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NFL hires ex-White House official for policy job

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has hired a former White House official to help the league with legislative initiatives and work with teams on local and state issues.

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CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

This April 25, 2014 file photo shows singer Rihanna watching Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors in New York. CBS said Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts _ after the singer issued a profane tweet about it. A portion of Jay-Z's "Run This Town" featuring Rihanna was cut out of last Thursday's game because the network was covering the controversy over Rice's assault of his then-fiancee. CBS had planned to use the song Thursday and for the rest of the season, but Rihanna tweeted her objections. CBS issued a statement saying that it was "moving in a different direction" with different theme music. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.

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Dayton: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system.

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Dayton: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have stayed suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the legal system.

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Eagles make right calls in 30-27 win over Colts

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (18) makes six yard touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philadelphia made all the right calls Monday night.

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