Stories by Dave Campbell

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Twins still confident despite swoon

The Minnesota Twins' surprise 20-7 mark in May that sent them into first place in the American League Central has begun to unravel. But the swoon hasn't lasted long enough yet.
By Dave Campbell

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Electronics change clubhouse atmosphere

Baseball is an atypical workplace but just as prone to the proliferation of smartphones and tablet computers as any social or professional setting. 
By Dave Campbell

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Peterson, Vikings at impasse on future

Adrian Peterson's agent makes clear return to Vikings not in 'best interest' of running back
By Dave Campbell

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

Aging players give teams run for their money

Julius Peppers has his birthday coming up real soon. This is one most NFL players don't get to celebrate while they're actually still players.
By Dave Campbell

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Catch rule debate ongoing

Hours after Dallas was defeated in Green Bay, the player at the center of that game's most memorable sequence spoke for millions of other followers.
By Dave Campbell

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

NHL's motion to dismiss concussion suit is heard

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The NHL's motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries was heard in court Thursday, and the federal judge assigned to the ...
By Dave Campbell

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Peterson suspended for rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson was suspended without pay for at least the rest of the season by the NFL on Tuesday.
By Dave Campbell

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

Ohio State survives Minnesota

Ohio State could have found a trap game waiting at Minnesota. The Buckeyes sidestepped a setback with a resilient performance against the gritty Gophers, positioning themselves to move up in the ...
By Dave Campbell

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Vikings' secondary to face tough test

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes is coming off the best game of his brief career. Good timing. Aaron Rodgers is next.
By Dave Campbell

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Vikings bench Peterson indefinitely

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. This time, he could be ...
By Dave Campbell

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Adrian Peterson won't play after arrest warrant is issued

An arrest warrant was issued Friday for star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after he was indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse for using a branch to spank his son. His team ...
By Dave Campbell

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Few dominant rushers remain in pass-happy NFL

Adrian Peterson nearly broke Eric Dickerson's NFL single-season rushing record in 2012 on his way to winning the league's MVP award for Minnesota. At this rate, though, Peterson could be the last ...
By Dave Campbell

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Jeter goes out with a bang

MINNEAPOLIS - Derek Jeter was a huge hit from the very start in his final All-Star Game.
By Dave Campbell

Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champ

MINNEAPOLIS - Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star Home Run Derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier.
By Dave Campbell

Monday, July 14, 2014

Jeter says final All-Star Game will be an enjoyable as rest

MINNEAPOLIS - Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.
By Dave Campbell

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Early-entrant quarterbacks are no sure thing in NFL Draft

With a record 102 early entrants declaring for this NFL Draft, the depth of talent is obvious. So why isn't taking a Blake Bortles or Johnny Manziel Thursday night a slam dunk?
By Dave Campbell

Friday, April 25, 2014

Wild even series with Avalanche

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Charlie Coyle scored his third goal of the series for Minnesota, and the Wild dominated the Colorado Avalanche for the second consecutive game on their way to a 2-1 win Thursday ...
By Dave Campbell

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hot goalies will be key to hoisting this year's Stanley Cup

The NHL playoffs have arrived, which means it's time for the goalies to get going.
By Dave Campbell

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Twins' Colabello enjoying ride after years of obscurity

MINNEAPOLIS - The Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball is far off the game's main grid, but the Can-Am also is where the current AL RBI leader Chris Colabello came from.
By Dave Campbell

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Stars from 2011 NFL Draft likely must wait for big paydays

With 36½ sacks over his first three seasons, plus five more over four playoff games, Houston defensive end J.J. Watt has quickly become one of the NFL's premier pass rushers. The mega-contract to ...
By Dave Campbell
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