• Bridgewater: ‘Of course’ I expect to play Sunday for Vikes

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater says he’ll play this weekend in the first game at the team’s new stadium.

  • In this Feb. 27, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) shoots the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game, in New Orleans. Towns has been tabbed to be the face of 2K's mobile companion application to NBA 2K17 video game, which is set to launch on Sept. 8.
The reigning rookie of the year will be the icon cover athlete for MyNBA2K17, the latest in a series of high-profile endorsements for Towns.  (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman, File)

    Timberwolves’ Towns chosen as face of 2K mobile app

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has been tabbed to be the face of 2K’s mobile companion application to NBA 2K17 video game, which is set to launch on Sept. 8.

  • Bridgewater resumes throwing, with Vikes QB depth a concern

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has resumed throwing with his sore shoulder.

  • Chargers’ Fluker likely out for Sunday’s game at Minnesota

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers right guard D.J. Fluker didn’t practice Tuesday and is likely out for Sunday’s preseason game at the Minnesota Vikings.

  • Minnesota Wild change goal song to Prince’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild will celebrate their goals with Prince’s song “Let’s Go Crazy” this season.

  • In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. The disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests they came to the superstar illegally. Prince died April 21, 2016, of an accidental fentanyl overdose. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

    Counterfeit pain pills likely came to Prince illegally

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The disclosure that some pills found at Prince’s Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests the pills came to the superstar musician illegally.

  • In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. The disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests they came to the superstar illegally. Prince died April 21, 2016, of an accidental fentanyl overdose. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

    Counterfeit pills likely came to Prince illegally

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The disclosure that some pills found at Prince’s Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests the pills came to the superstar musician illegally.

  • Minnesota LB coach Mike Sherels is out of the hospital

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota linebackers coach Mike Sherels has recovered well enough from a medical ailment to be released from the hospital.

  • Correction: Prince Death story

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story Aug. 21 about pills found at Prince’s estate after his death, The Associated Press misidentified a synthetic drug found in some pills. It was U-47700, not U-4770.

  • In this May 19, 2013 file photo, Prince performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Several pills taken from Prince's estate in Paisley Park after his death were counterfeit drugs that actually contained fentanyl,a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, an official close to the investigation said Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016.   (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

    Official: Pills found at Prince’s estate contained fentanyl

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some of the pills taken from Prince’s estate in Paisley Park after his death were counterfeit drugs that actually contained fentanyl — a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, an official close to the investigation said.