Good Question: Why Is Pro Football Played On Sundays?This week, several WCCO viewers emailed asking, "Wouldn't it be great to have the Super Bowl on a Saturday?" In its 50 years, that's never happened and the NFL has said it doesn't anticipate switching game day from Sunday.
Adrian Peterson Held Out Of Practice, Could Play SundayMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was held out of practice for the second consecutive day as he deals with a sprained left ankle.
Case Against Sunday Liquor Sales Ban Made At The CapitolOpponents of a ban on Sunday liquor store sales got a chance Wednesday to make their case to state lawmakers, even though repealing the ban probably won't happen this year.
Senator: Union's Reversal Makes Sunday Growler Sales LikelyMinnesota residents may soon be able to take home their favorite craft brews in 64-ounce growlers on Sundays due to a labor union's reversal on the issue, a top legislative backer of repealing the state's Sunday liquor sales bans said Monday.
Record-Tying Warmth Forecasted For Top 10 Weather DaySince Sunday's temperatures look to climb to near record-breaking highs, it's been named a Top 10 Weather Day.
Minnesotans Wrap Up Busiest Shopping Weekend Of The YearSunday night wraps up the busiest shopping weekend of the year. While analysts say Super Saturday draws even bigger numbers than Black Friday, Sunday also drew in big crowds.
Another Round Of Protests In Mpls. SundaySunday marked another day of protests in Minneapolis. The protesters are joining a nationwide effort to demonstrate against what they consider police brutality. It follows the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two men who were killed by police officers. In both cases, grand juries reviewed the evidence and did not indict the officers.
Minn. Lawmakers Prepare For Renewed Sunday Liquor Sales PushMinnesota lawmakers next year are preparing again to take up the issue of Sunday liquor sales. Minnesota is one of only 12 states that require liquor stores to be closed on Sundays. And many Minnesota consumers cross the border to Wisconsin, where Sunday sales are legal.
AP Will Play Sunday, Releases Statement On IncidentThe Minnesota Vikings announced Monday morning that running back Adrian Peterson will practice this week and play Sunday at New Orleans. Hours later, Peterson issued a statement on the incident, opening up about the child abuse allegations for the first time.
Minnesota Senate Defeats Sunday Booze Sales Bid Stock up on beer, wine and liquor on Saturday. The Minnesota Senate soundly defeated a repeal of the state's law barring liquor stores from being open on Sundays. The chamber voted in favor of allowing craft beer tap rooms to sell growlers for takeaway on Sundays, but then the bill got pulled from debate.
Minn. Panel Keeps Sunday Alcohol Bills AliveA state senator pushing to undo Minnesota's restrictions on Sunday liquor store sales has claimed an incremental victory while acknowledging he probably won't get his full wish this year.
2 Hospitalized After Brooklyn Park FireTwo people are in the hospital Sunday after a fire in Brooklyn Park, Minn. When firefighters were clearing another fire, they were called to 6324 Xylon Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday morning.
Rep. Loon: Sunday Liquor Sales Should Be Consumers' ChoiceA state representative is pushing to change the liquor law that prohibits stores from selling alcohol on Sundays.
Minn. Sunday Liquor Sales Debate Brewing AgainThe debate over whether to lift Minnesota's ban on Sunday liquor sales is bubbling up again. This time, activists plan to enlist craft beer drinkers to their cause. Minnesota Beer Activists is launching a public awareness campaign for Sunday liquor sales in the coming weeks.
Sunday Snow May Cause Monday Traffic HeadachesYou'll want to give yourself some extra time on your way into work Monday morning. The plows haven't been able to clear all the snow that fell Sunday. And the biggest reason for the delays? A coating of ice beneath that new layer of snow.