Vikings Down Cornerbacks Mackensie Alexander, Mike Hughes To Face SaintsThe Minnesota Vikings secondary will be short-handed for Sunday’s playoff game at New Orleans, with cornerback Mackensie Alexander ruled out with a knee injury and cornerback Mike Hughes placed on injured reserve with a neck problem.
Mayo Developing Blood Test For Concussion DetectionDays after the Vikings' quarterback took a major hit to the head, new research suggests there may be a new way to detect concussions by way of a simple blood test. Researchers at Orlando Health found that a blood test correctly identified traumatic brain injuries in 94 percent of the cases studied.
Minnesota High School Football Practice Rules Change For Player SafetyThe Minnesota State High School League has changed the rules for football practice. The changes are not unique to Minnesota. High school leagues across the country are taking steps to limit the amount of contact players have during practice.
Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By AthletesProtective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?
How To Keep Your Young Athlete HealthyMost schools are now in session and that means lots of sports practices for kids of all ages. While some injuries are bound to happen, we want to help make sure your kids stay as safe as possible on the field and in the courts.
Love Vows To Come Back Stronger Than EverMinnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love calls this a wasted season for him. And now he's vowing to come back stronger than ever after injuries limited him to 18 games in what was supposed to be a big year for him and the Wolves.
Kevin Love's Hand Surgery Set For TuesdayThe hand surgery for Minnesota's Kevin Love has been scheduled.
Ponder Out, Webb In At QB For Vikings Vs. PackersChristian Ponder is out, and backup Joe Webb is in at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings.
Timberwolves Star Love Re-Fractures Right HandMinnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has re-fractured his right hand.
Vikings CB Cook To Play For Vikings On SundayThe Minnesota Vikings will have cornerback Chris Cook on the field in Houston, after a six-game absence because of a broken right arm.
T-Wolves' Rubio Back To Practice After 9 MonthsRicky Rubio says his left knee feels great and he can't wait to get back on the practice court with his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates for the first time this season after nearly nine months on the sideline.
Injured Softball Player Leads Push For Protective Face MasksWhen you think of sports injuries, you probably think high intensity, contact sports like hockey and football. However, in southern Minnesota, softball coaches are trying to highlight the risk of the game – and push for more protective gear.