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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 18th-May 22nd

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.

05/22/2015

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Appeals Court Backs $50M Settlement In NFL Retirees Case

A federal appeals court has upheld a judge’s approval of a $50 million settlement in a lawsuit over publicity rights for retired NFL players. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected arguments by several retirees — including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini — that the class-action settlement on behalf of around 25,000 players was unfair.

05/21/2015

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Players’ Union Asks Court To Hold NFL’s Goodell In Contempt

The players’ union has asked a federal court to hold the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt in the Adrian Peterson case.

05/19/2015

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Former Gopher And NFL Player Shares Challenges Of Brain Training

Ben Utecht is used to training for game day on the field, but at the Learning RX facility in Savage where he’s working to strengthen his memory retention skills, the work is tough.

05/18/2015

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Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Invites Media To Film Session

Mike Zimmer held a film session with members of the press, breaking down Vikings gameplay video so that reporters could better understand his strategies as a coach, and the game itself.

05/16/2015

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Vikings Owner Sued In New Jersey Over Real Estate Company

The owner of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings has been sued in New Jersey by the children of a former partner who say their father was cut out of a real estate deal by Wilf and his father. The son and daughter of Meyer Gold, who died in 2013, say he was a one-third owner of the company, called Amchu.

05/15/2015

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Keidel: From Deflate To Checkmate

The NFL hammered Tom Brady for his role in “DeflateGate” for good reason. We can’t have the best players in America’s favorite sport toying with the rules.

05/15/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 11th-May 15th

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.

05/15/2015

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Randy Moss To Host Autograph Session At Ridgedale Mall

Whatever your feelings for him, it’s hard to deny that former wide receiver Randy Moss was one of the greatest Vikings players ever. Moss is honoring his time in Minnesota by coming back to give his autograph out. Moss will at the Fan HQ store at Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23.

05/15/2015

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5 Best Sports Celebration Imitations

Aaron Rodgers won celebrity Jeopardy last night and Alex Trebek did his version of the discount double check on the show.

05/13/2015

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NFLPA: Judge ‘Unassailably Correct’ In Siding With Peterson

The NFL Players Association has submitted its written argument to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, criticizing the suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson that has since expired.

05/12/2015

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The Sports World Reacts To NFL’s ‘Deflategate’ Ruling

Here were some of the best reactions from around the sports world as the news of the Patriots’ punishment made its rounds.

05/11/2015

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Patriots QB Tom Brady Suspended 4 Games For #DeflateGate

The NFL suspended Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady for the first four games on Monday for his role in a scheme to deflate footballs used in the AFC title game. The league also fined the Patriots $1 million and took away two draft picks, including next years’ first-round choice.

05/11/2015

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Report: Vikings One Of 14 NFL Teams Being Paid For Military Salutes

The Minnesota Vikings are one of 14 NFL teams being paid by the U.S. Department of Defense for patriotic displays at games, according to a report released Monday by NJ.com. The Vikings received a total of $605,000 over three seasons from 2011 to 2013, according to the report.

05/11/2015

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Vikings Rookies Report To First Camp Signed, Sealed, Ready

The Minnesota Vikings opened their rookie minicamp Friday to help all the newcomers get oriented to life in the NFL. In a twist, all 10 draft picks had their contracts signed before they set foot on the field.

05/08/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 4th-May 8th

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.

05/08/2015

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Minnesota Native John Carlson Retires From NFL

Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson, a Litchfield, Minn., native, has announced his retirement from football, a week shy of his 31st birthday.

05/05/2015

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Vikings Take Pittsburgh Offensive Tackle T.J. Clemmings

The Minnesota Vikings used the first three rounds of the NFL draft for help on defense. Then they turned to the offense for the final day, starting with right tackle T.J. Clemmings in the fourth round.

05/02/2015

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2 Gophers In NFL Draft Heading To Texas

The Dallas Cowboys have taken linebacker Damien Wilson of Minnesota in the fourth round of the NFL draft, and the Tennessee Titans selected the running back they said they wanted out of the final day of the NFL draft in David Cobb of Minnesota.

05/02/2015

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Vikings Take 6 Picks Into Final Day Of NFL Draft

The Minnesota Vikings take six picks into the final day of the NFL draft, with needs at receiver and on the offensive line. The Vikings have one selection each in the fourth and sixth rounds and two picks each in the fifth and seventh rounds Saturday.

05/02/2015

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Vikings Select LB Eric Kendricks Of UCLA In The 2nd Round

The Minnesota Vikings filled one of their biggest needs, selecting UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks with the 45th overall selection in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night. Kendricks won the Butkus Award as college football’s best linebacker last season. The 6-foot, 232-pound Kendricks led the Bruins in tackles and fills an immediate need for the Vikings.

05/01/2015

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Vikings First Draft Pick Talks NFL Expectations

With the 11th pick, Minnesota took Cornerback Trae Waynes out of Michigan State University. He met with press Friday at Winter Park.

05/01/2015

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5 Memorable Moments From The First Round Of The NFL Draft

Here’s a look at some of the most memorable moments from the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

04/30/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: April 20th-April 24th

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.

04/24/2015

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2015 NFL Schedule Breakdown

One of the final pieces of the NFL puzzle has been revealed. Here is your complete breakdown of the 2015 NFL schedule.

04/21/2015

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