Adrian Peterson Will Never Believe He Did Anything Wrong

The latest issue of ESPN The Magazine features an in-depth look at the last year of Adrian Peterson’s life, during which the star running back missed almost the entire 2014 season and lost many of his sponsorships in the wake of an indictment on child abuse charges. There’s a lot going on the story, which you should… » 8/19/15 3:06pm 8/19/15 3:06pm

Former Steelers Kicker Jeff Reed Ejected From Hall Of Fame Game [Update]

Jeff Reed no longer plays in the NFL, but the former Steelers kicker showed up in the crowd at Sunday’s Hall of Fame Game in Canton. He wasn’t there the whole time, however. According to other fans at the game, Reed was escorted from his seat for allegedly fighting with another fan. » 8/10/15 11:20am 8/10/15 11:20am

Move The Minnesota Vikings To Pluto

Thanks to the New Horizons probe, the world’s seeing marvelous new photos of dwarf planet Pluto and its moons this week. The 10-year trip cost approximately $720 million, and as WCCO’s Pat Kessler pointed out in a lighthearted way, the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium will require more money and not contribute nearly as… » 7/16/15 4:03pm 7/16/15 4:03pm

An Illicit Tour Of The New Vikings Stadium

The Vikings’ new billion-dollar stadium is little more than a year from opening, and feels much further away. Bulldozers work upon the patch of broken earth that will eventually become a football field. Its upper deck levels are nothing but giant, bare, staircase-like concrete slabs and along every concourse sit piles… » 6/17/15 3:29pm 6/17/15 3:29pm

Adrian Peterson Gives In, Will Report To Vikings Practice

The monthslong staredown between Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings appears to be settled, if far from amicably: Peterson has announced that he will rejoin the team for OTAs later today, apparently without getting the new contract he wanted. Though Peterson is 30 years old and will be the highest-paid running… » 6/02/15 9:24am 6/02/15 9:24am

Adrian Peterson Goes On A Twitter Rant About His Contract

Adrian Peterson and his agent don’t want to be with the Minnesota Vikings anymore. Head coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that the running back “can play for us. Or he can not play.” While the two sides got nowhere, Peterson went ahead and aired grievances through Twitter. He sounds like he really wants a trade. » 5/28/15 5:10pm 5/28/15 5:10pm

Adrian Peterson: "It Would Be Nice" To Join The Cowboys

It’s the great unrequited trade of our time: Adrian Peterson to the Cowboys. We’ve known that both Peterson and Jerry Jones want it to happen, badly, even before Peterson’s child-abuse charges and lost season had him agitating to get out of Minnesota. He’s just making sure everyone still knows where he’d like to go. » 4/29/15 9:13am 4/29/15 9:13am

Report: Adrian Peterson's Agent Got Into Altercation With Vikings Exec

Things do not seem to be going very well between Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings. According to a report from CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, the relationship gotten so bad that Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, just straight-up accosted a member of the Vikings front office at the NFL combine this week. » 2/23/15 3:56pm 2/23/15 3:56pm