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Zimmer: Peterson Can Play For Vikings Or Not Play At All

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says Adrian Peterson has two choices: He can either play for the Vikings or he cannot play at all. The star running back has missed the first two days of optional team practices and is not expected to attend any of the optional workouts this summer.

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Vikings Stadium Milestone: Last Vertical Concrete Column Poured

he Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority announced a major milestone Thursday for the construction of the new Vikings stadium: the pouring of the last vertical concrete column on the site.

05/21/2015

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Players’ Union Asks Court To Hold NFL’s Goodell In Contempt

The players’ union has asked a federal court to hold the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt in the Adrian Peterson case.

05/19/2015

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Randy Moss To Host Autograph Session At Ridgedale Mall

Whatever your feelings for him, it’s hard to deny that former wide receiver Randy Moss was one of the greatest Vikings players ever. Moss is honoring his time in Minnesota by coming back to give his autograph out. Moss will at the Fan HQ store at Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23.

05/15/2015

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Through The Banks Of The Red Cedar

This film follows the legacy of Vikings wide-receiver Gene Washington, the filmmaker’s father. It explores what life was like for athletes in the segregated south and depicts how things changed as Washington became part of the first fully-integrated football team in America.

05/12/2015

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Minnesota Bids For 2020 College Football Championship Game

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and state business Tuesday launched an official bid Tuesday for the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship game. It would be played at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium under construction in Minneapolis, which is already hosting the 2018 Super Bowl and the 2019 Final Four.

05/05/2015

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Voigt Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged Ponzi Scheme

Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt has pleaded not guilty in an alleged Ponzi scheme. Voigt entered his plea Thursday after being indicted earlier in April on charges of conspiracy and fraud.

05/01/2015

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Peterson Absent But Still Wanted Back By Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts. Adrian Peterson, of course, has been conspicuously missing.

04/27/2015

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Sharing And Caring Hands Getting $5 Million Expansion

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.

04/23/2015

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Analysis: Minn. Teams Are The Biggest Losers

Minnesota sports have been in a bad state, and a new analysis pours salt on the wound.

04/15/2015

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Vikings Will Host Buccaneers, Raiders In Preseason

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.

04/09/2015

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Section Of 5th Street Closes As Mpls. Reconfigures Downtown

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.

03/30/2015

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Daktronics Will Create LED Display At New Vikings Stadium

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.

03/27/2015

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Vikings Stadium Legacy Bricks

The Vikings are letting fans etch their names into the new stadium with legacy bricks.

03/26/2015

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Vikings Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater To Be In Louisville

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.

03/26/2015

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Adrian Peterson’s Agent Declines Rick Spielman’s Dinner Invitation

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.

03/20/2015

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Ex-NFL Player Darren Sharper Charged With Rape In Las Vegas

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.

03/20/2015

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Birthday Wishes Pour In As Sid Hartman Turns 95

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.

03/15/2015

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4 Things To Know: DOJ’s Ferguson Findings, Vikings Visit AP & More

Here’s a look at the four most notable stories you need to know about for the morning of Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

03/04/2015

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2-24-15 Podcast Page The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

An incredibly busy Tuesday with Dave Lee. Hear Jonathan Knight from NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK and other interviews by clicking the link above!

02/24/2015

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Sources: Fight Between Agent, Vikings Exec Will Not Impact AP’s Future

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.

02/24/2015

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PODCAST PAGE-The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 2-19-15

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!

02/19/2015

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Peterson Calls Hearing ‘Fair,’ Wants To Return To Vikings

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.

02/06/2015

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2-6-15 PODCAST-The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!

A frantic Friday includes a preview of the Grammy’s from Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier…Click the link above to listen.

02/06/2015

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