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(Associated Press) Palestine, Texas native and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson rides in a convertible with two unidentified children in the fifth annual Adrian Peterson Day Parade June 11 in Palestine, Texas.

Peterson apologizes for missing youth camp


By Jeff Latzke, AP Sports Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson apologized to his fans for being absent from a youth football camp carrying his name in Oklahoma.

Peterson has appeared at the camp near the Oklahoma campus in Norman the past three years, but says he won't be able to make it Thursday or Friday for this year's event.

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