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Super Bowl chase begins Saturday ... Chiefs hire Andy Reid as head coach ... PGA Tour's first round of 2013 wiped out ... Pistons survive late drought to down Hawks ... Sports news from United Press International.

Super Bowl chase begins Saturday

HOUSTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The battle for the NFL title begins Saturday with three rookie quarterbacks featured along with a veteran trying to win the Super Bowl with his second team.
New faces, old names mark NFL season

New faces, old names mark NFL season

The 2012 NFL season started under the cloud of a lockout and replacement referees but ended with new stars shining and established players reaching new heights.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International

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NHL, union meet, more sessions to follow ... Spanish golfer Jimenez breaks right leg ... S. Williams opens new season with victory ... Peterson misses record but carries Vikings into playoffs ... Sports news from United Press International.

NFL: Minnesota 37, Green Bay 34

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Adrian Peterson amassed 199 rushing yards and scored twice Sunday, helping boost the Vikings into the playoffs with a 37-34 win over Green Bay.

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Miami hands Charlotte 16th straight loss ... Manning, Rodgers lead NFL Pro Bowl picks ... Cowboys' Brent indicted for manslaughter ... Mariners sign Ibanez to one-year contract ... Sports news from United Press International.
Manning, Rodgers lead NFL Pro Bowl picks

Manning, Rodgers lead NFL Pro Bowl picks

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Quarterbacks Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos and Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers headed the list of NFL Pro Bowl selections revealed Wednesday.

NFL: Minnesota 23, Houston 6

HOUSTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson ran for 86 yards on 25 carries Sunday and the Minnesota Vikings kept their playoff hopes alive with a 23-6 victory over Houston.

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Reports: Mets to send Dickey to Blue Jays ... Ted Ligety wins men's giant slalom by 2.04 ... Schwartzel claims lopsided Euro Tour win ... Vikings' Peterson nears NFL rushing record ... Sports news from United Press International.

NFL: Minnesota 36, St. Louis 22

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson racked up 212 rushing yards Sunday and the Minnesota Vikings helped their playoff chances with a 36-22 victory over St. Louis.

NFL: Minnesota 21, Chicago 14

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson ran for a pair of 1-yard scores in the first quarter Sunday and Minnesota kept its playoff hopes alive with a 21-14 win over Chicago.
Bears linebacker Urlacher to appeal fine

Bears linebacker Urlacher to appeal fine

CHICAGO, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, who suffered a possible season-ending injury Sunday, was fined $21,000 by the NFL for a horse-collar tackle.

NFL: Green Bay 23, Minnesota 14

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- James Starks' 22-yard TD run late in the third quarter put Green Bay ahead to stay Sunday and the Packers posted a 23-14 come-from-behind win over Minnesota.
Urlacher fined for horse-collar tackle

Urlacher fined for horse-collar tackle

CHICAGO, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said he plans to appeal a $15,750 fine imposed for a horse-collar tackle against Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.

NFL: Chicago 28, Minnesota 10

CHICAGO, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Jay Cutler returned from a concussion to go 23-for-31 through the air with a touchdown Sunday in the Chicago Bears' 28-10 decision over Minnesota.

Charges dropped against Vikings' Peterson

HOUSTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Charges of resisting arrest against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson have been dismissed in Texas, his attorney said Tuesday.

NFL: Minnesota 34, Detroit 24

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson reeled off 171 rushing yards and scored on a long, game-clinching run Sunday, powering the Minnesota Vikings to a 34-24 win over Detroit.

NFL: Seattle 30, Minnesota 20

SEATTLE, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Russell Wilson tossed three touchdown passes and Marshawn Lynch ran for 124 yards Sunday in the Seattle Seahawks' 30-20 win over Minnesota.

NFL: Tampa Bay 36, Minnesota 17

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Josh Freeman's 64-yard pass to Doug Martin gave Tampa Bay a 17-point, third-quarter lead Thursday and the Buccaneers went on to down Minnesota 36-17.

NFL: Minnesota 21, Arizona 14

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson rambled for 153 yards Sunday and the Minnesota defense largely stifled Arizona's attack in the Vikings' 21-14 win over the Cardinals.

NFL: Minnesota 30, Tennessee 7

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Percy Harvin scored on a pass reception and also ran for a touchdown Sunday, sparking Minnesota to a third straight win, 30-7 over Tennessee.

NFL: Minnesota 20, Detroit 13

DETROIT, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown Sunday and the Minnesota Vikings went on to a 20-13 victory over Detroit.

NFL: Minnesota 24, San Francisco 13

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Christian Ponder hooked up with Kyle Rudolph on a pair of touchdown passes Sunday, sparking the Minnesota Vikings to a 24-13 win over San Francisco.

NFL: Minnesota 26, Jacksonville 23 (OT)

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Blair Walsh hit a 38-yard field goal in overtime Sunday, lifting the Minnesota Vikings to a 26-23 win over Jacksonville in the two teams' season opener.
Vikings' Peterson arrested in Houston

Vikings' Peterson arrested in Houston

HOUSTON, July 7 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was arrested Saturday after allegedly refusing to leave a Houston bar, police say.
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