The Wild left wing has been called the dirtiest player in hockey, but he intends to prove the haters wrong
Adrian Peterson is hard on himself. But apparently not as hard as his kids are.SEE ALSO: Samantha Steele gets death wish against husband Christian Ponder after bad game Hours after AP turned in a relatively pedestrian performance (88 rushing yards on 25 carries, 27 yards receiving, one touchdown, on ... More >>
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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 >>
Leading up to the Super Bowl, it's expected (especially for Vikings fans, who seem doomed to never make it back to the big game) that everyone chooses a side to cheer for while we all make our big plans for Sunday. And those truly lucky fans of the teams involved in the Super Bowl typically puff ... More >>
A competition Favre probably didn't want to win.The Hollywood Reporter hits the streets tomorrow, and with it comes the results of a nationwide poll showing Brett Favre is the most hated quarterback in the NFL. Surprised?
Clay Matthews gets his Fabio on.While the rest of the Green Bay Packers have been prepping for the Super Bowl XLV, long-haired linebacker Clay Matthews has been shopping for a shampoo endorsement. Score! The 6-feet 3-inch, 255-pound favorite for NFL Defensive Player of the Year has just ink ... More >>
Nothing's coming between Brett Favre and his Wranglers, yet.It's going to be hard looking at those Brett Favre Wrangler ads anymore without rolling the eyes as "Bad To The Bone" plays in the background. But so far, Wrangler's keeping Favre at the center of its ad strategy despite the sextin ... More >>
Sports Illustrated favors the Packers for NFC champs.The Minnesota Vikings and its loyal fans may be excited about the prospect of Brett Favre returning to helm the team, but Sports Illustrated hasn't given into the hype. It's predecting the Green Bay Packers will be NFC champs, and QB Aaron ... 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 >>
Week 14 offers a prime opportunity for the Purple to win back some clout.
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Idiot's thoroughly pedestrian 7-7-1 mark in last week's games. I could spin it to say that in five weeks of prognostication, only once has the Idiot finished with a winning record on his 15 picks. But the real bottom line is that through five weeks and 75 games, the Idiot's record now stands at 32-4 ... More >>
Okay, so the idiot pulled a fast one last week, actually picking 11 winners out of 15 games. My percentage is now up to 44, which means if you've bucked the idiot from the start, you'd barely have any coin after paying the vigorish. But you'd still be ahead, my friend, and I'm guessing my idiocy wil ... More >>
No brag, just fact: I picked a mere five winners out of 15 games last week, actually boosting my overall record to 9-21. In other words, if you'd been bucking the idiot since we started this little exercise, you'd have bagged 70 percent winners against the spread. On to Week 3, in which, as always ... More >>
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Having plucked Cardinals, the Vikes go gunning for Falcons
With an easy schedule and the league's most exciting rookie added to an already potent offense, this year's Vikings need to deliver on suddenly high expectations