In only the latest incident of a Vikings player getting in trouble with the law, defensive tackle Tom Johnson was arrested for disorderly conduct and trespassing this weekend, stemming from an incident at the restaurant Seven that police say involved all sorts of force to restrain the player, from p ... More >>
A speeding ticket for driving 15 miles per hour over the limit costs $145 no matter where your car is registered in Minnesota, but the same can't be said for insurance rates.NerdWallet put together a study analyzing which drivers are hit hardest by rate increases after being pulled over for having a ... More >>
With a unique position and long standing within the local hip-hop scene, Jason Corporal of Minnesota-Hiphop.com is just the person to helm a documentary about it. He recently launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise the funds for what promises to be an engaging and well-researched film.It's a big sto ... More >>
Yesterday we told you that Adrian Peterson tweeted his support for the Vikings to hire Mike Vick as quarterback. We also provided five horrific examples of Vick's dog abuse that suggest he may not be a good character fit for Minnesota.SEE ALSO: 5 reasons Mike Vick isn't fit to be a VikingThe post in ... More >>
Adrian Peterson recently tweeted out his desire for the Vikings to bring Mike Vick on-board for its Quarterback-go-round.That's a controversial assertion, and AP seems to have realized it: The March 5 tweet has since been deleted from his stream, and we don't think it's because he mistyped "instantl ... More >>
-- Thanks for CJ Fogler for the GIFs -- The Vikings ended up winning by a touchdown last night, but with under a minute to go in the game, it looked like a coaching gaffe might contribute to yet another loss. SEE ALSO: Gophers social media team apologizes for dissing VikingsAfter Washington's Roy He ... More >>
Following a wild 42-39 win over Indiana on Saturday, the Gophers football team has won three straight Big Ten games and may be in the midst of their best season in a decade.THEY TOLD YOU SO: Vikings will be the worst team in the NFL this year, one group of experts conclude To put it mildly, things a ... More >>
The struggling, 0-3 Vikings are playing the struggling, 0-3 Steelers this weekend in England, in an attempt to show the mother country that American football is actually worth watching.But it appears the British are not coming around to our way of thinking.
The Walkmen 10 Thousand Sounds Music Festival Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota June 22, 2013 After a day filled with all local (and locally connected) bands, New York's the Walkmen helped add some national flavor and prestige to the 10 Thousand Sounds festival with their headlining set. The stylish ... More >>
On May 31, one of Adrian Peterson's 14 siblings, Ashton Stevenson, was arrested in Eden Prairie as part of a Southwest Metro Drug Task Force marijuana dealing investigation.SEE ALSO: Adrian Peterson doesn't look "heavily intoxicated" in his mugshot [PHOTO] But Stevenson wasn't charged with a crime a ... More >>
For Vikings fans, the new Madden NFL 25 commercial may end up being more fun than the actual game.SEE ALSO: Cute Vikings fans photobombed at Lambeau by middle finger-flipping Packers backer [PHOTO] That's because it shows a whole bunch of players -- including Adrian Peterson -- kicking 12 or 13 dif ... More >>
Today, the Vikings traded Percy Harvin to Seattle for first- and seventh-round picks this year and a mid-round pick next year.SEE ALSO: MinnPost, MPR bloggers ding Vikings reporters for getting scooped on Percy Harvin tradeReaction to the trade has been mixed. Some Seattle fans are concerned that de ... More >>
Just days after having surgery to repair her torn ACL and MCL ligaments, Lindsey Vonn posted a photo of her injured right leg on social media.SEE ALSO: Lindsey Vonn exposes almost everything in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue And suffice it to say that if you're in the middle of breakfast, you mig ... More >>
After pulling off a ridiculous flip over a defender in the course of scoring a touchdown for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011, wide receiver and alleged ganja superfan Jerome Simpson was arguably the Vikings' most-ballyhooed free agent acquisition heading into this season.SEE ALSO:-- Vikings LB Chad G ... More >>
Ricky Rubio is back from his ACL injury and is doing his best Adrian Peterson impression.SEE ALSO: Ricky Rubio puts backyard wrestling career on hold, returns to practiceOkay, so Rubio hasn't been as impressive as All Day, but who could be? Nonetheless, just two games in, Ricky has already demonstra ... More >>
Seven months after blowing out his knee, Ricky Rubio is shooting jumpshots again.THE T-WOLVES HAVE A HOME GAME TONIGHT. GET IN THE MOOD:-- Andrei Kirilenko: Newest T-Wolf's top 10 plays-- Wolves acquire Chase Budinger, white guy who jumped over P. Diddy at Dunk Contest [VIDEO]Ricky isn't expected to ... More >>
Maybe rookie cornerback Josh Robinson was watching WWE clips for inspiration before the Vikings' surprising 20-13 win in Detroit yesterday.SEE ALSO: Vikings-49ers replacement ref fiasco: 'Frisco gets extra timeouts, phantom challenges [VIDEO]Because during the second quarter, Robinson did his best C ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Vikings stadium receives final approval from Minneapolis City Council on 7-6 vote-- Zellers confuses everyone with 'correction' of 'for it and against it' stance on Vikings stadium-- Vikings sign WR Jerome Simpson, pothead who pulled off one of the best TDs in NFL history [VIDEO]Mike Gol ... More >>
Joe Mauer takes a lot of heat, but as one of the world's highest-paid athletes, he's more than adequately compensated for whatever mental anguish he incurs.With total earnings of $27 million between June 2011 and this month, St. Paul's favorite son is the 29th highest-paid athlete in the world, acco ... More >>
Following a disastrous 3-13 season that prompted calls for a power shake-up, Rick Spielman is now the general manager of the Minnesota Vikings.The move essentially represents a promotion of Spielman from Vice President of Player Personnel -- a position he has held since May 2006 -- to the undispu ... More >>
The Minnesota Vikings are basically in the worst possible position to be asking for money right now. The team isn't just 0-3, it's choked on big leads in all three games. The NFL's new owner-friendly labor agreement has left each franchise flush with cash from television deals. And the state of M ... More >>
Can he snag a championship for the Vikings?
He's back.Former Vikings coach Brad Childress was run out of town last November in the wake of a total team collapse punctuated by Brett Favre's bum season and rumored infidelities, and the brief, boneheaded move to bring back Randy Moss. But Chilly's back -- if you've got a broadband hookup ... More >>
This man does not work for free.Can we all agree now that Adrian Peterson's NFL lockout talk about players being "slaves" was ill advised, at the very least? And if you're not convinced, maybe Omilara Aribisala can change your mind. She's a fifth-year defensive end for a Washington, D.C., w ... More >>
The Metrodome roof gives way and snow pours into Mall of America Field.Fox has just released video of what the collapse of the Metrodome looked like from inside, and it is nothing short of amazing.It starts with water dripping in, then an ominous sagging, before a hole rips in the skylight and to ... More >>
In a zany NFL season, would a Vikings loss or win prove more bizarre?
Enjoy the opener, but don't buy the hype.
Brett Favre and Greg Lewis combined for Best Play on the ESPY'sIf there had been an award at last night's ESPY's on ESPN for "Best Dodged Career Decision," Vikings QB Brett Favre would have walked -- limped -- away with it. But there wasn't. Nor did he convert nominations for Best NFL player ... More >>
A slew of costly mistakes block the Purple's chance at their first Super Bowl appearance in over 30 years. Screw that brutal Prince song -- we need The Cure today.
The Viking ship sails down the Mighty Miss with the compass set on the team's first Super Bowl appearance since 1976.
10 years of Minnesota's sexiest scandals all in one place! Dreams do come true.
Game preview and prediction inside.
Where will you be on Sunday afternoon?
The Vikings' third-year wideout has been the biggest beneficiary of Favre's arrival.
In just a couple weeks, No. 4 has shot up to the top of the sales charts.
The story that wouldn't die isn't dead. Brett Favre is a Viking.
Tiger Gatorade supplants gin (for some).
Brett Favre backing up the mediocre Tarvaris Jackson would be the most amazing thing in Minnesota sports since Kirby Puckett.
It's a double bill today as the Minnesota Vikings must defeat the Denver Broncos AND the Dallas Cowboys need to beat the Washington Redskins for the Vikes' season to continue.
The Minnesota Vikings made Zygi Wilf proud today by dismantling Eli Manning and the New York Giants' offense. The 41-17 victory sets up next week's critical NFC north match-up against the Detroit Lions.
LeBron James excels, Rashad McCants doesn't, and Gerald Green(!) emerges. Oh, and the Wolves lose, 96-87, falling to 1-8 on the season.
Defender of sleaze gets hung up in trust-fund probe