• Green Bay comes on in 2nd half, beats Minnesota-Duluth 94-74

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Carrington Love scored 22 points — his third game with 22 or more points this season — and Green Bay rode an explosive second half to a 94-74 victory over Division II Minnesota-Duluth on Sunday.

  • In this Nov. 15, 2015, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) carries against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. Peterson's 961 yards rushing easily leads the league. And the Vikings have a defense ranked ninth overall that hasn't allowed more than 23 points in a game, giving up 154 overall, second stingiest in the NFL. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach, File)

    Goodell: Peterson ‘taking great advantage’ of opportunity

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he believes Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been “taking great advantage” of his opportunity to play this year following the child abuse case that kept him out for almost all of last season.

  • Alanna Galloway speaks to a crowd in front of a police precinct Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Minneapolis.  An encampment of protesters outside a Minneapolis police station vowed Saturday to maintain their vigil over the death of a black man who was shot by police, saying they won't move until video recordings of the encounter are released and authorities change how they interact with communities they serve. (Kyndell Harkness/Star Tribune via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

    Federal lawyers fly to Minneapolis to probe shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Justice Department attorneys were expected to fly to Minnesota on Sunday to investigate the killing of a black man that has prompted protests and calls for the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting to be prosecuted.

  • Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) deflects a point-blank shot by Nashville Predators center Calle Jarnkrok (19), of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Dubnyk, Wild shut out Predators 4-0

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Devan Dubnyk made 23 saves for his third shutout of the season and Ryan Suter had a goal and two assists against his former team, helping the Minnesota Wild beat the Nashville Predators 4-0 on Saturday night.

  • Illinois' quarterback Wes Lunt (12) passes against the Minnesota in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

    Minnesota outlasts Illinois 32-23 to stay in bowl hunt

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shannon Brooks rushed for 174 yards and three touchdowns, including a 75-yard romp into the end zone with 1:25 remaining for Minnesota to seal a 32-23 victory over Illinois on Saturday.

  • Nekima Levy-Pounds, president of the Minneapolis NAACP, poses for a photo on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Minneapolis. Levy-Pounds has been at the forefront of demonstrations alleging excessive police force against African-Americans, most recently the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark in Minneapolis on Nov. 15. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)

    Minneapolis protest leader shakes up civil rights politics

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As days of protests unfolded following last weekend’s shooting death of a black man by Minneapolis police, one prominent leader was a woman who had already been shaking up racial politics in the city.

  • Minnesota Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns, right, completes a dunk against Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Drummond, Pistons grind out win over T-Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andre Drummond had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 96-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

  • Protesters keep warm near a fire pit in the street outside the Black Lives Matter encampment, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in front of the Minneapolis Police Department's Fourth Precinct in Minneapolis. The fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, a black man, by a Minneapolis police officer, has pushed racial tensions in the city's small but concentrated minority community to the fore, with the police precinct besieged by the makeshift encampment and many protesters. A candle light vigil was planned for the evening. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Activists press for answers after Minnesota police shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered outside a Minneapolis police precinct on a cold Friday night to call for peace and release of videos after a black man was fatally shot by an officer.

  • Minnesota guard Nate Mason, right, dribbles against Missouri St. guard Dequon Miller during the Puerto Rico Tip-Off college basketball tournament in San Juan, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

    Minnesota holds off Missouri State 74-69 in Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Joey King couldn’t miss to start Friday’s game, helping Minnesota’s offense get off to a fast start on the way to building a big lead at the Puerto Rico Tipoff.

  • In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterbacks Peyton Manning (18) and Brock Osweiler (17) get ready for the Broncos' NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Osweiler gets his first NFL start in his fourth pro season, on Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Manning promises not to "be in his ear" all the time, but rest assured he will have some input. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

    Let it snow and the wind blow for Packers-Vikings

    Packers-Vikings. Outdoors, the way it always used to be and probably still should be. For the lead in the Black and Blue Division.