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Peterson indictment: More NFL off-field trouble

This photo provided by the Montgomery County sheriff’s office shows the booking photo of Adrian Peterson.  Peterson was indicted in Texas for using a branch to spank one of his sons and the Minnesota Vikings promptly benched him for their game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 against the New England Patriots. Peterson turned himself in early Saturday at a jail in Montgomery County, near Houston, where he has a home. He was processed and released.  (AP Photo/Montgomery County sheriff’s office)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson’s booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic violence by its players.

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Astros can’t stop streaking Angels in 11-3 loss

Houston Astros' Jake Marisnick runs to first base as Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta, background right, loses the ball hit for a RBI single by Marisnick during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — With eight wins in their previous 10 games, the Houston Astros headed into Orange County feeling good about their progress late in another lost season.

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Petty leads No. 8 Baylor in 63-21 rout of Buffalo

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty celebrates a touchdown against Buffalo during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Buffalo on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Amherst, N.Y. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Harry Scull, Jr.)  TV OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT; BATAVIA DAILY NEWS OUT; DUNKIRK OBSERVER OUT; JAMESTOWN POST-JOURNAL OUT; LOCKPORT UNION-SUN JOURNAL OUT; NIAGARA GAZETTE OUT; OLEAN TIMES-HERALD OUT; SALAMANCA PRESS OUT; TONAWANDA NEWS OUT

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Bryce Petty’s back feels fine, and the Baylor Bears can breathe easy.

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Atlanta Braves lose 2-1 to Texas Rangers

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez watches the Braves' baseball game against the Texas Rangers in the eighth inning Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Wood gave Atlanta a chance for a big road win Friday night. The Braves’ lineup was unable to come up with a big hit.

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Jones-Drew, Roach questionable for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen remains hopeful that running back Maurice Jones-Drew will be able to play in Sunday’s home opener against the Houston Texans.

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