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Raiders relocating to Las Vegas after NFL owners vote in favor of move

FILE. The Oakland Raiders are officially on the move to Las Vegas after the NFL owners approved the relocation in a vote. Owner Mark Davis now has the work of getting a stadium built. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

The Oakland Raiders will be no more. The franchise is moving to Las Vegas after a nearly unanimous vote.

Sam Ponder talks about covering husband Christian in new ESPN role

How will she be able to objectively lead discussions about a league in which her husband — ex-Vikings QB Christian Ponder — plays?


Kathleen Blatz is the only current board member not connected to the suite misuse.

Kathleen Blatz selected as interim chief of U.S. Bank Stadium panel

Super Bowl hosts share the wealth statewide
Minnesotans get applications in fast to volunteer for 2018 Super Bowl
It's game on today in search for 10,000 Super Bowl volunteers

Ex-Viking Boyd doubts concussion settlement will make up for shattered life

Brent Boyd, who played in the 1980s, is skeptical that he'll get the $2 million he's entitled to in the NFL concussion settlement


Point of emphasis: NFL preparing to take aim at dangerous hits

The league's competition committee will step up efforts this week to warn teams that the NFL is prepared to increase ejections and suspensions of egregious illegal hits in 2017.


Super Bowl hosts share the wealth statewide

Worthington is the latest town to win a grant from the legacy fund


Hartman: Zimmer expecting a boost from Vikings' new faces

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is aware of how difficult replacing 12 players on a 53-man roster can be but won't get caught up in who's gone.


Vikings free agency tracker for 2017

Which Vikings free agents are staying? Who is going? And who are the new guys? We will update this blog post throughout the offseason as the Vikings build their roster for 2017.


Adrian Peterson disputes report of $8M contract demand

Adrian Peterson, who turned 32 this week, took to Twitter to dispute reports that he’s demanding at least an $8 million salary in the first year to play for a team this season.


Vikings waive defensive lineman Scott Crichton

The Vikings have waived former third-round draft pick Scott Crichton. In 2014, coach Mike Zimmer’s first year in Minnesota,


Reusse: False patriotism of NFL scoundrels could keep Kaepernick unemployed

Here's an idea for the quarterback: Line up a CFL job, become a star in Canada, and come back as a taller, faster Doug Flutie.


Robison accepts a pay cut, gets another year on his contract

Defensive end Brian Robison has agreed to a pay cut, signing a one-year extension with the Vikings that technically keeps him under contract through 2018 but slashes his 2017 base salary


Poll: Which Minnesota pro team are you most optimistic about right now?


Second-guessing on NFL sidelines could look a lot different next season

Owners will vote on changes related to reviewing penalties and number of coach challenges. Pace-of-play tweaks also will be considered at meeting.


Will Bradford's backup be Heinicke, a veteran addition or a draft pick?

The Vikings at some point figure to add another quarterback to their roster because they only have three and Teddy Bridgewater's status is in doubt.


Matt Kalil left Twitter because of harassment from Vikings fans

“After playing in Minnesota, I just got rid of my Twitter,” Matt Kalil said during a TV show that he appeared on with his social-media savvy brother Ryan, who is now a teammate on the Carolina Panthers.


Vikings' new running back Murray has ankle surgery; team aware it was needed

When Latavius Murray gets healthy, the Vikings are excited about his potential to be an every-down back, something his Pro Bowl predecessor, Adrian Peterson, was not trusted to do.


Brett Favre, 47, still has extreme zip throwing footballs

A clip making the social media rounds Wednesday shows Brett Favre, 47, slinging footballs while working out with Falcons cornerback Robert Alford.