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Vikings Release LB Erin Henderson

The Minnesota Vikings have released linebacker Erin Henderson, who was recently arrested twice on suspicion of drunken driving. The Vikings announced Henderson’s release Friday. Henderson had one season left on his contract with a $1.95 million salary. Henderson’s latest arrest was Jan. 1 after he crashed his sport utility vehicle in Chanhassen.

02/07/2014

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Good Question: What Does It Take To Be A Nonprofit?

When you think of nonprofits, homeless shelters or food shelves might come to mind. But during the Super Bowl, many of you wondered why the NFL is considered a nonprofit, too. You emailed us wondering: What does it take to be a nonprofit?

02/06/2014

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Vikings Announce Full 2014 Coaching Staff

The Minnesota Vikings have finalized their assistants under new coach Mike Zimmer, including special teams coordinator Mike Priefer, the target of a discrimination complaint by one of his former players.

02/06/2014

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Vikings’ Matt Cassel Reportedly Voids 2014 Option

The Minnesota Vikings already had a lot of work to do with their quarterback situation this offseason. The list just got longer. Matt Cassel will void the 2014 option on his contract and become a free agent, a person familiar with his decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

02/05/2014

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Minneapolis Gearing Up To Fight For The Super Bowl

The New York Super Bowl was largely a success, and there’s already talk of more cold-weather cities for future Super Bowls. Michele Kelm-Helgen is part of Minnesota’s official Super Bowl bid committee, which was announced last week. She got an inside look at what a city needs to win the big game. “I think our venue is going to be able to compete with anyone,” Kelm-Helgen said.

02/03/2014

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From Dome To Duffel: Minn. Man Makes Use Of Metrodome’s Roof

At Target Field or the Xcel Energy Center, Jim Cunningham is always in on the action. He’s been with the Wild since they began and the Twins even longer — 18 years — as a Game Host, entertaining fans and leading contest giveaways.

02/03/2014

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Metrodome Roof Structure Demolished With Blasts

It’s another milestone in the demolition of the Metrodome. On Sunday, the cables that supported the facility’s famous roof were severed as construction crews set off about a dozen explosive charges.

02/02/2014

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Super Bowl Ads Of 2014

The best defense is a good offense, the old adage does. While that might not prove true for football, but it may do so for ads.

01/31/2014

New York City Prepares For Super Bowl XLVIII

Top 5 Super Bowl Commercials

People watch the Super Bowl for the commercials as well as the football. Here are the top 5.

01/29/2014

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Steelers Hire Former Viking Assistant As Running Backs Coach

The Pittsburgh Steelers have hired former Minnesota Vikings assistant James Saxon as the team’srunning backs coach.

01/28/2014

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Adrian Peterson Has Surgery On Injured Groin

The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday that running back Adrian Peterson had successful surgery to repair the adductor muscle in his groin. Team officials said Dr. William Meyers performed the surgery, while also doing a compartmental release, at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia, Pa.

01/23/2014

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Supreme Court Tosses Lawsuit Over Stadium Funding

Minnesota’s Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the funding plan for a new Vikings football stadium, eliminating a legal obstacle that threatened a last-minute derailment of the project.

01/21/2014

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WCCO Interview: 1-On-1 With Vikings’ Mike Zimmer

New Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer already has one of those “coach” voices, which sounds like he’s been straining his vocal chords for years. WCCO’s Mark Rosen had the chance to sit down with Zimmer after his news conference at Winter Park.

01/19/2014

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Activists Drop Suit Over Park Near Vikings Stadium

Three activists have dropped a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis over its plans for a park linked to a $400 million development project near the new Vikings stadium.

01/19/2014

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Workers Complete Deflation Of Metrodome Roof

It’s a bittersweet day for Minnesota Vikings fans as we say goodbye to the Metrodome for good. It was deflation day for the Metrodome’s Teflon roof, and until early Saturday morning there was doubt weather conditions would allow construction crews to get it done.

01/18/2014

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NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your recap for Week 17 in the NFL.

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Vikings Beat Lions In Final Game At The Dome

It wasn’t pretty but the Vikings managed a win over the Lions, 14-13, in the final game at the Metrodome.

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Farewell To The Dome: Metrodome Memories

From a Super Bowl to the World Series, countless Vikings highlights and plenty of Twins memories, here’s a look back on some of the great days at the Dome.

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It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your recap for Week 16 in the NFL.

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It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your recap for Week 15 in the NFL.

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Vikings Beat Eagles At Metrodome, 48-30

They were without Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart, yet the Minnesota Vikings continued putting points on the board, topping the Philadelphia Eagles, 48-30.

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NFL Week 14 Power Rankings

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your recap for Week 14 in the NFL.

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