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A look at key developments in NFL controversies

In this Thursday, May 29, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, addresses members of the media in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.

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Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson stands on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Minneapolis.  After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Vikings have reversed course and placed star  Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, the team announced Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.  (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

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Pegulas’ bid to buy Bills OK’d by NFL committee

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula took a step closer to buying the Buffalo Bills after their NFL-record $1.4 billion purchase agreement was unanimously approved by the league’s finance committee Wednesday.

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Dodgers owners reach deal to buy Triple-A team

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached an agreement to buy a stake in the Oklahoma City RedHawks, and the team will change its Triple-A affiliation to Oklahoma City next year.

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Pelosi: NFL Rice investigation sufficient for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says that for now the NFL’s investigation into its handling of the domestic violence case involving running back Ray Rice is an appropriate response.

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