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Author Teaches Students Storytelling Basics with New Book on Adam Thielen

Co-author Ryan Jacobson uses his book "Adam Thielen: From Small Town to Football Star" to share tips on creating a story

DILWORTH, Minn. – It was about a year ago when Ryan Jacobson teamed up with Lindsay Vonruden to write “Adam Thielen: From Small Town to Football Star,” a story about her cousin and #19 for the Vikings. Jacobson uses Thielen’s story as a way to interest young readers to the art of storytelling. “The one thing I really want students…

Police report on second Everson Griffen incident

MINNETRISTA, Minn. (KMSP) – Police in Minnestrista, Minnesota have released their report of a second incident involving Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen on Saturday, Sept. 22. The first incident occurred at 1:25 p.m. at the Hotel Ivy in downtown Minneapolis, where a report from the Minneapolis Police Department stated Griffen told hotel staff “that if someone doesn’t let him in his room…

Carson Wentz Out For Sunday’s Game Versus Tampa Bay

Coach Doug Pederson says Wentz still hasn't been medically cleared to play.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Nick Foles will start for the Philadelphia Eagles against the Tampa Buccaneers on Sunday. The Super Bowl MVP has filled in since Carson Wentz tore two knee ligaments in Week 14 last year. He is 6-1, including the playoffs and the final regular-season game, in which he played only one quarter. Coach Doug Pederson says Wentz still…

Wentz Sets Sights on 11-Man Drills

The Eagles QB is still not cleared for contact.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz expects to participate in 11-on-11 drills next week, but it’s uncertain whether he’ll be ready for the season opener. The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 6. Wentz’s goal since having surgery last December to repair a torn ACL and LCL in his left knee has been to be…

Former Bison DeLuca Waived by Tennessee Titans

DeLuca transitioned to TE earlier in training camp.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The first preseason game is in the rear-view mirror for every NFL team. The Tennessee Titans are moving on to their second preseason matchup without former NDSU linebacker Nick DeLuca, who was waived by the team. DeLuca signed with the Titans as an undrafted free agent, but was later asked to switch positions to tight end. DeLuca spent…

Former Bison DeLuca Transitioning to TE with Titans

Tennessee's first preseason game is Thursday at Green Bay.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former NDSU linebacker Nick DeLuca is fighting for a roster spot with the Tennessee Titans, but on the offensive side of the ball. The Omaha native has been making the transition to tight end for the Titans during training camp. Head coach Mike Vrabel approached DeLuca with the idea of switching to offense to give the former…

KVRR Round Table: When to Expect A Return From Wentz

The KVRR sports team analyzes when Carson Wentz will make his return to the gridiron.

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles captured their first super bowl in franchise history despite Carson Wentz tearing his ACL late in the season. The KVRR sports team analyzes when Wentz could make his return to game play for the Eagles in this week’s KVRR Round Table. Categories: KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison, CARSON WENTZ, Eagles, NDSU, nfl,…

KVRR Round Table: Vikings Training Camp Preview

The KVRR sports team talks Vikings storylines heading into training camp.

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings are fresh off of an NFC championship game appearance last season but have plenty of new faces on the 2018 squad including some with local ties. The KVRR sports team dives into some of the big storylines surrounding the Vikings as they head into training camp in this week’s KVRR Round Table. Categories: KVRR…

Viking’s Head Coach Zimmer Reacts to New NFL Kneeling Policy

The NFL will fine teams when players and personnel kneel during the Star Spangled Banner

EAGAN, Minn. — NFL owners voted Wednesday to fine players and personnel who kneel for the National Anthem beginning this season. If players do not wish to stand for the Star Spangled Banner, they will now be allowed to remain in the locker room until after the Anthem is over. The controversy began when former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick…