Vikings' Guard Brandon Fusco Embraces New RoleIt might be the least glamorous position switch in all of football: Moving from right guard, to left guard. That's what the Vikings asked Brandon Fusco to earlier this summer, and he's embracing his new role.
Adrian Peterson's Appeal Denied, Suspension UpheldThe NFL's hard line on Adrian Peterson held up. The league-appointed arbitrator for Peterson's appeal affirmed the unpaid suspension until at least next spring, the final result of the child-abuse case that kept the Minnesota running back out of all but one game this season and widened the rift between the NFL and its players over the fairness of the disciplinary process.
'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.
Tailgating Fan Wears Peterson Jersey, Hits People With Switch A tailgating woman wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey ahead of Sunday’s match-up against New England was hitting people outside TCF Bank Stadium with a wooden stick, or switch.
Corporal Punishment Widespread, But Declining Allegations that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson injured one of his sons by spanking him with a tree branch are reviving a debate about corporal punishment in a country where it is on the decline but still widely practiced in homes and schools.
Light Rail Routes RenamedStarting Friday, each route the light rail takes is getting a new name. They'll be colors instead of being named after streets, or the areas they serve. The Hiawatha Light Rail Line will now be called the Metro Blue Line.