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Even a hernia couldn't stop Peterson this season

Even a hernia couldn't stop Peterson this season

Adrian Peterson had surgery for a sports hernia, an injury the NFL MVP played through over the final seven games.
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  • Blizzard highlights looming game of Super Bowl roulette

    Blizzard highlights looming game of Super Bowl roulette

    profootballtalk.com Feb 7, 2013
    When the NFL was forced to move from Sunday to Tuesday a prime-time game between the Vikings and Eagles due to a looming blizzard in Philadelphia, we asked the NFL whether there were any second thoughts about hosting a Super Bowl in an open-air New Jers…
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  • Love returns to Wolves, says 'I love being here'

    Love returns to Wolves, says 'I love being here'

    CNNSI.com Feb 7, 2013
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kevin Love is back in Minnesota, trying to galvanize his struggling Timberwolves teammates and assure a nervous fan base that he is committed to winning with the team that drafted him.
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  • Vikings Want The Super Bowl 2018

    Vikings Want The Super Bowl 2018

    vikingsgab.com Feb 7, 2013
    After meeting with NFL officials at the Super Bowl in New Orleans, Vikings executives came home firmly intent on landing the 2018 Super Bowl for their new stadium, which is to open in 2016 in downtown Minneapolis, Charlie Walters of the St. Paul Pioneer…
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  • Another streak begins; Wolves lose 104-94

    Another streak begins; Wolves lose 104-94

    howlintwolf.com Feb 7, 2013
    Pekovic battled and received a career-high 12 free throw attempts for his effort Positive: Jonah: As painful as it is to watch, Ricky Rubio’s game is slowly but surely transforming before our eyes. He’s tallied 25 assists in the past two games, inclu
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  • Mortenson, Hunt are finalists to build Vikings stadium

    Mortenson, Hunt are finalists to build Vikings stadium

    startribune.com Feb 7, 2013
    Local firm Mortenson still in hunt to build $975 million venue.
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  • BBAO: John Sullivan's knee

    BBAO: John Sullivan's knee

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: It's not unusual for an NFL player to undergo offseason knee surgery, as Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan did last week, via Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com. The type of surgery Sullivan had is not typical, however. A …
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  • Minnesota Timberwolves 94, San Antonio Spurs 104

    Minnesota Timberwolves 94, San Antonio Spurs 104

    timberpups.com Feb 7, 2013
    Game Summary The Spurs were the latest to visit the Twin Cities on Wednesday night to face off against our Timberwolves.  If you want to compare two teams heading in polar opposite directions this season, look no further.  The Spurs came into tonight’
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  • Video - NFL Live OT: Peterson Has Surgery 02:21

    NFL Live OT: Peterson Has Surgery

    Feb 7
    Merril Hoge and Darren Woodson discuss Adrian Peterson undergoing surgery Thursday to repair a sports hernia.

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  • Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each other

    Feb 7
    To paint Tennessee's hiring of well-known NFL pariah Gregg Williams on Thursday as nothing more than an act of desperation is not a totally baseless characterization. For either Titans head coach Mike Munchak or Williams himself.
  • Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first round

    Feb 7
    With the Super Bowl in the books, we can now stand clear enough to view the NFL's 2012 season through the prism of history, all 267 games worth (256 in the regular season and 11 in the playoffs). Before looking ahead to 2013, let's look back one last ti…
  • Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…

    Feb 7
    The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have engaged in exploratory trade discussions on a deal that would swap the Bulls' Carlos Boozer for the Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, according to sources familiar with the discussions.