The team finalized a deal with the former Dolphins head coach, wrapping up a 19-day search that began at a deliberate pace and then picked up dramatically over the weekend.
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What we know at the moment is that the Vikings hired the best candidate for the job. Not just the best candidate remaining on the market. Brian Flores was the best candidate.
Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss how the Vikings' nearly three-week hunt landed on Flores, from pursuing new Panthers DC Ejiro Evero to waiting on Flores' options.
Nick Sirianni answered questions about Rocky, Santa Claus and even which of his players on the Philadelphia Eagles he'd want to date his 5-year-old daughter when she grows up.
Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni is thrilled young aspiring football players all over the world will get to watch two Black quarterbacks face each other for the first time in the Super Bowl.
Sean Payton is bringing an old-school style sown by his mentor Bill Parcells and steeped in discipline and accountability as he takes over as the Denver Broncos' new head coach.
Donna Kelce brought cookies to Super Bowl opening night.
The Minnesota Vikings hired Brian Flores as their defensive coordinator on Monday, their first step toward trying to revive a once-dominant unit that ranked among the NFL's worst last season.
Mike Pereira knows the pressure Carl Cheffers and his officiating crew will be under during Super Bowl 57 between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles.
Tom Brady will not go immediately from the playing field to the broadcast booth.
Former NFL player Jim Bob Morris is heading to the Super Bowl in Phoenix from Bloomington, Illinois, in a newly refurbished set of wheels. His ride has new paint, new seating and even a new bathroom.
The former Vikings star is part of a team that defeated the 2018 Olympic gold medalists to open the U.S. Championships in Denver.
Eight players have a 2023 cap hit of more than $10 million, led by Kirk Cousins at $36.3 million. Here's the complete list.
The fading light was enough for Justin Rose to see his final shot find the 10th fairway at Pebble Beach, and that was enough for him to call it a day.
The Pro Bowl changed its format this season, eliminating the traditional game and replacing it with three flag football games played on a 50-yard field and a series of skills competitions.
Ejiro Evero, 42, was Broncos defensive coordinator last season and was one of nine candidates to interview for the Panthers head coaching position before owner David Tepper hired Frank Reich. The Vikings had expressed interest in talking to Evero for their defensive coordinator opening.
A few minutes after the Kansas City Chiefs and quarterback Patrick Mahomes landed in Phoenix, the pilot hung a "Chiefs Kingdom" flag out of the window as players, coaches and staff got off the plane and walked across the runway.
Clark Hunt proudly held aloft the AFC championship trophy bearing his father's name, the one signifying that his Kansas City Chiefs were headed back to the Super Bowl for the third time in four years, and reflected that not so long ago, success seemed elusive.
Ejiro Evero and Brian Flores are considered the top two contenders for the Vikings' defensive coordinator job.
The Philadelphia Eagles' decision to draft Jalen Hurts in 2020 came with as much hand-wringing as intrigue regarding how to use the talented Heisman Trophy finalist.
The NFL finally stopped pretending its all-star game was an actual game, and is breathing life into the exhibition with Sunday's Pro Bowl Games.
The Vikings need to clear roughly $23 million of cap space before the league year begins on March 15, meaning they're headed toward a series of tough choices with some of their longest-tenured players.
The Kansas City Chiefs are built around their half-billion dollar All-Pro quarterback, and for the past five years, Super Bowl-bound Patrick Mahomes has made everyone else around him all the more valuable.
Retired longtime Associated Press sports writer Denne H. Freeman, whose 32 years with the AP included covering all five Super Bowl championships won by the Dallas Cowboys and many golf majors, has died after a series of health issues. He was 86.
The Vikings formally requested permission to interview Ejiro Evero, the Broncos' defensive coordinator, on Friday.
The Denver Broncos named Sean Payton the 20th head coach in franchise history Friday, 40 days after firing rookie head coach Nathaniel Hackett.
A man who once made his living with brute force is now immersed in a sport that requires finesse and delicacy in an improbable bid for a spot in the 2026 Olympics.
Bengals running back Joe Mixon no longer faces a misdemeanor charge of aggravated menacing over allegations that he threatened and pointed a gun at a woman in Cincinnati.
Jay Kornegay was behind the counter in 2004 when someone approached with $5,000 to bet on the Super Bowl but had no idea how to decide.
Jason Kelce felt the pull of retirement after the Eagles slogged through a miserable 2020 season and a second Super Bowl any time soon seemed like a joke. The Christmas album crooner,honorary Mummer and All-Pro center — how many players have all those titles in their NFL.com bio? — considered walking away at the end of last season. His future was one of the more pressing offseason questions on tap, so Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni shipped the big guy two cases of beer to coax him to stay.
Start making these lists: The Vikings will have to make similarly difficult decisions regarding receiver Adam Thielen and others.
The debates on sports talk shows and in barbershops about who is the greatest football player of all time will always start with Brady. Bit should he have returned for one more season?
Gophers basketball pioneer Linda Roberts, Vikings linebacker and executive Scott Studwell and hockey ambassador Lou Nanne headline a Big Ten-themed group, all of whom made a major mark on Minnesota sports.
Who's in the Star Tribune Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame? From Bernie Bierman to the latest class, here's the list:
Vikings writer Andrew Krammer joins host Michael Rand, who brings out a tool to share the cuts he would make before the 2023 season. Also, bad Wolves habits resurface and a must-read about the Bally Sports North situation.