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Source: Peterson's season over after ruling
Arbitrator Shyam Das has ruled in favor of the NFL on Tuesday evening, saying the league can keep Adrian Peterson on the commissioner's exempt list, effectively ending any chance the Minnesota Vikings running back will play again this season.
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Belichick: Blount must earn PT with Patriots
Patriots coach Bill Belichick says LeGarrette Blount will have to earn his playing time with the Patriots "just like everybody else."
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Miss. St. suspends safety Cox after arrest
Mississippi State has indefinitely suspended Justin Cox after the senior safety was arrested on charges of aggravated domestic violence and suspicion of burglary early Friday morning.
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LeBron calls being patient 'my biggest test'
LeBron James admits it's not easy staying focused on the long view with the Cavs off to a 5-5 start.
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Jets-Bills game moved to Monday in Detroit
The NFL has moved the New York Jets-Buffalo Bills game to 7 p.m. ET Monday at Ford Field in Detroit.
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Regretful Peterson: I won't use switch again
Adrian Peterson expressed regret for injuring his 4-year-old son in an exclusive interview with USA Today published Thursday night, vowing never to use a switch as discipline on any of his children again.
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Jackets' Johnson bankrupt, blames parents
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and, according to a Columbus Dispatch report, claims that his parents are responsible for helping lead him "financially astray."
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Dodgers go to familiar well, get Rays' Peralta
The Dodgers acquired veteran reliever Joel Peralta and minor league left-hander Adam Liberatore from the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night in exchange for young right-handers Jose Dominguez and Greg Harris.
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Federer loses as France ties Davis Cup at 1
Gael Monfils pulled off a straight-sets victory over Roger Federer as France leveled the Davis Cup final at 1-1 on Friday.
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Source: Texas PG Taylor out several weeks
Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor injured his left wrist Thursday night against Iowa and is out indefinitely.
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Brown: UNC scandal could hurt Smith legacy
SMU coach and North Carolina alum Larry Brown is concerned that the academic scandal enveloping his alma mater could stain Dean Smith's legacy.
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Sarkisian: Reinstated Shaw to play vs. UCLA
USC coach Steve Sarkisian said cornerback Josh Shaw, who missed the first 10 games of the season after lying about how he sprained both of his ankles, would be available in some role Saturday.
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Pierce: Rivalry with LeBron 'misunderstood'
Paul Pierce believes his contentious rivalry with LeBron James is borne out of competitive respect more than any dislike for each other over the years.
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Carr, Raiders stun Chiefs to snap skid at 16
Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.
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Waters, No. 12 K-State down Mountaineers
Jake Waters threw for a career-high 400 yards and a touchdown, Tyler Lockett returned a punt for a score, and No. 12 Kansas State beat sloppy West Virginia 26-20 on Thursday night.
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