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September 19, 2017
Quigley finding success thanks to directional punting, exceptional Vikings gunners
15 hours 48 min ago
Eight- and nine-year-old football players practice. Youths who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who started playing after they turned 12, according to a study released by Boston University researchers on Sept. 19, 2017. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
23 hours 10 min ago
September 18, 2017
FOOTBALL: Aanerud named NSIC Special Teams Player of the Week
September 18, 2017 - 10:26pm
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford looks on during the fourth quarter against the Miami Dolphins at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Aug. 31, 2017. Jeffrey Becker / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings coach doesn't think Bradford's injury is long-term
September 18, 2017 - 6:15pm
Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray looks to avoid a tackle by Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier during the second quarter at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Sept. 17, 2017. Mark Konezny / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings' Murray believes limited role 'still evolving'
September 18, 2017 - 5:44pm
September 17, 2017
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders wide receiver Tyrese Johnson (13) gets tackled after catching the ball from Minnesota Golden Gophers linebacker Julian Huff (20) in the second half Saturday, Sept. 16, at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Defense has sparked Gophers' 3-0 start
September 17, 2017 - 8:17pm
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer looks at his play chart against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first quarter Sunday, Sept. 17, at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Charles LeClaire / USA TODAY Sports
Murphy: Vikings' don't ask, don't tell policy growing stale
September 17, 2017 - 7:36pm
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) passes under pressure by Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden (21) during the third quarter Sunday, Sept. 17, at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 26-9. Charles LeClaire / USA TODAY Sports
Steelers roll over banged-up Vikings, 26-9
September 17, 2017 - 7:22pm
September 16, 2017
FOOTBALL: Beavers fall 30-27 in unexpected shootout
September 16, 2017 - 9:52pm
Minnesota Golden Gophers running back Shannon Brooks (23) carries the ball during the first half against the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium last weekend. Troy Wayrynen / USA TODAY Sports
It took a village to change the life of Gophers running back Shannon Brooks
September 16, 2017 - 1:01pm
September 15, 2017
FOOTBALL: Silencing the Storm: Jacks nab 37-12 win over Sauk Rapids-Rice
September 15, 2017 - 11:12pm
Bemidji State linebacker Justin Van Houtan (43) reacts to Concordia-St. Paul's read option before making the tackle during BSU's 54-17 win over the Golden Bears at Chet Anderson Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 9. (Micah Friez | Bemidji Pioneer)
FOOTBALL: BSU secondary off to a hot start with Augie up next
September 15, 2017 - 10:55pm
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sept. 11, 2017. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Will Vikings end road woes in Pittsburgh?
September 15, 2017 - 7:32pm
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) signals first down after a run in the fourth quarter against the New York Giants Sept. 10 at AT&T Stadium. Matthew Emmons / USA TODAY Sports
NFL files emergency motion to stay Elliott injunction
September 15, 2017 - 12:20pm
September 14, 2017
FOOTBALL: Jacks look to return to win column
September 14, 2017 - 10:42pm
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