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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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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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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 1st-June 5th

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.

06/05/2015

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4 Things To Know: Lynx Say Hello, Shania Twain Says Farewell

These are the four buzzworthy stories you need to know about from Friday, June 05. They include a splashy hello from one of Minnesota’s winningest teams, and the start of a long goodbye from one of country music’s brightest stars.

06/05/2015

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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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Zimmer: Peterson Can Play For Vikings Or Not Play At All

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says Adrian Peterson has two choices: He can either play for the Vikings or he cannot play at all. The star running back has missed the first two days of optional team practices and is not expected to attend any of the optional workouts this summer.

05/27/2015

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Rumors Surface About Adrian Peterson’s Retirement

Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings still seems to be up in the air. Organized Team Activities, or OTAs, began Tuesday with no sign of Peterson, and he has made it no secret that he wants out of Minnesota.

05/24/2015

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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

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 02: NFL quarterback Tom Brady attends the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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

In a weird turn of events, Randy Moss is traded to the Minnesota Vikings from the New England Patriots. A few weeks later, he was waived by the team. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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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