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Nike suspends Peterson's endorsement deal

Nike has suspended its contract with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, announcing the decision Wednesday as part of a statement which also addressed the company's role as a partner with the NFL.

posted 2014-09-17 16:00:48 by ESPN.com

Warner, Seau among 1st-year HOF nominees

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

posted 2014-09-17 15:30:43 by ESPN.com

MLB suspends umpire who grabbed Papelbon

Veteran umpire Joe West has been suspended one game without pay for grabbing Jonathan Papelbon's jersey during an altercation Sunday with the Philadelphia Phillies closer.

posted 2014-09-17 15:21:06 by ESPN.com

Jackson: Injury or not, I'll play vs. Eagles

DeSean Jackson made it clear at the end of his press conference. Bad shoulder or not, the Washington Redskins receiver plans on playing Sunday's game against his former team at Philadelphia.

posted 2014-09-17 15:03:08 by ESPN.com

Longhorns, Wolverines to play in 2024, '27

With the matchup between college football's top two all-time wins leaders is on hold for the foreseeable future, the Michigan Wolverines have moved on to the next closest option.

posted 2014-09-17 14:48:00 by ESPN.com

Hardy doesn't practice; exempt list possible

Greg Hardy did not practice Wednesday with the Carolina Panthers, who are considering the possibility of placing the star defensive end on the NFL's exempt list, sources confirmed to ESPN.

posted 2014-09-17 14:10:05 by ESPN.com

Vikings bar Peterson until case is resolved

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been placed on the NFL's exempt list, which bars him from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved, the team said early Wednesday morning.

posted 2014-09-17 13:11:55 by ESPN.com

Broncos WR Welker reinstated, at practice

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker returned to practice Wednesday after regaining his eligibility as the NFL and its union finalized a new policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

posted 2014-09-17 12:17:38 by ESPN.com

Friends, family recall whippings to Peterson

Friends and family of Adrian Peterson's in Texas paint a bleak portrait in interviews with USA Today of a father who saw few if any limits to using mild to moderate violence as a tool for punishing his son.

posted 2014-09-17 11:40:11 by ESPN.com

'NBA 2K15' edition drafts 3D face mapping

"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game.

posted 2014-09-17 11:35:03 by ESPN.com

NFLPA appeals Rice's indefinite suspension

The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.

posted 2014-09-17 11:20:40 by ESPN.com

Girardi livid at Rays: Yanks 'not pincushions'

Following a loss that saw three New York Yankees ejected and the benches clear, a "pissed" Joe Girardi accused the Tampa Bay Rays of pitching inside incompetently.

posted 2014-09-17 11:04:30 by ESPN.com