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August 22, 2017
SANSEVERE: Matt Birk believes football is getting a bad rap
12 hours 19 min ago
Bemidji State wide receiver Blake Holder takes a drink on the sideline at Chet Anderson Stadium during football practice Tuesday afternoon. The Beavers will kick off the 2017 season at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, at Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference foe Winona State. BSU, which is ranked No. 25 in the AFCA Division II Preseason Coaches' Poll, will host Concordia-St. Paul in the home opener at 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 9. (Austin Monteith | Bemidji Pioneer)
Practice makes perfect: Football is back!
12 hours 32 min ago
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Rod Streater dives to try and tackle Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Rodney Adams on a punt return during the first quarter at New Era Field in Orchard Park, N.Y., on Aug. 10, 2017. Timothy T. Ludwig / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings rookies look like a class act this year
12 hours 54 min ago
Minnesota Golden Gophers wide receiver Rashad Still (88) catches a pass over Purdue Boilermakers cornerback Da'Wan Hunte (2) in the first half at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday,Nov. 5, 2017. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Gophers coaches looking for more from WR Still
13 hours 27 min ago
Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater (5) and Sam Bradford drop back to pass during offseason practice at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minn., on June 13, 2017. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings likely to keep three QBs on roster
13 hours 41 min ago
August 21, 2017
Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner looks downfield during the first half against the Washington State Cougars at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on Dec. 27, 2016. Orlando Ramirez / USA TODAY Sports
Former Gophers QB Mitch Leidner getting first taste of NFL
August 21, 2017 - 7:31pm
Running back Latavius Murray was put on the physically unable to perform list the first morning of Vikings football training camp at Minnesota State University/Mankato, Monday, July 24. Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press
Will Vikings RB Latavius Murray make preseason debut Sunday? 'Maybe,' coach says
August 21, 2017 - 7:07pm
August 19, 2017
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) breaks the tackle of Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin (77) during the second quarter at CenturyLink Field on Friday, Aug. 18. (Joe Nicholson / USA TODAY Sports)
Cook moves closer to being starter
August 19, 2017 - 7:24pm
August 17, 2017
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Taylor Heinicke lines up under center Pat Elflein during the second half against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field in Orchard Park, N.Y., on Aug. 10, 2017. Kevin Hoffman / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings' rebuilt offensive line off to a familiar start
August 17, 2017 - 7:20pm
August 16, 2017
Leonard Fournette (LSU) was selected as the No. 4 overall pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round the 2017 NFL Draft at Philadelphia Museum of Art on April 27, 2017. Bill Streicher / USA TODAY Sports
FANTASY FORECAST: The 10 draft commandments
August 16, 2017 - 8:41pm
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer shakes hands with and points at cornerback Mackensie Alexander before the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Nov. 24, 2016. Raj Mehta / USA TODAY Sports
The reason for Vikings CB Alexander's improvement? 'He listens'
August 16, 2017 - 7:33pm
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford gets ready to pass at the Minnesota Vikings annual training camp in Mankato Thursday, July 27.  Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
Vikings QB Sam Bradford opens up on faith, trust and drowning out the intrigue
August 16, 2017 - 6:25pm
U of M leaders followed rules during football sex assault investigation, review finds
August 16, 2017 - 1:04pm
August 15, 2017
Minnesota Vikings offensive guard Alex Boone (75) against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field in Orchard Park, N.Y. on Aug. 10, 2017. Timothy T. Ludwig / USA TODAY Sports
Injuries strike Vikings offensive line again
August 15, 2017 - 8:05pm
August 14, 2017
Nicholas Mutchler tackles a dummy that had been held by Devin Henry (30) during a drill at the Bemidji High School football team's first practice Monday. (Austin Monteith | Bemidji Pioneer)
FOOTBALL: Jacks open practice ahead of new season
August 14, 2017 - 10:16pm