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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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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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