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While Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman was at work at TCF Bank Stadium last week with his team, his son JD was helping defending state champion Eden Prairie High School beat Totino-Grace — and he hardly missed a play. “[I] had our game in one ear and his game in the other ear on the radio, and then had it streamed on my computer,” Rick Spielman said.
Hall of Fame receiver Cris Carter has issued an apology for telling NFL rookies at a league symposium in 2014 that they should “get a fall guy” to help them avoid trouble. Carter posted his apology on Twitter after an ESPN article drew attention to the remarks he made during a presentation last year.
Fans will not be able to see a Minnesota Vikings game played at U.S. Bank Stadium for about another year — unless they play video games. The future home of the Vikings is featured in the new “Madden 16.”
It feels like the Minnesota Vikings’ coaches are just waiting for someone to unseat Robert Blanton, who started 13 games last season largely because they felt he was the best of some not-great options. If they are waiting to be wowed, maybe Antone Exum Jr. just needs another game.
Christian Ponder is under no illusions about what kind of reaction he’ll get when he returns to Minnesota. Ponder even joked that he might even respond to the expected harsh treatment with a bow when he takes on the Vikings in an exhibition game for the Oakland Raiders on Friday night.
A formidable NFL team, the Minnesota Vikings are a spectacular sight. As football season starts, NFL fans will be lining up eagerly to see the Vikings and their opponents. But if you can’t get a stadium seat, a good metro sports bar is one of the best places for catching the playoffs.
There is a term for 29-year-old college students. They are called doctoral candidates. “Hopefully I don’t look 29-years-old,” Peter Farris said. Despite being the oldest player on the Concordia-St. Paul football team, Farris is just a freshman.
Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has agreed to a one-year contract extension, through the 2019 season. The deal was announced Friday by the university. Terms weren’t immediately available.
Adrian Peterson did not practice again on Thursday because of a bruised thigh. To hear coach Mike Zimmer describe his team’s final practice of training camp in Mankato, none of his other players did, either. An angry Zimmer cut practice short on Thursday morning.
A Texas prosecutor has criticized the judge who cut short the probation of Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson in a child abuse case.
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has returned to training camp with the team after visiting his ailing father. The Vikings held their walk-through Thursday inside the Minnesota State University athletic complex, and fans gave Zimmer an ovation.
The NFL draft lasted 20 rounds in 1962, for the 14 teams in the league at the time. More than a dozen centers came off the board among the 280 players who were picked. Mick Tingelhoff didn’t attain such status.
When you’re in a career that relies on being in peak physical condition, it’s not a bad idea to have a backup plan. Here are a few NFL players who have done some pretty impressive work off the field.
The Minnesota State High School League has changed the rules for football practice. The changes are not unique to Minnesota. High school leagues across the country are taking steps to limit the amount of contact players have during practice.
LeBron James is getting some good reviews for his performance (as himself) in the new Judd Apatow – Amy Schumer movie Trainwreck. Despite losing the championship this year, he has been able to dodge the […]
The Minnesota Vikings have made an agreement with running back Adrian Peterson to restructure the last three years of his current contract.
Vikings training camp starts Saturday in Mankato. The Vikings open up the season on the road against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium.
Rhythmic gymnastics and table tennis just missed the cut.
The NFL and the NFL Players Association have been ordered into settlement negotiations on the case filed in federal court by the union over Adrian Peterson’s suspension.
There will be some familiar faces presenting the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton and Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy and will be among those introducing the eight-member Class of 2015 during induction ceremonies on Aug. 8.
It feels like summer just got here, but it’s already time to start thinking about fall. Single-game tickets for the Minnesota Vikings season go on sale Tuesday.
Hank Goff was a standout on the Minnetonka state championship football team in high school. He went onto South Dakota State to play football, but it didn’t work out academically. That’s when his life changed.
A captain of the University of North Dakota’s 2001 national championship football team has died from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle crash in Thailand, where he was teaching. UND announced the death of former linebacker Travis O’Neel on Tuesday.
A group of Twin Cities kids not only spent two days at a football camp led by an NFL player — but they also went shopping with him. Larry Fitzgerald Jr. of the Arizona Cardinals teamed up with Dick’s Sporting Goods Tuesday to reward some deserving young athletes.