Ben Goessling | Star Tribune
Sports reporter | Vikings

Ben Goessling covers the Vikings for the Star Tribune. He has covered the team since 2012, and has previously covered the Twins, Wild, Washington Nationals and prep sports.

After graduating from Apple Valley High School, Goessling majored in accounting and journalism at the University of Minnesota. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two daughters. He coaches high school track and field and cross country, plays electric guitar and enjoys volunteering at Hope Academy in the Phillips neighborhood.


Call of Duty e-sports league will have Vikings entrant

WISE Ventures will field a team in the Activision Blizzard group.


Vikings set training camp schedule; new rules for access and autographs

Ahead of their second training camp at their practice facility in Eagan, the Vikings announced several changes in how the sessions will be run in July and August.


Another makeover: Vikings have much to work on in revamped offense

As players departed the team's practice facility in after the conclusion of Minnesota's mandatory minicamp, it was clear the offense has work to do.


Steve Jordan carved out a spot in Vikings history

During his first training camp with the Vikings in 1982 as a seventh-round tight end out of Brown, Steve Jordan found himself lined up…


'I'm here': Vikings tight end Rudolph pleased to stay in purple

With no fully guaranteed money in the deal beyond this season, however, there remains the possibility the Vikings could still decide to move on from Kyle Rudolph after 2019.


'Our home will always be . . . Minnesota.' Rudolph gets Vikings contract extension

The added four years are worth $36 million, according to an NFL source, and tight end Kyle Rudolph will make $9 million in 2019, which is fully guaranteed.


Vikings see promise in young receivers, including rookie

The team is seeking to build depth behind Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs. One of the possibilities is Colorado State draft choice Bisi Johnson.


Adrian Peterson makes it clear: 'I'll definitely be retiring a Viking'

As Peterson tossed footballs to campers Sunday in Hopkins, he seemed at peace with his relationship to the state where he achieved his greatest NFL moments to date.


Big Ten to name Vikings' chief operating officer Kevin Warren commissioner

Kevin Warren played a key role in the construction of U.S. Bank Stadium and the Vikings' training complex in Eagan. The official announcement is scheduled for 11 a.m. today.


Rudolph still hopes deal with Vikings can be reached

The Vikings, as part of a new deal, could easily lower Kyle Rudolph's 2019 salary cap number by taking a similar approach to the one they used with Eric Kendricks last week.