We tackle four topics, all sparked by Jonathan Papelbon's "adjustment" towards his home crowd in Philly.
We tackle four topics, all sparked by Jonathan Papelbon's "adjustment" towards his home crowd in Philly.

More and more sponsors are joining the chorus of criticism against the NFL for its handling of recent incidents involving off-the-field violence, most notably the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson situations. On Tuesday, two big names got involved.

Anheuser-Busch released a statement critical of the league, although they did not say they were considering dropping their advertising with the league.

“We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season,” the statement said, according to Darren Rovell. “We are not yet satisfied with the league’s handling of behaviors that so clearly go against our own company culture and moral code. We have shared our concerns and expectations with the league.”

Nike also took a stand, as they removed all Adrian Peterson merchandise from their Twin Cities stories, according to Associated Press reporter Jon Krawczynski.

On Monday, the Radisson hotel chain suspended its sponsorship of the Vikings after the team decided to reinstate Peterson despite the child abuse charges against him. Earlier on Tuesday, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton released a statement saying the Vikings should suspend Peterson until his case is resolved.

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Just like Bill Polian did last week, two more ESPN personalities took clear stances on an issue, only to soften their stance the next time around. On Sunday, both Carter and Jackson were very critical of Adrian Peterson after reports of his indictment regarding alleged child abuse. The next night they were singing very different tunes on the same subject.

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[0:02:26] ... those things in his life that he really thought were right. So Chris Carter -- tick him off the field says the only thing these guys know you'll learn whatever lesson needs to be learned. If one game and his hall of fame career against the patriots on was -- September the fourteenth. Second game of the year that's gonna drop on the message. Very different tone from Cris Carter over the course of a couple days similar to what happened with Tom Jackson here's Tom Jackson on Sunday. On ES being countdown. Love it all is that. Adrian Peterson doesn't know that he did anything wrong to this child. Now he's going to know cause he's going to be prosecuted. So ...
[0:03:41] ... a Bill Polian ask. 180 I'm gonna take my focus off for Adrian Peterson I don't care when he comes back to play football. I care about him getting comprehensive treatment. So that his child is safe the next time he visits Adrian Peterson. It happened the incidents in May. Now I have he beginning treatment. All the long so that he clearly understands. The abuse ...
[0:04:45] ... -- this -- -- he would. Put you on. I just really Cris Carter was used. They listen to me at Google awfully Peters. But when I guess it would compete at the next day it's ...






The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.

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The guys opened the show by discussing Adrian Peterson's latest child abuse charge.

Here are the highlights from Tuesday’s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and Gerry Callahan. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

– Urban Outfitters apologized Monday for selling a Kent State sweatshirt with holes and a design that appears to look like blood stains.

The company pulled the sweatshirt but denied intending to make light of the 1970 shooting deaths of four student-protesters by the Ohio National Guard, an event that was one of the turning points in America’s opposition to the Vietnam War.

“I don’t understand the thought process behind how this came to be,” Minihane said, adding; “Even if it wasn’t their intention, shouldn’t there be somebody in the process of when this shirt was made to when they were sent out to the stores be smart enough to say, ‘Wait a minute, this is Kent State, and boy, this looks a lot like blood, and it’s vintage, this is really sending a bad message.”

Joked Callahan: “I like it, I want to get one.”

Minihane then looked up the price, which was $129.

Responded Callahan: “Forget it, I’m out.”

Said Dennis: “Garanimals is going to come out with pajama bottoms that have red welts on the legs — the Adrian Peterson collection.”

– German authorities charged a 93-year-old man with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as a guard at Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.

Oskar Groening has admitted being a guard at the camp, although he denies participating in any atrocities against the prisoners.

Charles Barkley said he was just disciplining them,” Dennis deadpanned. “He went a little overboard.”

Added Minihane: “Everybody makes mistakes.”

– A funeral home in Saginaw, Michigan, has installed a drive-through window so that people can view their loved ones and pay their respects without leaving their vehicle.

When an individual drives up, curtains open to reveal the casket.

“I would combine it, though. I would also offer a little food,” Minihane said.

Said Callahan: “Pay your respects and get a chocolate shake.”

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