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Vikings’ Floyd Says Knee MRI Shows No Damage

Vikings rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd will have an MRI on his injured left knee. Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier says Floyd will have the MRI because of soreness and to “err on the side of caution” after the first-round draft pick out of Florida was injured in the second quarter of a 27-13 preseason loss to the Texans on Friday night.

08/11/2013

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Vikings’ K Walsh Earns 3rd Special Teams Honor

The third time’s a charm for the Minnesota Vikings rookie kicker Blair Walsh, who has been named the NFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week.

01/02/2013

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Vikings Say Rookie Smith Won’t Be Punished More

Minnesota Vikings strong safety Harrison Smith won’t be punished further for his shove of an official that drew a 15-yard penalty and automatic ejection from Sunday’s game against Tennessee.

10/08/2012

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Vikings Vs. Colts: Christian Ponder Against Andrew Luck

One is “the rookie” to watch in the NFL. The other is growing into his high-profile role in his second year as the Vikings quarterback.

09/12/2012

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Get Some Dog Training Tips At The Game Fair

Training a dog is just as much about the owner as it is about the dog. And we could probably all use a little training – and that’s where the Game Fair at the Armstrong Ranch Kennels, west of Anoka, comes into play.

08/18/2012

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Rubio Named West Conf. Rookie Of The Month

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio was named the NBA Western Conference rookie of the month for January.

02/01/2012

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Rookie Ballard Making Good 1st Impression

Christian Ballard kept tumbling down the draft board in April, with teams passing on the physically gifted defensive lineman two, three, even four times.

08/31/2011