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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson addresses the media at the team's NFL football headquarters, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Eden Prairie, Minn. after he took part in voluntary practice. Peterson missed the final 15 games of last season while addressing child abuse charges in Texas.

New deal for Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson

Peterson was out of action for all but one game last year because of the child abuse charge he faced involving his young son.


Stoops: RB Mixon deserves chance after arrest, suspension

Stoops says the redshirt freshman, after serving a season-long suspension last year, has other standards to meet as well.


Titans wide receiver Hunter granted bond by Virginia judge

The charge stems from a bar fight in Hunter's hometown of Virginia Beach during the Fourth of July weekend.


U.S. authorities end criminal case against Barry Bonds

The U.S. Department of Justice will not appeal a court ruling that cleared baseball player Barry Bonds of obstruction of justice in a probe over steroids.


Putin to attend World Cup draw in St. Petersburg

Saturday's preliminary draw, which determines the qualifying process for the World Cup, will be held at a former Russian imperial palace on the outskirts of Putin's home city of St. Petersburg.


Formula One stars gather for Jules Bianchi’s funeral

Bianchi's car No. 17 is being retired as a mark of respect to the late star, who is the first Formula One driver to die following a Grand Prix crash in more than 20 years.

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Pacers to wear ‘Hoosiers’ uniforms in some 2015-16 games

Pacers President Larry Bird says the team is honored to wear the uniforms "because of the attention it will bring to the storied history of Indiana basketball and the success of that movie."


Vikings Stadium gets innovative ‘see through’ roof

Nearly 60 percent of the Minnesota Vikings' new home will be covered by a revolutionary material that lets light in but keeps weather out - a first of its kind for an NFL stadium.


NBA’s first female coach continues to make history

The NBA's first female summer league head coach has led her team to the title.


WATCH: Fowling combines two sports Americans love

It's like bowling but with a twist ... or maybe a spiral.


Blatter departure date set as FIFA tries again with reforms

FIFA President Sepp Blatter hopes to leave the troubled body in better shape when he finally stands down after a new leader of world football is elected in February.


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Watch this surfer fend off a shark mid-competition

Mick Fanning was attacked by a shark at the 2015 J-Bay Open.

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali crosses the finish line with a little advantage on Britain's Chris Froome during the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in Bourg-de-Peage and finish in Gap, France, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Tour de France: Nibali and Molina continue to chase Froome

Nibali now trails Froome by 7 minutes, 49 seconds.


Zach Johnson wins the British Open in a playoff

American Zach Johnson claimed the second major victory of his career when he beat Australian Marc Leishman and Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa in a four-hole playoff at the British Open on Monday.

A Spalding Official NBA basketball is shown during a time out in the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 in Miami. The Hawks defeated the Heat 109-103.

AP Source: Nuggets trade point guard Ty Lawson to Houston

The Nuggets will get a lottery protected first-round pick in 2016 along with Nick Johnson, Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni and Joey Dorsey in the deal that also sends a future second-round pick to Houston.

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The Latest: Follow final round action at the British Open

It's the Open's first Monday finish since 1988.


Greinke throws up more zeroes

Zack Greinke continues to approach the major league record for consecutive scoreless innings.

Jordan Spieth tees off on the seventh hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 10, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.

Jordan Spieth in the thick of things at the Open

At the start of final round play on Monday the lead will be shared by Jason Day, Louis Oosthuizen and Irish amateur Paul Dunne at 12 under par. One shot off the pace is Jordan Spieth

Brett Favre returns to Lambeau for Packers Hall of Fame

Favre's No. 4 jersey will also be retired in a ceremony inside Lambeau. More than 67,000 people are expected to watch in the stadium bowl on video boards.

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Kershaw extends scoreless streak to 37 innings

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw sits in the dugout before a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Kershaw (9-6) struck out seven, walked none and retired his last 15 batters while working on eight days' rest.

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Training camp across the NFL began earlier in the week and a number of players suffered injuries.

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