For those of us in the habit of catching up with what's going on in the world each morning via Twitter, this was what today was like (minus the "Go back to bed" part for yours truly):Wake up. Entire Twitter feed is Adrian Peterson. Go back to bed.-- Kevin Hoffman (@panopticon13) September 17, 2014 B ... More >>
Just another day in the life of Wiz Khalifa. Early Sunday, Soundset organizers had reason to be nervous when the Pittsburgh rapper was arrested in El Paso, Texas. According to TMZ, about 0.5 grams of a "green leafy substance" was found on him during his TSA check before a flight to Dallas.After he w ... More >>
It's hard enough to perform at an NFL level as it is. But can you imagine trying to do so while still reeling from last night's booze bender?That's the situation former Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson says he was in last season before he was arrested for DWI and pot possession on November 19 and t ... More >>
-- Updates at bottom -- For the second time since Thanksgiving, Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson was arrested for DWI yesterday morning. THE BACKSTORY: Vikings' Erin Henderson suing state over 3 a.m. DWI arrest The news was just broken by USA Today NFL reporter and former 1500 ESPN Vikings beat wri ... More >>
The Vikings have already released cornerback A.J. Jefferson after he was arrested for domestic assault around 4:30 a.m. this morning. SEE ALSO: Vikings cornerback Chris Cook found not guilty of domestic assaultDetails are scant at this point, but a press release from the Eden Prairie Police Departme ... More >>
As expected, a grand jury has indicted Joseph Patterson on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in connection with the death of Adrian Peterson's two-year-old son, Tyrese Robert Doohen.SEE ALSO: Adrian Peterson fathered another secret child with server at Seven, TMZ reports Ty was in Patter ... More >>
Adrian Peterson was sued in April for not paying child support, TMZ reports.RELATED: Adrian Peterson's Sioux Falls child was "a secret," source saysThe suit was reportedly filed by Erica Syion, a former Dallas stripper who mothered Adrian's now four-year-old son.
:::: UPDATE :::: According to a new TMZ report, AP actually has at least five children. Word emerged today of a four-year-old boy Peterson fathered with a former stripper in Dallas. Peterson gives the mother money and sometimes visits his son, TMZ reports.Original post -- Before news of Adrian Peter ... More >>
From the beginning, there has been widespread misunderstanding about Ty, the 2-year-old son of Adrian Peterson who died in Sioux Falls last Friday as a result of injuries allegedly inflicted by Joey Patterson, the mother's boyfriend.SEE ALSO: What we know about Joey Patterson, the man accused of bea ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: A source in South Dakota says the victim was Adrian Peterson's son, but not Adrian Peterson Jr. From an email she sent us:Just a heads up, TMZ is reporting incorrect information, it's not AP Jr who is in the hospital in Sioux Falls, it's [name withheld]. I live here in Sioux F ... More >>
Jesse Ventura's idea to freeze congressional pay until the shutdown is resolved is gaining steam online.SEE ALSO: Jesse Ventura plans presidential run with V.P. Howard SternVentura recently made the suggestion to TMZ in a video interview, and now a petition to that effect has gained over 300,000 sig ... More >>
During his tenure in Minnesota, Bryant McKinnie established an unprecedented reputation for blowing through stacks of money, eating lots of food, not paying $375,000 strip club tabs, and "running through the okra patch" on the Love Boat, among other things.SEE ALSO: Brett Favre pubes salesman shares ... More >>
Tan Mom spent last night at a Twin Cities detox facility after she landed at MSP drunk as tanning-bed-fried skunk.SEE ALSO: Skin cancer rates for young women eight-times higher than in 1970, Mayo study findsWho is Tan Mom, you ask? Well, her real name is Patricia Krentcil, and we're writing about he ... More >>
Austin Aries grew up in Milwaukee but is billed as being from Minneapolis and has spent lots of time here wrestling on the independent circuit. His rise from relative obscurity in the Midwest to the heights of professional wrestling has been remarkable -- last year, the 5'9", 35-year-old Aries won t ... More >>
In the Sports Illustrated piece in which he became the first major-sport male pro athlete to come out of the closet, NBA big man Jason Collins describes the gradual process by which he came to terms with his homosexuality. "When I was younger I dated women," Collins writes. "I even got engaged. I th ... More >>
Yesterday, Adrian Peterson was walking around in D.C. when he was approached by a TMZ videographer.SEE ALSO: Adrian Peterson talks about double-sided scooby snacks in "NFL: A Bad Lip Reading" [VIDEO] The TMZ guy was curious to ask AP about the race of the first NFL player to come out of the closet, ... More >>
Sean Waltman -- a.k.a. X-Pac and the 1-2-3 Kid of WWF fame -- is 40 years old, but he's still wrasslin' on the indie circuit.SEE ALSO: Shawn Daivari Hiawatha Line smackdown: The surveillance footage [VIDEO] On Saturday evening, the Minneapolis native was back in his hometown for a match during a tri ... More >>
The troubled life of country singer Mindy McCready has come to a close with the Cleburne County, Arkansas, Sheriff's Office stating that officers were dispatched to her home Sunday after neighbors reported hearing gunshots. There they found McCready on the front porch of her home, dead at the scene ... More >>
Pauline Phillips, the original Dear Abby, died yesterday at the age of 94. She had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease.SEE ALSO: Bobby Vee: I have Alzheimer's Disease Phillips, a native of Sioux City, Iowa, began writing the Dear Abby column in 1956 under the name Abigail Van Buren. At the colum ... More >>
Plus, a WWE star fights on a light rail train
SEE ALSO:-- Adrian Peterson doesn't look "heavily intoxicated" in his mugshot [PHOTO]-- Adrian Peterson arrested in HoustonIf you thought Adrian Peterson would simply plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest and move on with his life, think again.AP has hired superstar defense attorn ... More >>
After he was arrested early Saturday morning for resisting arrest at Houston's Live! at Bayou Place, TMZ reported that Vikings superstar running back Adrian Peterson was "heavily intoxicated... which was very out of character."Today, Peterson's mugshot was released, and we gotta say... he doesn't lo ... More >>
Former Vikings offensive lineman Bryant McKinnie has been ordered to immediately pay back a $4.3 million loan he took from Pro Player Funding on the eve of last year's NFL lockout. In court, Pro Player Funding argued that after he was cut from the Vikings last August, McKinnie missed a payment, trig ... More >>
Together forever (whereas forever is equivalent to 72 days)Kim Kardashian took a break from her divorce drama in Hollywood to whip up some divorce drama in "Yeehaw Minnesota" over the weekend, dropping in on estranged husband and occasional basketball player Kris Humphries at his Hopkins home. Th ... More >>
Kim Kardashian, Kris Humphries: Divorced because of Minnesota?Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' fairytale romance -- okay, made-for-TV-movie romance -- came to a quick, tragic end yesterday.As the ink dries on the divorce papers, and Americans attempt to pick up the pieces of their shattered liv ... More >>
Kim Kardashian, Kris Humphries: The end of the Great American Love Affair.Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries, the couple that stole America's heart and ate America's brains, are officially, finally done. The news broke today via TMZ, which has since obtained (read: got faxed from Kim's publicist a ... More >>
Jamawn Woods of Soul Daddy blames Chipotle on his woes. Jamawn Woods, winner of America's Next Great Restaurant, and founder of three quickly-shuttered Soul Daddy eateries, including one at the Mall of America, is blaming his failure on one of his backers, Chipotle. Woods told the celebrity ... More >>
Impressive bar stats.Vikings tackle Bryant McKinnie turned a lot of heads in a swank Hollywood nightclub the other night, reportedly running up a $100,000 bar tab during the NBA All-Star "Kick Off Party." According to TMZ, McKinnie's tastes ran to high-end champagne at MyHouse during the pa ... More >>
Not making his own phone call meant Bob missed out on La Grassa's deliciousness.Another catfight went down two Saturdays ago in the ongoing and ever-more-ridiculous war between restaurateurs and tweeting foodies. The Star Tribune recounts Bar La Grassa's social media nightmare surrounding Bob H ... More >>
Brett Favre: Times change.Piling on, or maybe not wanting to be outdone by the likes of Deadspin and TMZ, Sports Illustrated has officially fallen madly out of love with Vikings quarterback Brett Favre. The striptease-quality moments that led to his return in August. The penis pictures. The ... More >>
More evidence?Jenn Sterger's manager says that unless the National Football League punishes Brett Favre over the sexting scandal involving the former Jets sideline host, she'll "go public." Phil Reese tells TMZ that the evidence Sterger handed over to NFL investigators a few weeks ago "prov ... More >>
Screengrab via TMZThe Stanley Cup buckles upAh yes. The Stanley Cup, Holy Grail of the NHL. Just to see it, too maybe even touch it, is every rink rat's dream. Too bad none of them were loitering around the gas station in Roseau the other day when the Blackhawks' Dustin Byfuglien stopped by t ... More >>
Enjoy some fruity sangria and be inspired to volunteer for Fruits of the City. It's July in Minnesota. The heat index is high, the humidity is heavy, and the happy hours are abundant. Get the scoop with your Week in Food . . . Tuesday 7/6 What goes great with wine? Prizes! Be rewarded for y ... More >>
Jonathan Kaminsky/CP Jared Allen at the RNC, where he didn't kick any homeboy's asses Just because Jared Allen has an iPhone app doesn't mean he's going soft. The Vikings Pro-Bowl defensive end is all over TMZ for an altercation at the Grapevine bar in Scottsdale, Arizona, that was caught on ... More >>
Wrestling champ Brock Lesnar is off the operating table and home in Alexandria.
The heavyweight champ is fighting an intestinal illness that may claim his UFC career.
According to MJ's former dermatologist, anyway.
Michael Jackson has died after suffering from cardiac arrest.
University of Minnesota student Casey Carlson fell pretty flat last night and was quickly pummeled by the judges. Only her hotness can save her now.
University of Minnesota student and Minnesota native Casey Carlson has only had a couple minutes in the spotlight in this season of American Idol, but fan sites have exploded and the buzz just won't quiet down.
Langseth will have to fend off the Idol nuts who found out she's spent time in the clink.
Richard Jefferson, the falsetto-voiced, goody-goody star of the New Jersey Nets, has been accused of choking a club-goer right here in Minneapolis. The alleged incident happened at Infinity, just down the block from Target Center, the night a couple weeks back when the T-Wolves came from behind to h ... More >>