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FL MVP Facing 'Tragic' Personal Matter

Posted 10.11.2013 | Sports

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed practice on Thursday for personal reasons. An unnamed source said to be close to the reigning NF...

Jordan Schultz

There's Adrian Peterson, And Then 'The Rest' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports

The importance of the running back has declined as NFL offenses have increasingly favored an aerial attack. In fact, during the 2013 NFL Draft -- and ...

WATCH: AP Shows Off For London Crowd

Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports

London's Wembley Stadium got its first taste of what Adrian Peterson can do in the second quarter of Minnesota's win over Pittsburgh on Sunday. In...

Vikings Win London Game

AP | MATTIAS KAREN | Posted 11.29.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- In the city of Big Ben, it was Greg Jennings and Adrian Peterson who proved to be the biggest attractions. That means Ben Roethlisberger ...

'I Can't Believe You Lost To The Browns Daddy'

Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports

Apparently Adrian Peterson's daughter also couldn't believe that her father's Minnesota Vikings lost to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. So my daug...

Reggie Bush Leads Lions Past Vikings

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 11.08.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- Reggie Bush thinks he's going to love playing with Calvin Johnson. With all that space in the middle of the field, it's easy to see why. B...

AP's 1st TD Of 2013

Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports

That didn't take long. Adrian Peterson picked up right where he left off. The reigning NFL MVP outran every Detroit Lions defender on the field fo...

Has The RB Position Become Devalued In NFL?

National Football Post | Posted 07.30.2013 | Sports

By Greg Gabriel, National Football Post In this past April’s NFL Draft we didn’t see a running back selected until Cincinnati selected Giovanni...

A First-Person Look At Training Camp

Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

Adrian Peterson wore a helmet-cam during a practice over the weekend in order to give us an in-depth, first-person look at what the NFL training camp ...

Training Camp Preview: Minnesota Vikings

The Associated Press | Dave Campbell | Posted 07.27.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have reached a crossroad, coming off a remarkable season during which they improved by seven victories, mad...

Reigning NFL MVP: HGH 'Being Used'

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 07.26.2013 | Sports

MANKATO, Minn. -- Embracing the challenge has always been a part of Adrian Peterson's persona. Bring it on, the star running back has often said with ...

NFL MVP: 'I'm Not With' Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.28.2013 | Sports

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told Sirius/XM NFL Radio in an interview last week that gay marriage is "not something I believe in." ...

Preseason Look At Top 25 Fantasy Football Players

Posted 05.07.2013 | Sports

By Joe Fortenbaugh, National Football Post Upon our initial descent into the pit of fantasy football madness that will sweep the nation over the co...

'I Just Got Kicked In The Stomach'

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL AND JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 03.11.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Percy Harvin is headed to Seattle, and Adrian Peterson isn't happy about it. Harvin, Minnesota's moody and multi-talented young wide...

Sports: Is There a Level Playing Field?

Linda Larrowe Bergersen | Posted 05.23.2014 | Sports
Linda Larrowe Bergersen

What do Lance Armstrong, Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, Tiger Woods, Michael Phelps and Bartolo Colon have in common? They've all allegedly had their blood composition modified, in ways legal or not.

It Is Time To Start Talking ACL Tear Prevention

Jake Fischer | Posted 04.21.2013 | Sports
Jake Fischer

While the NFL is cracking down on head injuries and the MLB continues to investigate performance-enhancing drugs, many are overlooking one of the biggest health issues in all of sports: the ACL tear.

Missing Football? Here Are Some Highlights

Posted 02.10.2013 | Sports

It's Sunday, sort of. According to the calendar and the train schedule, February 10th is a Sunday. But something feels different. There is no f...

2012 AP NFL Award Winners

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 04.04.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Adrian Peterson called it a blessing in disguise. Strange way to describe career-threatening major knee surgery....


AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 04.04.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Adrian Peterson's sensational season following major knee surgery has earned him The Associated Press 2012 NFL Most Valuable Playe...

AP Runs Away With Offensive Player Award

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 04.04.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Adrian Peterson has won The Associated Press 2012 NFL Offensive Player of the Year award just one year after major knee surgery. ...

NFL All-Pro Team Announced

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 03.14.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — It's unanimous, on both sides of the ball. Vikings 2,000-yard man Adrian Peterson and Texans pass-swatting end J.J. Watt were unanim...

RG3's Injury Fuels the Player Safety Debate

Mitch Goldich | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports
Mitch Goldich

Griffin's injury wasn't directly related to the controversy surrounding defenseless receivers and helmet-to-helmet hits, but it was connected to that topic. It was about the culture. Should he have played through the pain, or should he have stayed on the bench?

Packers Shut Down Peterson, Vikings

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Adrian Peterson was shut down and Christian Ponder sidelined. That left the Minnesota Vikings short-handed, overmatched and b...

NFC Wild Card Preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings

Hank Koebler | Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports
Hank Koebler

It's no secret the Vikings will feed Peterson the football as much as possible, but what happens when Peterson doesn't have the ball will determine the Vikings' offensive success against the Packers.

NFL Wild Card Weekend Primer

Posted 01.04.2013 | Sports

By Eric Edholm, Pro Football Weekly Typically, Wild-card Weekend is a dud with one great game. Steelers-Broncos was an instant classic a year ago, ...