1. NFL Free-Agency Rumors: Minnesota Vikings and Ted Ginn Jr. Would Make a Good Fit

    It's a step in the right direction. After signing tight end John Carlson to a five-year, $25 million contract on March 14, the Vikings have their sights set on a position that needs serious overhaul: wide receiver...

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  2. NBA Trade Deadline 2012: Timberwolves Smart to Hang onto Michael Beasley

    Phew. Crisis averted. My friend awoke me Thursday morning with the news that the Minnesota Timberwolves dealt forward Michael Beasley to the Los Angeles Lakers as part of a ...

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  3. Minnesota Vikings: John Carlson Not the Signing They Needed

    Great Minnesota. You made a move. Congratulations. Pat yourself on the back. You are on the board. On Wednesday ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the Vikings inked former Seattle ...

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  4. 2012 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings Clear to Take Matt Kalil

    Prior to this week there was some debate as to what the Minnesota Vikings should do with the No. 3 pick in April’s draft. Some said keep the pick. Draft the best player available...

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  5. Pierre Garcon to Vikings: Why Ex-Colts WR Would Look Good in Minnesota

    The Vikings have a long offseason ahead of them. After a 3-13 season, Adrian Peterson 's torn ACL and Toby Gerhart's torn MCL, Minnesota has more holes to fill than Tom Cruise has crazy pills...

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  6. Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft: Assessing WalterFootball's Latest Predictions

    It's that time of year. Less than two months to the 2012 NFL Draft . The mock drafts are growing in number wherever you look, including on WalterFootball...

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  7. Minnesota Vikings 2012 Mock Draft: Buying or Selling Matt Miller's Latest Picks

    You're wrong! It's what every fan loves to scream at the television when an "expert" is on telling them how it's going to go, or how it's going to be. This is another one of those opportunities...

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  8. NBA All-Star Weekend: Dunk Contest Needs Better Talent

    To say that Saturday night's dunk competition underwhelmed is an understatement. It stunk. It wasn't enjoyable. It wasn't original. Apparently we all missed the memo that dunking over an object automatically made it a sick dunk...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about over 2 years ago 3,266 reads 5 comments

  9. Minnesota Vikings: 7 Veterans They Should Move on from Sooner Rather Than Later

    The Minnesota Vikings were the fifth-oldest team in the NFL entering the 2011 season. The average player on their roster was 26.76 years old...

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  10. Minnesota Vikings 2012 Mock Draft: 7-Round Predictions

    In 69 days the Minnesota Vikings take the next step towards forgetting the disaster that was 2011. And on that day, the Vikings will acquire (as it stands) eight rookies to attempt to make 2012 a better day...

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  11. Minnesota Twins: 2012 Season Hinges on Mauer and Morneau

    The success of the 2012 season depends on two men: Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau. When the Twins won three of the previous five American Central League titles, Mauer and Morneau were at the heart of why Minnesota was successful...

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  12. Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft: How Vikings Can Acquire 5 Dream Targets

    Needs are plentiful for the Minnesota Vikings as they prepare for their offseason. But, one way they can help themselves is by doubling up on first-round picks this season...

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  13. 2012 NFL Combine: 10 Prospects the Minnesota Vikings Should Be Watching Closely

    Entering the 2012 NFL draft , the Minnesota Vikings have plenty of needs. They're two years removed from the NFC Championship, but age and regression have taken their toll. With the NFL Combine around the corner, commencing on Feb...

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  14. Minnesota Vikings: 8 Best Late-Round Steals in Draft History

    Breaking news: franchises are built through the draft. Those franchises that find diamonds in the rough are even better off because on top of the studs they draft early on, they also snag the unexpected talent...

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  15. 2012 NBA Free Agency: Why Kevin Love Should Re-Sign with Minnesota

    Kevin Love is a top-five power forward in the NBA . The Minnesota Timberwolves are lucky to have him. But they’re on the verge of losing him. They need to sign him to a five-year $84 million by Jan...

    Mike Nelson Written by Mike Nelson about over 2 years ago 1,608 reads 8 comments

  16. Minnesota Vikings: Why Coaching Staff Must Be Altered, Starting with Singletary

    In the offseason, Leslie Frazier was awarded the position of head coach for the Minnesota Vikings . But to say that he’s guaranteed to live out the life of his contract isn’t a sure thing...

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  17. 2012 NFL Draft: Vikings Should Select Matt Kalil

    In the ideal world, the Minnesota Vikings would select USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil with the No. 3 pick in the 2012 NFL draft ...

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  18. NFL Playoff Predictions: Odds on the 13 Most Likely Super Bowl MVPs

    It's time again. With the Super Bowl a little over three weeks away, there are eight teams left. We have the clearest picture of who's got a shot to win the whole thing that we've ever had...

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  19. Denver Broncos: Why the Legend of Tim Tebow Can't Grow Big Enough

    Tim Tebow . That name brings about hysteria much the same way the name Barack Obama does at a Tea Party rally or much the same way Michael Jordan does at a Chicago Bulls game. It all just depends upon your perspective on the man...

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  20. 2012 NFL Free Agency: Minnesota Vikings Offseason Needs

    At 3-13, the changes that need to be implemented in order to alter the culture surrounding the Minnesota Vikings are plenty. This team went from the NFC Championship game in the 2009 season to the third-worst team in the league by the end of 2011...

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  21. Minnesota Timberwolves: Time to Trade Luke Ridnour

    Point guards, point guards and more point guards. When the Minnesota Timberwolves haven’t known what to do with themselves they acquire a point guard. Why? None of us know...

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  22. Minnesota Timberwolves: Moral Victories Are No Longer the Standard

    “Winning is not a sometime thing. It’s an all the time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while you do them right all the time...

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  23. Minnesota Vikings: 10 Way-Too-Early Predictions for 2012

    It’s Jan. 3. The Minnesota Vikings ’ season has been over for two days. But it’s never too early to start talking about 2012. And that’s exactly what this slideshow will do...

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  24. Minnesota Timberwolves: J.J. Barea and Ricky Rubio Should Start

    Ricky Rubio and J.J. Barea need more time on the floor. Neither player starts, but the two combine to form Minnesota’s most effective guard duo. When Rubio and Barea are on the floor together, things happen...

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  25. Minnesota Vikings: Stick with Christian Ponder at QB

    The Minnesota Vikings must stick with Christian Ponder , long term. It’s been three tough weeks for the rookie quarterback—he’s thrown as many touchdowns as interceptions (four), but worse yet, he’s completed 48...

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