1. Minnesota Wild's Future Looks Bright After Jason Pominville Contract Extension

    Jason Pominville signed a five-year, $28 million contract with the Minnesota Wild last week, meaning that the team’s entire top line, which also consists of Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu, is signed through 2017-18...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 1,845 reads 3 comments

  2. Re-Grading the Minnesota Vikings' 2013 Draft Class

    The Minnesota Vikings got creative in the 2013 NFL draft, trading with the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots to get the No. 25 and No. 29 picks in addition to the No...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 8,965 reads 20 comments

  3. Making a Case for Christian Ponder to Be Minnesota Vikings' Starter in Week 6

    Last week, after seeing Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel throw for 248 yards and complete 16 of his 25 attempts in a 34-27 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Wembley ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 3,671 reads 14 comments

  4. The Biggest Training Camp Mysteries for Minnesota Timberwolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are going to have a couple mysteries that have to be solved during camp, and since Scooby and his gang were eaten by Crunch, these things will have to work themselves out...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 1,942 reads 3 comments

  5. The 3 Most Compelling Storylines in the 2013 MLB Playoffs

    This year’s Major League Baseball postseason should be one for the ages. The Pittsburgh Pirates, yes the Pirates, are in for the first time since 1992. In fact, it is their first winning season since 1992...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 577 reads 0 comments

  6. Why Charlie Coyle Is Minnesota Wild's Biggest X-Factor for 2013-14 Season

    The X-factor for the Minnesota Wild is Charlie Coyle, who had the best camp of all the young forwards and helped the other players around him improve as well. It could be Nino Niederreiter as well...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 2,255 reads 5 comments

  7. Minnesota Timberwolves Media Day 2013: Photos, Interviews and Takeaways

    The biggest news to come out of Minnesota Timberwolves media day, or at least to come out around that time, is that Chase Budinger is undergoing knee surgery and is out indefinitely, as Marc Weinreich of SI...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 3,719 reads 10 comments

  8. How the Minnesota Twins Can Win Under Manager Ron Gardenhire

    General manager Terry Ryan and the Minnesota Twins made the right move by giving manager Ron Gardenhire, a six-time division winner, a two-year contract extension...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 1,383 reads 10 comments

  9. Complete 2013-14 Season Preview for the Minnesota Wild

    Although the Minnesota Wild have kept many of their homegrown players and tried to build a familiar core following the signings of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter in July 2012, things are going to look a little different this season...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 3,889 reads 13 comments

  10. Matt Cassel Should Start for the Minnesota Vikings After Performance in Week 4

    The Minnesota Vikings beat the Pittsburgh Steelers , 34-27, in a “home” game in London, advancing to 1-3 heading into the bye week...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 11,152 reads 84 comments

  11. Minnesota Timberwolves Training Camp 2013: Full Preview and Roster Projections

    The Minnesota Timberwolves begin training camp on October 1 with the most hype surrounding this team since the Kevin Garnett era...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 7,311 reads 15 comments

  12. 3 Things We've Learned About the Minnesota Twins' September Call-Ups

    September has been a brutal month for the Minnesota Twins . The team will finish with less than 70 wins for the third season in a row, manager Ron Gardenhire may not have his contract ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 1,885 reads 3 comments

  13. What Does Mike Yeo Have to Do in 2013-14 NHL Season to Stay Off the Hot Seat?

    On December 10, 2011, the Minnesota Wild were 20-7-3 coming off of a 4-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes in Glendale...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 2,048 reads 8 comments

  14. The Minnesota Twins Should Re-Sign RHP Mike Pelfrey for 2014

    As far as he is concerned, pitcher Mike Pelfrey , who underwent Tommy John surgery last year, will not pitch again for the Minnesota Twins this year...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 1,073 reads 7 comments

  15. Rick Adelman's Return Most Underrated Offseason Move for Minnesota Timberwolves

    Rick Adelman may not be able to hit a three-point shot 39 percent of the time like Kevin Martin, defend the perimeter like Corey Brewer or be a force inside like Nikola Pekovic, but ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 3,710 reads 14 comments

  16. What Is Minnesota Wild Left Wing Jason Zucker's Ceiling?

    If it hadn’t been for Jason Zucker ’s overtime goal in Game 3 of last season's Western Conference quarterfinals, the Chicago Blackhawks may have swept the Minnesota Wild ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 2,247 reads 7 comments

  17. What We've Learned About the Minnesota Vikings Through 3 Games

    How did it come to this? How did we go from “Hey, the Cleveland Browns traded Trent Richardson , are starting a third-string quarterback and tanking their season” ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 10,180 reads 143 comments

  18. Spotlighting and Breaking Down Minnesota Timberwolves' Point Guard Position

    The Minnesota Timberwolves enter the 2013-14 season with depth at every position, and point guard is no exception...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 3,008 reads 5 comments

  19. Predicting the Strength and Weakness of Each Minnesota Wild Line in 2013-14

    The Minnesota Wild are expected to shuffle their lines quite a bit this season. With the exception of the top forward line (Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville) and the ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 2,202 reads 6 comments

  20. 2013-14 Will Be Most Critical of Derrick Williams' NBA Career

    If you want to think about Minnesota Timberwolves forward Derrick Williams’ 2013-14 campaign in its simplest terms, it comes down to this: If he succeeds, he gets just over $6...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 2,852 reads 13 comments

  21. Who Surprised and Who Disappointed for the Minnesota Twins in 2013?

    It has been a disappointing season for the Minnesota Twins in general, but there have been a few silver linings...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 1,996 reads 11 comments

  22. Projecting Nino Niederreiter's Impact for Minnesota Wild in 2013-14 Season

    Last Sunday my friend and I decided to catch the first period of the Minnesota Wild ’s open scrimmage at the Xcel Energy Center before heading to the nearby Patrick McGovern’s ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 10 months ago 5,314 reads 18 comments

  23. What We've Learned About the Minnesota Vikings Through 2 Games

    The Minnesota Vikings improved from Week 1 to Week 2 — it’s fair to say that much — but they still suffered a 31-30 loss to the Chicago Bears on a last-second drive orchestrated by quarterback Jay Cutler ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 11 months ago 6,281 reads 53 comments

  24. The Minnesota Twins Should Shut Down Joe Mauer for the Rest of the 2013 Season

    When Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer feels irritable, it is time to shut him down. Mauer has put up with the booing of fans that couldn ’t understand why he couldn ’t hit ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 11 months ago 1,435 reads 0 comments

  25. Minnesota Wild Players with the Most to Prove at 2013-14 Training Camp

    The Minnesota Wild enter training camp a year removed from an early playoff exit at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 11 months ago 2,192 reads 5 comments