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Report: Vikings looking to deal veteran center John Sullivan

The Vikings are attempting to trade veteran center John Sullivan, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today. Sullivan and Joe Berger battled for the starting job at center in training camp, and it became clear…


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Instagram: Karl-Anthony Towns chillin’ with Cris Carter

Hey, here’s a cool picture that came out of the weekend. Emerging Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns was playing in John Calipari’s first Coach Cal Celebrity Softball Classic. Proceeds were benefitting flood relief in Louisiana, according to…


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GALLERY: Cheerleaders from around the NFL, preseason Week 3


Fans watch in U.S. Bank Stadium during the second half of an NFL preseason football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the San Diego Chargers Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
Zulgad: First preseason game at U.S. Bank Stadium creates excitement for ‘real’ home opener

MINNEAPOLIS – There was plenty of excitement and expectations surrounding the Vikings’ first-ever game in the $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, but if Minnesota’s 23-10 preseason victory over San Diego did anything, it…


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Zulgad: Healthy Bridgewater makes the right moves in last preseason tune-up

MINNEAPOLIS – The shoulder soreness that kept Teddy Bridgewater on the sideline for the Vikings’ previous preseason game appeared to be long gone, and the quarterback’s feet also appeared to be in midseason form Sunday…


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4 thoughts: Berger starts at center, a safety look, O-line a ‘work in progress’

The Vikings made their debut in the new stadium Sunday with a 23-10 win against the Chargers to move to 3-0 in the preseason, and 1-0 in the new digs. That environment, by the way,…


Minnesota Vikings offensive guard Alex Boone stretches during warmups before a preseason NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Alex Boone ‘upset’ and ‘disappointed’ by Colin Kaepernick’s protest

MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings guard Alex Boone was not surprised that his former San Francisco teammate, Colin Kaepernick, did not stand for the national anthem on Friday before the 49ers’ preseason game against visiting Green Bay, but…


Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer waves to fans before speaking at a news conference after an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
VIDEO: Zimmer jokes after game about onlooking fans getting him a drink

In this video, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer talks about his team’s exhibition debut in the new US Bank Stadium. And he has a joke at the ready for fans watching his press conference from…


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Don’t think Madden missed that Teddy Bridgewater juke

Teddy Bridgewater put a defender on roller skates during the first quarter in Sunday’s game. Madden, the popular video game franchise, was watching. .@teddyb_h2o Juke Rating ⬆️ https://t.co/aEH9plndJc — EA SPORTS Madden NFL (@EAMaddenNFL) August…


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Injured Rhodes, Kalil will sit out preseason game No. 3 for Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS — Sunday’s Vikings game should feature plenty of second-year corner Trae Waynes and second-year tackle T.J. Clemmings. The Vikings announced Sunday morning that cornerback Xavier Rhodes and left tackle Matt Kalil will not dress…


MLB: Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins - Sat, 13 Aug 2016 20:38:58 EDT
Zulgad: After rough start, Twins’ hiring process appears to be on right track

The Twins might have made the wise move when they announced Terry Ryan had been relieved of his duties as general manager in mid-July, but any encouragement that might have provided to the fan base was…


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 18:45:48 EDT
Zulgad: Five things to keep an eye on as Vikings open U.S. Bank Stadium

The Vikings will play host to their first-ever game in U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, facing the San Diego Chargers in the exhibition that traditionally serves as the dress rehearsal for the regular season. The…


NFL: New York Giants at Minnesota Vikings - Mon, 28 Dec 2015 00:15:18 EST
Deadspin was unbelievably harsh to the Vikings and Adrian Peterson

If you’re a fan of an NFL team, from time to time you probably get annoyed with that team. This column from Deadspin takes that to an extreme. As part of the “Why Your Team…


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Dick Bremer on Analytics in the Broadcast Booth

Change is rarely a linear process. Seldom is the emergence of a new way of thinking accompanied by a quick and steady progression of acceptance. Rather, it ebbs and flows, stops and starts, moves forward…


Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad looks out of the visitors' dugout before a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals in Minneapolis, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
Report: Twins intend to hire a president of baseball ops, not just a GM

The Twins are looking for new leadership, that much we already knew. Now, according to Ken Rosenthal, we know the Twins are also looking for a new structure to their baseball leadership. — Sources: #MNTwins not…


Finishing touches are made on U.S. Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings NFL football team Thursday, June 2, 2016. The Vikings will open their 2016 season in the $1.2 billion stadium.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Want Vikings tickets this year? You may need secondary market or wait list

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have sold out their new stadium for the inaugural season. The team announced on Thursday that they’ve started waiting lists for tickets and suites. The official capacity at U.S.…


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Soft-spoken, sure-handed Marcus Sherels once again gunning to make the cut

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Here he is again, Marcus Sherels, beginning his seventh season in the NFL without assurance of a roster spot with the Minnesota Vikings. Sherels long ago proved his worth as…


NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at Minnesota Vikings
Vikings cut a defensive back, with 5 days to go before roster deadline

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings on Thursday waived cornerback Melvin White, which cuts their roster down to 89 players. They could still add a player with that vacant spot. Teams have until Aug. 30 to…


Aug 25, 2016; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios (17) pitches to the Detroit Tigers in the first inning at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports
Demoting Berrios and Duffey presents Twins clear cause for concern

The Twins have a couple problems on their hands. And both came to a head Thursday afternoon, when the team optioned struggling pitchers J.O. Berrios and Tyler Duffey to the minor leagues. The Twins have…


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18:14:34 EDT
Adrian Peterson says he decided he won’t play in the preseason

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Adrian Peterson said Thursday that he won’t play in the preseason this year, which he said was a mutual decision between the running back and head coach Mike Zimmer. That ends…


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