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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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TYSON'S APPEARANCE ON PPV WRESTLING EVENT CATCHES EYE OF TCI

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03/30/98
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MLB'S EXPANSION CITIES II: BEYOND THUNDERDOME

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03/30/98
PREDATORS GET THEIR PREY: TEAM REACHES SEASON-TICKET GOAL

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03/30/98
O'S INCREASE PARKING SPACES, REDUCE TENSION WITH STATE

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