Peterson's clean rep in jeopardy

Fair or not, Vikings RB forced into damage control as he faces daunting PR battle

Originally Published: July 11, 2012
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Winston Churchill was right, and he didn't even know about Twitter. A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. In 2012, a lie can even make a round-trip. Tweet, retweet, boom. A hard-earned reputation can get trashed just like that.

That is why Adrian Peterson is so aggressively fighting a charge that he resisted arrest early Saturday morning outside a Houston nightclub. Peterson spent a couple of hours in jail before posting a $1,000 bond ...

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