4 Things To Know: BLM To Meet St. Paul Mayor, Last Wild Preseason Game & MoreFrom Black Lives Matter St. Paul meeting with the city's mayor to a government shutdown avoided, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Oct. 1.
Vikings Travel To Texas, Adrian Peterson Waits To PlayMinnesota'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.
Outdoor Sporting Events Brace For Severe WeatherFans 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.
Former Gopher Isaac Fruechte Hoping To Make The Cut With VikingsThe 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.
Vikings Will Host Buccaneers, Raiders In PreseasonThe Minnesota Vikings will host Tampa Bay and Oakland in the 2015 preseason, bringing a handful of familiar faces back to face their former team.
Zimmer Prepares For 1st Game As Head CoachMike 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.
TCF Bank Stadium Uses Preseason To Prep For Vikings GamesPreseason 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.
NFL Preseason Watch: New Coaches, Star RookiesIt'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.
Timberwolves To Host Preseason Game In Cedar RapidsThe 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.
Lynx Beat Sky 76-69 To Win WNBA Preseason TourneyThe 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.
Dates, Times Set For Vikings Preseason GamesThe 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.
Barea, Love Lead T'wolves Over 76ers, 125-102J.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.