Justin Ross Harris Trial VERDICT

Justin Ross Harris has been found guilty on all counts in the death on his young son who he left in a hot car.

Harris, the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours. A grand jury indicted Harris on multiple charges, including malice murder, felony murder and cruelty to children. The malice murder charge indicates that prosecutors believe that Harris intentionally left his son Cooper in the hot car to die.

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Ross faces life in prison plus 40 years behind bars.

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NFL Legend John Madden Undergoes Open Heart Surgery

Hall Of Fame NFL coach John Madden underwent successful open heart surgery and is “expected to fully recover,” says NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

Madden, 79, was released from a San Francisco hospital Wednesday after a procedure to repair blockages in his heart.

Raiders' John Madden seems pretty happy as Oakland came away with a win 32-14 at the Super Bowl XI game of the Oakland Raiders vs the Minnesota Vikings played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on  January 9, 1977.   Super Bowl XI - Oakland Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings - January 9, 1977 (AP Photo/NFL Photos)

Goodell spoke with Madden … and says, “He sounds great, but is frustrated about being on injured reserve for the time being.” “He is anxious to return to action soon doing the important work he does for our game. He’s a tremendous fountain of ideas and we can’t wait to get him back. We are all pleased to know that John’s procedure was successful and wish him a speedy recovery.” h/t tmz

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Madden was the colorful coach of the Oakland Raiders and currently serves on NFL Player Safety Advisory Panel and the Coaches Subcommittee to the Competition Committee.

Joseph Patterson Sentenced To Life No Parole Over Death Of Adrian Peterson Son

Joseph Patterson, the man who killed the son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday. He will also serve a concurrent 25-year sentence for aggravated battery charges.

Patterson was convicted for his role in the 2013 death of two-year-old Tyrese Ruffin.

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Homeless Piano Player To Play National Anthem At MNF

Talk about your luck turning around for the better! The homeless man who went viral after a couple videoed him playing piano, is set to play the National Anthem at tonight’s Monday Night Football game!

Donald (Boone) Gould, 51, was down and out and living on the street when suddenly everything changed, he got cleaned up, went to rehab and now he’ll perform the nation’s song at Levi’s Stadium kicking off the game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Minnesota Vikings!

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Supernanny To The Rescue! Jo Frost To Adrian Peterson: Call Me!

As Adrian Peterson stands in the corner during his NFL imposed time-out, Supernanny Jo Frost appears to help him rid himself of his child abusing ways. The popular TV nanny contacted the league offering her help, ala parenting skills.

JoJo reached out the to NFL offering up some valuable advice for the embroiled running back in the video below.

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Frost says she strongly believes she can teach Peterson how to be an effective parent WITHOUT using violence — and has contacted both the NFL and Peterson to offer her expertise. “He needs parental coaching, “Frost says … “And I hope he picks up the phone.” source

 
The reality star and parenting expert, who recently worked with Peterson on an EpiPen promotional campaign, says she was “very saddened” when she saw how Peterson disciplined his child and felt compelled to help.

Bill O’Reilly: Some Kids Deserve To Get Hit

On the heels of Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson being indicted for “whooping” his kids, Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor host, Bill O’Reilly says he thinks some kids deserve a “little whack,” once in a while.

Though O’Reilly says he thinks causing lacerations from something “akin to a whip” constitutes “abuse,” he’s okay with a good old fashion spanking..

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“How about a child that runs in the street?” O’Reilly asked at one point. “And you say, ‘look, you can’t run in the street because you’ll be dead if the car hits you’ and the kid still runs in the street. You’ve got to get the child’s attention.”

 
Watch the video segment here.

NIKE NIXES PETERSON For Now

Nike has announced it has suspended its endorsement deal with Adrian Peterson on the heels of the NFL star’s indictment for child abuse.

The apparel giant steeped in sports issued a statement saying, “Nike in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and has shared our concerns with the NFL.”

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“We have suspended our contract with Adrian Peterson.” The timing is interesting … considering AP left his house in Minnesota Tuesday covered head-to-toe in Nike gear. It’s almost like when Nike saw AP repping the brand in public, it seemed to be the final straw. source

 
Peterson was one of the Nike biggest selling endorsees. By suspending their contract with the baller, it leaves the door slightly open to reinstatement.