Minnesota Sports News

Pat Shurmur's philosophy on Vikings' QBs: Always keep developing

Aug 21, 2017

Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks Case Keenum (7) and Taylor Heinicke (6) throw passes during NFL football practice, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)After two games of the Vikings’ preseason schedule, it seems as th…

Timing of Miguel Sano's injury not terrible for the Twins

Aug 21, 2017

Eddie Rosario, Byron Buxton and Jorge Polanco are among the those hitting well enough to compensate for Miguel Sano's stint on the disabled list,.

After Russell Wilson's big plays, Vikings have "got to do better in coverage"

Aug 21, 2017

Yes, they were playing without two starting defensive backs and saw Terence Newman leave early. And yes, they were on the road against a quarterback who’s made a living out of crossing defensive wires with his ability to throw on the run. But the Vikings …

Wild's probable lines since Matt Cullen's signing

Aug 21, 2017

Obviously my opinion, but by popular demand, here's a look at how I see the lines shaping up heading into next month's training camp.

Vikings, in need of a quarterback, sign Mitch Leidner

Aug 21, 2017

The former Gophers QB had been delivering food around the Twin Cities, waiting for his chance.

Once overlooked, Parkettes finally land cheerleading gig in U.S. Bank Stadium

Aug 21, 2017

The onetime Vikings cheerleading group has date set to cheer on a game day.

No votes for Gophers football team in AP preseason Top 25

Aug 21, 2017

Alabama and Ohio State go 1-2 in the poll of media members. Manageable early schedule, on paper, could move Gophers into Top 25.

Ed Sharockman, two time Pro Bowl cornerback for Vikings, dies at 77

Aug 21, 2017

Sharockman was voted as one of the 50 Greatest Vikings seven years ago.

These aren't your father's football practices — thankfully

Aug 21, 2017

Times have changed out there on the high school, college and pro practice fields, where days are shorter and hitting less frequent, to the benefit of healthier, smarter players.