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NFL: Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list

MINNEAPOLIS — After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and 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 in Texas.

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Seahawks pick up where they left off

SEATTLE—It was a pregame celebration befitting a team over itself. Given one last chance to use Super Bowl XLVII as reason to party, the Seahawks declined. They might have set an NFL record for most nondescript unveiling of a championship banner.