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Radisson Hotel Withdraws Its Sponsorship Of The Minnesota Vikings To Monitor Adrian Peterson Situation

The Radisson hotel chain has announced that it will be ending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings, at least until more facts are made available. The hotel is currently evaluating the events which led to Adrian Peterson’s deactivation and subsequent reinstatement with the Vikings. Peterson was arrested on Friday for reckless or negligent injury to a child. The Radisson hotel...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Vikings Knew About 2nd Peterson Allegation, Didn’t Care

In the lieu of another report regarding an abuse investigation against Adrian Peterson, Ian Rapoport is reporting that Vikings brass were aware of the allegations made in 2013 by the mother of another of the running backs sons. #Vikings say during their research, “We were made aware of an allegation from 2013 in which authorities took no action against Adrian.” — Ian Rapoport...
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Radisson Suspends Vikings Sponsorship In Light Of Adrian Peterson Case

MINNETONKA, Minn. — The Radisson hotel chain said Monday it’s suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. In a statement, Minnetonka-based Radisson, part of the family owned hospitality and travel company Carlson, said it “takes this matter very seriously particularly in light of our long...
11 hours ago  |  Discuss Shuts Itself Down Over Vikings’ Decision To Reinstate Adrian Peterson

Today, the Minnesota Vikings announced that they would be reinstating Adrian Peterson, only a few days after they had deactivated Peterson for Sunday’s contest against the Patriots due to reports of Peterson allegedly beating one of his kids with a switch. The sudden reinstatement raised some eyebrows but for one group of Vikings’ fan forum, the decision to allow Peterson back...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Players Were not Informed of Peterson Reinstatement

According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Minnesota Vikings players were not informed of the team reinstating running back Adrian Peterson, who was deactivated this past weekend after being arrested on child abuse charges. Jerome Felton said he found out on Twitter that Adrian Peterson had been reinstated. Nobody informed the team. #Vikings — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: 'I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser'

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was deactivated for the team’s Week 2 game after an arrest early Saturday morning on child abuse charges, released a statement about the situation. In the statement, Peterson claims that he is not a child abuser and that his goal is always to teach his son right from wrong. ESPN’s Adam Schefter posted the entire statement,...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings may try to trade Adrian Peterson

Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post reported late Sunday evening that the Minnesota Vikings may look to trade running back Adrian Peterson should the details of his child abuse case worsen. Hubbuch had this to say in the report. All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson could be on the trading block if even uglier details emerge from his felony child abuse case in Houston, The Post has...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Charles Barkley defends Adrian Peterson

Video: Charles is stuck in 1964
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Vikings GM: All options on table for Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Vikings executive vice president and general manager Rick Spielman said Sunday that the team will handle the allegations against running back Adrian Peterson “with all options on the table” Peterson was indicted by a grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child.  He was booked and released early Saturday morning after posting the $15,000 bond...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson booked, released from jail on bond

Adrian Peterson turned himself into authorities at the Montgomery County jail a 1:06 am CT and was released shortly after posting $15,000 bond. The Vikings running back was indicted on Friday by a grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. An arrest warrant for Peterson had been issued. Peterson then flew back to Minnesota. The running back will not play in...
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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