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Childress fired; Frazier hired
The Minnesota Vikings begin the Leslie Frazier era in earnest today. Frazier was named head coach yesterday, after Brad Childress was fired. The team is just 3-7 and suffered a crushing 31-3 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday in the Metrodome. Team Owner Zygi Wilf introduced Frazier as the interim-head coach, who will lead the team for the last six games of the year.
Vikings fire Childress; Frazier named interim coach
The Minnesota Vikings fired head coach Brad Childress Monday, a day after the team suffered a 31-3 loss to the Green Bay Packers, and named defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier as interim coach for the rest of the season.
Photos: Vikings vs. Packers
Photos from the drubbing the Minnesota Vikings took from the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
Rodgers, Packers romp past Favre, Vikings 31-3
Aaron Rodgers threw for 301 yards, besting Brett Favre and Minnesota for the second time this season and sending the Green Bay Packers to a 31-3 victory over the skidding Vikings on Sunday.
Ron Gardenhire, Bud Black picked as managers of the year
San Diego's Bud Black hung on in this race, nudging Cincinnati's Dusty Baker by one point for NL Manager of the Year. Minnesota's Ron Gardenhire was the clear choice in the AL, becoming a first-time winner Wednesday after five times as the runner-up.
No comeback this week; Vikings lose to Bears
Brett Favre threw three interceptions as the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Chicago Bears 27-13 Sunday afternoon in Chicago.
The woman who allegedly received lewd photos and inappropriate text messages from Brett Favre has met with NFL investigators, her agent says.
The Supreme Court won't stop a Minnesota state court from getting involved in a fight between the NFL and Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen Kevin Williams and Pat Williams over violations of the league's anti-doping policy.
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