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Injuries to Cordarrelle Patterson, Adrian Peterson don't worry Zimmer

Cordarrelle Patterson (84) was defended by Terence Newman (23) during the afternoon practice on the first day of training camp in Mankato.

The Vikings could not get through the first day of training camp unscathed. Running back Adrian Peterson missed a portion of today’s first camp practice as he nurses an offseason injury. Cordarrelle Patterson, meanwhile, left practice with what appeared to be a shoulder or collarbone injury.

Twins pitchers Abad, Kintzler could be on the move

Minnesota Twins pitcher Brandon Kintzler pups his fist after striking out Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton for the final out of a baseball game Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in Minneapolis. The Twins won 7-5. Kintzler earned the save. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

The non-waiver trade deadline in Monday. The Twins have made one trade and are looking to make more

Pitino has high praise for the Gophers' four newcomers

Amir Coffey

Freshmen Amir Coffey, Michael Hurt and Eric Curry are all on campus and shining. Graduate transfer Akeem Springs will join the team in September.

Scores, schedules and stats

Total scoreboard failure: Twins post bogus trades during Thursday's game

Before the Twins made a legit deal Thursday night, the Target Field video boards announced fake ones involving other teams.

Zimmer would like to establish a starting O-line 'as soon as possible'

Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Brandon Fusco (63) and Matt Kalil (75).

Deciding a starting five pits internal competition against seeking a set group to establish continuity. Snaps are up for grabs, especially at right guard and right tackle

Kepler continues sizzling July as Twins stop Orioles

Max Kepler stroked his eighth home run of the month in the sixth inning Thursday to tie the score, then put himself in the middle of the game-winning, four-run rally for the Twins.

The seven biggest villains in Minnesota sports history

To make the cut, a villain needs to have played a key role in either a sustained era or particularly acute moment that Minnesota fans will never forgive.

Reed moves into contention at PGA

The question stumped Patrick Reed and he asked for it to be repeated.

Read the replay: Vikings Live Chat with Matt Vensel

Peterson, Patterson and more. See what football writer Matt Vensel was talking about with Vikings fans during their Live Chat on the first day of training camp in Mankato.

Are Vikings Super Bowl contenders? Watch the line of scrimmage for key clues

The line of scrimmage is frequently where the action is during training camp.

The line of scrimmage is still a place where one can watch battles and be guaranteed of gleaning some worthwhile information from training camp.

For first time since 2013, Morneau plays at Target Field tonight

Justin Morneau talks with reporters before an interleague baseball game against Washington Nationals after the Chicago White Sox signed the veteran first baseman Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Former MVP faces his old team, which is trying to break 1-8 skid against White Sox

As Vikings begin camp, Mike Zimmer maintains a focus on offense

Mike Zimmer's offseason work included reviews of every Adrian Peterson run from 2015 to examine what was effective and what wasn’t.

Minnesota United's fate in Major League Soccer appears imminent

MLS Commissioner Don Garber, without mentioning the team by name, said an expansion announcement for 2017 will be made "in a couple of weeks.''

Ski year-round? Artificial slope to open at Buck Hill this fall

Construction began this month on a new surface that enables skiing without snow.

Four Vikings players not cleared to practice at start of training camp

Head coach Mike Zimmer was asked how he took the news of his backup quarterback being sidelined by kicking in the glass pane of a door.

Twins trade All-Star Eduardo Nunez to San Francisco

The Twins' expected midseason roster makeover started at the top Thursday: They traded their All-Star for a promising minor-league pitcher.

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Linval Joseph says defensive line 'can be as good as we want to be'

Linval Joseph went from All-Pro front-runner to missing four of the final five regular-season games last season. The run defense suffered noticeably and ended up ranking 17th.


For first time since 2013, Morneau plays at Target Field tonight
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Former MVP faces his old team, which is trying to break 1-8 skid against White Sox

Injuries to Cordarrelle Patterson, Adrian Peterson don't worry Zimmer
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The Vikings could not get through the first day of training camp unscathed. Running back Adrian Peterson missed a portion of today’s first camp practice as he nurses an offseason injury. Cordarrelle Patterson, meanwhile, left practice with what appeared to be a shoulder or collarbone injury.


Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) celebrated a blocked shot against Seattle last week.

Charles and Moore help US women's hoops beat France 84-62

Go fund them? Athletes raise their own green to go for Olympic gold
Federer to miss rest of season, including Olympics, US Open
Australia evacuates Rio Olympic lodging after small fire

Lester recovers from rut of bad starts, Cubs rout Mariners

Jon Lester recovered from a rut of bad starts, pitching six shutout innings that led the Chicago Cubs over the Seattle Mariners 12-1 Friday for their third straight win.


The Latest: Streb shoots 63 in PGA's second round

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Raw video: Patterson injured after spectacular catch

Cordarrelle Patterson left Vikings practice after a spectacular catch over cornerback Jabari Price


Jones won't dwell on missing Cowboys, but keeping McClain

Jerry Jones says he learned a lesson last year building his hopes around the return of missing stars when the Cowboys tumbled to 4-12 in a season marred by injuries to Tony Romo and Dez Bryant.


RB Jeremy Langford ready to assume bigger role for Bears

Jeremy Langford had a pretty good tutor to follow last year in Matt Forte. Now he has a big opportunity for the Chicago Bears.