1. Minnesota Vikings: Whats Going on with Percy Harvin?

    With the revelation this morning that Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin has requested a trade from the team, the question then becomes, why? Harvin, who last year led the team ...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about 2 years ago 631 reads 2 comments

  2. Minnesota Golden Gophers: What the New Vikings Stadium Means to the Gophers

    TCF Stadium: Home field for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings? That will be the case in 2015, when the current stadium for the Vikings will be torn down so a new stadium can be built in its footprint...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 3,395 reads 4 comments

  3. Minnesota Vikings: Looking at the Long Term Numbers in the Stadium Debate

    To start this article off, let me say that I am not a supporter of public financing for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 2,520 reads 19 comments

  4. 2012 NFL Draft: With Kalil and Smith, Minnesota Vikings Are Big Winners on Day 1

    At the beginning of draft day, Minnesota Vikings fans fully anticipated that the team would try and make some moves with the No. 3 overall pick. Few imagined just how much the Vikings would end up doing on the first day...

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  5. NFL Draft 2012: Best and Worst Case Scenarios for the Minnesota Vikings

    Draft day 2012 is finally upon us now, and the first two picks in the draft have already been pre -selected. The Minnesota Vikings at No. 3, however, is far from set in place...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 1,287 reads 1 comments

  6. NFL Draft 2012: Reasonable Trade Scenarios for the Minnesota Vikings

    With the third overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft , the Minnesota Vikings have the first selection that has not already been fully determined...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 3,140 reads 12 comments

  7. Minnesota Vikings: How Peyton Manning and the Packers Could Help the Vikings

    With the recent release of Peyton Manning from the Indianapolis Colts , the free agent market and the NFL Draft have changed...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 3,078 reads 5 comments

  8. Peyton Manning Released: How Other Teams Followed Up Hall of Fame Quarterbacks

    With the announcement that the Indianapolis Colts released Peyton Manning , it appears certain that the Colts will be drafting Andrew Luck with the top overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 8,492 reads 10 comments

  9. Minnesota Twins: If Justin Morneau Can't Play, Then What?

    Spring training started for Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau this morning, but thoughts of the concussions that cut short his previous two seasons still hang over his career...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 564 reads 3 comments

  10. University of Minnesota: AD Joel Maturi Should Have Been out Years Ago

    With Thursday morning's announcement that Joel Maturi will step down as athletic director for the University of Minnesota effective June 30th, you could seemingly hear a sigh of relief from Gopher Nation...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 1,127 reads 1 comments

  11. MLB Hall of Fame 2012: How Will the Hall of Fame Vote on the Steroid Era Stars?

    The 2012 Major League Baseball Hall of Fame vote was one of the tamest in years, with only one player getting voted in, and no truly big names being introduced for vote. That will certainly change in the 2013 vote...

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  12. Minnesota Golden Gophers: Its Time for Tubby Smith to Go

    It is generally said that when a new coach takes over a college program, he should be given at least three or four years to bring in "his" players and develop his system before issuing a full judgement on that coach's abilities...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 3,054 reads 1 comments

  13. Minnesota Timberwolves: It's Time for Rubio and Williams to Start

    After a relatively successful opening of the season for the Minnesota Timberwolves (3-5), it's time to get the most-talented players into the starting lineup...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 2,225 reads 4 comments

  14. Minnesota Vikings Former Defensive Line Coach Karl Dunbar Was Nothing Special

    It was confirmed on Friday that the Minnesota Vikings had fired defensive line coach Karl Dunbar. He is the first of what will likely be a massive overhaul on the defensive coaching staff...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 108 reads 1 comments

  15. 2012 NFL Draft: Even with Victory, Indianapolis Colts in Control of No. 1 Pick

    With the Indianapolis Colts ' improbable 19-16 victory over the Houston Texans on Thursday night, three teams are now tied with two victories on the season...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 4,331 reads 29 comments

  16. Ricky Rubio and J.J. Barea To Miss Minnesota Timberwolves' Last Preseason Game

    Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman announced after practice Tuesday that point guards Ricky Rubio and J.J. Barea will both sit out Wednesday night's preseason game against the Milwaukee Bucks ...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 681 reads 0 comments

  17. Leslie Frazier: The Last 2 Games May Decide His Future with Minnesota Vikings

    For most Minnesota Vikings fans, these last two games mean little more than deciding which spot the team will take in April's NFL Draft...

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  18. Minnesota Vikings: Working Their Way to the Worst Pass Defense in History

    Last week I wrote about how the Minnesota Vikings were on pace for the fourth-worst passing defense in history, as rated by the Defensive Quarterback Rating (DQBR) on pro-football-reference...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 702 reads 3 comments

  19. Minnesota Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio and Other Rapid Reaction

    The opening game of the season for the Minnesota Timberwolves went better than probably anyone expected, winning 117-96 over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks . The story of the night was the debut of rookies Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 2,105 reads 7 comments

  20. NFL Playoff Scenarios: The Significance of Each Week 15 Game

    It's Week 15 of the 2011 NFL season and there are still 20 teams fighting for playoffs spots and seedings...

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  21. Ricky Rubio: Timberwolves PG Finally Here, How Will He Fare in Rookie Season?

    When the Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Ricky Rubio with the fifth pick in the 2009 draft, there was a split in opinion on whether Minnesota just got a steal or if they had just wasted a high draft pick on someone who will never play for them...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 5,082 reads 26 comments

  22. 2011 Minnesota Vikings Defense: Bad or Historically Bad?

    Everyone knows the Minnesota Vikings have struggled against the pass this year. However, few realize just how historically bad they are on pace to be. Currently, according to Pro-Football-Reference...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 2 years ago 1,108 reads 6 comments

  23. Minnesota Twins: Five Things to Watch This Spring Training

    Whoa, what an offseason they had up in Minnesota! Trading away the best pitcher in baseball in Johan Santana, losing the face of the team in Torii Hunter and an inning (and everything ...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 6 years ago 679 reads 1 comments

  24. Twins: Ballsy Calls for 2008

    Santana will start the season with the Twins.Fransico Liriano will have 17+ wins.Joe Mauer will bat over .320 and have 18+ HRs.Justin Morneau will bat over .300 and have 40+ HRs...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 6 years ago 585 reads 1 comments

  25. Minnesota Twins Sign Justin Morneau and Michael Cuddyer to Long-Term Extentions

    The Minnesota Twins announced this afternoon that they have signed 1B Justin Morneau and OF Michael Cuddyer to long-term extentions. Former MVP Justin Morneau's contract is a 6-year $80M contract starting this year...

    Matt Kasper Written by Matt Kasper about over 6 years ago 2,102 reads 2 comments