Erin Carlyle's cover story on Joe Gustafson is nominated for Story of the Year.The Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists honor the best in journalism from across Minnesota, and we're proud to say that we've been nominated for 23 awards in this year's contest. The 23 no ... More >>
He's back.Former Vikings coach Brad Childress was run out of town last November in the wake of a total team collapse punctuated by Brett Favre's bum season and rumored infidelities, and the brief, boneheaded move to bring back Randy Moss. But Chilly's back -- if you've got a broadband hookup ... More >>
Image from Madieu Williams FoundationThe Vikings safety is a bit of good news in a pretty bad seasonIt hasn't exactly been a stellar season for the Vikings. First there was Brett Favre Penisgate. Then Randy Moss's bizarre self-interview. Then Coach Brad Childress got kicked to the can. And over t ... More >>
Brett Favre says there's still hope.The embarrassing Vikings implosion keeps getting worse after that 31-3 rout at the hands of the Packers. We have Brett Favre sniping with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell on the sideline during the game. We have Visanthe Shiancoe over-sharing on Twitte ... More >>
Visanthe Shiancoe just went Four Loco on his Twitter page.Visanthe Shiancoe just opened a can of whoop ass on Twitter, verbalizing the disgust that many fans felt watching today's exercise in futility.Sometimes players need to look in the mirror and self reflect. If there is an area in your game ... More >>
Childress says the Shiancoe ruling was wrong.Brad Childress told reporters yesterday that NFL officials admitted the Vikings were screwed out of a touchdown Sunday in their 28-24 loss to the Packers at Lambeau Field. After looking at instant replay tape, the referees nullified tight end Visa ... More >>
Moss needs to end his 14-straight game streak below the century mark.
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 >>
Photo:Tony NelsonThe Vikings lost, but Shiancoe scored.Last night's Vikings loss in New Orleans carried a heavy whiff of déjà vu all over again. And just to add insult to injury, we're greeted with news this afternoon from NBC that a record number of TV viewers got to see for themselves that th ... More >>
Screen grab via NBCVisanthe Shaincoe gets his bucket onVisanthe Shiancoe, Vikings starting tight end, played "Minute to Win It" for charity last night. As usual, he was full of quick quips. He showed us his dance moves. The subject of our cover story this week, Shiancoe teamed up with with ... More >>
Vikings tight end is ready for the Saints
Photo by Tony NelsonYou've been pronouncing his name wrongIt's not "Vi-San-Tay." Announcers have been calling him that since the Minnesota Vikings starting tight end hit the NFL. But they've been wrong. Just ask his mother. "The E is silent at the end," says Shiancoe's mom, Ethel. "I don't know ... More >>
Which Vikings rock Twitter hardest? Read on.The NFL doesn't allow its players to use Twitter from the sidelines, but that doesn't stop some Minnesota Vikings from having a lot to say in 140 characters or less when games and practices are over. And here's what we wanted to know: Which Vikings ... More >>
Image via YouTubeSimpson's white Ford BroncoThe whole media circus surrounding Brett Favre's return to Minnesota yesterday -- including news helicopters tracking his drive from the airport to Winter Park -- put us in mind of another NFL legend, although the circumstances were, um, different. ... More >>
One more year?Vikings QB Brett Favre appeared by video near the end of that massive huckster "motivation" gathering yesterday at the Target Center, and delivered some bummer news to the assembled acolytes: "Physically, I don't feel great," he said. "I'm not getting any younger." "One more ... More >>
Remembering 2009 in slideshows.
The Minnesota Vikings QB is an Artist of the Year in 2009
The Seahawks are just 3-6 and have yet to find victory on the road this season. 9-1 ensues for the Purple.
High marks abound for 7-1 division leaders.
A former front-office guy in minor league baseball has assembled a database of more than 500 confirmed and validated Twitter accounts for pro and college athletes.
Now rivals Visanthe Shiancoe for overexposure.
Minnesota Vikings tight end Visanthe Shiancoe sure knows how to keep us coming back for more.
After Brett Favre complained about his ouchy-wouchy, we thought back on some sports fail of the past.
Mayor R.T. Rybak didn't have the football smarts to create his own fantasy football team, but he sure knows how to toss around the dirt about his competition on the interwebs.
When players tweet from meetings, the suits get mad.
Thanks to Spamalot, the son of former St. Paul Mayor Randy Kelly is dating American Idol Clay Aiken