St. Paul Pioneer Press
Two days after the death of his father, Chad Greenway suited up and played for the Vikings against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday
After the Ghost of Christmas Present had tripped up Miami’s Jarvis Landry at the 6-yard-line, resulting in an unforced fumble and seemingly a sure victory for the Vikings, we appeared...
Miami blocks punt for a safety that sends the Dolphins over Minnesota, 37-35
Gophers players were scratching their heads with bewilderment in the locker room last week when they heard that Incarnate Word upset Nebraska. But that was just one of a few bad losses for the Big Ten this year to lower-level programs that might require a Google search just to find out they actually compete in Division I basketball.
It took several MRIs for the Vikings and linebacker Anthony Barr to learn that the damage plaguing his left knee the past month will require season-ending surgery. Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that Barr’s promising rookie season is finished. He had been sidelined for the past two weeks and did not practice all week as the Vikings prepare to play Sunday at Miami.
Leading the nation in assists was not a goal second-year coach Richard Pitino set for the University of Minnesota basketball team this season. He wouldn’t even say he has a great passing team yet.
After their seventh loss in 12 games, the home locker room was quiet except for the lowered voices of a few players trying to explain the feeling of yet another disappointing defeat. The Wild lost 3-2 in overtime to the Boston Bruins at the Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday, a night after losing 5-3 to the Blackhawks in Chicago.
Section 121 at Sun Life Stadium on Sunday probably should be renamed “Teddyville.” Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will return to his native Miami to play the Dolphins. His mother, Rose Murphy, and others close to Bridgewater have purchased plenty of seats in the section in the northeast corner of the stadium.
Before the season, Kyle Rudolph proclaimed himself the NFL’s best tight end and seemed ready for a career year. But that’s not going to happen.
MINNEAPOLIS — Bobby Bell is an NCAA champion. A Super Bowl champion. A member of the college and pro football halls of fame. And now, 52 years later, he is a college graduate.