PETERSON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PETERSON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Minnesota’s Gov. says Peterson should have remained on suspension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421713-77/peterson-minnesota-nfl-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421713-77/peterson-minnesota-nfl-child.html.csp">Minnesota’s Gov. says Peterson should have remained on suspension</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T23:18:04.721-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Paul, Minn. • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system. Peterson is accused of using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Petersen has said he was sorry for hurting the child but did not intend to and is not a child abuser. The governor said in a statement to The Associated Press that Peterson is innocent until proven guilty. But Dayton also called P...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584217132014-09-16T23:18:04.721-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T23:18:04.721-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421713@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:18:04 MDT Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58413869-78/peterson-university-president-chase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58413869-78/peterson-university-president-chase.html.csp">Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T22:46:26.39-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chase N. Peterson was most at home on a college campus. The son of a university president, Peterson spent all but seven of his 84 years enveloped in the life of the mind — as student, professor, dean, researcher, and eventually reaching his father’s stature as president. But Peterson, the former University of Utah president who died in Salt Lake City on Sunday of complications from pneumonia, also relished the physical touch of medicine. “Chase began his career as a physician,” recalled longtime...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413869@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:46:26 MDT Scott D. Pierce: Barkley paints with broad brush in defending Peterson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420283-77/barkley-abuse-child-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420283-77/barkley-abuse-child-defense.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: Barkley paints with broad brush in defending Peterson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T23:18:35.435-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the midst of all the television talk about domestic violence and the NFL over the weekend, with players and even sportscasters suspended for what they’ve done and said, the most appalling comments came on CBS’ “NFL Today” when guest Charles Barkley defended child abuse. That’s harsh, but that’s what happened. Barkley defended Adrian Peterson abusing his child. If you’ve seen the pictures of what Peterson did to his 4-year-old son, beating him with a branch, there’s no gray area. There is no ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420283@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:18:35 MDT Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420289-77/peterson-minnesota-vikings-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420289-77/peterson-minnesota-vikings-child.html.csp">Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T10:54:03.216-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Paul, Minn. • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system. Peterson is accused of using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. He has said he was sorry for hurting the child but did not intend to and is not a child abuser. The governor said in a statement to The Associated Press that Peterson is innocent until proven guilty. But Dayton also called Peterson’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584202892014-09-16T10:54:03.216-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T10:54:03.216-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420289@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:54:03 MDT Saletan: What kids really learn when their parents hit them http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420076-82/child-kids-hit-peterson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420076-82/child-kids-hit-peterson.html.csp">Saletan: What kids really learn when their parents hit them</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By William Saletan</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Slate</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T09:58:36.333-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Adrian Peterson, the NFL running back, has been indicted for injuring his 4-year-old son. According to sources in law enforcement, Peterson used a tree branch to discipline the boy, leaving cuts and bruises. Peterson’s lawyer says his client meant no harm. “Adrian is a loving father who used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son,” says the attorney. “He used the same kind of discipline with his child that he experienced as a child growing up in East Texas.” Of course he did...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420076@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:58:36 MDT NFL: Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416018-77/peterson-vikings-nfl-abuse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416018-77/peterson-vikings-nfl-abuse.html.csp">NFL: Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T10:47:01.904-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eden Prairie, Minn. • The Minnesota Vikings reinstated star running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, three days after benching him because he was facing a child-abuse charge in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf said the decision to bring back Peterson for practices and Sunday’s game at New Orleans was made “after significant thought, discussion and consideration.” Peterson was deactivated for Sunday’s 30-7 loss to the New England Patrio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584160182014-09-15T10:47:01.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T10:47:01.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416018@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:47:01 MDT NFL : Peterson booked and released from Texas jail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58409664-77/peterson-child-texas-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58409664-77/peterson-child-texas-case.html.csp">NFL : Peterson booked and released from Texas jail</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE CAMPBELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Pro Football Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:26.827-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Minneapolis • Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player. Peterson was processed at the Montgomery County jail and released on $15,000 bond, according to a sheriff’s office spokesman, Lt. Brady Fitzgerald. He is charged with causing injury to a child age 14 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584096642014-09-13T23:43:26.827-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-13T23:43:26.827-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58409664@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:26 MDT NFL notes: Adrian Peterson indicted in Texas after using switch to spank his son http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408178-77/peterson-nfl-league-rice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408178-77/peterson-nfl-league-rice.html.csp">NFL notes: Adrian Peterson indicted in Texas after using switch to spank his son</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:21:16.761-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for this weekend’s game against New England. Peterson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, said that the charge in Montgomery County accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank one of his sons, whose age was not disclosed. Hardin said Peterson has cooperated with authorities and didn’t mean any harm. “Adria...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584081782014-09-12T23:21:16.761-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:21:16.761-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408178@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:21:16 MDT Attorney: Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407833-77/peterson-says-abuse-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407833-77/peterson-says-abuse-attorney.html.csp">Attorney: Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE CAMPBELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.141-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge in Montgomery County accused Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and “used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son.” He says Peterson regrets the incident and never intended to harm the boy. The allegations come during a week in which the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584078332014-09-12T23:23:00.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407833@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT Utah officer justified in shooting, wounding man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353025-78/peterson-adams-jordan-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353025-78/peterson-adams-jordan-court.html.csp">Utah officer justified in shooting, wounding man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:43.192-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has ruled that a West Jordan police officer who shot and wounded a man in July was legally justified in using deadly force. A report issued Friday cleared officer Ian Adams in the July 10 shooting of 32-year-old Timothy James Peterson at the Jordan Landing shopping complex. Peterson was carrying a metal bar that was bent in the shape of a handgun, which had a red laser taped to the “barrel,” the report said. When Peterson drew the facsimile weapon...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353025@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:43 MDT NFL: With passing trend, is Adrian Peterson the last great back? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304191-77/running-peterson-game-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304191-77/running-peterson-game-league.html.csp">NFL: With passing trend, is Adrian Peterson the last great back?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dave Campbell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:01:42.327-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mankato, Minn. • Jim Brown spinning his way through the line and breaking loose in the secondary with a burst of speed. Walter Payton lowering a stiff arm and tearing away from the tackler with those long, almost-straight-leg strides. Barry Sanders slithering around in the backfield and finding a seam to dart through. Those are the enduring images of grit, perseverance and even elegance on which the NFL’s multibillion-dollar empire was first built. These days the workhorses have become a fading ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583041912014-08-16T23:01:42.327-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:01:42.327-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304191@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:01:42 MDT