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Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities 

Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities 

“While we were trying to make a balanced decision yesterday, after further reflection we have concluded that this resolution is best for the Vikings and for Adrian,” the Wilfs said in a statement. “We want to be clear: we have a strong stance regarding the protection and welfare of children, and we want to be sure we get this right. At the same time we want to express our support for Adrian and acknowledge his seven-plus years of outstanding commitment to this organization and this community.”

Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson

Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson

“It is an awful situation,” Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday.

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR’s Tony Stewart

“I look forward to this process being completed, and I will continue to provide my full cooperation,” he said.

K Brandon McManus making a case to stay in Denver

K Brandon McManus making a case to stay in Denver

“That’s what I want to do, is put doubt in their mind about what they should do” when Prater’s punishment is over, McManus said.

Broncos stumbling out of tunnel at halftime 

Broncos stumbling out of tunnel at halftime 

“It’s part of football,” Manning said. “I’ve been in games like that where you get excited on third-and-long, start warming up, ready to get out there. The defense out there, they were maybe bending a little, but not breaking.”

Eight-run 6th fuels Dodgers' 11-3 rout of Rockies 

Eight-run 6th fuels Dodgers’ 11-3 rout of Rockies 

“They got on a roll there, and we couldn’t stop them,” Rockies manager Walt Weiss said.

Rockies fall to Cardinals, finish 0-6 road trip 

Rockies fall to Cardinals, finish 0-6 road trip 

“We’ve talked about it to death,” Colorado manager Walt Weiss said. “The guys are trying to take the right approach. But this was a tough road trip. Looking down the road, we know we’ve got to get better away from our place.”

Denver's defense secures 24-17 win over Chiefs 

Denver’s defense secures 24-17 win over Chiefs 

For the second straight week, Denver’s remodeled defense mustered a pair of goal line stands to fend off an opponent in a tight game.

NFL: 3 in 10 ex-players face Alzheimer’s, dementia

Both the league and lead players’ lawyers expect 28 percent of the men will develop Alzheimer’s disease or at least moderate dementia.

Vintage baseball proves a hit with modern players

Vintage baseball proves a hit with modern players

“Striker to the line!” bellows a man wearing a straw hat, suit and bow tie.