Gophers Myrick Likely Out For Season With Rib InjuryMinnesota Gophers cornerback Jalen Myrick was released from a Columbus, Ohio, hospital on Tuesday after being hospitalized with a rib injury sustained during Saturday's loss at Ohio State.
5 Vikings Starters Miss Practice With InjuriesFive starters were held out of practice Wednesday: linebackers Anthony Barr (back) and Eric Kendricks (ribs), defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (knee/ankle), center Joe Berger and wide receiver Stefon Diggs (hamstring).
Wild Winger Fontaine Out 1 Month With MCL SprainMinnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee that's expected to keep him out four to six weeks. The Wild announced Fontaine's diagnosis on Tuesday. He was injured in the game on Friday against Chicago.
Gophers Could Get Safety Travis Back Against NebraskaMinnesota could have safety Damarius Travis back in the lineup Saturday. Coach Jerry Kill said Travis was expected to practice Tuesday. The senior missed the last five games after hurting his hamstring.
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.
Despite Concussion, Vikings CB Rhodes Could Play SundayMinnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes could be back in the lineup this week at Denver, despite a concussion that knocked him out of the second half against San Diego.
Vikings Guard Brandon Fusco Sits Out With ConcussionMinnesota Vikings left guard Brandon Fusco has a concussion, yet another injury issue for a banged-up offensive line. Fusco was held out of practice Wednesday. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has not commented on Fusco's condition.
5 Most Common Injuries Suffered In The NFLThe hearts of Green Bay Packers fans broke this week when they learned receiver Jordy Nelson, a favorite target of MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers, will be sidelined for the year with a "significant right knee injury."
Vikings Center Sullivan Still Out With Back InjuryMinnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has been dealing with a back injury for the past week. Coach Mike Zimmer says the team is "just being cautious with him."
Twins' Hicks Lands On DL, Byron Buxton RecalledMinnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton is rejoining the big league squad for its four-game series in Baltimore this weekend. Twins officials made it official after Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Yankees, the last of a three-game sweep.
Vikings Lose Loadholt; Achilles Tendon Likely TornMinnesota Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt has a significant injury to his lower left leg. Loadholt limped off the field after the second play from scrimmage for the Vikings on Saturday night in their exhibition game against Tampa Bay.
Concertgoer Shares Video Of First Avenue Ceiling CollapseA witness who was inside First Avenue when the ceiling collapsed is sharing his video with us.