MINNEAPOLIS - The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas.


The Patriots announced on Thursday that three former players have been selected as finalists to be inducted into the team's hall of fame. 


Soon after Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of Odin Lloyd on Wednesday, several current and former NFL players weighed in on Twitter with their reactions.


In the years that the Patriots fell short of a Super Bowl, there was a one particularly parochial cliche that sometimes sprouted up inside dive bars and on sports talk radio: Bill Belichick the ge