MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings signed head coach Mike Zimmer to a three-year contract extension through the 2023 season, finalizing a key piece of business Friday before the beginning of...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just like so many Sunday mornings before, Sid Hartman's column was printed in the sports section of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Then he joined the sports talk show on WCCO AM...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Wright, a former University of Minnesota football star who led grocery wholesaler Supervalu Inc. for 20 years, has died. He was 81.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — John Michels, a College Football Hall of Famer whose 27 seasons as a Minnesota Vikings assistant coach included all four of their Super Bowl appearances, has died. He was 87.
Michels' daughter, Sarah Michels-Dunkel, said Friday that her father died Thursday in Kingsport.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will induct former head coach Dennis Green into their Ring of Honor this season.
The Vikings announced Monday they'll hold a halftime ceremony with Green's family during their Sept. 23 game against Buffalo. Green died at age 67 in 2016.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired Todd Downing as a senior offensive assistant, bringing him back to his hometown team after serving last year as offensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders.
Downing will begin his 18th season in the NFL, the first five of which were with the Vikings as an intern, systems analyst and quality control coach. He was promoted to offensive coordinator in Oakland in 2017 after two years as quarterbacks coach.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Vikings coach Bud Grant coach runs his garage sales with steely discipline.
Grant gave the fans gathered outside his home in Bloomington his annual warning of no haggling. He said, "If you don't want to buy it, the guy behind you will." Then he blew his whistle precisely at 5 p.m. Wednesday to open the sale.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — NFL players usually don't get to leave the game like Chad Greenway did.
From start to finish, Greenway had quite the career.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph spent his first three seasons playing in the Metrodome, a cramped, dingy noise box that tested the patience of fans and players alike.
The home locker room only had five bathroom stalls for 53 players and dozens of coaches and support staff. So when he walked around U.S. Bank Stadium, the Vikings' new $1.1 billion stadium that is set to open this season, he said comparing the two was like "ground chuck and filet...