Brian Murphy / St. Paul Pioneer Press
CHICAGO — No mocking the Vikings’ decision to select cornerback Trae Waynes, whose telegraphed landing in Minnesota provided the least suspenseful moment of Thursday night’s NFL draft.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Momentum is defined as the product of a body’s mass and its velocity, a wholly appropriate Latin derivative that has been dead on arrival throughout this Wild-Blues series.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Wild captain Mikko Koivu can see more of his career in the rear-view mirror than the windshield, urgency fueling his latest Stanley Cup playoff venture in Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS — The NFL asked a federal appeals court Thursday to overturn a ruling that vacated Adrian Peterson’s suspension, arguing a district court judge did not have the power to intervene in its labor dispute with the players’ union.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Major League Baseball suspended Twins pitcher Ervin Santana 80 games for testing positive for steroids, the league announced Friday.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Tommy Milone won the competition to be the Twins’ fifth starting pitcher, but satisfaction for the left-hander means never having to look over his shoulder again.
HOUSTON, Texas — Adrian Peterson and the Vikings brass had a four-hour tête-à-tête at his house near Houston on Wednesday without resolving whether the superstar running back will play again for Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS — When a federal judge overturned Adrian Peterson’s NFL suspension Thursday, it appeared the monthslong battle between the Minnesota Vikings running back and league Commissioner Roger Goodell was nearing an end.
MINNEAPOLIS — Introspection flows naturally when driving solo through the desert, and Kyle Rudolph held forth Monday on what was at stake following another half-baked season wrecked by injuries.
CONROE, Texas — Adrian Peterson is scheduled to start community service Wednesday in Texas and undergo counseling to determine whether the exiled Minnesota Vikings running back has a drug problem, according to court documents.