1. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Best Trades in Franchise History

    The Minnesota Vikings , like any team, randomly made some noise over the years with some high profile trades. But not all of the trades were always received well, even if they served a valuable purpose; so valuable they became memorable...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 4,538 reads 2 comments

  2. MLB Power Rankings: Barry Zito and the 50 Worst Contracts in Baseball

    Outrageous contracts are a pretty common thing in baseball these days. In fact, you sometimes get the impression that players are paid more on the value of their name rather than actual substantiated performance...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 7,638 reads 67 comments

  3. NFL Free Agency 2011: 10 Free Agents the Minnesota Vikings Must Target

    After a rather decent 2011 draft, the Vikings next course of action will be targeting specific needs in the free agency pool; a process that could have a significant impact on the team...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 6,034 reads 17 comments

  4. MLB: Jered Weaver, Joey Votto and Other Top Hitters and Pitchers in April

    April is over and May is here. Time to look at the best of the best (and a little worst of the worst) through 30 games. Is there really a way that Ryan Braun is not on this list? Can Matt Garza really be a No...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 318 reads 2 comments

  5. Francisco Liriano No-Hitter: Does This Mean He's Back for Good?

    The last person to throw a no-hitter in Minnesota was Eric Milton back in 1999, so it’s been a while since Twins fans have been graced with such an event...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 86 reads 0 comments

  6. 2011 NFL Draft Grades: Report Card for Minnesota Vikings' Entire Draft

    The Minnesota Vikings wound up with one of the better drafts this year despite leaving a few holes unsettled—OLB to be more specific...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 4,202 reads 50 comments

  7. 2011 NFL Draft Results: Top 25 Underrated Players

    The 2011 NFL Draft has come and gone, and now the fun really begins. The reason why I say this is, simply, because we get to see not only the top tier prospects perform at the pro ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 2,016 reads 14 comments

  8. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Minnesota Vikings Final 7-Round Predictions

    Here we go kids! With the 2011 NFL draft just hours away, it’s time for my 2011 Minnesota Vikings final mock draft...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 1,426 reads 0 comments

  9. The 2013 MLB Hall of Fame Class: The Biggest Group of Cheaters Ever Assembled?

    The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame is a place where only the game’s greatest players are forever enshrined beyond the indelible mark they have already left upon us...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 3 years ago 2,901 reads 66 comments

  10. 2011 NFL Schedule: Game-by-Game Look at the Minnesota Vikings' Season

    Well it’s official, the 2011-12 season has been formally announced, and we now have every single mouth-watering game set in stone, ready to be placed under the microscope...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 3,935 reads 5 comments

  11. MLB Power Rankings: The 5 Best Players at Each Position in the League Today

    Who doesn’t like an old fashioned power ranking of the best players in the game by position? For many of us, these sort of slideshows are nothing more than an extension of our ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 560 reads 11 comments

  12. Kevin Kolb: Why the Minnesota Vikings Must Trade for Philadelphia Eagles QB

    For the Minnesota faithful, time is of the essence if the Vikings are to solve the pressing quarterback dilemma...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 2,031 reads 25 comments

  13. NFL Draft 2011: The Top 10 Prospects from the Big Ten

    Don’t ya just love the Big 10? Some of the best college football comes from within the Big 10 and it just so happens that some of the best NFL players also emerge from the storied conference...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 711 reads 5 comments

  14. Minnesota Vikings: Can the 2011 NFL Draft Answer 5 Burning Questions?

    The Minnesota Vikings are heading in to this year’s draft with an entire game plan already put together; ready to unleash on the league...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 2,659 reads 4 comments

  15. Ryan Howard and 10 Hot MLB Starts to Take with a Grain of Salt

    A bevy of MLB teams are currently enjoying the extended services of players who traditionally flounder in the cruel month of April, which has many fans excited. If I were you, though, I wouldn't expect any of these trends to continue on much longer...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 2,202 reads 23 comments

  16. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Minnesota Vikings 7 Round Predictions

    Well here we are, just a few weeks away from the 2011 NFL draft. Over the past couple of weeks you all have taken the wild ride of draft speculation with me...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 2,332 reads 7 comments

  17. Minnesota Vikings Draft Watch: Could Ricky Standzi Be a Perfect Fit in Minnesota

    We’ve all heard the speculation of the Minnesota Vikings possibly drafting a quarterback with their first selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, and we’re all pretty familiar with the top four quarterbacks on the board...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 812 reads 6 comments

  18. Minnesota Vikings Draft Questions: Andy Dalton, Donovan McNabb or Both?

    Boy oh boy! If the Minnesota Vikings aren’t stealing the show in speculative draft talk—hopefully they are, and I have something to do with it—then they sure are right up there in the wonderful world of draft chitchat...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 790 reads 7 comments

  19. NFL Draft 2011: Five Late-Round Propects the Minnesota Vikings Should Consider

    The later rounds of the NFL Draft have been a wonderful mine of hidden gems over the past 10 years. Players such as Tom Brady, Terrell Davis, Harold Jackson, Shannon Sharp and Richard ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 1,685 reads 4 comments

  20. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Minnesota Vikings 7 Round Possibilities

    Ah, April! We could spend a considerable amount of time waxing poetic over flowers in bloom, the 2011 MLB season and even the fact that my birthday is this month—April 20th, ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 7,149 reads 19 comments

  21. Philadelphia Phillies: Not-So-Fab Five Are Notoriously Slow Starters

    The 2011 MLB season is back and so are ‘ Dem Phightin Phils’. Philadelphia’s finest are ready to make yet another push toward—what will be—their fifth straight appearance in the postseason...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 3,073 reads 17 comments

  22. Minnesota Vikings: Top 5 Young Vikings Most Adversely Affected by the Lockout

    The NFL lockout continues to loom overhead like early morning fog, and with it, comes a bevy of interesting situations that a lot of fans and writers are beginning to explore...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 869 reads 3 comments

  23. MLB All-Future Team: The Next Superstar at Every Position

    Wondering who the next great MLB star will be? Navigating through such a question is not just par-for-the-course, but it is also a very debatable topic that leaves an open door for several candidates, for several reasons...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 927 reads 8 comments

  24. MLB Waiting Line: 10 Prospects Whose Paths Are Blocked By Star Players

    In baseball, being able to hit for average—or better—isn't always enough.Having a flair for strikeouts and possessing the skill set to manage seven-plus innings won't always suffice either...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 3,742 reads 18 comments

  25. 2011 NFL Draft: Could Cameron Jordan Continue Viking Family Tradition

    Cameron Jordan is not only one of the top ranked defensive lineman the 2011 NFL Draft has to offer, he also is the only one with a tie to the Minnesota Vikings' franchise...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 3 years ago 1,719 reads 4 comments