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Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was reportedly arrested Wednesday for alleged domestic violence.

The news comes after Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was suspended indefinitely after a video surfaced of him hitting his wife and Minnesota Vikings All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson was indicted on child injury charges.

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A gun company based in Oceanside, Calif. has introduced a gun barrel, which it dubs "The Obama's Blaster."

The barrel is being sold on the website of Ares Armor, and the listing features both a video that showcases the product and a short description thanking "President Barack Obama for being the distinguished firearms industry spokesman and salesman of all time."

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The Alaska Senate race is ostensibly all about which candidate -- incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich or Republican challenger Dan Sullivan -- is the truer Alaskan. Which might help explain why the campaigns spent most of the day on Wednesday arguing about snowmobiles.

First, Sullivan's campaign released a TV ad in which a professional snowmobiler accused Begich of "pretending" to ride a snowmobile in one of his own ads. Then Begich called the Sullivan ad a lie, alleging that the shoot for his ad had a crew member with an AR-15 to protect against polar bears and was cold enough to induce frostbite in Begich himself.

Because nothing is truer Alaska than polar bears and frostbite.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers announced they've placed Greg Hardy on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, meaning the Pro Bowl defensive end has been removed from the team's active roster until his domestic violence case is resolved.

The decision comes just hours after the Vikings took a similar disciplinary approach with Adrian Peterson, who is addressing child abuse charges in Texas.

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