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32 min ago | TwinCities

Super Bowl 2018: Plowing priority? Ice palace? Records give glimpse at bidding process

The new Vikings stadium construction is well underway in Minneapolis as seen in this aerial photo taken on Friday, June 20, 2014.


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4 hrs ago | The News-Press

Seahawks WR retires amid concussion concerns

Seahawks WR Sidney Rice retires because of concussions Concussions cause wideout to walk away from game at age 27. Check out this story on Cut in March and then re-signed by the reigning Super Bowl champions, Rice announced through the team Wednesday that he's retiring on the eve of training camp.


Related Topix: Sports, Sidney Rice, NFL Players, NFL Football, Brett Favre

4 hrs ago | TwinCities

Vikings linebacker Jasper Brinkley 'confident' he'll start in middle

Vikings linebacker Jasper Brinkley brings down Bears running back Matt Forte in a November 2012 game at Soldier Field in Chicago.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jasper Brinkley, NFL Players, Erin Henderson, Audie Cole, Michael Mauti, Christian Ponder

5 hrs ago |

Mike Zimmer's takeover of Vikings starts

Despite the popularity of Zimmer's predecessor, Leslie Frazier, the Vikings have exuded the familiar optimism of a team with a fresh start throughout spring practices.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Captain Munnerlyn, Brian Robison, Chad Greenway, Shaun Prater, NFL Players, Josh Robinson

6 hrs ago | The Post Game

There Might Be A Big Problem With Minnesota Vikings' $975M Stadium

Minnesota Vikings fans have reason to be excited for their team's new stadium, a $975 million publicly financed project with enormous glass panels that offer a beautiful panorama of Minneapolis.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

8 hrs ago | The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings Loaded With Young Talent

It's a pretty special occasion when ESPN, an entity that stops just short of outright disdain for anything relating to Minnesota sports, has anything positive to say about our favorite state's sports teams.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Greg Jennings, NFL Players, Cullen Loeffler, Joe Berger, Tom Johnson

10 hrs ago | TheVikingAge

Top 25 Vikings of 2014: No. 12 WR Greg Jennings

Jun 17, 2014; Eden Prairie, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings catches a pass as cornerback Antone Exum defends him at practice at Winter Park.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Greg Jennings, NFL Players, Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder, Antone Exum, Green Bay Packers

14 hrs ago | TheVikingAge

Adrian Peterson Marries Ashley Brown

Nov 4, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Christian Ponder, Seattle Seahawks

19 hrs ago | TheVikingAge

Christian Ponder & Wife Name Baby Girl After FSU Coach

Nov 7, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder dives for the end zone during the third quarter against the Washington Redskins at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome.


Related Topix: Christian Ponder, Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Drew Weatherford

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Big Cat Country

Jaguars will likely rely on Toby Gerhart on offense

The Jaguars offense in 2014 is likely to be run oriented, which means that newly signed running back Toby Gerhart will be the key.


Related Topix: Sports, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Football, Toby Gerhart, NFL Players, Chad Henne, Blake Bortles

City Pages

Former Vikings lineman takes on NFL players union over concussions

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe once again hurled himself into the Twin Cities football spotlight last week, threatening to file a lawsuit against his former team for wrongfully firing him over his support for LGBT rights.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Christian Ballard, NFL Players


Christian Ponder's Newborn Daughter Was Named After FSU Legend Bobby Bowden

Christian Ponder made a name for himself while playing under Bobby Bowden at Florida State, so the Minnesota Vikings quarterback and his wife Vikings QB @cponder7 and his wife ESPN reporter Samantha just had a healthy little girl.Ponder will be really focussed on playing well.


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The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings' Top Plays Of 2013: Two Guys, One Sack

In his six seasons as a member of the Minnesota Vikings , defensive end Jared Allen was one of the most prolific sack artists in the history of the team.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kevin Williams, NFL Players, New York Giants, Eli Manning, William Beatty, Josh Freeman


Vikings' Adrian Peterson married? Longtime girlfriend has ring, new name

Adrian Peterson with longtime girlfriend -- or possibly new wife -- at the Starkey Hearing Foundation gala Sunday in St. Paul.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players


Minnesota Vikings Training Camp: 5 Early Storylines to Watch

It marks the beginning of a fresh season - a chance for this team to get back to the top of the NFC North and hopefully compete deep into the playoffs.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Anthony Barr, Brian Robison, Kyle Rudolph, NFL Players, Everson Griffen

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Vikings 4 Downs: Rookies starting, Kluwe, 3-4 defense, alternate uniforms

Matt Vense l is in his first year at the Star Tribune after covering the Ravens for the Baltimore Sun for six years.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, Christian Ponder, Baltimore Ravens, Marcus Spears

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Vikings single-game tickets on sale Tuesday

Fans who have been waiting for the return of outdoor professional football, here's your chance.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt Cassel, NFL Players

The News Tribune

Extra Points: Stone comes looking for Kluwe's glass house

To my surprise, however, the show evidently had nothing to do with Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer or his favorite ex-employee, Chris Kluwe.


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WUSA-TV Washington

Bridgewater uncomfortable talking about QB job

Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater not 'comfortable' talking about team's QB job But rookie back in Minnesota early to work out prior to team's training camp.


Related Topix: Sports, Teddy Bridgewater, NFL Players, Matt Cassel, Kyle Rudolph, Christian Ponder

Rant Sports

Minnesota Vikings 2014 Training Camp Profile: Matt Asiata

During the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings selected Toby Gerhart to back up superstar running back Adrian Peterson .


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt Asiata, NFL Players, Zach Line, Jerick McKinnon, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Joe Banyard