Gopher Punter Names Himself 'Holder Of The Year'A punter for the Minnesota Gophers got a lot of buzz online for crowning himself with a title of his own creation. After the Big Ten snubbed Peter Mortell for the "Punter of the Year" honor, he took matters into his own sturdy hands Tuesday.
Fans Show Up Bright & Early For SportsCenter In CollegevilleA long-standing rivalry in Minnesota college football was in the national spotlight Saturday. The University of St. Thomas and St. John's University faced off in Collegeville, but fans were in the stadium long before the two teams took the field.
Amazing Save From Lakeville South Volleyball Gains Attention On TwitterLakeville South is hoping to get video of the play on ESPN Sportscenter's popular "Top 10" segment. The team tweeted a clip of the play Thursday night, and it's already been retweeted thousands of times.
DPS: Tommie-Johnnie Game To Snarl I-94 Traffic In CollegevilleThe Minnesota State Patrol is warning college sports fans of major potential traffic issues in Collegeville this weekend.
ESPN 'SportsCenter' Puts Tommie-Johnnie Game In Nat'l SpotlightIncreased local attention around Tommie-Johnnie football games is nothing new, but having ESPN broadcast its "SportsCenter" show on the road, live from the game sight, is a pretty big deal for the Division III schools.
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.
Adrian Peterson 'Uneasy' About Return To VikingsMinnesota Vikings star running back now says he's "uneasy" about returning to the team. He said he now questions how much support he has from the Vikings after he felt the team worked with the NFL to put him on the commissioner's exempt list.
Professor Talks AP's Legal Options Following Denied AppealAdrian Peterson continues to make headlines, two days after the NFL decided to deny his appeal and keep him suspended.
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NFLPA And NFL Disagree On Peterson’s Immediate FutureThe National Football League and NFL Players Association may be preparing to battle over Adrian Peterson's immediate future. The league has declined to reinstate the star running back from the commissioner's exempt list until the league has reviewed the case. The union, however, believes Peterson should be removed from the list now that his legal matter has been resolved.
Peterson Enters Plea Deal; Return To Vikings Remains UnclearAdrian Peterson cleared the first hurdle in returning to the field. The Minnesota Vikings' star running back pleaded no contest as part of a plea agreement Tuesday. Vikings general manager Rick Spielman held his annual midseason press conference and would not talk about the Peterson situation. Spielman did talk about his team and progress they made this season.
NBA's $2.6 Billion TV Deals A 'Game-Changer' For TimberwolvesThe NBA announced a contract extension Monday--new TV deals with ESPN and TNT that will affect not only the games you see on television, but the entire economic model of the league itself.