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Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

Phoenix police announced the arrest Wednesday, the latest in the string of cases involving off-the-field violence by NFL players. The Cardinals said they became aware of the situation on Wednesday and are cooperating with the investigation. He has been deactivated from all team activities.

Minnesota Vikings executive vice president & general manager Rick Spielman, left, owner/chairman Mark Wilf, center, and executive vice president legal affairs Kevin Warren, right, take part in a news conference in Eden Prairie, Minn., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, owner Zygi Wilf said that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

Vikings bar Peterson from team activities

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says the team "made a mistake" in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his felony child-abuse charge

Bayern's Jerome Boateng, left, celebrates after he scored his side first goal during the Champions League Group E soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Manchester City at Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014. Right are Bayern's Juan Bernat.

Bayern beats Man City in Champions League

Jerome Boateng scored in the 90th minute to give Bayern Munich a victory over Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy (76) runs on the the field during player introductions before the start of an NFL football game in Charlotte, NC, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster

The Panthers have removed Greg Hardy from the team's active roster until his domestic violence case is resolved.

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Florida State’s Winston benched half a game

Heisman Trophy-winning QB Jameis Winston will be punished after shouting sexually-obscene comments in the student union.

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NFL back on the road with extra game in London

The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base.

Florida State's Jameis Winston (5) warms up before the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship NCAA football game between Florida State and Duke in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

FSU benches Winston for 1st half of Clemson game

Florida State officials say Winston will be benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women.

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and "used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy.

Mother: Peterson ‘trying hard to be a good parent’

Adrian Peterson's mother is defending the Minnesota Vikings running back in the wake of child abuse allegations against him

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‘NBA 2K15′ adds 3D face mapping for latest game

"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces on.

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Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

There are 99 players and 14 coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the latest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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Vikings reverse course, suspend Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings have suspended the star running back from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved.

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Rice files appeal against NFL’s indefinite suspension

The NFL continues to grapple with domestic violence issues as some of its top players are under scrutiny both by the league and the public.

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Thursday, Aug. 7. Rice was suspended by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season, but was cut by the Ravens before he could serve out the suspension. Photo: Associated Press/Nick Wass

Union appeals Rice’s indefinite suspension by NFL

Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.

Sacramento Kings' Vlade Divac, left, and Peja Stojakovic chat on the bench during the first quarter of Sacramento's preseason game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002. The Kings won 115-94.

Sacramento Kings to retire Stojakovic’s jersey

The Kings announced Tuesday that Stojakovic's jersey will be retired when they host Oklahoma City on Dec. 16

A large image of the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales adorns the side of the company's headquarters and primary brewery Tuesday, May 27, 2008, in St. Louis. Reports that the company might be purchased by Belgium-based brewer InBev have residents worried they might lose a company as closely identified with St. Louis as the iconic Gateway Arch downtown.

Anheuser-Busch ‘disappointed’ in NFL

The beer giant issued a statement on Tuesday saying it was "disappointed and increasingly concerned" by recent incidents with the NFL.

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Grand jury to weigh case against Stewart in fatal crash

The case of a fatal dirt-track accident involving the three-time NASCAR champion will be heard by a grand jury.

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and "used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy.

Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

Gov. Mark Dayton called Peterson's actions "a public embarrassment" to the Vikings and the state of Minnesota. Vikings Sponsorship suspended & Petersen's court date moved.

FILE - In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Janay Rice, left, looks on as her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, speaks to the media during a news conference in Owings Mills, Md. A new video that appears to show Ray Rice striking then-fiance Janay Palmer in an elevator last February has been released on a website.

NFLPA appeal of Ray Rice suspension expected today

NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press yesterday "we are expecting to appeal before the deadline on Tuesday night." That deadline is 11:59 p.m. EDT.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the latest on the Adrian Peterson case and the Eagles comeback over the Colts, here is a…

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Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Phoenix police announced the arrest Wednesday, the latest in the string of cases involving off-the-field violence by NFL players. The Cardinals said they became aware of the situation on Wednesday and are cooperating with the investigation. He has been deactivated from all team activities.

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Vikings bar Peterson from team activities

Minnesota Vikings executive vice president & general manager Rick Spielman, left, owner/chairman Mark Wilf, center, and executive vice president legal affairs Kevin Warren, right, take part in a news conference in Eden Prairie, Minn., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, owner Zygi Wilf said that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says the team "made a mistake" in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his felony child-abuse charge

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Bayern beats Man City in Champions League

Bayern's Jerome Boateng, left, celebrates after he scored his side first goal during the Champions League Group E soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Manchester City at Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014. Right are Bayern's Juan Bernat.

Jerome Boateng scored in the 90th minute to give Bayern Munich a victory over Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy (76) runs on the the field during player introductions before the start of an NFL football game in Charlotte, NC, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

The Panthers have removed Greg Hardy from the team's active roster until his domestic violence case is resolved.

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Florida State’s Winston benched half a game

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Heisman Trophy-winning QB Jameis Winston will be punished after shouting sexually-obscene comments in the student union.

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