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Nike Suspends Deal With Adrian Peterson

Nike has suspended its sponsorship deal with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson following child abuse allegations. The Beaverton-based shoemaker issued a statement Wednesday morning that said Nike "in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and has shared our concerns with the NFL."

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UPDATE: Vikings Bar Adrian Peterson From Team Activities

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says the team "made a mistake" by bringing back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. The Vikings had benched Peterson for last Sunday's loss to New England. But the next day, the team said they would bring him back to play and sponsors reacted swiftly. The Vikings had at least one major sponsorship suspended.

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Dayton: Vikings’ Peterson Reversal Is Right

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says the Vikings' overnight decision to put running back Adrian Peterson on hiatus was the right move. Less than 48 hours after a widely-criticized announcement that Peterson would rejoin the team while addressing a felony child-abuse charge, owners Mark and Zygi Wilf reconsidered and placed the team's star player on the exempt-commissioner's permission list.

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Pine County Officials Looking For Father, 2 Children

Sheriff's officials in eastern Minnesota say they're looking for a father who failed to appear at a custody hearing and his two minor children. A crime alert issued by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says authorities are looking for 12-year-old Joshua Kunze and 16-year-old Sean Emily Hanson.

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Grand Rapids Corrections Officer Admits Sex Assault

A former officer at a juvenile correctional facility in northern Minnesota has admitted to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. The Itasca County Attorney's Office said Tuesday that 24-year-old Devin Wood of Grand Rapids pleaded guilty on Monday to three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Vikings Place Adrian Peterson On Exempt List

The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges. The Vikings made the announcement early Wednesday morning after initially deciding that Peterson could play with the team while the legal process played out.

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