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File photo: Singer Rihanna attends the Edun fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at Skylight Modern on September 7, 2014 in New York City.

Rihanna to CBS: "F*** you!"

Rihanna is blasting CBS for yanking her new theme song from last week's Thursday Night Football in the wake of the Ray Rice abuse scandal.

Rihanna tweeted:

File photo: The Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson takes part in practice exercises prior to an NFL game in London in September, 2013.

NFL star's case: Was it abuse or discipline?

New allegations have surfaced that NFL star Adrian Peterson was accused of abusing another son back in June.

Sources tell Houston affiliate KHOU the boy's mom said Peterson admitted in texts to disciplining the child, but said the boy hit his head on his car seat in the process.

NOW: NFL has 'violence against women problem'

NOW: NFL has 'violence against women problem'

The National Organization for Women is coming down on the NFL saying the league "doesn't have a Ray Rice problem, it has a violence against women problem."

The group is also calling for the resignation of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. According to NOW, Goodell's successor should appoint an independent investigator to gather facts about domestic violence within the NFL, and then recommend reforms.

Firestorm growing over Ray Rice video

Firestorm growing over Ray Rice video

Today's must-see, must-share stories as seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

Robin spoke to Sports Attorney Exavier Pope on how the NFL handled Ray Rice's assault investigation.

File photo: Baltimore Raven's running back drew outrage for 2-game suspension stemming from alleged assault

Outrage over NFL's 2-game Ray Rice suspension

There was outrage on social media after the NFL announced it is suspending Ravens running back Ray Rice for just 2 games.

He was the player caught on video dragging his now wife out of an elevator.

Powerful anti-Redskins commercial airs during NBA finals

Powerful anti-Redskins ad airs

During last night's game three of the NBA finals, some of you watched this powerful anti-Redskins commercial.

POLL: Should the Washington Redskins change their name?

Mark Moran started a facebook page to gather hardcore New York City based Broncos fans for Super Bowl Sunday

'Rabid' Denver fans plans Bronco bar takeover

HLN's Mike Galanos is braving the cold to bring the color and craziness of 'Super Bowl XLVIII' to you!

Check in at to catch exclusive interviews, team trivia, and key game events -- plus food and commercials!

Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman talks to CNN's Rachel Nichols on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, following a post-game rant that went viral.

Seahawks' Sherman sorry rant overshadowed win

Seahawks star Richard Sherman has done just one sit-down network television interview since the Sunday rant that burned up social media.

He spoke exclusively to CNN's Rachel Nichols and said it's hard to keep emotions in check when a microphone gets put in your face just seconds after a big win.

Football feast

Thanksgiving football feast

There's always that dud of an NFL game on at some point during Thanksgiving, and that's when you plan your post-meal snooze, or your 'visit-time' with grandma. But 'Nana' and your nap may have to wait because all the action is amazing today!

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Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013 in favor of changing the name of the US capital's beloved American football team, the Redskins, a word many regard as a racial slur.

Tribe says it's time to rename the Redskins

The Oneida Indian Nation met in Washington D.C. Monday to discuss their campaign to find a new name for the Washington Redskins after 80 years.

HLN's Carlos Diaz reports.