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Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) celebrates a sack during the third quarter against the Detroit Lions at U.S. Bank Stadium on Nov. 4. Brace Hemmelgarn / USA TODAY Sports
Teammates see Griffen 'getting his confidence back'
1 hour 1 min ago
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins on the sidelines in the fourth quarter against Detroit Lions at U.S. Bank Stadium. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
A Bears fan as a boy, Cousins relishes opportunities to play at Soldier Field
4 hours 21 min ago
Minnesota Golden Gophers wide receiver Tyler Johnson (6) jump up over Purdue Boilermakers cornerback Antonio Blackmon (14) to catch a touchdown pass in the second half at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Nov. 10, 2018. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
This time, Gophers bring offense into last two Big Ten games
6 hours 9 min ago
State Football: Tickets on sale for state football
11 hours 25 min ago
The football coaching staff took time to honor its seniors for their leadership over the course of the season. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes Football: 'They are going to remember you'. Seniors honored at Patriots' banquet
17 hours 55 min ago
November 13, 2018
"We treat her as a part of the family," one Long Reach teammate says of Mimi Britt. "Like, that's my bro. . . . Well, not bro, but that's my sister. Anything that happens to her, I have her back." Washington Post photo by John McDonnell
She ditched cheerleading to join the football team - and then scored a record-setting TD
November 13, 2018 - 5:27pm
November 12, 2018
New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (87) catches the game-winning touchdown pass against San Francisco 49ers free safety D.J. Reed (32) during the fourth quarter at Levi's Stadium on Monday night. Kyle Terada / USA TODAY Sports
Late TD pass gives Giants win over 49ers
November 12, 2018 - 10:52pm
Minnesota  Gophers receiver Tyler Johnson was rejected in his bid for one of the top college receiving awards.   Here he catches a pass against New Mexico earlier this season.  USA Today Sports file photo
Gophers part ways with top-rated defensive end recruit
November 12, 2018 - 9:11pm
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Detroit Lions during the second quarter Sunday, Nov. 11, at Soldier Field in Chicago. Mike DiNovo / USA TODAY Sports
Up next for Vikings: Prime-time against the Bears
November 12, 2018 - 8:50pm
Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah (21) runs the ball during a preseason game earlier this year at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Abdullah joined the Minnesota Vikings last week. Douglas DeFelice / USA TODAY Sports
Newest Viking Ameer Abdullah willing to do ‘anything’ to help
November 12, 2018 - 8:49pm
Pierz Pioneers running back Mathias Algarin gains big yardage in the first quarter of their Class 3A state quarterfinal playoff game against Annandale Saturday, Nov. 10, in St. Cloud. Bill Johnson / Picture Day Pro!
Area Football: Pierz cashes in, returns to the Bank for 3A semifinals
November 12, 2018 - 10:32am
November 11, 2018
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) is sacked by Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory (94) during the first quarter Sunday, Nov. 11, at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Eric Hartline / USA TODAY Sports
Prescott, Elliott propel Cowboys past Eagles
November 11, 2018 - 11:03pm
Purdue Boilermakers running back Markell Jones (8) gets tackled at the line of scrimmage from Minnesota Golden Gophers linebacker Blake Cashman (36) in the second half at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 10. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Gophers defense goes back to basics, and wins
November 11, 2018 - 6:50pm
November 10, 2018
Minnesota Golden Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim (24) rushes with the ball as Purdue Boilermakers linebacker Markus Bailey (21) plays defense in the first half at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 10. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Gophers flip the script in rout of Purdue
November 10, 2018 - 5:59pm
Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Tom Johnson (96) and defensive lineman Danielle Hunter (99) sack Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) in the fourth quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 4. It was one of 10 sacks that game for the Vikings.: Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Don’t overthink it: As the defense goes, so go the Vikings
November 10, 2018 - 5:13pm