Vikings Fans Brimming With Excitement Ahead Of Home OpenerThis time right before kick-off of a new season gets fans excited for what this year may hold. People poured into B52 Burger and Brew in Inver Grove Heights to start celebrating with other fans before the game. Some of them are even former players.
Vikings To Put Browner In Ring Of Honor Joey Browner spent nine seasons in Minnesota roaming the defensive backfield and cementing his place in Vikings lore as one of the best defensive players to ever wear purple.
Baseballs Stolen From Fargo Cancer Charity Auction An annual charity auction in Fargo that helps raise money for the Roger Maris Cancer Center was targeted by thieves this year but still raised money for cancer work. More than 100 items that were to be auctioned were taken from a storage facility earlier this month, a majority of them baseballs autographed by Hall of Famers including Whitey Ford, Paul Molitor and Rollie Fingers.
Fmr. MN Viking Helps Players Adjust To Life After FootballIt's called "Game Plan 2.” Former Minnesota Viking Carl Eller created the program, along with attorney Jeff O'Brien, for athletes to use to help them navigate life after football.
Judge Dismisses NFL Retiree Lawsuit Vs. Union A lawsuit filed against the NFL Players Association by retirees has been dismissed.
Retired Players File Lawsuit Against NFLPATwenty-eight former NFL players have filed a class-action federal lawsuit against the NFL Players Association, seeking at least $5 million in damages. They're alleging current players interfered with negotiations on the new collective bargaining agreement and kept money from the retirees.
Judge Sets Aug 10 Hearing On NFL Retirees' CaseA federal judge has set an Aug. 10 hearing to discuss the still-pending case filed against the NFL by retired players.
Retired Players Join NFL Talks Tuesday In New YorkHall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller and lawyers for retired NFL players joined labor talks Tuesday as signs mounted that the league's four-month lockout might almost be over.
Retirees Press For Inclusion In NFL Labor TalksHall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller says retired NFL players were "not looking for a fight" when they filed a lawsuit against the league and the players' union earlier this month.
NFL Retirees Still Seeking Inclusion In Talks NFL retirees say they have fresh complaints against the league and players they accuse of negotiating a new labor deal without them.
Purple People Eaters Talk NFL LockoutTo understand the NFL lock out, you have to understand the history of the NFL and what the athletes are fighting for.
Judge Orders NFL, Players To Try Mediation AgainThe NFL and its locked-out players have been ordered to start talking again.