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The Minnesota Vikings reverse course and suspend Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings suspended running back Adrian Peterson early on Wednesday until his child abuse case is resolved. Peterson, the National Football League's 2012 Most Valuable Player, missed last Sunday's game after being indicted for allegedly injuring his 4-year-old son by spanking him with a switch, a thin tree branch used for corporal punishment. The team and the NFL had faced sharp criticism since reinstating Peterson — who has apologized and said he was "without a doubt, not a child abuser" — on Monday. Radisson hotels pulled its team sponsorship on Tuesday. Read more at Bloomberg News.