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Patterson Hoping To Forget Rough 2nd Season With Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings offseason lasts for about six weeks. Training camp in Mankato is less than a month away. One player who can’t wait for it to get here is wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson.

06/30/2015

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Teddy Bridgewater Talks Vikings, Kentucky Derby, High School Prom

Teddy Bridgewater is entering is his second NFL season as the potential new face of the Minnesota Vikings. But it’s just as important to him to be an approachable, down to earth guy.

06/29/2015

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Vikings’ Greenway Honors His Dad On First Father’s Day Without Him

You won’t find many athletes more involved in the community than Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway.

06/21/2015

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Polish Prospect: Vikings Give Giant 27-Year-Old Tackle A Try

Babatunde Aiyegbusi has limited American football experience in leagues in Germany and his native Poland. Yet the 27-year-old offensive tackle is getting a shot at the NFL. He is the latest example of the obsessive search by NFL teams for unknown talent, a hunt unbounded by U.S. borders.

06/19/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie & Jeff Locke

A Minnesota Vikings player is using his athleticism to help raise money for Veterans, but it’s not football. Viking’s Punter Jeff Locke is playing the “Longest Day of Golf” Friday to help raise money for Tee It Up For the Troops.

06/19/2015

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Security Boosted At Vikings Stadium After Man Gains Access

Security is being boosted at the new Vikings stadium after a photographer gained access to the under-construction building. Photographer Scott Heins published photos and an accompanying essay Wednesday on Deadspin.com.

06/19/2015

Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs a drill during practice on June 4, 2015 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Adrian Peterson Finding A New Normal With Vikings

Adrian Peterson has been back with the Minnesota Vikings for nearly a month now. He’s participated in practices, including the three-day minicamp that wrapped up on Thursday.

06/18/2015

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Vikings’ Kalil: ‘It’s The Best I’ve Felt In A Long Time’

Matt Kalil’s performance for the Minnesota Vikings last season was frequently dissected, and dissed. For the left tackle, last year was best left forgotten.

06/16/2015

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Vikings Release DB Taylor Mays

The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that they have released defensive back Taylor Mays. Mays was entering his sixth NFL season and had previously played for three seasons under coach Mike Zimmer with the Cincinnati Bengals.

06/16/2015

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Good Question: Are Stadium Naming Rights Worth It?

U.S. Bank Stadium. It might now quite roll off our tongues, but we’ll soon be used to saying it. The country’s fifth largest bank announced today it’ll pay the Vikings over 20 years to have its name on the stadium. So, are naming rights worth it?

06/15/2015

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Vikings Announce U.S. Bank As Naming Rights Partner For New Stadium

The Vikings have announced U.S. Bank as the naming-rights partner for the forthcoming stadium in downtown Minneapolis. After anonymous sources first reported the naming rights to the Sports Business Journal, the team formally announced a 20-year investment from U.S. Bank for the new facility, which will be called “U.S. Bank Stadium.”

06/15/2015

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Ex-NFL Player Sharper Pleads Guilty To Rape In Louisiana

Former New Orleans Saints player Darren Sharper pleaded guilty Monday to rape in a Louisiana drug-and-sexual-assault case, completing a series of pleas in four states that will see him serve at least nine years in prison.

06/15/2015

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Former Gopher Isaac Fruechte Hoping To Make The Cut With Vikings

The Vikings are constantly looking for help — especially in someone that can do something unique. Isaac Fruechte is just looking for an opportunity to play in the NFL.

06/13/2015

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Vikings DT Johnson Acquitted In Disorderly Conduct Case

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Tom Johnson has been acquitted of all counts stemming from his October arrest at a Minneapolis restaurant.

06/12/2015

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Minnesota Vikings Will Start Training Camp July 25

The Minnesota Vikings released their 2015 training camp schedule on Tuesday. For the 50th straight year, the team will hold their camp on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

06/09/2015

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WR Mike Wallace Settling Into New Home With Vikings

Training camp may still be a month and a half away, but the new addition to the Vikings offense, Mike Wallace, is working on fitting in here during OTAs.

06/06/2015

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Vikings Stadium: Roof Truss Connected, Last Concrete Poured

Construction of the new Vikings stadium hit several key milestones this week. With just over a year to go before construction is completed, several new features are starting to take shape. The roof truss that will support the entire roof of the stadium has been connected.

06/05/2015

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Rudolph Aiming, Again, For Productive Year With Vikings

Kyle Rudolph’s main goal on the field is to get open. The Minnesota Vikings tight end has already been covered more than ever this year. With a huge tattoo, that is: He has added a colorful tribute to his family, blanketing his left arm.

06/04/2015

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Adrian Peterson, Vikings Make Elementary School Appearance

The idea Wednesday morning was for the Minnesota Vikings to build a playground like they do every year — this time in Falcon Heights. Vikings employees were able to join with volunteers and start in on construction, and they made progress. But the team never got to join because the skies opened.

06/03/2015

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Zimmer’s Voice Was Important In Peterson’s Return To Vikings

Mike Zimmer was Adrian Peterson’s coach for one offseason plus one regular season game, before the star running back went on hiatus.

06/03/2015

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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.

06/02/2015

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Report: Vikings May Move Winter Park To Chanhassen

One of the most recognizable buildings in Eden Prairie is the big Viking ship that sits outside the Minnesota Vikings’ training facilities. But it may be moving!

05/29/2015

FILES, NORWAY - DECEMBER 15: US figure skaters Tonya Harding (L) and Nancy Kerrigan avoid each other during a training session 17 February in Hamar, Norway, during the Winter Olympics. Kerrigan was hit on the knee in January 1994 during the US Olympic Trials and it was later learned that Harding's ex-husband and bodyguard masterminded the attack in hopes of improving Harding's chances at the US Trials and the Olympics.

10 Of The Worst Scandals In Sports History

The soccer world took a major hit Wednesday after it was discovered several officials had been arrested in a probe of corruption involving the locations of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. It sparks the question, what are the top sports scandals in history?

05/28/2015

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Adrian Peterson Takes To Twitter To Talk Vikings Contract

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson isn’t happy about his current contract situation with the team, and he’s taking to social media to sound off.

05/28/2015

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New Renderings Show Concepts For Downtown East Commons

New concept renderings show what’s planned for the 4-and-a-half acre site adjacent to the new Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Downtown East Commons will also be right next to new office and residential buildings and Metro Transit’s light rail line.

05/28/2015

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