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In this Aug. 16, 2014, photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) warms up before a NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Minneapolis.Millions of people using the top three fantasy football platforms have generated three different answers to the question of that top draft pick. Yahoo says LeSean McCoy of Philadelphia. ESPN says Adrian Peterson. CBS Sports says it’s Jamaal Charles of Kansas City.

Grand jury felt Peterson went too far

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas prosecutor says a grand jury backed a child abuse charge against Minnesota Vikings running back…

FILE - In this July 10, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry speaks at a press conference in Atlanta. Ferry has been disciplined by CEO Steve Koonin for making racially charged comments about Luol Deng when the team pursued the free agent this year. Ferry apologized Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, for “repeating comments that were gathered from numerous sources” about Deng.

Hawks GM Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

Ferry has been under fire for making racially charged comments about Luol Deng back in June.

Minnesota Vikings' Greg Jennings (15), John Sullivan, rear, and Matt Kalil, right, celebrate with Adrian Peterson (28), following his touchdown run against the Dallas Cowboys in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. Dallas The Cowboys won 27-23.

Attorney: Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse

The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Orioles’ Davis banned 25 games for doping

First baseman Chris Davis was suspended 25 games for violating the league's drug prevention program.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Sept. 12.

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Ravens lift gloom with dominant win over Steelers

Baltimore was able to briefly lift the cloud of controversy hanging over both the franchise and the NFL with a triumphant win.

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Goodell gets support, criticism after ordering Rice probe

Goodell faces calls for his resignation in the face of mounting controversy over his handling of Ray Rice's domestic violence case.

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Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius escaped the more serious charge of murder in the killing of his girlfriend.

A Baltimore Ravens hemet sits on the bench during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Baltimore, Md., Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

Ravens beat steelers without Rice

Ravens got a pair of touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and rolled past the rival Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 on Thursday night.

United States's Kyrie Irving, left, and his teammate Anthony Davis, right, block Lithuania's Adas Juskevicius during their Basketball World Cup semifinal match at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup with a victory over Lithuania.

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2011, file photo, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III speaks in Tucson, Ariz. The NFL says former FBI director Mueller will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, that the investigation will be overseen by NFL owners John Mara of the New York Giants and Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

NFL owners explain Rice probe roles

The two NFL team owners overseeing the investigation of the league's pursuit and handling of evidence in the Ray Rice case say the findings will be made public.

Indiana Pacers' Paul George responds to a question during a news conference Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. George hopes to make it back on the court next season despite the "freak accident" that caused a compound fracture in his right leg.

George apologizes for Twitter comments on Ray Rice

NBA star Paul George defended Ray Rice on Twitter, then backtracked less than an hour later by deleting the posts and apologizing to women and victims of domestic violence.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the other sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Sept. 11.

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Ex-FBI director to probe NFL’s handling of Ray Rice case

Robert Mueller, III will investigate the handling of the former Ravens player's domestic violence case.

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Judge clears Oscar Pistorius of murder

A judge says prosecutors failed to prove the Olympic track star intended to kill his girlfriend but a verdict on the less serious charge of culpable homicide is still to come.

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Floyd Mayweather: 3 more fights, then he’s done

The boxing champ is planning to step away from the ring and retire after three more fight nights.

FILE - This is a June 18, 2014, file photo, showing John Abraham of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. Outside linebacker Jonathan Abraham has left the Cardinals and is considering retiring from the game. The 36-year-old Abraham sustained a concussion in Monday night's, Sept. 8, 2014, 18-17 season-opening victory over San Diego.

Cardinals OLB Abraham leaves team, may retire

Outside linebacker Jonathan Abraham has left the Arizona Cardinals and is considering retiring from the game.

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