Vikings sign kicker Dan Bailey, waive receiver Stacy Coley

Sep 18, 2018

Bailey, who was released by the Cowboys in a salary cap move, was the second-most accurate kicker in NFL history during his seven seasons in Dallas.

Vikings film review: Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs state case vs. Packers for NFL's best duo

Sep 18, 2018

Jaire Alexander didn’t have much of a chance without risking pass interference. The Packers rookie cornerback chased Vikings receiver Adam Thielen down the sideline, turning his head only when it was too late. Thielen ran an out-and-up pattern as Alexande…

Miguel Sano returns to Twins lineup in Detroit

Sep 18, 2018

The burly third baseman will hit seventh after missing two weeks because of a leg injury.

Vikings GM Rick Spielman had no choice but to move on from Daniel Carlson

Sep 18, 2018

It always seemed like a risk to go with a rookie kicker on a star-laden team, and Daniel Carlson ended up having no chance to survive his horrible Week 2.

Elk River's 80-70 victory over Buffalo: An exercise in trying to keep up

Sep 18, 2018

For reporter Jim Paulsen, covering a football game that set a state record for combined points, 150, was a frenetic overload of statistics and tweets and big plays. And fun.

NFL wants defenders running scared, so it will support flag-happy referee

Sep 18, 2018

The NFL is making it up as it goes along on roughing calls. And after Sunday in Lambeau, they will be able to call a penalty for making a quarterback feel claustrophobic.

Breck two-sport senior star David Roddy recaps Gophers hoops official visit

Sep 18, 2018

Breck senior forward David Roddy, who also is a star quarterback, talks about his official visit with the Gophers over the weekend. He's considering Northwestern, Minnesota and Colorado State in hoops.

Wild hoping for improvement, but data says more of the same is likely

Sep 18, 2018

The narrative entering this Wild season is a familiar one: After six seasons making the playoffs – with four one-and-dones and two trips to the second round to show for it – can Minnesota achieve more this season? After a relatively quiet offseason during…

SMB Wolfpack quarterback Jalen Suggs cleared to play football

Sep 18, 2018

Suggs, who got the medical OK this week, is expected to start on Friday at home against Minneapolis Washburn.