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Puppy Love: Man Travels 1,500 Miles To Adopt DogA New England man was so enamored by a shelter dog he saw on the Internet that he bought a one-way ticket to Minneapolis, adopted the puppy and is now couch-hopping on the 1,500-mile trek back home.
NFL Finds Patriots Employees Probably Deflated BallsAn NFL investigation has found that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs and that quarterback Tom Brady was "at least generally aware" of the rules violations.
Man Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed St. Paul BrideA New Hampshire man who crashed into a honeymooning couple, killing the bride and seriously wounding her husband, will serve at least 10 years in prison. Forty-four-year-old Matthew Tsopas of Somersworth pleaded guilty Friday to 14 charges, including manslaughter.
Restaurant's 'Joke Gone Awry': Wear Peterson Jersey, You Can Spank Servers A Mankato restaurant got considerable flak over the weekend after telling customers on Facebook that if they came in wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey they could spank their server.
Brady, Patriots Bounce Back To Beat Vikings 30-7 The New England Patriots took full advantage of Adrian Peterson's absence, though he might not have made much of a difference. Six sacks, four interceptions from Matt Cassel and a blocked field goal for a touchdown doomed the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, as the Patriots breezed to a 30-7 win, coach Bill Belichick's 200th.
Adrian Peterson Not At Stadium For Vikings Game Plenty of No. 28 purple jerseys showed up for Sunday's Minnesota Vikings home opener. None were worn by the face of the franchise.
Tailgating Fan Wears Peterson Jersey, Hits People With Switch A tailgating woman wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey ahead of Sunday’s match-up against New England was hitting people outside TCF Bank Stadium with a wooden stick, or switch.
Keidel: Divisional Round Picks - San Diego Chargers Super Bowl-Bound?My hands may be white from all the chalk I pick, you know there will be one supreme surprise this week. But where? Since we went 3-1 last week - losing with the wretched Bengals, like everyone else - let's try our hand at the most heavenly weekend of a most horrible winter.
Midwest Could See Strong Windstorms From Derecho The National Weather Service was tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest on Tuesday that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph. Derecho windstorms occur once every year or two across the central and northeastern U.S. in a band from Texas to New England. They pack hazardous winds of at least 75 mph or more and maintain their intensity for hours as they sweep across vast distances.
From Chumps To Champs: Giants Cap Stunning Season With Super Bowl TitleBeset by injuries, the Giants were counted out before the season even began. At 7-7, they seemed doomed to narrowly miss the playoffs. Forget about all of that now. Get ready for a parade, New York.
WATCH: Jubilant Giants Sing 'I Got A Ring!' On Flight Home From IndySure, the Giants' victory parade down the Canyon of Heroes is still a day away. But can you blame them for starting the celebration early?
Simply Giant: Tom Coughlin Leads Franchise To 4th Lombardi TrophyNo more hot seat for Tom Coughlin. No more second-guessing. The 65-year-old made NFL history on Sunday.
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