'This Is How I Was Raised': Minn. Mom Defends Adrian Peterson A Minnesota mother is coming to the defense of the Vikings’ star running back. Adrian Peterson is charged with hitting his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch in Texas. Two years ago, a mom named April did something similar at a beach in northern Minnesota.
Wild Lament Early Exit But Note ImprovementMaking the playoffs for the first time in five years should count as progress. For the Minnesota Wild, that step forward wasn't firm enough.