Mauer Feeling Good, Hoping To Move Foward From ConcussionOne of the big questions every year is how is Joe Mauer doing? It's especially important this year as he continues recovery from a concussion that forced him to stop playing the position he loved, the one he knew best, catcher.
Wild's Zucker Placed On Injured Reserve Due To ConcussionThe Minnesota Wild have placed forward Jason Zucker on injured reserve because of a concussion. The move was made Wednesday, when the Wild recalled forward Jordan Schroeder from their AHL affiliate to take Zucker's roster spot. He'll miss at least the next two games.
Wis. Family Warning Others After Daughter's Near-Fatal TV IncidentDoctors say a girl is lucky to be alive after a 150-pound box TV fell on her last Friday in Baldwin, Wisconsin. Four-year-old Ahriana Sonnentag was climbing up a dresser when a TV on top of it tipped over and landed on her.
Star Amanda Kessel Returning To Gopher Hockey ProgramOne of the biggest stars in the history of the women's hockey program at the University of Minnesota is back. Amanda Kessel last played for the Gophers during the 2012-13 season, which ended with a 41-0 record and a national championship.
Packers Raji 'Probable' For Vikings Border BattleDefensive tackle B.J. Raji has been upgraded to probable for Green Bay's game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. The move gives the Packers hope that they'll have one of their top run-stuffers available to contain NFL leading rusher Adrian Peterson.
Twin Cities Doctor Weighs In On 'Concussion' MovieIn America, Sunday is synonymous with football. It's something Vikings fans know well. This week, Hollywood is taking a crack against the game and the NFL.
Teen Charged In Assault On St. Paul High School TeacherA 16-year-old St. Paul student is accused of body slamming and choking his high school teacher last Friday at Central High School. The Ramsey County Attorney's Office charged Fon'Tae O'Bannon with felony third-degree assault.
Bridgewater Fully Returns To Vikings PracticeMinnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has returned to full participation in practice, a significant step forward in his recovery from a concussion. Bridgewater was hurt as he slid in front of St. Louis cornerback Lamarcus Joyner.
Bridgewater Passes 1st Concussion Test, Could Play SundayVikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater appears to have dodged a big bullet after leaving Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams with a concussion. Bridgewater was knocked out, literally, during the fourth quarter of the Vikings' 21-18 overtime win over the Rams on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Bridgewater Leaves Game Against Rams With Head Injury Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was knocked out of the game by a hit to the head in the fourth quarter against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
Cleared Of Concussion Tests, Rhodes Practices With VikingsMinnesota Vikings corner back Xavier Rhodes has passed his post-concussion tests and resumed practice with the team, following a scary collision on the field last week.
Gophers CB Boddy-Calhoun Won't Need Surgery On Injured KneeThe Minnesota Golden Gophers finally got a little good news on the injury front. Coach Jerry Kill says star cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun will not need surgery on the knee he injured last Saturday against Ohio. Kill would not say if Boddy-Calhoun would be available this weekend in the Big Ten opener at Northwestern.