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Hopes Are High For Vikings, And They’re Happy To Have Them

The strategy and style of Minnesota’s coaching staff under Mike Zimmer is no longer new.

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Adrian Peterson: ‘I Can Play Until I’m 36 Or 37′

Peterson has put 2014 in his rear view mirror and is clearly looking ahead.

07/27/2015

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Peterson, Vikings Tote High Hopes To Training Camp

The purple-clad crowd of autograph-seeking Vikings fans gathered at the annual reporting day saved the loudest cheers for a 30-year-old running back who played in only one game last season, formally welcoming the once-marooned Peterson back to Minnesota State University as players moved into their dorm rooms for training camp on a sunny Saturday.

07/25/2015

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Reality Check: U.S. Bank Logo On New Vikings Stadium

U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is now 65 percent complete, and is scheduled to open next summer. On the future home of the Vikings is one of the biggest NFL stadium logos in the country.

07/24/2015

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NFL Training Camp: Biggest Question For Each Team

Training camps are opening within the next week, and there are plenty of questions to be answered.

07/24/2015

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The Top 5 Athletes-Turned-Actors

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 […]

07/22/2015

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Vikings, Adrian Peterson Reach Contract Agreement

The Minnesota Vikings have made an agreement with running back Adrian Peterson to restructure the last three years of his current contract.

07/21/2015

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Vikings’ Adam Thielen Helps Mentor Students Through Nonprofit ACES

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.

07/21/2015

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Judge Orders Settlement Talk For NFL, Union On Peterson Case

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.

07/20/2015

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The 5 Most Overpaid Wide Receivers in the NFL

Dez (and Demaryius) just got paid. But does their production warrant their contracts?

07/16/2015

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Tarkenton To Present During Hall Of Fame Inductions

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.

07/15/2015

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Forbes Ranks 50 Most Valuable Sports Franchises

One thing is for sure, it’s good to be the owner of a sports franchise.

07/15/2015

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Sales Begin For Minnesota Vikings Single-Game Tickets

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.

07/14/2015

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Ronnie Lott on JPP: ‘Physical Pain Won’t Be His Only Issue’

The Hall of Famer is one of the few people who can relate to Pierre-Paul’s situation.

07/12/2015

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Marshawn Lynch Goes Beast Mode At Kickball (Video)

Is it too late for Lynch to enter the MLB Home Run Derby?

07/12/2015

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Aaron Rodgers, Olivia Munn, A Sword, And A Kendo Stick

The Packers QB appears to have picked up a new skill during the offseason

06/29/2015

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Larry Fitzgerald Jr. Takes Twin Cities Kids On Shopping Spree

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.

06/23/2015

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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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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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Former NFL Player To Hold Free Football Camp For Kids In Mpls.

Former NFL Player Derreck Robinson is holding a three-day camp to teach the fundamentals of football to kids in Minneapolis this month.

06/18/2015

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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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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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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 8th-June 12th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

06/12/2015

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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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