-- Update including comment from Zygi Wilf and GM Rick Spielman at bottom -- A day after the Vikings defeated the comparably woeful Detroit Lions to complete a 5-10-1 campaign, the team announced this morning that Leslie Frazier is out as head coach.RELATED: Leslie Frazier's rationale for starting P ... More >>
Yesterday, Detroit Lions defense tackle Ndamukong Suh received a $100,000 fine from the NFL for diving at the legs of Vikings center John Sullivan during the second quarter of last Sunday's 34-24 Vikings loss. It's the first six-figure fine for an on-field incident in league history.SEE ALSO: Jared ... More >>
Behold the beauty of the bivalve! Oceanaire is set to celebrate all things oyster on Sunday, September 8. It's a date that happily coincides with the Vikings opener. So, not only will there be shellfish -- there will be cheerleaders.See Also:The Oceanaire grand opening at 6th and NicolletThe Oceanai ... More >>
Adrian Peterson debuted a new and intriguing touchdown celebration yesterday afternoon after ripping through the Detroit Lions defense for a back-breaking 61-yard fourth-quarter touchdown -- The Little Kid Face Slap.SEE ALSO: Who's the best Incredible Hulk: The Rock or Adrian Peterson? [POLL] AP is ... 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 >>
Optimus Jared Allen is hoping to transform the Vikings into a winning team.As the struggling Minnesota Vikings prepare to face the surging Detroit Lions this weekend, Jared Allen is thinking outside the box.The biggest deep threat on the Lions is wide receiver Calvin Johnson, AKA Megatron (which ... More >>
Kevin Williams isn't going to let his ailing foot keep him from playing.Kevin Williams, the Vikings' gigantic run-stuffing defensive tackle, is back with the team today after a two-week suspension for performance enhancing drugs.Williams' return will be a welcome one for the Vikings, who've built ... More >>
Tyrell Johnson spent a couple hours in jail for DWI this morning.Vikings safety Tyrell Johnson was arrested for a DWI early this morning and booked into jail, but so far it's unclear what that arrest means for the team.Johnson was arrested around 3:30 this morning for 4th-degree DWI and spent a c ... More >>
Can he snag a championship for the Vikings?
Sorry Donovan McNabb, we're still not worth a damn.The Minnesota Vikings are worth a lot compared to, say, a car, or a turkey sandwich. But compared to other NFL teams, they're not doing well.Just in time for tonight's opening kickoff of the NFL season, Forbes Magazine has compiled its annual ran ... More >>
The Metrodome, looking rough.Talk about getting kicked when you're down -- or maybe deflated: The Metrodome has been ranked as the worst stadium in the National Football League. And to make matters worse, the cheeseheads get to gloat, because Lambeau Field took top honors in the same survey ... More >>
Frazier's opportunity well-earned despite a measured record.
Because the Vikings' 2010 season has been so tame . . .
Lady Godiva makes a career move.Brett Favre's in a pickle, accused of sexting photos of his dong to Jenn Sterger, and treating a masseuse like a piece of hanging meat. While fans debate the impact this will have on his career (and his family), we've taken a look at some other naked celebrity care ... More >>
Forget that 0-2 record and plant a tree.We're all in favor of the Vikings doing their part to save the environment. Helping our big blue ball spin clean is important work. But speaking of balls, we're wondering if maybe they could move a few more over the goal line before they start bragging ... More >>
Will the Purple head West to some fancy new digs?There's another warning sign that we'd better figure out a way to keep the Vikings in Minnesota. The value of the team has dropped 7 percent compared to last year in a new survey of NFL franchises. The sobering news comes via Forbes magazine's ... More >>
Best Mountain Lion QB everThere's a weird Vikings reunion going on west of the Sierra Nevada: Quarterback Daunte Culpepper has just signed a deal to play football under the eye of coach Dennis Green -- for the Sacramento Mountain Lions, a UFL franchise. The first time time those two paired u ... More >>
While woeful at 1-7, Detroit does have a history of playing games tight on our turf.
Thanks to Spamalot, the son of former St. Paul Mayor Randy Kelly is dating American Idol Clay Aiken
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The Vikings blew it; the Gophers got axed, the Twins lost Neshek for all of next season, the T-wolves losing streak hits EIGHT. Thank god for the Wild.
The Wild lose, the Gophers spoil what should have been an easy win, the Phillies play three innings to win the World Series.
The skipper of the Love Boat isn't keeping up his Eden Prairie home
ESPN's Jonah Keri takes us through many eras to explain the odd way Gus Frerotte became the embodiment of Minnesota’s hopes and dreams.
Heading west to California today in the hopes of continuing their hot streak, the Minnesota Vikings take on the San Francisco 49ers in a game the purple need to win to keep the talk and hope of playoff football alive.
Today's game against the Detroit Lions could be the game that propels the Vikes towards post-season play. Will Adrian "All Day" Peterson's return keep the Vikings current winning streak alive? We're coming to you live from the Metrodome today.
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.
Here is the final hour--save for a brief gap while the videotape was being replaced--of the Minnesota House testimony on the Twins stadium bill, after all the amendments had been considered.
My grand plan is to pick ten college and five pro games for the next few weeks, including my most confident "lock" in both pro and college. Let's see if I can prove to you that I don't know what I'm talking about.