Mike Max's News And Notes For July 15, 2011The NFL lockout could be over by next week, Kim Kardashian is in town with former Gopher Kris Humphries and the Wild is evaluating talent this week.
Retirees Press For Inclusion In NFL Labor TalksHall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller says retired NFL players were "not looking for a fight" when they filed a lawsuit against the league and the players' union earlier this month.
Retirees Send Letter To NFL Asking For InputA group of retired football players has sent the NFL a letter asking to be a part of the collective bargaining negotiations.
NFL Retirees Still Seeking Inclusion In Talks NFL retirees say they have fresh complaints against the league and players they accuse of negotiating a new labor deal without them.
Ex-Vikes' Tarvaris Jackson Waits For ActionThis is the time of year Tarvaris Jackson is used to facing all those questions about Brett Favre.
Vikings’ Greenway Holds Inspirational Lunch For Valiant MothersChad Greenway plays for the Minnesota Vikings, and on the field is where he wants to be. Thus, he prepares this summer as if training camp will come as usual, despite the NFL lockout.
Mediator Sets NFL Meeting On July 19The federal magistrate judge who is mediating the labor dispute between NFL owners and players has scheduled another session for July 19 in Minneapolis.
Lockout Limbo: Minnesota's Weber Works Out, WaitsAdam Weber has been stuck in lockout limbo.
Goodell, Smith Back In Minnesota To NegotiateRoger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith took their new buddy act on the road Wednesday, creating a buzz among rookies in Florida then returning to Minnesota for talks to try and end pro football's labor impasse.
Mankato Will Suffer Big Loss Without Vikings CampFor more than four decades, the Vikings season for many fans has started in Mankato. But that yearly trip 60,000 fans make every year might not happen this summer.
Vikings To Make Camp Site Call By July 18The Minnesota Vikings have told Minnesota State University, Mankato, they plan to decide where to hold training camp by July 18.