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Sports Vikings' Peterson avoids jail in plea agreement Vikings' Peterson avoids jail in plea agreement
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail Tuesday by reaching a deal with Texas prosecutors to resolve a child abuse case that revived a national debate about corporal punishment.
Sports Lynch's 2 TDs lead Seahawks past Oakland 30-24 Lynch's 2 TDs lead Seahawks past Oakland 30-24 (Photo Gallery)
Marshawn Lynch rushed for two first-half touchdowns, Bruce Irvin tipped and intercepted Derek Carr's pass and returned it 35 yards for another score and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Oakland Raiders 30-24 on Sunday.
Sports More than 200 opt out of NFL concussion settlement
More than 200 former players or their families have opted out of the proposed settlement of NFL concussion claims, fewer than 1 percent of the retirees covered by the deal, according to court documents filed Monday.
Sports A guide to the 2014-15 college hoops season A guide to the 2014-15 college hoops season
Last season's NCAA Tournament was one for the ages, filled with massive upsets and brilliant performances, capped by an unexpected champion taking down a powerhouse.