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Source: Peterson's season over after ruling

Arbitrator Shyam Das has ruled in favor of the NFL on Tuesday evening, saying the league can keep Adrian Peterson on the commissioner's exempt list, effectively ending any chance the Minnesota Vikings running back will play again this season.

Blount: Happy release led to return to Pats

Patriots coach Bill Belichick says LeGarrette Blount will have to earn his playing time with the Patriots "just like everybody else."

Sources: Pats' Gray late, doesn't practice

Patriots running back Jonas Gray didn't practice Friday because he didn't report to the team's facility on time, according to two sources.

Raiders' Woodson on celebration: 'Ridiculous'

Veteran safety Charles Woodson has been one of the Oakland Raiders' most consistent defensive players this season and has been a model of professionalism on and off the field.

Snow business: Bills make trip to Detroit

After enduring three days of epic snowfall, the Bills made their way from Buffalo to Detroit for Monday's rescheduled game against the Jets.

Kobe on hometown-discount deals: 'Big coup'

Kobe Bryant considers the public pressure for longtime NBA stars to take hometown-discount deals, such as Dirk Nowitzki's contract, "a big coup" for NBA owners.

Carroll: 'No hesitation' in having Lynch back

Pete Carroll says the Seahawks will "do everything we can" to bring back Marshawn Lynch next season.

Ibanez among 3 finalists for Rays manager

Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu are the finalists to replace Joe Maddon as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Algieri makes weight for Pacquiao on 2nd try

Welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao easily made weight for his title defense against Chris Algieri, but Algieri needed a second attempt after weighing in .2 pounds over weight.

Sources: White Sox snag LaRoche for $25M

The Chicago White Sox snagged the lefty-hitting run producer they were looking for by agreeing to a two-year, $25 million deal with Adam LaRoche on Friday, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Poll: More FBS coaches favor 8-team playoff

College football's inaugural four-team playoff is still weeks away, but the FBS head coaches already prefer an eight-team playoff.

Wolves' Martin sidelined with fractured wrist

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin is out indefinitely after suffering a fractured right wrist earlier this week, the team announced Friday.

Miss. St. suspends safety Cox after arrest

Mississippi State has indefinitely suspended Justin Cox after the senior safety was arrested on charges of aggravated domestic violence and suspicion of burglary early Friday morning.

Reports: Taylor will not appeal 24-game ban

Despite the backing of the NBPA, Hornets forward Jeff Taylor will not appeal his 24-game suspension.

Jackets' Johnson bankrupt, blames parents

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and, according to a Columbus Dispatch report, claims that his parents are responsible for helping lead him "financially astray."

LeBron calls being patient 'my biggest test'

LeBron James admits it's not easy staying focused on the long view with the Cavs off to a 5-5 start.