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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After leading the Vikings to a surprising playoff berth last season, Leslie Frazier has reached an agreement that will keep him in Minnesota at least through 2014. The two sides agreed to the deal this week, two people with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on...

Wed, 02/13/2013 - 7:01pm

DETROIT (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings must have been salivating when they watched how the Detroit Lions covered kicks. Or, more accurately, didn't cover them.

Sun, 09/30/2012 - 9:19pm

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Christian Ponder seems to have found the precision passing that eluded him when he first took over as the Minnesota Vikings quarterback. Now he's looking for the big plays to start coming next. Ponder leads the NFL with a 75.8 completion rate through the first two games,...

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 6:28pm

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - There has been an enigma running around San Francisco 49ers practices this offseason. The long-legged, quick-footed, hair-no-longer-braided blur wears No. 84.

Thu, 08/09/2012 - 10:13pm

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings need wide receivers. Just not Randy Moss. Given the trouble he caused during his second stint with the team, a memorable month in the 2010 season, the disinterest in bringing back one of the most popular players among Vikings fans in franchise histo...

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 5:11pm

EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) - Leslie Frazier has one person on his coaching staff dedicated to watching replays and a couple of others who help out to make sure that he is notified when a call on the field has the potential to be overturned.

Mon, 11/28/2011 - 10:23pm

Area events Saturday HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL No. 3 St. Cloud Tech at No. 2 Brainerd in Section 8-5A semifinals 2 p.m. No. 3 Thief River Falls at No. 2 Pequot Lakes in Section 8-3A semifinals 7 p.m. No. 3 Pillager at No. 2 Browerville in Section 6-1A semifinals 7 p.m. No. 5 Holdingford at No. 1 Pierz in...

Fri, 10/28/2011 - 7:46pm

Area events Saturday MOTORCYCLE RACING AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Championship, North Central Speedway, Barrows, 6:45 p.m.   HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Lake Region Christian round robin tournament 10 a.m. Verndale in Ulen-Hitterdal Tournament at Ulen 9 a.m.   GIRLS TENNIS Staples-Motley...

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 10:20pm

MANKATO — Percy Harvin watched an undrafted rookie receiver chase down a deep ball, slow up on his route and try to outjump the smaller cornerback for a pass that fell incomplete. “Hey 1-5! 1-5!” Harvin hollered at No. 15, Andre Holmes, as he jogged back up the sideline.  Harvin beckoned ...

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 10:01pm