Minnesota says the star running back will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
The SEC has an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15, although none are ranked in the top two.
Here is a look at the big sports news making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 15.
The sharp-shooting NBA regulars produced a 129-92 victory over Serbia to underline the depth the U.S. have at their disposal.
Ray Rice is expected to appeal his indefinite NFL suspension that followed the release of a video showing him punching his fiancée during an argument.
General Motors will pay compensation for 19 deaths, more than the 13 the automaker previously admitted were caused by the recalled part.
Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.
The U.S. government launched a program to stop radicalized young people joining extremist groups fighting in Syria and Iraq.
The push to raise the minimum wage has largely found success in liberal-leaning states, but could make headway in the conservative heartland.
The President is expected to detail a plan to boost America's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak.
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Sheriff's deputies in Colorado arrested a woman who pointed a rifle at her neighbor's 11-year-old son during music practice.
A 22-year-old New York was arrested after allegedly hiding LSD and cocaine inside a stuffed animal.
Police in Michigan say they arrested a woman for driving away in a $1,200 motorized wheelchair shopping cart full of stolen goods.
Police say an accused burglar stayed snoozing next to a bag of jewelry he was swiping from a home despite deputies snapping pictures of him.
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The "Think Like a Man" star has been cast as civil rights activist Dr. Gilbert Mason in an upcoming biopic.
Actress Daniele Watts has accused officers of brutality and racism after being detained while with her boyfriend.
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Lawyers for Seth Mazzaglia have filed an appeal, raising questions about evidence and testimony.
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Governor Hassan helped to kick off race week at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway by getting behind the wheel of a stock car.
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