who had an RBI hit in the 5-run third inning, has been heating up at the plate.
The Baltimore Orioles moved to the brink of claiming their first AL East title in 17 years, using a resilient pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Monday night.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, already facing felony charges in Texas for child abuse, was accused in a separate incident involving another son who is 4 years old, KHOU-TV in Houston has reported.
Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon received a seven-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for making a lewd gesture to fans and getting ejected during Philadelphia's 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
The first sponsor has backed away from its involvement with the NFL amid the chaos that has enveloped the league over the past week as the Radisson hotel chain suspended its sponsorship of the Vikings.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson apologized in a statement on Monday for "the hurt I have brought to my child" after disciplining him earlier this year.
Just when you thought the NBA draft pecking order was starting to get predictable, Joel Embiid shakes it up.
Get ready for the Decision, Part II. LeBron James is opting out of his contract with the Heat, and will become a free agent.
Uruguay is moving on. Italy is out of the World Cup after a 1-0 loss. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez apparently bit an opponent again.
Chris Davis had been scuffling, and with lefty Chris Sale on the mound, it was a perfect night for the Orioles first baseman to ride the pine. He didn’t get the entire night off, however. Manager Buck Showalter called his number in the bottom of the ninth, and Davis delivered a walk-off three-run homer.
The Beavers will bookend Pac-12 play with Civil Wars, facing Oregon Jan. 3 and March 4. That's a departure from last season, when the rivals met Jan. 19 and Feb. 16.
The Ducks will open league play with three straight home games against Oregon State (Jan. 3), Arizona (Jan. 8) and Arizona State (Jan. 10), as five of Oregon's first seven Pac-12 games will be played at Matthew Knight Arena.
Could the Beavers' next step in continuing to establish a consistent running game be carving out places to insert Brown into the rotation? Coaches are not ready to commit to that.
Monday marked Tinkle's first chance to officially work with his entire Oregon State men's basketball team. The Beavers now have two hours a week to practice with players, a critical chance to begin figuring out personnel decisions in advance of a more ramped-up practice schedule that starts the first week of October.
From the gridiron, where Mariota was flying high on Saturday, to the links, where he sheepishly revealed his score for nine holes, Oregon's quarterback is finding balance as the Ducks get ready for their Pac-12 Conference opener in Pullman.
After flipping into the end zone on a 19-yard scoring run, Marcus Mariota said his mom texted him to never do that again.
Oregon's Erick Dargan was nominated for defensive player of the week, while Byron Marshall was nominated on offense.