The Minnesota Vikings, like many other NFL teams over the last few days, have been busy working on contracts with their own free agents to keep from being outbid. So what’s left when the market actually opens Tuesday?
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed punt returner and cornerback Marcus Sherels. The team made the announcement Friday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sherels is a native of Rochester, Minn., and played in college at the University of Minnesota.
The annual pro day workout at Minnesota rarely ranks high on an NFL team’s list. The draft prospects participating are usually long shots at best.
Here, then, was the latest sign of Ra’Shede Hageman’s rising profile: Hageman skipped the skills tests on Monday because they were no longer a necessary part of his audition, his strong impression already made at the league’s scouting combine.
The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.
Minnesota Vikings season-ticket holders will have chance beginning this week to get an interactive look at the new stadium being built in downtown Minneapolis. The Vikings and Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment will open a 7,500-square-foot preview center in a building next to the construction site.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
Minnesota taxpayers might have thought the Vikings stadium debate was behind them, but there may be another controversy brewing.
The University of Minnesota is getting ready to welcome the Vikings to TCF Bank Stadium, and on Thursday regents were given a breakdown on where $6 million in improvements will go to make the college stadium NFL ready.
Esera came out in 2002. His reaction to Michael Sam’s announcement last night. Hear it by clicking the link above.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
When you think of nonprofits, homeless shelters or food shelves might come to mind. But during the Super Bowl, many of you wondered why the NFL is considered a nonprofit, too. You emailed us wondering: What does it take to be a nonprofit?
The Minnesota Vikings already had a lot of work to do with their quarterback situation this offseason. The list just got longer. Matt Cassel will void the 2014 option on his contract and become a free agent, a person familiar with his decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
NFL and CBS officials announced Wednesday that CBS will be adding football to its Thursday night broadcasting schedule, starting in 2014. CBS and the NFL Network will simulcast eight games early in the 2014 season
The National Congress of American Indians wanted to air this ad during the Super Bowl but was denied.