Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson

A US federal judge has rules that NFL running back Adrian Peterson should be reinstated following his suspension for beating his four-year-old son.

Children in American football gear stand near a padded wall.

College sport site profiles 11-year-olds

The college athletics recruiting site Rivals.com posts profiles of two seventh-grade American football players. How young is too young for a sport-obsessed culture?

American football players (file image)

NFL concussion settlement 'close'

A deal worth $1bn (£655m) to compensate US football players for head injuries suffered during their careers is set to be approved, lawyers say.