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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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AP Source: Peterson Stays Home From Vikings Workouts

A person with knowledge of Adrian Peterson’s offseason workouts tells The Associated Press that star running back has decided not to attend Minnesota’s spring strength and conditioning program.

04/20/2015

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Gopher Linebacker Hopes To Hear Name At NFL Draft

The NFL draft is two weeks away, and one Gopher is hoping to hear his name. Linebacker Damien Wilson flourished this season, and now he’s training and preparing for a shot at the big time.

04/18/2015

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Vikings Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater Selected Grand Marshal For Pegasus Parade

Minnesota Vikings quarterback and former University of Louisville standout Teddy Bridgewater has been selected as grand marshal of the Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade later this month.

04/14/2015

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Report: NFL Appealing Decision To Overturn Peterson’s Suspension

A new report says the NFL is appealing the decision to overturn Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson’s suspension. ESPN Viking Reporter Ben Goessling reports the league believes Judge David Doty should have deferred to the league’s collective bargaining agreement.

04/10/2015

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Page Education Foundation To Celebrate Its All-Stars

A charity founded by Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and Pro Football Hall of Famer Alan Page honors its own all-stars this weekend.

04/10/2015

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AP Source: Peterson, Goodell Meet About Reinstatement

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson met Tuesday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding his reinstatement, eight days before the expected expiration of the suspension that was invoked last season under the personal conduct policy.

04/07/2015

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The Top 10 Best Sports Days Of The Year

Let’s take a look at the contenders for the best day of the sports year.

04/07/2015

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AP Source: NFL, Peterson To Meet Tuesday

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will meet Tuesday with the NFL to discuss his playing status, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke Monday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the information.

04/06/2015

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Fmr. Viking Darren Sharper In New Orleans For Plea Deal On Rape Charges

Former NFL star Darren Sharper is scheduled to make his first appearance in U.S. District Court in New Orleans to face federal charges that he drugged women in order to rape them.

04/06/2015

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Fmr. Viking’s Drug, Sexual Assault Case Moves To New Orleans

Once a football hero celebrated in New Orleans for his role in the Saints’ Super Bowl season, Darren Sharper is returning to the city in disgrace to complete plea deals on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women. He has resolved similar charges with pleas in Las Vegas and Arizona and a no-contest plea in Los Angeles under a multi-jurisdictional plea deal announced last month.

04/04/2015

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Pre-Game Playlist: Devon Still ‘Shakes It Off’ With Daughter Leah

The Bengals defensive lineman breaks down his different music tastes as well as his dancing skills with his daughter.

03/30/2015

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Minneapolis Already Beginning Preparations For Super Bowl LII

The new Vikings stadium is expected to be finished in 16 months and while it seems like forever, it will be here before we know it. Some of the work crews will be doing Monday will focus on clearing up a mess caused by strong winds over the weekend.

03/30/2015

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Daktronics Will Create LED Display At New Vikings Stadium

Daktronics. was named as the company who will be responsible for creating the LED display at the new Vikings stadium Friday. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authorty alerted the company at 9 a.m. meeting Friday.

03/27/2015

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Top 10 NFL Free Agents Still Available

The busy period of NFL Free Agency has come and gone with a flurry of moves and big names changing teams. Now is the time when great bargains can be found with veterans who are left on the market. Let’s take a look at the 10 best remaining players out there.

03/24/2015

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