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Adrian Peterson could have run for president at the end of the 2012 season and grabbed up the vote of every football fan in Minnesota.


I have a Wheaties cereal box near my desk with a picture of Peterson tossing a football in the air next to “2012 MVP.” The future Hall of Famer is wearing a big smile. He has become a sports icon and his career is far from over.

But last week, Peterson paid a price for his fame and his great athletic gifts that no one should be asked to pay.

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