Vikings decline option on Adrian Peterson contract

Eden Prairie, MN (February 28, 2017) – The Minnesota Vikings announced today the team will not exercise the 2017 option on RB Adrian Peterson’s contract. Peterson will become an unrestricted free agent on Thursday, March 9. “Adrian is an important part of the Minnesota Vikings organization,” said Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman. “We will continue to have conversations with his representatives and leave our future options open while determining what is best for both parties moving forward.”   Advertisements Continue reading Vikings decline option on Adrian Peterson contract

Gopher men’s hockey sweeps Penn St

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Rem Pitlick gave the No. 5 Gopher Hockey program its first lead of the night with an overtime winner as Minnesota picked up a 4-3 win over No. 8/9 Penn State to complete a Big Ten sweep at Pegula Ice Arena Saturday night.   Eric Schierhorn picked up his NCAA-leading 20th win of the season behind 42 saves – the second game in a row that the defending Big Ten Goaltender of the Year recorded a career-high for saves.   The Gophers (20-8-2 overall, 11-3-0-0 Big Ten) rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period … Continue reading Gopher men’s hockey sweeps Penn St