Minnesota Sports News and Rumors
Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The Vikings finished the preseason unbeaten, defeating the Titans on Thursday. — RB Adrian Peterson denied a report that he told …Upvote Share Tweet
Minnesota Vikings' projected rosterESPN.com 10 minutes agoExamining the Minnesota Vikings' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Matt Cassel Teddy Bridgewater Christian Ponder Coach Mike Zimmer said he didn't think the Vikings would only carry two quarterbacks, effectively quashing the idea the Vikings could cut Ponder to …Upvote Share Tweet
Royals' division lead dips with extra-inning lossMLB.com 8 hours agoAlex Gordon belted a game-tying homer in the seventh, but Bruce Chen was tagged for six runs in the 10th inning as the Royals dropped an 11-5 decision to the Twins on Thursday night.Upvote Share TweetJordan Schafer finished with four RBIs, including a two-run single in a big six-run 10th inning as the Twins earned an 11-5 win over the Royals on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Banyard makes strong argument for a roster spotstartribune.com 10 hours agoLooking a little exhausted after the Vikings ran him all over the rain-soaked LP Field tonight, second-year running back Joe Banyard said he had no idea he had just eclipsed 100 rushing yards. Rushing for 111 yards on 18 carries, Banyard, who is battlin…Upvote Share TweetThe Vikings fell just short of a shutout in a 2½-hour preseason finale.Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings at Titans: Observations From the First Halfvikingsgab.com 13 hours agoThe Vikings are at it again, up 16-0 at halftime in Nashville. Blair Walsh went 3/3 on field goals in the first half, with his longest coming from 45 yards. He has now made his past 6 field goals after missing two in the second game. Teddy Bridgewater e…Upvote Share Tweet
Coalition wants Redskins name kept out of TCF Bank Stadium for Vikings gamestartribune.com 15 hours agoThe anti-racism coalition says the Washington team’s name refers to the scalping of Indians.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Andrew Wiggins’ New Ad For BioSteel: “Stay True To Your Roots”dimemag.com 15 hours agoDespite getting traded before he’s even played an NBA game, Andrew Wiggins was still the No. 1 pick in this summer’s NBA draft, and he’s expected to be the primary building block for a young, exciting ‘Wolves team next season. Despite all that’s happene…Upvote Share Tweet
Three things to watch during Titans-Vikingsstartribune.com 18 hours agoWe’re finally here. The final preseason game is upon us and real football is around the corner. But until the season opener against the Rams, the Vikings have their final exhibition game against the Titans on Thursday. The big names and most of the star…Upvote Share Tweet
Glen Taylor spews sour grapes, bashes Kevin Lovehowlintwolf.com 24 hours agoGlen Taylor has a thing against former Wolves stars named ‘Kevin,’ and he’s made that public information. For the second time after trading the team’s superstar player away, the disgruntled Wolves owner had some choice words about the former star’s abil…Upvote Share Tweet
Roundup: Six-Run Eighth Powers Royals Past Twinsnytimes.com Aug 28 (yesterday)Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run in a six-run eighth inning, sending host Kansas City past Minnesota, 6-1, on Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
'CFB 24/7' season preview: Rookie predictionsAug 28Dave Dameshek, Daniel Jeremiah, Matt "Money" Smith and Akbar Gbajabiamila debate which defensive rookies could have better seasons than Jadeveon Clowney and rank the quarterbacks picked in the last two NFL Drafts.
CFB 24/7 season preview: Rookie predictionsAug 28Dave Dameshek, Daniel Jeremiah, Matt "Money" Smith and Akbar Gbajabiamila debate which defensive rookies could have better seasons than Jadeveon Clowney and rank the quarterbacks picked in the last two NFL drafts.
Jones: Peterson Wants To Be A CowboyAug 28Don Van Natta Jr. discusses a June phone call Cowboys owner Jerry Jones received from Adrian Peterson when the Vikings running back indicated that he'd like to play for the Cowboys.
Twins Rock Royals In Extra InningsAug 28The Twins scored six runs in the top of the 10th to beat the Royals 11-5.
‘I want people to say, Man, I would have loved to play with that guy.’Aug 28Robert Beck/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Robert Beck/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Robert Beck/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Robert Beck/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Greg Nelson/Sports Illustrated/The MMQB Drew Brees is 35, but he is still a little kid. Or he…
Luke Kuechly, What Do You Say to Critics Predicting Doom for Carolina?Aug 28. Can’t Get Enough Football? Check out The MMQB’s 2014 training camp hub for analysis and reporting on all 32 teams
Sources: Brazil guard Barbosa, Warriors agreeAug 28Brazil guard Leandro Barbosa has reached an agreement to sign with the Golden State Warriors for the upcoming season, ESPN.com has learned.
Matt Ryan, How Do You Replace the Best Tight End of All Time?Aug 27. Can’t Get Enough Football? Check out The MMQB’s 2014 training camp hub for analysis and reporting on all 32 teams