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‘NBA 2K15′ adds 3D face mapping for latest game

"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces on.

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Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

There are 99 players and 14 coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the latest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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Vikings reverse course, suspend Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings have suspended the star running back from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved.

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Rice files appeal against NFL’s indefinite suspension

The NFL continues to grapple with domestic violence issues as some of its top players are under scrutiny both by the league and the public.

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Thursday, Aug. 7. Rice was suspended by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season, but was cut by the Ravens before he could serve out the suspension. Photo: Associated Press/Nick Wass

Union appeals Rice’s indefinite suspension by NFL

Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.

Sacramento Kings' Vlade Divac, left, and Peja Stojakovic chat on the bench during the first quarter of Sacramento's preseason game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002. The Kings won 115-94.

Sacramento Kings to retire Stojakovic’s jersey

The Kings announced Tuesday that Stojakovic's jersey will be retired when they host Oklahoma City on Dec. 16

A large image of the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales adorns the side of the company's headquarters and primary brewery Tuesday, May 27, 2008, in St. Louis. Reports that the company might be purchased by Belgium-based brewer InBev have residents worried they might lose a company as closely identified with St. Louis as the iconic Gateway Arch downtown.

Anheuser-Busch ‘disappointed’ in NFL

The beer giant issued a statement on Tuesday saying it was "disappointed and increasingly concerned" by recent incidents with the NFL.

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Grand jury to weigh case against Stewart in fatal crash

The case of a fatal dirt-track accident involving the three-time NASCAR champion will be heard by a grand jury.

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses 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." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy.

Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

Gov. Mark Dayton called Peterson's actions "a public embarrassment" to the Vikings and the state of Minnesota. Vikings Sponsorship suspended & Petersen's court date moved.

FILE - In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Janay Rice, left, looks on as her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, speaks to the media during a news conference in Owings Mills, Md. A new video that appears to show Ray Rice striking then-fiance Janay Palmer in an elevator last February has been released on a website.

NFLPA appeal of Ray Rice suspension expected today

NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press yesterday "we are expecting to appeal before the deadline on Tuesday night." That deadline is 11:59 p.m. EDT.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the latest on the Adrian Peterson case and the Eagles comeback over the Colts, here is a…

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Foles rallies Eagles to beat Colts in Indy

Philadelphia rallied for a second successive week to record a 30-27 victory with a Cody Parkey field goal as time expired.

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Vikings reinstate Peterson after abuse charge

Minnesota says the star running back will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

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NFL adds 4 women to help shape domestic violence policies

In a memo to the league's 32 teams, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he hired advisors to shape programs for domestic violence and sex assault.

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly speaks during a news conference at team's NFL football training facility Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Philadelphia.

Foles & Eagles beat Luck & Colts on Monday Night Football

Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) leaves the game on a cart after injuring his left ankle during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Landover, Md.

Redskins optimistic RG3 will return this season

RG3 left the Redskins game vs. the Jaguars with a ankle injury but an MRI shows no broken bones and the Skins hope he will return this season.

Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno (28) walks off the field after an injury during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Knowshon Moreno leads list of NFL injuries

Moreno, RG3, Ingram and more are injured in week 2 of the NFL season.

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SEC dominates top 15

The SEC has an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15, although none are ranked in the top two.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports news making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 15.

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