1. Assessing Zygi Wilf and the Minnesota Vikings Stadium Situation

    When Zygi Wilf purchased the Minnesota Vikings from Red McCombs in 2005, he quickly became the mustachioed savior of the most beloved franchise in Minnesota...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 1,350 reads 5 comments

  2. Is Kevin Kouzmanoff a Good Fit for the Minnesota Twins?

    Like many MLB rumor-mongers, I have been staring almost non-stop at my Twitter feed today (much to the chagrin of my retinas) to soak in the up-to-the-minute Twins updates...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 770 reads 4 comments

  3. For the Minnesota Twins, Signing Carl Pavano Should Be Just the Beginning

    The Ace List Roger Clemens. Randy Johnson/Curt Schilling. Jarrod Washburn. Josh Beckett. Schilling again. Mark Buehrle. Chris Carpenter. Beckett again. Cole Hamels. C.C. Sabathia.The ace list...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 468 reads 2 comments

  4. The Time Is Now For The Minnesota Twins to Move on a Free Agent Infielder

    With potential free agent infielders being snatched up faster than the testimonies of Tiger Woods’s mistresses by tabloids, I figured I had better relate some thoughts about the Twins infield ...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 404 reads 1 comments

  5. Exploring Much-Needed Bench Options for the Minnesota Twins

    What do Brendan Harris and Gene Larkin have in common?In a perfect world, the answer would be simple: nothing (aside from having last names that sort of seem like they could be first names, but don’t completely seem like they could be first names)..

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 238 reads 1 comments

  6. Can the Vikings Out Duel the Timberwolves?

    A friend of mine made the following proposition the other day: The Minnesota Vikings will win more games (including playoffs) this year than the Minnesota Timberwolves. My first inclination was to call him a moron...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 540 reads 4 comments

  7. Ken Griffey Jr.: The Forgotten Superstar

    Remember 1997? Spice Girls. Titanic. The Simpsons (back when it was still good). And Ken Griffey Jr. Ok, so maybe Griffey wasn’t a pop culture icon like Baby Spice, Leo, or Homer J(ay), but he was the unquestioned king of baseball...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  8. A Modest Proposal for Roy Halladay

    The Twins need an ace. They unequivocally need a pitcher who can go out every fifth day and shut a team down. They need a pitcher with a Jack Morris mentality. A guy who says, “Give me the ball and I will win this game...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 574 reads 16 comments

  9. Defending A.J. Pierzynski

    After toiling in obscurity for a decade, a young team of nobodies returns their franchise to the playoffs. Led by a well-balanced lineup with just enough punch and a pitching staff ...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 414 reads 4 comments

  10. World Series Preview

    The World Series mercifully begins tonight and what better way to prepare than to inundate sports fans with predictions? What kind of sports writer would I be if I didn’t throw my hat into the prediction ring? Exactly...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  11. The Joe Nathan Question

    Everyone is asking the the question : What to do with Joe Nathan?Opinions are fairly easy to come by. Trade him. Keep him. Sacrifice him to the baseball gods and hope they reincarnate him into a closer who can beat the Yankees...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 176 reads 0 comments

  12. Drinking the Vikings Kool-Aid

    I know the Vikings are 6-1. I know they have the best running back in the league. I know they have a (surprisingly) mistake free quarterback in Brett Favre. I know they have arguably a top-five defense...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 4 years ago 397 reads 9 comments