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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.

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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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Adrian Peterson Takes To Twitter To Talk Vikings Contract

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson isn’t happy about his current contract situation with the team, and he’s taking to social media to sound off.

05/28/2015

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Zimmer On Peterson: ‘I Don’t Know When He’s Coming’ To Practice

The Minnesota Vikings held their organized team activities (OTAs) on Wednesday

It was a beautiful day for football practice and a sense of optimism was in the air.

05/27/2015

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Zimmer: Peterson Can Play For Vikings Or Not Play At All

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says Adrian Peterson has two choices: He can either play for the Vikings or he cannot play at all. The star running back has missed the first two days of optional team practices and is not expected to attend any of the optional workouts this summer.

05/27/2015

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Rumors Surface About Adrian Peterson’s Retirement

Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings still seems to be up in the air. Organized Team Activities, or OTAs, began Tuesday with no sign of Peterson, and he has made it no secret that he wants out of Minnesota.

05/24/2015

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Players’ Union Asks Court To Hold NFL’s Goodell In Contempt

The players’ union has asked a federal court to hold the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt in the Adrian Peterson case.

05/19/2015

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NFLPA: Judge ‘Unassailably Correct’ In Siding With Peterson

The NFL Players Association has submitted its written argument to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, criticizing the suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson that has since expired.

05/12/2015

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Vikings GM: No Interest In Trading Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman says he has “no interest” in trading star running back Adrian Peterson. Spielman spoke on Tuesday, two days before the NFL draft opens.

04/28/2015

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Peterson Absent But Still Wanted Back By Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts. Adrian Peterson, of course, has been conspicuously missing.

04/27/2015

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Minnesota Vikings 2015 Schedule: 5 Games To Watch

The Minnesota Vikings released their 2015 regular season schedule Tuesday night. It includes at least two appearances on national television, including their season opener. Here are five games to watch as Minnesota gets ready for the 2015-16 season with the NFL Draft approaching and star running back Adrian Peterson’s status unknown.

04/22/2015

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 17: Running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings watches as time winds down during the fourth quarter of the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on November 17, 2013 in Seattle,Wa. The Seahawks won the game 41-20. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson’s Agent Posts Controversial Picture To Social Media

Adrian Peterson’s agent is riling up Vikings fans, and putting the running backs’ return in doubt, after he posted this photo on social media.

04/22/2015

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AP Source: Peterson Stays Home From Vikings Workouts

A person with knowledge of Adrian Peterson’s offseason workouts tells The Associated Press that star running back has decided not to attend Minnesota’s spring strength and conditioning program.

04/20/2015

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