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Access Vikings morning walkthrough: 4-0, Peterson, Ponder and m…

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: 4-0, Peterson, Ponder and more

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 …
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  • Minnesota Vikings' projected roster

    Minnesota Vikings' projected roster

    ESPN.com 10 minutes ago
    Examining 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 …
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  • Royals' division lead dips with extra-inning loss

    Royals' division lead dips with extra-inning loss

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Alex 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.
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  • Twins strike for six in 10th inning to best KC

    Twins strike for six in 10th inning to best KC

    MLB.com nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    Jordan 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.
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  • Banyard makes strong argument for a roster spot

    Banyard makes strong argument for a roster spot

    startribune.com 10 hours ago
    Looking 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…
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  • Final auditions over; Vikings finish preseason unbeaten

    Final auditions over; Vikings finish preseason unbeaten

    The Vikings fell just short of a shutout in a 2½-hour preseason finale.
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  • Vikings at Titans: Observations From the First Half

    Vikings at Titans: Observations From the First Half

    vikingsgab.com 13 hours ago
    The 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…
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  • Coalition wants Redskins name kept out of TCF Bank Stadium for …

    Coalition wants Redskins name kept out of TCF Bank Stadium for Vikings game

    startribune.com 15 hours ago
    The anti-racism coalition says the Washington team’s name refers to the scalping of Indians.
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  • Watch Andrew Wiggins’ New Ad For BioSteel: “Stay True To Your R…

    Watch Andrew Wiggins’ New Ad For BioSteel: “Stay True To Your Roots”

    dimemag.com 15 hours ago
    Despite 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…
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  • Three things to watch during Titans-Vikings

    Three things to watch during Titans-Vikings

    startribune.com 18 hours ago
    We’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…
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  • Glen Taylor spews sour grapes, bashes Kevin Love

    Glen Taylor spews sour grapes, bashes Kevin Love

    howlintwolf.com 24 hours ago
    Glen 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…
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  • Roundup: Six-Run Eighth Powers Royals Past Twins

    Roundup: Six-Run Eighth Powers Royals Past Twins

    nytimes.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.
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  • Video - 'CFB 24/7' season preview: Rookie predictions 09:02

    'CFB 24/7' season preview: Rookie predictions

    Aug 28
    Dave 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.
  • Video - CFB 24/7 season preview: Rookie predictions 09:02

    CFB 24/7 season preview: Rookie predictions

    Aug 28
    Dave 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.
  • Video - Jones: Peterson Wants To Be A Cowboy 02:35

    Jones: Peterson Wants To Be A Cowboy

    Aug 28
    Don 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.
  • Video - Twins Rock Royals In Extra Innings 01:01

    Twins Rock Royals In Extra Innings

    Aug 28
    The Twins scored six runs in the top of the 10th to beat the Royals 11-5.

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