Facing a revolt by its corporate ad partners, the team abruptly reversed course Wednesday and announced the star running back had accepted a voluntary suspension — with pay — while he faces criminal charges that he beat his 4-year-old son. He is likely to miss all of the 2014 season.
Updated: September 18, 2014, - 01:43 PM
Fallout over the Adrian Peterson situation continued on Tuesday, with sponsors taking stands, the governor rebuking the team and an appearance by players canceled.
Updated: September 17, 2014, - 06:05 AM
The Vikings star maintains he is “not a child abuser.” Radisson ends sponsorship with team as second incident surfaces.
Updated: September 16, 2014, - 03:35 PM
As the explosive legal case against the Vikings star running back was laid out, it left in doubt whether Peterson would play again and touched off a debate over the appropriateness of corporal punishment.
Updated: September 14, 2014, - 09:11 AM
Children are not immune from head injuries, forcing hard choices.
Updated: September 05, 2014, - 10:10 AM
The state’s preeminent program has seen a drop in youth participation that might not recover.
Updated: September 02, 2014, - 12:33 AM
Even with modest increases, the U still is battling student apathy.
Updated: August 27, 2014, - 01:00 AM
The forward had been charged with felony domestic assault.
Updated: August 18, 2014, - 08:36 PM
The golf craze that began in the 1990s is over. The golfers are fewer and the challenges are more at Twin Cities courses.
Updated: August 18, 2014, - 12:01 PM