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RB Peterson’s first court hearing delayed to Oct.

CONROE, Texas (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s first court appearance in Texas on a child abuse charge has been delayed until October.

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Harbaugh: McDonald’s legal process must play out

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald warms up before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh insists public pressure will not sway his decision to play Ray McDonald during an investigation into the defensive lineman’s arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.

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Coughlin takes blame for start, believes in team

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) is sacked by Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Cardinals won the game 25-14. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Coughlin still believes in the New York Giants.

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Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge

In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and "used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son, and the star running back said Monday he is not a child abuser and wants “everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child.”

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Chiefs down 7 starters to injuries, suspensions

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) and Jamaal Charles (25) warm up prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has a high ankle sprain and safety Eric Berry also has an ankle sprain, throwing their status into question for Sunday’s game in Miami.

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