1. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Biggest Contributors to 42-20 Loss to New Orleans

    The 42-20 Week 15 loss the New Orleans Saints (11-3) handed the Minnesota Vikings (2-12) had to be the ugliest of the 2011 campaign...

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  2. Minnesota Twins: Willingham Signing Hurts More Than It Helps

    Current reports say that the Minnesota Twins have signed outfielder Josh Willingham to a multi-year contract for an undisclosed amount of money...

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  3. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Biggest Contributors in Sunday's 34-28 Loss to Detroit

    On Sunday the Minnesota Vikings (2-11) displayed a level of mental toughness not shown in a contest previously this season...

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  4. Marquette: Otule, Anderson Injuries Hurt, but Present a Unique Opportunity

    On Thursday it was announced that Golden Eagles redshirt junior center Chris Otule had a left ACL injury. How long Otule will miss has yet been determined, but, given the historical nature of ACL injuries, he won’t be back for a while...

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  5. Minnesota Vikings: Move Joe Webb to Wide Receiver Permanently

    We saw it early on in Sunday’s 35-32 loss to the Denver Broncos , but the Minnesota Vikings allowed Joe Webb to see time on the field as a wide receiver...

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  6. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Players Who Made the Biggest Impact Against Denver

    The Minnesota Vikings (2-10) did what they do best this season when they lost to the Denver Broncos (7-5) 35-32: They coughed up a first-half lead...

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  7. Minnesota Vikings: Four Ways to Maintain the Halftime Lead vs. Denver

    The Minnesota Vikings are up 15-7 against the Denver Broncos. It hasn't been a pretty game. Safety. Pick Six. Fumble by Tim Tebow that shouldn't have been ruled that way...

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  8. 10 NFL Players We Wish Would Retire

    It is the tale as old as time: A player well past his prime continues to play on. Whether it's one, two or three years too many, some players struggle to see the warning signs and understand their current predicament...

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  9. NFL Power Rankings: Comparing Teams to Holiday Foods

    The holidays are right around the corner. Thanksgiving kicks it all off tomorrow. And with the holidays, the NFL season still continues...

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  10. Marquette Men's Basketball: Zone Defense Makes Paradise Jam Contested

    The zone defense was Marquette’s Achilles’ heel in the 2010-2011 campaign and proved to be nearly fatal at the Paradise Jam tournament in the Virgin Islands Monday evening...

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  11. 2012 NFL Draft: The Prospect That Could Solve Each Team's Gaping Weakness

    Well, we're over halfway through the 2011 NFL season. Some teams are competing for a postseason berth. Others are already thinking about the 2012 NFL Draft...

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  12. Marquette Men's Basketball: Jamail Jones Ready to Make a Name for Himself

    Watch out for Jamail Jones. The 6-foot-6 sophomore forward could be in line for major minutes in coach Buzz Williams’ 2011-2012 season after averaging a mere 6...

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  13. Minnesota Vikings: 6 Things We Hope the Vikings Fixed in the Bye Week

    The bye week is a double edged sword. For some teams, it’s terrible. They are on a roll and the bye week only throws them off course. For others, it is a great opportunity to fix the flaws that have killed their team up until that point...

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  14. Minnesota Vikings: Midseason Grade of the Offensive Line

    The Minnesota Vikings offensive line has been the flakiest unit on the roster. There have been games where the Vikings offensive line makes it very easy for running back Adrian ...

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  15. Minnesota Vikings: 6 Keys to the Week 8 Victory

    Lady luck was on Minnesota’s side Sunday afternoon as Carolina Panthers kicker Olindo Mare’s field goal with 24 seconds left sailed wide left to give rookie quarterback ...

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  16. Minnesota Vikings: 7 Things That Need to Be Fixed in the Last Nine Games

    The Minnesota Vikings (1-6) have the NFL ’s fourth worst record—behind the St. Louis Rams (0-6), Miami Dolphins (0-6) and Indianapolis Colts (0-7). That means very little, if anything, has gone right for the Minnesota team...

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  17. Packers vs. Vikings: 4 Takeaways from Minnesota's Week 7 Loss to Green Bay

    With the dust settled from the Minnesota Vikings ’ latest loss, it’s time to reflect upon the game that was...

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  18. Minnesota Vikings: Positives at Week 7 Halftime (17-13 over Green Bay)

    Up 17-13 at halftime, the Minnesota Vikings should feel good about their first half performance. They are up on the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers (6-0) who haven’t ...

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  19. Minnesota Vikings: 7 Players Who Must Step Up in Week 7

    The Minnesota Vikings (1-5) need more from their roster. It has underperformed and underwhelmed through the first six games of the season. Things need to change...

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  20. Week 5 Start 'Em Sit 'Em: Why You Must Start Kevin Kolb

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb should be started in fantasy formats Sunday when his team battles the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America field. Kolb was brought in to be the Cardinals’ “savior...

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  21. NFL Predictions Week 5: Vikings Will Finally Get a Win Over Cardinals

    The Minnesota Vikings can beat the Arizona Cardinals Sunday at Mall of America Field. It’s do or die time for the Vikings (0-4). They have to beat the Cardinals Sunday or risk losing the season all together...

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  22. Fantasy Football Sleepers: 5 Receivers to Consider off of Waivers

    The wide receiver position is a crap shoot week-to-week. Unlike a running back, a star wide receiver isn’t guaranteed a ball touch every game...

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  23. NFL Predictions: 5 Most Shocking Teams at the Season's Quarter Mark

    It's one-quarter of the way through the NFL season, and there's much that can be said and analyzed. Is your team finished? Is your team a Super Bowl contender? Is your team a ...

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  24. Albert Pujols and the Chicago Cubs: How It'd Impact Cubs-Cardinals Rivalry

    If first baseman Albert Pujols leaves the St. Louis Cardinals this offseason, then the franchise will get over it. But if he departs for the Chicago Cubs, then all bets are off...

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  25. NFL Picks Week 4: 10 Reasons Minnesota Vikings Will Beat Chiefs

    On Sunday two 0-3 teams will battle when the Minnesota Vikings visit the Kansas City Chiefs . The Vikings have outscored their opponents 54-7 in the first half while they have been outscored 60-3 after halftime...

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