A Minneapolis homeless shelter is being torn down, so a new place can be built. Sharing and Caring Hands founder Mary Jo Copeland actually jumped into the driver’s seat of the bulldozer on Thursday morning.
Minnesota sports have been in a bad state, and a new analysis pours salt on the wound.
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.
Officials in Minneapolis say a section of 5th Street by the new Vikings stadium construction site is slated to close Monday as part of a construction project to reconfigure how people get around downtown.
Daktronics. was named as the company who will be responsible for creating the LED display at the new Vikings stadium Friday. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authorty alerted the company at 9 a.m. meeting Friday.
The Vikings are letting fans etch their names into the new stadium with legacy bricks.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is returning to Louisville this weekend for an appearance at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Bridgewater was a first-round draft pick last year from the University of Louisville.
The relationship between the Minnesota Vikings and star running back Adrian Peterson remains tenuous. Peterson’s agent, Ben Dogra, confirmed on Friday that he declined an invitation from Vikings general manager Rick Spielman to meet over dinner during the NFL owners meetings in Arizona next week.
Rape charges have been filed in Las Vegas against former NFL safety Darren Sharper, who already faces sexual assault charges in Los Angeles, New Orleans and the Phoenix area. Sharper’s Las Vegas attorney, David Chesnoff, appeared Friday before a Las Vegas judge on two sexual assault charges involving two women in January 2014. Details of the allegations weren’t immediately available.
The well-wishes came pouring in all Sunday morning on WCCO’s Sports Huddle radio show. They were all for long-time host and sports legend Sid Hartman, who celebrated his 95th birthday by coming to work at WCCO’s downtown Minneapolis studios.
Here’s a look at the four most notable stories you need to know about for the morning of Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
An incredibly busy Tuesday with Dave Lee. Hear Jonathan Knight from NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK and other interviews by clicking the link above!
Sources tell WCCO that a recent argument between Adrian Peterson’s agent and a top Vikings executive will not have an impact on the star’s future with the team.
Amy Klobuchar on the Anti-Terror Summit and how cold was it in CRANE LAKE-Click the link above to head to the Podcast Page!
The NFL Players Association’s attempt to have Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reinstated has been taken under advisement by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge David Doty heard arguments from the NFLPA and the NFL on Friday. He did not provide a timetable for his decision.
A frantic Friday includes a preview of the Grammy’s from Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier…Click the link above to listen.
It may not have been the season Vikings fans were looking, for but there is reason for hope and optimism. Especially when looking at the quarterback position. Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has been named the 2014 Rookie of the Year!
Off-duty police officers will now be allowed to carry handguns at Vikings games at TCF Bank Stadium. Reports state a judge made the ruling after the Minneapolis Police Union and Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association sued last year.
The general manager of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium comes from World Wrestling Entertainment.
Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater will be forever linked with the Minnesota Vikings, regardless of how the team fares over the rest of their time together. This is the state of the NFL. For all the excess credit or blame that continually falls on the head coach and the quarterback, success or failure in this league is unavoidably linked to these two people.
The Minnesota Vikings will have the 11th pick in the 2015 draft. The Vikings were one of three teams with a 7-9 record, but the combined record of their opponents was worse than Cleveland and New Orleans to put them ahead of the Browns and Saints. The draft will be in Chicago, April 30 through May 2.
The Minnesota Vikings outlasted the Chicago Bears for a 13-9 victory Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings finish the season with the third best record in the NFC North, despite winning just one inter-divisional game. The Vikings’ good, but not great, performances from the offense, defense and special teams units helped bring the win home.
The Minnesota Vikings were just getting started, with a rookie quarterback and a first-time head coach in Mike Zimmer so eager to maintain momentum he told the players to report to practice in a few days.
Chad Greenway is inactive for Minnesota because of a knee injury, leaving the Vikings without two starting linebackers against Chicago.