• By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    TOM BRADY'S KNEE FEELS FINE, HAPPY TO BE BACK TO WORK

    A "long, arduous offseason'' behind him, Tom Brady says his surgically repaired knee feels good and he's happy to be back to work with...

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    PACKERS' ALEXANDER NOT FEELING PRESSURE AFTER HUGE SEASON

    Green Bay Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander already has climbed the mountain during his brief NFL career.

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    O'NEILL, NOW LEADER OF VIKES LINE, ON TRACK FOR BIG NEW DEAL

    Starting just his fourth NFL season, Brian O'Neill has suddenly found himself as one of the senior members of Minnesota's oft-fluctuating...

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    VIKINGS CAMP OBSERVATIONS: PATRICK PETERSON'S TEACHING MOMENT WITH CAMERON DANTZLER

    Veteran cornerback Patrick Peterson pulled second-year corner Cameron Dantzler and other young players aside Thursday to give them...

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    VIKINGS' MICHAEL PIERCE SAYS HE'S HEALING QUICKLY AND 'ANXIOUS' TO DON PADS AGAIN

    Nose tackle Michael Pierce, the team's top 2020 free-agent signing, strained a calf earlier this summer, but said Thursday he's healing...

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    IN LINE FOR A NEW CONTRACT, VIKINGS' BRIAN O'NEILL TRIES TO IGNORE THE RIGHT TACKLE MARKET

    Now the leader of the offensive line, Brian O'Neill has put himself in line for an extension at a time when his position is becoming...

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    PODCAST: A 'SOFTER' MIKE ZIMMER? OR JUST A HEALTHY, VETERAN-LADEN VIKINGS DEFENSE?

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    VIKINGS CAMP OBSERVATIONS: IRV SMITH SHINES IN FRONT OF BIG CROWD

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    SHELDON RICHARDSON RELEARNING HIS ROLE ON THE VIKINGS' DEFENSIVE LINE

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    NO BROKEN NEEDLE: CAMERON DANTZLER AIMS FOR STRONGER SECOND VIKINGS SEASON

    Cameron Dantzler, the 22-year-old cornerback, worked on fortifying himself physically and mentally this offseason with the help of...

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    MCNEIL LIFTS METS OVER BRAVES 1-0 FOR DOUBLEHEADER SPLIT

    Jeff McNeil laced his second go-ahead hit in two days Monday night, when his RBI double in the fifth inning sent the New York Mets...

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    TALKS STALLED, BUT BUXTON SAYS HE WANTS TO STAY WITH TWINS

    Byron Buxton doesn't have a new contract yet. He doesn't have a target return date from his current injury, either.

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    TWINS-DETROIT SERIES PREVIEW

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    TWINS COME OUT SWINGING, THEN FIZZLE IN 6-2 LOSS TO ANGELS

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    BYRON BUXTON AND TWINS FAIL TO LAND ON DEAL WITH TRADE DEADLINE APPROACHING

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    THE TWINS PAID JOSH DONALDSON. WHAT SHOULD THAT MEAN FOR BYRON BUXTON?

    The Twins doled out $92 million guaranteed over four seasons for an aging corner infielder with an injury history. By that standard,...

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    MICHAEL PINEDA STARTS AS TWINS MEET TIGERS IN ALL-TOO-FAMILIAR SERIES

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    TWINS SIGN FIRST-ROUND PICK CHASE PETTY FOR $2.5 MILLION

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    AFTER CONTRACT TALKS BREAK DOWN, BYRON BUXTON INSISTS HE WANTS TO STAY WITH TWINS

  • By Startribune   -   Sep 20, 2021

    NFL FACES PLAYBOOK FULL OF QUESTIONS AS TRAINING CAMPS OPEN

    From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL...