Minnesota Sports News and Rumors
The Professor will be holding office hours in Minnesota next season.Share Tweet
Vikings notes: Patterson 'impressive,' according to Zimmerstartribune.com 7 hours agoThird-year receiver Cordarrelle Patterson has mostly worked with the second team during training camp but has impressed coach Mike Zimmer.Share Tweet
Vikings nose tackle Joseph puts 2014 in the paststartribune.com 8 hours agoIn his first year as a Viking, the nose tackle face adversity — including being shot in his leg.Share Tweet
RandBall: A Lambeau Leap by Vikings infidels at Packers shareholder meetingstartribune.com 8 hours agoGet to know the two Vikings fans who attended the Green Bay Packers shareholders meeting on Tuesday and sparked a stir on social media.Share Tweet
What you missed on a windy day at camp todaystartribune.com 11 hours agoSETTING THE SCENE: Winds up to 26 miles per hour swept across the practice fields, blowing footballs off tees, wobbling the video platform risers that tower over practice and even swiping the hat off the head of head coach Mike Zimmer at one point. One …Share TweetPittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen had a huge game in Wednesday's 10-3 victory against the Minnesota Twins. In the fifth inning, McCutchen clubbed a conventional two-run homer against Twins starter Ervin Santana, which tied the game 3-3. The very …Share TweetAdrian Peterson burst through the line of scrimmage and veered toward the sideline as he headed up the field.Share Tweet
Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Peterson in pads, buying a Super Bowl ring and don't call him 'Hank'startribune.com 20 hours agoOn most mornings, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED – Vikings backup quarterback Shaun Hill has made a name for himself. And it ain’t “Hank.” – Slot duty calls for receiver Jarius Wright now that Greg Jenni…Share TweetJung Ho-Kang is enjoying the spotlight in the major leagues and showing the Pittsburgh Pirates just what they hoped when they brought him over from South Korea.Share Tweetstartribune.com Jul 29 (yesterday)Since veteran Greg Jennings was released in March, Jarius Wright has usually been the one running out of the slot in the Vikings’ three-receiver setsShare Tweet
Wild’s Dumba gets blessing from Boogaard’s family, changes jersey to No. 24thehockeynews.com Jul 28 (yesterday)For the past two seasons, Minnesota defenseman Matt Dumba has proudly worn No. 55 for the Wild, but the club announced Monday he would be switching to No. 24, the number he had worn for much of his junior hockey career. Usually, there isn’t much hullaba…Share Tweet
Barr on the mend, one funny (or dumb) rookie and an impressive stat for LockeSome highlights from the media sessions held a little earlier today with coach Mike Zimmer and special teams coordinator Mike Priefer … From Zimmer: – Linebacker Anthony Barr, limited to individual drills the first two days of camp, will do “a little mo…Share Tweet
Fan in Vikings jersey at Packers shareholder meeting is a Minnesota heroThe Packers have 363,948 shareholders. The last time they sold stock, it was for $250 a share a few years back. The team’s “owners” cannot sell the stock. It is basically a willing donation to the team masked as ownership. But it’s a very clever thing t…Share Tweet
Mike Wallace: I have to be a better person, player and leaderprofootballtalk.com Jul 28 (yesterday)Mike Wallace’s two years with the Dolphins were a disappointment in terms of on-field production, the team’s place in the standings and the way Wallace fit in with the rest of the team. Wallace is now with the Vikings after an offseason trade and the wi…Share TweetThere must be a lot of old-school DNA bouncing around inside this observer’s skull because he finds himself nodding often when Mike Zimmer is trying to make a point about his coaching philosophy and thoughts on restrictions placed upon teams and develop…Share Tweetin 2015, Vikings safety Harrison Smith enters the fourth year of his contract. If the 29th pick in 2012 had been selected four spots lower, it would be the final year of his contract. Thanks to the fifth-year option, it’s not. “I’m obviously not a fan o…Share Tweet
Xavier Rhodes confident Vikings will have good yearDespite high expectations, Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes said he's confident the Vikings will have a good season.Share Tweet
Cordarrelle Patterson still struggling with consistencyprofootballtalk.com Jul 28 (yesterday)Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson didn’t take the step forward that the team wanted to see last season, leading Patterson to say this offseason that 2015 is going to be a make or break year for him. If he wants it to wind up in the make column…Share Tweet
Vikings not pushing rookies earlyJul 26ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses the activity with the rookies so far during training camp in Mankato, Minnesota.
Vikings being patient with rookiesJul 26ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses the Vikings' plan to develop their rookies during training camp.
Wallace, Vikings report to campJul 25ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling reports the latest from Minnesota's training camp, including Mike Wallace's efforts to acclimate with Teddy Bridgewater and his other teammates.
Peterson arrives at Vikings campJul 25Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson arrives at the Vikings practice facility ahead of their first team practice on Monday.
5-on-5: Biggest risers, fallers for 2015-16 NBA seasonJul 28After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
The MMQB MailbagJul 22Today is a good day for logic around the NFL. Because: • The Tennessee Titans on Tuesday signed the second pick in the draft, quarterback Marcus Mariota, meaning that five days before the first practice of the NFL preseason, all 32 first-round picks hav…
Adande: Jordan wouldn't let pride get in the wayJul 21The healthiest sign in DeAndre Jordan's return engagement with the Clippers is that the final decision was made for the right reasons, overcoming what would have been a prideful mistake.
Let's Go CampingJul 20Time for the 2015 Training Camp Primer. Everything you need to know about the NFL’s 32 training camps, with some fun on the side. Clip and save. First things first, though. It was a notable Saturday evening for the Favre family. Not only did the famous …