Imagine being a football fan in a city between two NFL markets -- Omaha, for example.It's August, and you want to watch some NFL preseason action, so you turn on the TV. What game do you see? According to Vikings spokesperson Jeff Anderson, ensuring it's a Vikes broadcast is a high priority for the ... More >>
In the wake of the Mike Priefer-Chris Kluwe controversy that erupted early this year, it would've been fitting for the Minnesota Vikings to select Michael Sam in the draft and thereby become the first NFL team to employ an openly gay player.But the Vikings passed on him 10 times. In fact, Sam -- sub ... More >>
The Vikings made a big splash by signing free agent wide receiver Greg Jennings away from the Packers earlier this month, but it turns out that wouldn't have happened had Mike Wallace not hated Minnesota weather so much.SEE ALSO: Vikings give Jerome Simpson $500,000 raise for being absolutely terrib ... More >>
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 >>
The NFL's leading rusher should feast on the 'Cards run defense.
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 >>
A new business study will surely add fuel to the debate over a new Vikings stadium.
Here's what history says about opponents' winning percentage.
While woeful at 1-7, Detroit does have a history of playing games tight on our turf.
Harriet donates to Hillary, Wallace and Gromit melt, autograph porn, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
A week after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, we've heard from politicians, pundits, survivors, aid workers, and editorialists. Here are just a few of the notable comments coming out of the tragedy... "We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did." -- Re ... More >>
Securities scams, karaoke-bar brawls, and the occasional boozy ride: At least there's one championship the Vikings might be winning
Minnesota's 12th man proved no match for the Dirty Birds
Why sports teams get away with blackmailing cities.