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Vikings’ Zimmer: No Plans To Trade Peterson

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is expecting to have running back Adrian Peterson on his team this year. Speaking at the NFL Owners Meetings on Wednesday, Zimmer says the Vikings are not looking to trade the former league MVP.   Peterson missed all but one game last season while dealing with…

Agent Says Peterson Wants Out

Posted On March 24, 2015

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is making it official he no longer wants to play for the franchise. Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, in Phoenix for the NFL's Owner's Meetings stated he doesn't believe "it's in Adrian's best interest to play in Minnesota" any longer. There had been reports the star back had…

Bears take chance on DL McDonald

Posted On March 24, 2015

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Ray McDonald, released by the San Francisco 49ers in December following allegations of sexual assault, has found a new home in free agency. The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that the team has agreed to terms with the controversial defensive lineman on a one-year contract.McDonald's eight-year tenure with the 49ers came…

NFL Owners Approve Medical Timeout

Posted On March 24, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- NFL owners are voting in favor of allowing a medical timeout during games to tend to injured players. A certified athletic trainer will be on hand at each stadium with the authority to call a medical timeout if a player on the field appears disoriented. The health and safety move comes after…

Carolina’s Meeks questionable for Thursday

Posted On March 24, 2015

Chapel Hill, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams said forward Kennedy Meeks did not practice Monday because of a sprained knee and might not be available for the Tar Heels' NCAA Tournament game Thursday against Wisconsin. Meeks suffered a sprained left knee during Saturday's game against Arkansas.Williams, on his radio show Monday…