Vikings
  • Ex-NFL star Sharper awaits sentence in rape cases

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Former Minnesota Vikings safety Darren Sharper has a sentencing hearing in federal court Thursday following an earlier multi-jurisdiction plea deal related to allegations he drugged and raped as many as 16 …

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    18 Aug 16
  • Appeals court upholds Adrian Peterson suspension in '14 case

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A federal appeals court has ruled that the NFL was within its rights when it suspended Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson in 2014 after he was charged with child abuse. A three-judge …

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    05 Aug 16
  • New Vikings HQ to be named for Twin Cities Orthopedics

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have secured naming rights for their new headquarters, with local physician group and sports medicine provider Twin Cities Orthopedics. The Vikings announced a 20-year agreement with the orthopedic …

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    03 Aug 16
  • Phil Loadholt retires from NFL after 7 seasons with Vikings

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Right tackle Phil Loadholt has decided to retire from the NFL after seven seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings placed Loadholt on the reserve/retired list Monday, four days before training camp …

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    26 Jul 16
  • WR Greg Jennings says he's retiring after decade in NFL

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Receiver Greg Jennings says he’s retiring after a decade in the National Football League. Jennings, in a video posted on social media, says “football is over. I’m done.” The 32-year-old …

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    26 Jul 16
  • Eagan officials approve Minnesota Vikings' building plans

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) – The Eagan City Council has unanimously approved the Minnesota Vikings’ plans to build a new headquarters and training facility in the Twin Cities suburb. Despite concerns over the amount of signage …

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    22 Jun 16
  • Minnesota Vikings sign safety Harrison Smith to extension

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have signed safety Harrison Smith to a contract extension. The rising star at safety signed his five-year extension on Monday, ensuring that the issue will not …

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    07 Jun 16
  • Adrian Peterson donating $100K to flood relief in hometown

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Adrian Peterson is donating $100,000 toward relief efforts after flooding ravaged his hometown of Palestine, Texas. And the Minnesota Vikings running back is asking others to help as well. Peterson is teaming …

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    05 May 16