Preseason

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Vikings Travel To Texas, Adrian Peterson Waits To Play

Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson will be on the sideline when the Vikings play in Dallas this weekend. Peterson grew up rooting for the Cowboys as a kid in East Texas. But the team is being cautious with the franchise running back.

18 hours ago

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Outdoor Sporting Events Brace For Severe Weather

Fans heading to the Minnesota Vikings preseason game at TCF Bank Stadium are being urged to prepare for stormy weather. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch Saturday afternoon for many Minnesota counties — including Hennepin — until 11 p.m.

08/22/2015

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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 Will Host Buccaneers, Raiders In Preseason

The Minnesota Vikings will host Tampa Bay and Oakland in the 2015 preseason, bringing a handful of familiar faces back to face their former team.

04/09/2015

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Zimmer Prepares For 1st Game As Head Coach

Mike Zimmer quietly put together an impressive preseason as the new head coach of the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings went 4-0 and Zimmer says he’s been very pleased with the work habits he’s seen from his new players. But as smooth as things have gone early, Zimmer knows that none of that really matters now that the regular season is set to begin.

09/03/2014

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TCF Bank Stadium Uses Preseason To Prep For Vikings Games

Preseason football is underway, and without a home of their own the Minnesota Vikings have moved in to their temporary home at TCF Bank Stadium That means some big changes for fans.

08/08/2014

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NFL Preseason Watch: New Coaches, Star Rookies

It’s time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV. The NFL is back. Some training camps open this weekend, and the first preseason game is Aug. 3, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

07/18/2014

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Timberwolves To Host Preseason Game In Cedar Rapids

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that they’re returning to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this fall to host a preseason game. It’ll be the team’s first trip back to Iowa since 2002.

06/02/2014

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Lynx Beat Sky 76-69 To Win WNBA Preseason Tourney

The Minnesota Lynx have added another championship to their trophy case. Asia Taylor had 18 points, Maya Moore added 16 and the Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 76-69 to win the WNBA’s first preseason tournament title Sunday at ESPN Wide World of Sports.

05/11/2014

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Dates, Times Set For Vikings Preseason Games

The Minnesota Vikings return to playing home games outdoors when they open the preseason Aug. 8 against the Oakland Raiders. The Vikings on Tuesday announced the dates and times for their 2014 preseason schedule. Minnesota opens the preseason with a 7 p.m. Friday game against Oakland at the University of Minnesota’s outdoor stadium.

04/22/2014

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Barea, Love Lead T’wolves Over 76ers, 125-102

J.J. Barea scored 22 points, Kevin Love added 19 and the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Philadelphia 76ers 125-102 in a preseason game Wednesday night. Kevin Martin added 13 points and A.J. Price had 10 for the Timberwolves, who improved to 4-2 in the preseason with one game remaining, Thursday at Detroit.

10/23/2013

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Love Leads Timberwolves Past Celtics In Preseason

Kevin Love had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 104-89 preseason win against the Boston Celtics on Sunday.

10/20/2013

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Blues Get 4-1 Preseason Win Over Wild

T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund scored 51 seconds apart during St. Louis’ four-goal third period, leading the Blues to a 4-1 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night. David Backes and Chris Stewart also scored for St. Louis, which finished the preseason with a 3-2-1 record. Alex Pietrangelo had two assists and Jaroslav Halak stopped 18 shots.

09/28/2013

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Blue Jackets Split Squad Beats Wild 3-1

Sam Atkinson and Ryan Johansen each had a goal and an assist, and a Columbus Blue Jackets split squad beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 in a preseason game Tuesday night. Mark Letestu also scored for the Blue Jackets, who got 20 saves from Jeremy Smith. Nino Niederreiter scored for Minnesota, which played its preseason opener.

09/17/2013

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Vikings OL Olsen Taken Off Field On Stretcher

Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Seth Olsen was taken off the field on a stretcher in the second quarter Thursday night after a collision with Titans linebacker Scott Solomon. Olsen was blocking on a screen pass when he took a knee from Solomon to his helmet and went down.

08/29/2013

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Top 3 Vikings Storylines As Season Nearly Begins

Week four of the Vikings pre-season is secondary news compared to who will be ready to play on opening day of the regular season. Tennessee visits at 7 p.m. Thursday to wrap the exhibition games. But the three most important questions at the moment: The status of Kevin Williams’ injury, who replaces Jerome Felton, and how are the star rookies developing?

08/27/2013

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Vikings FB Felton Has Emergency Appendectomy

Minnesota Vikings Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton will miss Friday’s exhibition game against Buffalo, and perhaps the rest of the preseason, after having an emergency appendectomy.

08/14/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full Swing

Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.

08/13/2013

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Timberwolves To Face Boston In NBA Canada Series

The NBA announced Tuesday the Minnesota Timberwolves will face the Boston Celtics in a preseason game in Quebec, Montreal, as part of the NBA Canada series. The Timberwolves will be the visiting team when they face the Celtics on Oct. 20.

06/11/2013

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Wieters, Ford, Johnson Lead Orioles Over Twins 7-1

Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer, Lew Ford drove in three runs and Steve Johnson pitched four scoreless innings to help a Baltimore Orioles split squad beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Sunday.

03/17/2013

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Vikings QB Ponder: ‘We Have A Lot To Work On’

Whether it’s Christian Ponder holding the ball too long or a new-look offensive line not giving their quarterback enough time, the Minnesota Vikings know there is a lot of work to be done before the regular season opens in two weeks.

08/26/2012

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Vikings’ Kluwe Criticizes Replacement Officials

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he’s had enough with these replacement officials after watching them for three weeks of preseason games.

08/25/2012

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Frazier Says Peterson Won’t Play In Preseason

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday that running back Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason as he continues to come back from offseason knee surgery.

08/21/2012

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Vikings Try To Make Up Lost Time With Longer Camp

The Minnesota Vikings suffered from the limited preseason practice time during last year’s lockout as much as any other NFL team.

05/22/2012

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Heatley, Wild Secure 4-3 OT Win Over Blue Jackets

Dany Heatley scored twice in his Minnesota debut, including the winner in overtime to lead the Wild to a 4-3 preseason victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.

09/23/2011

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