Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder appeared on a national radio show today and compared Giants quarterback Eli Manning to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady before Sunday's big game. He praised both men, but said this year, he believes Manning and the Giants will come out on top.
Woman seriously hurt in shooting outside downtown Minneapolis Target
The victim is in her 20s.
Man, woman arrested after shots fired from BMW at 3 motorcyclists
The driver of the BMW led police on a chase, driving the wrong way on state highways.
Drive Shack Inc. announces upcoming 'Puttery' venue in Minneapolis
The growing business backed by Rory McIlroy is coming to the Twin Cities.
BCA: Man was 'running towards' deputy with knife before fatal shooting
The Minnesota BCA has identified the four deputies who fired weapons.
MN Gun Owners Caucus won't endorse gubernatorial candidate in 2022
The organization endorsed Scott Jensen for Minnesota Senate in 2016.
Man who threw gun on WCCO roof charged with murder, manslaughter
The man originally lied and claimed someone else shot the victim.
18-year-old from Zumbrota dies in Goodhue County crash
The crash happened in rural Goodhue County around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.
3 Minneapolis beaches closed due to E. coli contamination
No illnesses have been reported, according to the MPRB.
'Hockeyland' documentary debuting in Minnesota movie theaters
The documentary has received great reviews at numerous film festivals.
Former Minnesota Olympic runner accused of driving drunk in Eden Prairie crash
Police said the man's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.
Ponder on slump: Don't blame Samantha Steele
Don’t blame Samantha Steele. That from Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder when asked if his TV-reporter girlfriend is to blame for his recent passing slump. Ponder told play-by-play man Paul Allen today he’s been dating Steele since Week 1, so she’s also been there for five wins as well.
Video: Ponder says there's 'no finger pointing' after back-to-back losses
Struggling Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder says he hasn't lost his confidence and there is no bickering among the Vikings despite a two-game losing streak.
Ponder practices, questionable for Sunday
Rookie Viking quarterback Christian Ponder returned to practice Friday after nursing a bruised hip. The Pioneer Press reports he was throwing passes alongside backups Joe Webb and Sage Rosenfels. He and Adrian Peterson are listed as questionable for Sunday.
Is Ponder out of Luck?
Fox Sports North's Bob Sansevere says if the Vikings lose out and earn the first overall pick in April's NFL draft they should take quarterback Andrew Luck. The Stanford stud is the consensus top-pick and would likely usurp Christian Ponder if he were drafted by Minnesota.
Ponder: 'I need to show improvement'
Christian Ponder wasn't surprised when he was taken out of last Sunday's game in Detroit. The rookie quarterback admits he needs to "show improvement" and "do a better job of holding onto the ball." Ponder's counterpart this week, Drew Brees, says young players "got to face adversity."
Yary believes Ponder is the best Vikings' QB since Tarkenton, Kapp
Former Vikings' offensive lineman Ron Yary told the Pioneer Press that he believes Christian Ponder is the best quarterback Minnesota has had since Fran Tarkenton and Joe Kapp were barking out signals.
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