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Minnesota Vikings Complete Season Sweep Of The Detroit Lions

The Minnesota Vikings enter a grueling stretch of inter-divisional games with a 34-24 victory over the Detroit Lions Sunday at Mall of America Field. Even without Percy Harvin, the Vikings were able to get its passing offense back on track and Adrian Peterson torched the Lions defense. The Vikings defense forced two turnovers while the offense took good care of the ball.

11/12/2012

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Percy Harvin Doubtful For The Minnesota Vikings

Percy Harvin did not practice all week and is as doubtful for Sunday’s against the Detroit Lions. His absence would leave a huge hole in an already anemic passing offense. The only other injured player listed as worse than probable is defensive tackle Letroy Guion.

11/11/2012

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Vikes’ Kluwe Pleased By Marriage Amendment Defeat

Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he dislikes politics and doesn’t plan any more activism, following his high-profile efforts to encourage defeat of Minnesota’s marriage amendment.

11/07/2012

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Minnesota Vikings’ Offense Sputters In Loss To The Seattle Seahawks

The Minnesota Vikings had full control of the game after the opening drive, but the Seattle Seahawks took momentum midway through the first quarter. The Vikings were unable slow the Seahawks before falling 30-20 Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

11/05/2012

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Adrian Peterson Misses Friday’s Practice For The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings had several players miss practices this week, but the most notable omission was running back Adrian Peterson. Friday is a significant practice to miss, but head coach Leslie Frazier said he is not worried about his availability for Sunday’s game.

11/03/2012

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Vikings Punter Kluwe Tries To Snap Slump

Chris Kluwe still has his day job. He just hasn’t been doing it as well as he and the Vikings would like.

11/01/2012

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Marriage Amendment Opponents Rally At U of Minn.

Opponents of Minnesota’s constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage are pushing to get out the vote as the race enters its pivotal final week.

10/29/2012

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Minnesota Vikings’ Best Of October

The Minnesota Vikings took a step back with a 2-2 record in October, both losses against teams with a below-.500 record. The month began with a lopsided impressive win over the Tennessee Titans at home. It finished with a disappointing lopsided home loss to Tampa Bay Buccaneers and a regular season-ending injury to Chris Cook.

10/29/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Blown Out At Home By The Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Minnesota Vikings never got into the game before falling to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday. Adrian Peterson had another outstanding game. The Vikings made far too many mistakes and allowed the Buccaneers to do whatever they wanted.

10/26/2012

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Kluwe Tries To Spark Gay Marriage Talk, Gets ‘Empty Chair Debate’

He’s being called the “unlikely spokesperson” for the pro-gay marriage cause.

10/19/2012

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Good Question: Do Celeb Endorsements Make A Difference?

Here in Minnesota, star athletes have weighed in on the marriage amendment. Lynx star Seimone Augustus has joined Vikings punter Chris Kluwe in opposition to the amendment, while former Viking Matt Birk supports it.

10/16/2012

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Kluwe Stars In Latest MN United Ad, Urges To ‘Vote No’

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is the latest to appear in a Minnesotans United for All Families ad, which urges people to vote no on the marriage amendment.

10/16/2012

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Lynx’s Augustus Speaks Out Against Marriage Amendment

Seimone Augustus has always preferred to stay out of the public eye even as her basketball career has taken her to the heights of an Olympic gold medal and a WNBA championship.

10/15/2012

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Missed Opportunities Doom Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings dominated the first quarter and had the first three scoring drives of the game. However, it could not convert those into touchdowns. The Washington Redskins took over in the second quarter and never looked back.

10/15/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Win Third Straight In Convincing Fashion

The Minnesota Vikings improved to 4-1 with a dominating 30-7 victory over the Tennessee Titans at Mall of America Field. Percy Harvin had two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving. Christian Ponder threw his first two interceptions of the season, but responded with two touchdown passes.

10/08/2012

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Kluwe, Birk Tackle Opposing Sides Of Marriage Amendment

In addition to the ad wars and lawn sign battles over the marriage amendment, a battle of NFL stars is now underway.

10/01/2012

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Gay Marriage Opponents Debuting First 2 TV Ads

The group promoting a constitutional ban on gay marriage in Minnesota is debuting its first two TV ads of a heated campaign on Monday.

10/01/2012

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Pro Sports More Gay-Friendly As Athletes Speak Out

NFL punters are only seen on fourth down and heard from less than that.

09/15/2012

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Kluwe’s Letter Defending Gay Marriage Scores Him Wide Range Of Fans

You had to stand in a long line Friday at the Crooked Pint Ale House if you wanted to shake the hand of Vikings punter Chris Kluwe.

09/14/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Getting Healthy As It Prepares For the Indianapolis Colts

The Minnesota Vikings reported no significant injuries and that the players forced out of last week’s game returned to practice this week. Injuries will play a factor in Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh earned NFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors for his performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

09/13/2012

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Ellen DeGeneres Praises Vikings’ Chris Kluwe

On Tuesday’s episode of her daytime talk show, Ellen DeGeneres says she’s become a Minnesota Vikings fan, even though she also says the Green Bay Packers are one of her favorite teams.

09/11/2012

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Adrian Peterson Returns As The Minnesota Vikings Defeat The Jacksonville Jaguars

The Minnesota Vikings received a big boost as star running back Adrian Peterson returned just nine and a half months after tearing his ACL. Peterson not only returned, but started and received the bulk of the carries. However, the hero of the game for the Vikings was rookie kicker Blair Walsh, who made a 55-yard field as time expired to send the game to overtime. He then added the game-winning on the opening drive of the extra period.

09/10/2012

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Vikings’ Kluwe Is A Survivor

Cut down days have come and gone and Chris Kluwe’s still there. And he’s still doing what he’s done. The Vikings’ Chris Kluwe is an almost unnoticed fixture with the team: he’s quiet on the field, and is interesting off.

09/01/2012

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Vikings’ Kluwe Criticizes Replacement Officials

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he’s had enough with these replacement officials after watching them for three weeks of preseason games.

08/25/2012

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Vikings Sign Loeffler To 3-Year Extension

The Minnesota Vikings signed long snapper Cullen Loeffler to a three-year extension on Friday, ensuring that the league’s longest-tenured kicking trio will remain intact.

10/07/2011

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