Greg Hardy

Carolina Panthers' defensive end Greg Hardy is the latest casualty of the NFL's strict new policy on domestic abuse. Hardy, 28, was placed on something called the Commissioner's exempt list, meaning he is suspended with pay until his legal problems are resolved.

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Adrian Peterson

After intense political and financial pressure, the Minnesota Vikings has suspended child abuser Adrian Peterson indefinitely. The Vikings reactivated Peterson on Monday after he was arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse in Houston on Friday.

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Rick Spielman

Rick Spielman

Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman held a press conference today to announce the team's decision to reactivate child abuser Adrian Peterson. Spielman stressed that the team did not condone child abuse, and that Peterson -- who was arrested Friday for child abuse -- should be allowed due process under the law.

But he also said: "We feel strongly as an organization that this [was] disciplining a child."

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Adrian Peterson

Former Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in to Houston authorities early Saturday morning. On Friday a grand jury indicted Peterson on charges of whipping his 4-year-old son with a tree branch. Peterson, 29, was booked into jail at 1 a.m. Saturday and released 30 minutes later on $15,000 bond. Houston police released this mugshot of an arrogant Peterson smiling as if he didn't have a care in the world.

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