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NFL Reinstates Adrian Peterson From Suspension

The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28:  Nick Mangold #74 of the New York Jets and  George Johnson #93 of the Detroit Lions scuffle during their game at MetLife Stadium on September 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Lions Trade George Johnson, Seventh-Round Pick To Bucs For Fifth-Round Pick

Detroit sent its seventh-round pick and Johnson to the Buccaneers for Tampa Bay’s fifth-round pick, per the team website.

CBS Detroit–04/15/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 20:  Wide receiver Kaelin Clay #8 of the Utah Utes runs for yardage after catching a pass as defensive back Preston Hodges #24 of the Colorado State Rams hits him out of bounds during the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium on December 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Utah won 45-10.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lions Host Wide Receivers Kaelin Clay, Tyrell Williams On Pre-Draft Visits

As the draft nears, the Detroit Lions continue to check out players who could add to the passing attack or bolster the return game.

CBS Detroit–04/14/2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28:  George Johnson #93 of the Detroit Lions hits  Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets after he threw the ball away in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on September 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Lions Contest George Johnson’s Offer Sheet From Tampa Bay

An independent arbitrator will rule within 10 days on the validity of the offer sheet extended to George Johnson.

CBS Detroit–04/13/2015

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Detroit Lions fans celebrate a win over the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Vikings 16-14. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Announce Preseason Opponents

The Lions will host the Jets, travel the next two weeks to play Washington and Jacksonville, and finish the preseason against Buffalo.

CBS Detroit–04/09/2015

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 29: NFL Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino attends the Super Bowl XLIX Football Operations Press Conference on January 29, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NFL Hires Sarah Thomas, 1st Female Official

The NFL has its first full-time female game official.

97.1 The Ticket–04/08/2015

CONROE, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Football running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings arrives for a court hearing on charges of child abuse at the Montgomery County Courthouse on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. Peterson entered a no contest plea and will avoid jail time. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

AP Source: Peterson, Goodell Meet About Reinstatement

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson met Tuesday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding his reinstatement, eight days before the expected expiration of the suspension that was invoked last season under the personal conduct policy.

97.1 The Ticket–04/08/2015

NORTH ATTLEBORO, MA - AUGUST 22: Aaron Hernandez is escorted into Attleboro District Court prior to his hearing on August 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge for the death of Odin Lloyd. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberates In murder Trial Of Ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez

The fate of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is now in the hands of a jury, which has begun its first full day of deliberations in his murder trial.

97.1 The Ticket–04/08/2015

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 30:  Josh Wilson #26 of the Atlanta Falcons celebrates after an interception during the second half against the Arizona Cardinals at the Georgia Dome on November 30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Lions Announce Signing Of Linebacker Brandon Copeland

Copeland chose the Lions over four other interested teams, he told the Baltimore Sun.

CBS Detroit–04/07/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: The Washington Nationals mascot Screech takes the field before the start of the Nationals game against the New York Mets during Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Top 10 Best Sports Days Of The Year

Let’s take a look at the contenders for the best day of the sports year.

04/07/2015

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