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Vikings Place Peterson On Exempt List, Admit To "Making A Mistake" Initially

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 17 / 14

The Vikings announced around 2:00am ET this morning that they have placed RB Adrian Peterson on the "exempt/commissioner’s permission list, which will keep him away from the team while the legal process involving his child abuse case plays out," according to Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis STAR...

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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03/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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03/17/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture

03/17/97
CHARLES DOLAN PROFILED AS "COMPLEX" FAMILY MAN IN NEWSDAY

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03/17/97
ON THE SHELVES: NEW SPORTS BOOKS IN TIME FOR SUMMER

Former Chicago Sun-Times columnist DAN BICKLEY will write "No Bull," the unauthorized biography of DENNIS RODMAN. Delacorte Press "claims it has more than 700,000 copies in print" (N.Y. POST, 3/16)...

Tags: LPGA, People and Pop Culture

03/17/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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03/14/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTION

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03/13/97
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03/13/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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