Father charged with felony child abuse

Complaint alleges father used Adrian Peterson case to keep child quiet

A western Wisconsin man charged with felony child abuse is accused of hitting his 8-year-old son with a belt and then ordering the boy not to tell others.

Peterson remaining focused while chasing Dickerson

RB 294 yards short of single-season rushing record

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he doesn't believe Adrian Peterson's pursuit of the single-season rushing record will take focus away from the team's playoff chase.

Peterson runs for 212 as Vikings top Rams 36-22

Peterson 294 yards short of all-time season record

Adrian Peterson ran for a season-best 212 yards, including an 82-yard touchdown that fueled the Minnesota Vikings' big second quarter in a 36-22 victory that spoiled the St. Louis Rams' home finale Sunday.