Miami Dolphins running back Frank Gore (21) congratulates running back Kenyan Drake (32) after Drake scored a last minute touchdown during the second

Drake Escape: Miami's score on final play beats Pats 34-33

The celebratory mob scene in the corner of the end zone broke out far from Ryan Tannehill, leaving him in the open field, running and screaming as he waved his arms. Since he couldn't find anyone to hug, he flopped to the grass on his back, the job done and the game won.

NFL ICYMI: Good as Belichick is, Pats erred on Miami Miracle

2:15am
if not THE best coach — in NFL history, and he owns the Super Bowl titles to prove it. That doesn't mean he — or his entire New England Patriots staff — is infallible.

Column: Across USA, cheers. In New England, shocked silence

2:10am
Vikings
November 23
Bears quarterback Chase Daniel, left, congratulates free safety Eddie Jackson (39) after Jackson returned an interception 41-yards for a touchdown dur

Bears beat Lions, leave Vikings and Packers further behind

Chase Daniel outplayed Matthew Stafford, proving an NFL journeyman can beat one of the highest-paid players in the league.
October 17
Carolina Panthers' Eric Reid (25) kneels as Cam Newton (1) stands during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the New York Giants i

Don't expect NFL to institute a national anthem policy soon

Don't expect the NFL to institute a national anthem policy this season, if at all.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) reacts before his is sacked by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) during the first half of a
upickem Play Star Tribune Football Fever Upickem
updated 22 hours 24 mins. ago
Make your predictions for each game of the 2018 NFL season and you could end up in Hawaii. Here's how to play.
September 12
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is hurt after being sacked during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday,

McCarthy: Aaron Rodgers to get week to get ready for Vikings

Aaron Rodgers will work with the rehab group in practice on Wednesday.
September 11

Too slow: Gronkowski's grab not reviewed by poky NFL

The NFL spent a lot of time and effort in the offseason simplifying what constitutes a catch and trying to make the game safer with new rules that require both offensive and defensive players to use their heads and not their helmets.
Local
September 7
Colin Kaepernick in a screen shot from Nike's new ad, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.

U students applaud Kaepernick's message, Nike's ad and the Gophers alliance

Students appear to back message; athletic clothing contract remains in place.
Who are the players on the Vikings' 53-man roster? We take a close look at their pedigree, home-states, colleges and more.
Team building Deconstructing the 2018 Vikings roster
updated 7 hours 6 mins. ago
How do you build a winning roster? Cull players from every conference, in every round and with wide-ranging pedigrees.
August 27
Teddy Bridgewater

Bridgewater's performance giving Jets plenty to consider in quarterback choice

Rookie Sam Darnold has started New York's past two preseason games and appears to be the front-runner in the competition that includes incumbent Josh McCown and Teddy Bridgewater.
August 23

No changes coming to NFL's new helmet rule

The NFL Competition Committee has recommended not making any changes to the helmet rule approved by owners in the offseason.
July 26

Manziel to back up Adams for Alouettes against Eskimos

Johnny Manziel will have to wait to get on the field for the Montreal Alouettes.
Vikings season preview: The Infinite Quest
2018 Vikings Vikings season preview: The Infinite Quest
updated 3 hours 21 mins. ago
Infinity and No. 8, you have a lot in common: Neither of you has an exit. The Vikings placed $84 million worth of pressure on No. 8 Kirk Cousins, and the success or failure of 2018 will be entirely tied to him.
June 4
Ouch! Watch Packers linebacker Matthews take a softball in his face

Ouch! Watch Packers linebacker Matthews take a softball in his face

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews says he needs surgery on his nose after getting hit in the face with a line drive during a charity softball game.
Vikings
February 12
Johnny Manziel in 2015

Manziel says he's sober, bipolar and hoping for another NFL chance

Johnny Manziel wants to transform into Johnny Football once again. The former Texas A&M star quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner famously flamed out in the…
Sports
August 2, 2017
Packers' coach Vince Lombardi during a game in December 1964.

Green Bay school named for Vince Lombardi cancels football season

The upcoming football season at a Green Bay middle school named for legendary Packers coach Vince Lombardi has been canceled because the school can't find any coaches.
The TCO Performance Center. ] AARON LAVINSKY � aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com Previewing Vikings training camp in Eagan with double-truck including
Vikings
Built for success: Vikings facility leaves no room for excuses
updated 1 hours 48 mins. ago
The Vikings have every luxury imaginable available to them at their new headquarters in Eagan, a facility so massive that employees were known to disappear while learning to navigate its 277,000 square feet.
Vikings
July 19, 2017
The Vikings will move their training camp from Mankato to Eagan in 2018.

Vikings, Mankato parting ways after one final training camp

Training camp generally draws about 60,000 fans to Mankato over two weeks. The Vikings expect more visitors to their new suburban facility, but won't put a number on how many.
Super Bowl LII
February 3, 2017
A general view of Super Bowl Live and the George R. Brown Convention Center, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 in Houston.

For Minnesotans in Houston, there's plenty of homework

The state's committee is in Houston this week to study how next year's event can have a local flavor.
Nfl
December 12, 2016
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15)

Arizona receiver Michael Floyd arrested on DUI charge

Police say Floyd, a high school star at Cretin-Derham-Hall in St. Paul, was found unconscious behind the wheel of his running vehicle at a Scottsdale intersection shortly before 3 a.m. MST.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) makes an 11-yard reception for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct
scores, stats, latest news Star Tribune NFL 24/7
updated 19 hours 20 mins. ago
All the latest updates, including schedules, stats, scores, game reports and more from the National Football League.
Nfl
December 6, 2016
Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin, left, dives in for a touchdown score after avoiding a tackle by New York Jets cornerback Darryl Roberts

Colts rout Jets, move into first-place tie

The Colts beat the Jets 41-10 to move into a three-way tie for first. The Sports Xchange's Howard Balzer joins Amy Campbell to handicap the AFC South & to preview Thursday's Raiders-Chiefs tilt.
Nfl
November 22, 2016
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) lays on the ground after taking a late hit from New York Giants defensive end Olivier Vernon (54) in the firs

Bears' Cutler to miss rest of season

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is believed to have a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder and will miss the rest of the regular season. However, Cutler is seeking a second opinion.
Nfl
November 22, 2016
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper breaks away from Houston Texans defensive end D.J. Reader on his way to scoring a touchdown during the seco

Raiders rally past Texans in Mexico

Derek Carr threw two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to lift the Raiders past the Texans 27-20. Raiders coach Jack Del Rio spoke after Oakland's fourth consecutive victory.
Vikings super fans Sid Davey and David Garza showed up in Canton to support the Vikings during their 1st preseason game of the season.
Listen Access Vikings: The Podcast
updated 8 hours 7 mins. ago
Check out our weekly Vikings podcast, featuring Michael Rand and Matt Vensel.
Vikings
November 21, 2016
Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians

Cardinals coach Arians in hospital for chest pains

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was taken to the hospital Sunday night because of chest pains after the Vikings game but the team says test results "have come back favorably."
Nfl
November 9, 2016
Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers is stopped by Indianapolis Colts' Erik Walden on a third down run during the first half of an NFL football game Sunda

How to fix the Packers

The Journal Sentinel's Gary D'Amato and Greg Picker discuss the recent changes the Packers have made to their roster and if it will help them turn their disappointing season around.
Nfl
November 7, 2016
Falcons extend GM Thomas Dimitroff

Falcons extend GM Thomas Dimitroff

The Falcons awarded General Manager Thomas Dimitroff with a three-year contract extension Monday. Atlanta leads the NFC South but hasn't made the playoffs since 2012.

NFL Scoreboard

No MLB games today

  • Baltimore

    Kansas City

     

    - F

    24

    27

  • Indianapolis

    Houston

     

    - F

    24

    21

  • Atlanta

    Green Bay

     

    - F

    20

    34

  • NY Jets

    Buffalo

     

    - F

    27

    23

  • NY Giants

    Washington

     

    - F

    40

    16

  • New Orleans

    Tampa Bay

     

    - F

    28

    14

  • New England

    Miami

     

    - F

    33

    34

  • Carolina

    Cleveland

     

    - F

    20

    26

  • Denver

    San Francisco

     

    - F

    14

    20

  • Cincinnati

    Los Angeles

     

    - F

    21

    26

  • Pittsburgh

    Oakland

     

    - F

    21

    24

  • Detroit

    Arizona

     

    - F

    17

    3

  • Philadelphia

    Dallas

     

    - F

    23

    29

  • Los Angeles

    Chicago

     

    - F

    6

    15

  • New Orleans

    Detroit

     

    - F

    116

    108

  • Milwaukee

    Toronto

     

    - F

    104

    99

  • Utah

    San Antonio

     

    - F

    97

    110

  • Charlotte

    New York

     

    - F

    119

    107

  • Vancouver

    St. Louis

     

    - F

    6

    1

  • Philadelphia

    Winnipeg

     

    - F

    1

    7

  • Boston

    Ottawa

     

    - F

    2

    1

  • Montreal

    Chicago

     

    - F

    3

    2

  • New Jersey

    Anaheim

     

    - F

    5

    6

  • Dallas

    Vegas

     

    - F

    2

    4

  • Calgary

    Edmonton

     

    - F

    0

    1

No MLS games today