MINNEAPOLIS (AP) David Cobb rushed for 194 yards and a touchdown and Ryan Santoso kicked a 52-yard field goal with 4:59 left to cap Minnesota's comeback on Saturday, giving the Gophers a 39-38 victory over Purdue and their first 3-0 start in Big Ten play since 1990.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has undergone a ''minor procedure,'' according to the team, but he is expected back quickly. Vikings spokesman Bob Hagan said Zimmer will return to work Saturday and travel for the game at Buffalo on Sunday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers cornerback Sam Shields has been ruled out of Sunday's game against Carolina with a knee injury. Shields, who leads the team with two interceptions, suffered what coach Mike McCarthy says is a knee strain in the last weekend's win over Miami.
CONROE, Texas (AP) The hearing on whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been pushed back.