Zimmer reveals hamstring injury has held Peterson back at practice

MANKATO — Adrian Peterson on Saturday was held out of his second consecutive day of practice with what head coach Mike Zimmer described as a hamstring pull. “Working out, like the week before [training camp],…

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Even with added receiver competiton, it could be Charles (Johnson) in charge

MANKATO — Jersey in hand, Charles Johnson was all smiles and sweat as he left the field at Blakeslee Stadium in Mankato following Saturday morning’s walk-through. Why wouldn’t he be smiling? He’s healthy again and…

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Back on the field, Joseph and Floyd will be two keys to Vikings defense

BY JOE OBERLE MANKATO — Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer’s defense is often noted as being a unit on the rise. But, just like the offense had trouble in the passing game last season, the defense…

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Vikings guard Mike Harris says he has no timeline for return from illness

MANKATO – Vikings guard Mike Harris needs medical clearance for a head issue before he can return to Vikings practice, he said Saturday. Harris is currently on the Non-Football Illness list stemming from an issue…

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Injury that sidelined Cordarrelle Patterson from practice believed to be minor

MANKATO — Cordarrelle Patterson’s injury shouldn’t cause an extended absence, a source told 1500 ESPN contributor Darren Wolfson. The injury, which Patterson sustained when he hit the ground hard after catching a pass in Friday’s practice…

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Claudell Louis, a defensive tackle born in Haiti, signs with Vikings

MANKATO — The Vikings have added some more depth to the defensive line for training camp. The team announced Saturday that it has signed Claudell Louis, a rookie defensive tackle from Fresno State. Louis went…

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Threshers slide past Miracle, 7-6, in series opener

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 29, 2016) – The Clearwater Threshers edged the Fort Myers Miracle, 7-6, after a run in the top of the ninth inning to cap off a back-and-forth series opener at Hammond Stadium on Friday evening.

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Del Rosario Fans 11 in 4-0 Kernels Win

Eddie Del Rosario recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts Friday for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in a 4-0 three-hit shutout against the Kane County Cougars. Cedar Rapids (21-13, 57-46) swept this three-game series over Kane County (11-23, 44-60) at Fifth Thi…

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Purple Podcast, ep 142: Teddy Bridgewater’s import, and the Nick Foles intrigue

On this episode of the Purple Podcast, Ben Goessling and Judd Zulgad discuss the Vikings’ quarterback position. Will Teddy Bridgewater show improvement this year? If Shaun Hill is starting for any length of time, you…

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Wings top IronPigs in series opener

Tommy Field drove in three runs, helping the Red Wings to a 4-2 win over Lehigh Valley Friday night.

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