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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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Vikings next opponent goes after first-round pick Joey Bosa; agent fires back

You don’t see contract disputes with rookie training camp holdouts aired out in the media too often. How about social media? The Chargers are going after their first-round pick, Joey Bosa, in a statement the…


MLB: Spring Training-Toronto Blue Jays at Minnesota Twins - Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:56:28 EDT
Wrist surgery will end Twins slugger Byung Ho Park’s season

MINNEAPOLIS — The Twins surprised the baseball world last winter by winning the bid to sign slugger Byung Ho Park away from his Korean team. His underwhelming first season with the Twins has come to…


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VIDEO: Byung Ho Park says wrist got worse in Triple-A Rochester

Byung Ho Park will have season-ending surgery on his right wrist Thursday morning. The South Korean slugger finishes the season his first MLB season with 12 home runs for the Twins.


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 18:43:24 EDT
Bridgewater says he expects to play Sunday, makes one deep throw in practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – The question on everyone’s mind lately, at least with regard to the Minnesota Vikings, centers on the health of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. He was a surprise holdout of the team’s second…


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Wetmore’s 5 thoughts: ‘Pretty phenomenal’ play, Gibson’s encore not as good

MINNEAPOLIS – Kyle Gibson followed up his complete-game performance with a rough outing Tuesday, and the Twins let a game get away from them in the middle innings in an 8-3 loss to the Detroit…


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Twins will be among MLB teams represented at Tim Tebow’s workout

The Twins will be among the more than 20 Major League teams for which Tim Tebow will hold a workout on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, according to 1500 ESPN contributor Darren “Doogie” Wolfson. ESPN…


MLB: Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins - Mon, 04 Jul 2016 14:27:24 EDT
Molitor says he trusts in Twins development staff

MINNEAPOLIS – Some iffy performances by the team’s young players has led to some Twins fans to question the development process in the organization’s minor league system. Manager Paul Molitor is not one of those…


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Waiver claim: Oswaldo Arcia lands on third team in three months

Oswaldo Arcia is on to his next club. The powerful but enigmatic former Twins outfielder was designated for assignment last week by the Tampa Bay Rays. On Tuesday, the Miami Marlins claimed Arcia off waivers,…


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18:14:34 EDT
Notebook: Zimmer has made decision on whether Peterson will play Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The decision has been made. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Tuesday he has made up his mind about whether Adrian Peterson will play in a preseason game for the first time…


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 18:11:27 EDT
Teddy Bridgewater returns to practice, does limited throwing

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — After not throwing passes for the past four days, Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was able to throw on a limited basis in Tuesday’s practice at Winter Park. Bridgewater sat out the…


NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Dallas Stars at Minnesota Wild - Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:20:19 EDT
Let’s Go Crazy! Wild will continue to pay homage to music legend Prince

Go crazy, folks. Go crazy. The Minnesota Wild on Tuesday announced that Prince’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ will be the song played inside Xcel Energy Center this year after the home team lights the lamp. The…


NFL: Minnesota Vikings-Minicamp - Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:43:49 EDT
Vikings activate Rhett Ellison from PUP list, adding to intrigue at tight end

The Vikings on Tuesday announced that tight end Rhett Ellison has been activated from the Physically Unable to Perform List. Ellison spent training camp recovering from a knee injury that ended his season late last…


Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, right, talks with  quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
The NFL is cleaning up some rules this year on injury reports

Depending on which market you live in — or more to the point, the players that comprise your fantasy football team — you’ve probably been annoyed at one time or another over the NFL’s weekly…


Jun 1, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics third baseman Danny Valencia (26) gestures towards the Athletics dugout after hitting an RBI double against the Minnesota Twins during the fifth inning at the Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
So, Danny Valencia reportedly hurt Billy Butler in a clubhouse ‘altercation’

“What happens in the clubhouse stays in the clubhouse.” The immortal words of former Twins third baseman Danny Valencia, who reportedly got in a physical altercation Friday with teammate Billy Butler. Butler apparently missed two…


Aug 18, 2016; Seattle, WA, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) participates in pre game warmups against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
Bridgewater still a spectator as Vikings prove practice doesn’t make perfect

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – The Vikings will play their first game at U.S. Bank Stadium a week from Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. Members of the organization have to be hoping things go far better…


MLB: Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins - Sun, 12 Jun 2016 14:28:25 EDT
Rochester pitching shuttle continues: Light up, Mejia sent back

A day after adding pitching depth by promoting recently acquired prospect Adalberto Mejia from Rochester and sending down slugger Kennys Vargas, the Twins sent Mejia back to their Triple-A affiliate and called up righthanded pitcher…


MLB: Atlanta Braves at Minnesota Twins - Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:32:59 EDT
Mejia gets the call as Twins add pitcher, option Vargas to Rochester

Nearly a month after acquiring pitcher Adalberto Mejia from the San Francisco Giants for Eduardo Nunez, the Twins will get their first look at the lefthander. The Twins announced before Saturday night’s game at Kansas…


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