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Vikings Travel To Texas, Adrian Peterson Waits To Play

Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson will be on the sideline when the Vikings play in Dallas this weekend. Peterson grew up rooting for the Cowboys as a kid in East Texas. But the team is being cautious with the franchise running back.

08/28/2015

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NFL, Union Still In Dispute Over Peterson Suspension

The NFL Players Association remains at odds with the league regarding Adrian Peterson’s suspension, despite the resumption of the running back’s career with the Minnesota Vikings more than two months ago.

08/26/2015

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Can Adrian Peterson Lead The NFL In Rushing?

The Bovada sports book released its odds for an NFL passing leader, a rushing leader and a receiving leader on Tuesday. The Vikings were represented on two of these lists. It might be a surprise what list they are not on.

08/20/2015

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Irritated Coach Zimmer Cuts Vikings Practice Short

Adrian Peterson did not practice again on Thursday because of a bruised thigh. To hear coach Mike Zimmer describe his team’s final practice of training camp in Mankato, none of his other players did, either. An angry Zimmer cut practice short on Thursday morning.

08/13/2015

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Peterson Banged Up, But Teammate Says It’s Not Serious

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been banged up a bit in practice. Peterson was tangled up with other players Tuesday during an inside running drill at training camp, falling to the ground while appearing to hurt his leg.

08/11/2015

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Bovada Gives Adrian Peterson 12/1 Odds To Win NFL MVP

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has some of the best odds to win the NFL MVP award in 2015, at least according to the Bovada sports book. The Las Vegas sports book released its NFL MVP odds Tuesday morning with about a month to go before the start of the regular season.

08/11/2015

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Meet The Man Who Coaches The Vikings Running Backs

Kirby Wilson remembers every running back he’s ever worked with. He keeps a list. It now has 107 names on it. In an 18-year NFL coaching career spent entirely coaching running backs, Wilson has had some good ones.

08/09/2015

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Prosecutor Slams Judge For Ending Peterson’s Probation Early

A Texas prosecutor has criticized the judge who cut short the probation of Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson in a child abuse case.

08/07/2015

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Judge Ends Adrian Peterson’s Probation 15 Months Early

A judge in Texas has ended Adrian Peterson’s probation 15 months early.

08/06/2015

Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs a drill during practice on June 4, 2015 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Vikings Running Backs, Even Peterson, Must Work On Blocking

After an absence from NFL activity that spanned seven months, Adrian Peterson has returned as Minnesota’s featured runner. But before he resumes his familiar role of carrying the ball, there’s one more thing he must do: pass protection.

08/04/2015

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Vikings Promote Family Day At Training Camp With Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings had a busy weekend with training camp in Mankato as they get ready for their first preseason game this Sunday. Saturday was also Family Day for the Vikings in Mankato, and they made an interesting choice on how to promote it.

08/03/2015

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Adrian Peterson Back In Pads, Moving Forward With Vikings

While many Minnesota Vikings veterans see the first padded practices of training camp as a necessary evil, Adrian Peterson couldn’t wait for the day.

07/29/2015

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Hopes Are High For Vikings, And They’re Happy To Have Them

The strategy and style of Minnesota’s coaching staff under Mike Zimmer is no longer new.

07/28/2015

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Adrian Peterson: ‘I Can Play Until I’m 36 Or 37’

Peterson has put 2014 in his rear view mirror and is clearly looking ahead.

07/27/2015

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Vikings Set Big Goals, Have High Expectations Early In Training Camp

It’s hard to believe, but training camp for the Minnesota Vikings is up and running in Mankato. And in less than 2 weeks — the team will take on the Steelers in their first pre-season game.

07/27/2015

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Peterson, Vikings Tote High Hopes To Training Camp

The purple-clad crowd of autograph-seeking Vikings fans gathered at the annual reporting day saved the loudest cheers for a 30-year-old running back who played in only one game last season, formally welcoming the once-marooned Peterson back to Minnesota State University as players moved into their dorm rooms for training camp on a sunny Saturday.

07/25/2015

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10 Things To Watch At Vikings Training Camp

It’s the middle of July, but the football season is officially just around the corner. The Minnesota Vikings report to the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Saturday for training camp. So what should we keep an eye on as the team practices in Mankato?

07/22/2015

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Vikings, Adrian Peterson Reach Contract Agreement

The Minnesota Vikings have made an agreement with running back Adrian Peterson to restructure the last three years of his current contract.

07/21/2015

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Judge Orders Settlement Talk For NFL, Union On Peterson Case

The NFL and the NFL Players Association have been ordered into settlement negotiations on the case filed in federal court by the union over Adrian Peterson’s suspension.

07/20/2015

Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs a drill during practice on June 4, 2015 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Adrian Peterson Finding A New Normal With Vikings

Adrian Peterson has been back with the Minnesota Vikings for nearly a month now. He’s participated in practices, including the three-day minicamp that wrapped up on Thursday.

06/18/2015

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Adrian Peterson & Wife Expecting Their 2nd Child, Ask Fans To Help Name Him

Congratulations going out to Adrian Peterson and his wife, Ashley! The couple says they are expecting their second child this fall.

06/15/2015

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Adrian Peterson, Vikings Make Elementary School Appearance

The idea Wednesday morning was for the Minnesota Vikings to build a playground like they do every year — this time in Falcon Heights. Vikings employees were able to join with volunteers and start in on construction, and they made progress. But the team never got to join because the skies opened.

06/03/2015

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Zimmer’s Voice Was Important In Peterson’s Return To Vikings

Mike Zimmer was Adrian Peterson’s coach for one offseason plus one regular season game, before the star running back went on hiatus.

06/03/2015

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Adrian Peterson Back With Vikings: ‘I Learned A Lot From My Mistake’

Adrian Peterson is back with the Minnesota Vikings and it appears both sides are ready to move forward with No. 28 as the team’s starting running back. Peterson practiced with the Vikings at Tuesday’s organized team activities and addressed the media about what he described as an emotional year off the field.

06/02/2015

FILES, NORWAY - DECEMBER 15: US figure skaters Tonya Harding (L) and Nancy Kerrigan avoid each other during a training session 17 February in Hamar, Norway, during the Winter Olympics. Kerrigan was hit on the knee in January 1994 during the US Olympic Trials and it was later learned that Harding's ex-husband and bodyguard masterminded the attack in hopes of improving Harding's chances at the US Trials and the Olympics.

10 Of The Worst Scandals In Sports History

The soccer world took a major hit Wednesday after it was discovered several officials had been arrested in a probe of corruption involving the locations of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. It sparks the question, what are the top sports scandals in history?

05/28/2015

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