Tonight, the 1-4 Vikings are in New Jersey to play the 0-6 New York Giants on Monday Night Football.GOOD LUCK JOSH: Vikings name Freeman starting QB: Top 10 tweets Given their collective 1-10 record, it's easy to forget that these two teams once met in the NFC Championship Game. It's also easy to f ... More >>
The Vikings QB Merry Go 'Round got another spin today, as coach Leslie Frazier announced new acquisition Josh Freeman will start the team's Monday night game on the road against the winless New York Giants.That means the 1-4 Vikes are poised to start their third quarterback in the last four games. A ... More >>
Edward Snowden, eat your heart out.Leaking information about secret government surveillance? That's child's play compared to what one courageous Viking is doing.
The weather has cooled down, but the music hasn't. Plenty of acts, large and local, are hitting up the Twin Cities this week. Mumford & Sons leave their mark on St. Paul Wednesday at the Xcel while Taylor Swift stops by later for the weekend. Alt-J plays a sold out two night show at First Avenue ... More >>
After months of hearing lawmakers carp that they couldn't speak to whether they support using public money for a new Vikings stadium without seeing a detailed proposal, a plan has finally emerged.During a news conference earlier today, Gov. Dayton and the Vikings unveiled a $975 million stadium p ... More >>
Three days after pathetically whimpering about how her Packers-themed nail-job and Clay Matthews jersey caused her favorite team to lose to the New York Giants, "sad Packers fan" Casey Lewis is apparently feeling better. Lewis, 24, is a lifelong Wisconsin resident and currently lives in Wauwatosa ... More >>
Sunday was a sad day in Packer nation, as Green Bay's bid for back-to-back championships was rudely ended by the visiting New York Giants.But after all, it was just a football game. Nothing to cry about, right?Wrong. A video has surfaced of a female Packer fan pathetically whimpering about how he ... More >>
druminhands/flickrIf you're going to have the worst record in the American League wrapped around your neck, you may as well take the edge off by having playing in America's Best Sports Facility. And as humbled as the Twins must surely be by having their home base named with such an honor, t ... 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 >>
solidstateNo profanity please.Terry Duncan climbed aboard a Milwaukee bus and started lacing his conversation with a fellow rider with a string of four-letter Anglo Saxon monosyllables of the "s..." and "f..." persuasion. Then he found out you can't do that in Milwaukee. And faster than you ... More >>
Because the Vikings' 2010 season has been so tame . . .
The Metrodome is missing its bubble. The roof of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome has collapsed under the weight of the blizzard that hammered Minneapolis yesterday. In place of a plaza and surrounding parking fields that should have been filled with pre-game hub bub, there's just blowing sn ... More >>
Welcome back to winter.The weather forecasters called this one right: The Twin Cities have been inundated with snow measured by the foot rather than just inches. And wind, as promised, is clearly kicking up. Driving around Minneapolis was sloppy and choppy this morning. Neighbors were helping ea ... More >>
Welcome back to winter.The weather forecasters called this one right: The Twin Cities have been inundated with snow measured by the foot rather than just inches. And wind, as promised, is clearly kicking up. Driving around Minneapolis was sloppy and choppy this morning. Neighbors were helpin ... More >>
Vikings tight end is ready for the Saints
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 >>
His younger brother, a backup linebacker for Minnesota, gets busted for performance-enhancing drugs and suspended four games
Game preview and prediction inside.
Here's what history says about opponents' winning percentage.
In just a couple weeks, No. 4 has shot up to the top of the sales charts.
Dude needs a cameo in a Ben Stiller movie.
Regardless of fans' optimism over Vikings owner Zygi Wilf's off season spending spree, the bean counters at Forbes say the Purple are worth less than any other team in the NFL.
One thing can be agreed upon, the Minnesota Vikings have fewer excuses this season if the team performs poorly.
What do you get for the football fan who has everything? Why not celebrate the underdog's victory with a Waterford crystal football featuring an embedded Giants logo?
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.
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.
A lot has been made this week of the Oakland Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin being a Minnesota Vikings ball boy during the late 1980s and early 90s. I'm kind of jealous. Not that Lane got to be around the players or at the games during this time, but because he might have witnessed first hand what ... More >>
You look at the Vikings and see a football team. Zygi Wilf looks at the Vikings and sees a key that might unlock countless added development deals— here or somewhere else.
Hey folks. Bucking the idiot would have put you 9-5-1 in games last week, which would still only be the third-best outcome in the four times we've toted it up thus far. For those keeping score, my season mark now stands at 25-34-1, and if you excise the inexplicable hiccup from two weeks back, when ... More >>
The 2005 NFL schedule was released today and the Minnesota Vikings could be in for a very long season. The NFC North has been making some notable off-season improvements, and a Moss-less offense against Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore may need a lot of help from the recent acquisitions on the def ... More >>
While the XFL aims for the slick fringes of entertainment, its antics fall in the muddy middle of the field
With the Broncos' loss, the Vikings shed the aura of the underdog
Happy Holidays: A five-game losing streak near the end of the season landed the Vikings a relatively weak playoff opponent.
Despite its massive cast, hefty page count, and outsized ambitions, Don DeLillo's Underworld manages to underwhelm.
At 83, Angelo Giuliani is a talking book of Minnesota baseball lore.