Vikings tight end Rudolph drops his embarrassment

Tight end Kyle Rudolph has gotten past his gaffe in Oakland with superb blocking and a long TD catch vs. Packers.

Stave, somehow, has swung the Axe game in Badgers' favor

Joel Stave's stats at quarterback don’t dominate the Gophers, but his teams do.

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Reusse blog: Mike Dass family puts Chairman at peace with Turkey of the Year selection


The winner -- "Death'' -- was such a departure that there was actually consultation with a (two-person) committee in Year 38 of the Turkey Banquet.

Injured Vikings Smith, Griffen sit out practice

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Vikings safety Harrison Smith (knee) and defensive end Everson Griffen (hip, shoulder) missed Thanksgiving Day practice at Winter Park because of injuries. Friday will be a key day.

The committee has spoken: Reusse’s 2015 Turkey of the Year is ...

From a healthy pool of candidates, one honoree emerged for the annual Turkey of the Year.

Stafford throws 5 TD passes, Lions beat Eagles 45-14

Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it.

With comeback win, Gophers clinch share of Big Ten volleyball title + Photo Gallery

The Gophers rallied for a five-set victory at home over Ohio State.

Hartman: Kill reflects on accomplishments with Gophers' football program

The Gophers turned around, on the field and off, because of ex-coach Jerry Kill's influence.

Panthers still perfect, Romo hurt again in 33-14 Dallas loss

Cam Newton sprinted to a corner of the $1.2 billion showplace of the Dallas Cowboys, pointing a camera at celebrating Carolina fans while gesturing to them with a wide smile.

Rand: Hockey news at Richfield tells of change

Before an NHL career that spanned 10 seasons, Damian Rhodes was a high school junior and goalie for an underdog Richfield boys’ hockey team that…

Vonn, Shiffrin may be in for robust rivalry this season

Over hot chocolate, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin recently had their first real heart-to-heart chat.

No. 3 Iowa's perfect mark, playoff hopes on line at Nebraska

This dream season is starting to get real for third-ranked Iowa.

10-year-old from Green Bay area gets 2 deer with 1 shot on first hunt

A young hunter from the Green Bay area will have a hard time topping his first hunting experience — after he managed to get two deer in one shot.

Madrid in mayhem heads north to face tiny but tough Eibar

Rafa Benitez probably never imagined that Sunday's match at Eibar would be a critical test for his coaching credentials at Real Madrid.

Guy V. Lewis, coach of Phi Slama Jama teams, dies at 93

Former University of Houston men's basketball coach Guy V. Lewis, best known for leading the Phi Slama Jama teams of the 1980s, has died. He was 93.

Gophers' receiver Maye went from setbacks to stardom + Video

KJ Maye has put adversity — and defensive backs — behind him during his football career.

Thanksgiving fete: Favre to be honored during Bears-Packers

A prime-time game between the longtime NFC North rivals Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers is usually enough to make for must-watch viewing on Thanksgiving.

Wild-Winnipeg game preview

The Wild, 8-2 at home, is coming off a 3-2 loss to Vancouver and is playing a team that has lost eight of its past 10.

Vikings won't sacrifice defensive scheme just to get more turnovers + Video

Through four games, the Vikings had eight takeaways, at least one in each game. In six games since then, they’ve had three takeaways, four games with none. But the slumping Falcons have been turnover-prone.