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Peterson Clarifies Comments

 Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he would be okay with an openly gay teammate.  The reigning NFL MVP and rushing champion tells “The Oklahoman” that having a homosexual teammate wouldn’t bother him that much.  However, the former Sooners star says he doesn’t feel the need to apologize for recent comments opposing gay marriage 
  The Vikings continue organized team activities Wednesday.  The team will practice again Thursday before holding their final set of OTA’s next Monday through Thursday.  The Vikings will then hold a three-day mandatory mini-camp a week later.

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Congress has approved a highway bill ahead of taking off for the August recess.