The Minnesota Vikings got on the jet back to the United States with newfound reasons to believe they can salvage this season. For the Pittsburgh Steelers, an unsuccessful London trip means it already could be time to start looking toward next year.
The Minnesota Vikings are wondering if all the quality time they are spending together in London is really what they need to turn their season around. Minnesota plays the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Wembley Stadium, an NFL International Series matchup featuring a pair of 0-3 teams.
For once, the Minnesota Vikings aren’t counting on Adrian Peterson to do it all. Peterson, last season’s NFL MVP following his 2,097-yard rushing season, has been held in check through three games this season — all losses.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s playing status for Sunday’s NFL game in London against the Pittsburgh Steelers is in doubt because of a rib injury. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said that practice on Wednesday will “be a big signal in what direction we’ll have to go,” with a decision expected by Friday.
Like the Vikings themselves, Hubert’s Sports Bar across the street from Mall of America Field has a loyal fan base of their own. “We have people who have been coming in for years,” manager Jody Anderly said. “They have their favorite table, their favorite server, and they’re not going to vary their routine at all.”
It’s a sport that pales in popularity to football, at least in the United States. We’re talking about cricket. But every year on Labor Day weekend, the MICC-Cavaliers Cricket Club has its big annual tournament at Bryn Mawr Meadows in Minneapolis.
Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a son Monday afternoon in London. According to CBS News, the new prince weighed 8 lbs., 6 oz. Kate gave birth in a private wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, the same place where Princess Diana gave birth to William and Harry.
Rep. Michele Bachmann said it was a “privilege” to attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher. Congresswoman Bachmann was one of three members of the U.S. House to attend the funeral in London.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann was chosen Monday to be part of the congressional delegation headed to London for the funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
The Minnesota Vikings will be hosting a game at London’s Wembley Stadium next year.
In the face of unimaginable tragedy, Hugh McCutcheon led the U.S. men’s volleyball team to an Olympic gold medal in Beijing. Four years later in London, he coached the women’s team to a silver.
Team USA left no doubt to the outcome it its Olympic pool play game against Nigeria in London on Thursday.
Team USA used a dominating second half performance to run away from Turkey on Wednesday in pool play at the Olympics with an 89-58 victory in London.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcame an ailing back, a one-set deficit and several rain delays to beat American Mardy Fish 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-4 Tuesday and reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.