Posts Tagged Minnesota

NFL suspends Peterson for at least rest of season

In this Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson speaks to the media after pleading no contest to an assault charge in Conroe, Texas. The NFL suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the remainder of the season. The league said Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, it informed the Minnesota Vikings running back he will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15 for violating the NFL personal conduct policy.  (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson’s last appearance in the Minnesota locker room was nearly 10 weeks ago. The Vikings have played all but one game this season without his swift and strong running ability.

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Vikings claim running back Ben Tate off waivers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.

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Minneapolis to name street honoring Bud Grant

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis plans to name a street near the new Vikings stadium after former Vikings and NFL Hall of Fame coach Bud Grant.

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Father: Heart defects caused son’s death

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Police say a preliminary medical examiner’s report confirms a 14-year-old Minnesota boy who collapsed while playing hockey died from a heart condition.

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Minnesota State gets bye to start D2 playoffs

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State has a first-round bye in the NCAA Division II playoffs.

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