1. Minnesota Twins: 5 Prospects Turning Heads in Spring Training

    The Minnesota Twins need some of their prospects to step up. The Twins have been at a lull for talent from their farm system. The clear evidence was from 2011, when several prospects were rushed up to the major leagues and struggled...

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  2. MLB Preview 2012: Predicting the American League East Division

    The American League East division can be considered the division that changed Major League Baseball. In 2012, MLB will go to an all-new playoff format that has the two non-division-winning teams battle it out for a wild-card berth...

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  3. Minnesota Basketball: Trevor Mbakwe's Return Gives the Gophers a Boost for 2013

    According to WCCO-TV in Minneapolis, Minnesota Golden Gophers forward Trevor Mbakwe has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA. This is huge news for a Golden Gophers team who struggled without Mbakwe during the Big Ten season...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 2 years ago 83 reads 2 comments

  4. MLB Preview 2012: Predicting the National League Central Division

    In 2011, it could be argued that the National League Central was the toughest division in the National League. The division boasted two playoff teams in the Milwaukee Brewers and St...

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  5. MLB Preview 2012: Predicting the National League West Division

    Over the past couple of seasons, the NL West has been one of the most wide-open divisions in baseball. In the past decade, four of the five teams in the NL West have won the division ...

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  6. Minnesota Vikings: Why They Should Stay Away from Tim Tebow

    On Monday, Peyton Manning watch came to a somewhat final conclusion. The Denver Broncos won the Peyton Manning Sweepstakes and will eventually agree to a five-year, $95 million contract with the future hall of fame quarterback...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 2 years ago 1,972 reads 18 comments

  7. MLB Preview 2012: Predicting the National League East Division

    The National League East is one of the most competitive divisions in Major League Baseball. The scary part about that is the division got even stronger during the offseason thanks to acquisitions by the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals...

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  8. Minnesota Twins Option Tsuyoshi Nishioka to Rochester

    The Minnesota Twins optioned middle infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka to Triple-A Rochester on Monday in their second round of roster cuts. Nishioka signed a three-year, $9...

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  9. Kansas City Royals: 3 Most Intriguing Spring Position Battles

    The Kansas City Royals are one of the most intriguing teams in Major League Baseball right now. For years, the Royals have tried several rebuilding efforts only to see them fail...

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  10. Minnesota Twins: 10 Prospects Who Will Impact MLB by 2015

    Since 2002, the Minnesota Twins have made of habit of having their prospects making some sort of impact on Major League Baseball...

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  11. Minnesota Twins: 5 Keys to a Successful 2012 Season

    As early observations roll in from spring training, the news looks dire for the Minnesota Twins. As a team that lost 99 games a year ago, it's hard to deny that the Twins are staring an era of turnover in the face...

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  12. NCAA Tournament 2012: Why It Won't Be the Same Without Gus Johnson Announcing

    The NCAA Tournament will begin on March 13 with the First Four games taking place in Dayton, Ohio. While the tournament is sure to be loaded with the same upsets and ridiculous ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 2 years ago 1,761 reads 0 comments

  13. Minnesota Vikings Free Agency: Breaking Down Their Potential Free-Agent Targets

    As the Minnesota Vikings recover from their 3-13 record in 2011, there are plenty of holes that need to be filled on the team. The Vikings will look to free agency to fill many of those holes and will hope to attract somebody big...

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  14. Minnesota Twins: Will the Twins Coaching Staff Doom Josh Willingham?

    Josh Willingham figures to be one of the Minnesota Twins ' most important offseason acquisitions in 2012. The Twins will be relying on Willingham to replace some of the power that they lost when Michael Cuddyer to the Colorado Rockies ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 2 years ago 1,585 reads 18 comments

  15. Will Joe Mauer Ever Win Another Batting Title?

    Joe Mauer has become the best of both worlds for Minnesota Twins fans. At his best, Mauer is a cornerstone of the franchise able to put a team on his back. At his worst, he's a target for critics on message boards and sports talk radio...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 2 years ago 1,087 reads 3 comments

  16. Minnesota Vikings: Why They Must Take Matt Kalil in the 2012 NFL Draft

    The good news for the Minnesota Vikings is that with the third pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, they won't have to decide between Christian Ponder and Robert Griffin III for the quarterback of the future tag...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 2 years ago 1,590 reads 13 comments

  17. Minnesota Twins: The Terry Ryan Free-Agent Hall of Fame

    Terry Ryan has returned to the Minnesota Twins as the interim general manager by replacing Bill Smith. While the move was made in November, the news is still very exciting for several reasons...

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  18. Ryan Braun PED Suspension Overturned: Why MLB Must Fight This Ruling

    Ryan Braun became the first player in Major League Baseball history to win an appeal of a positive banned substance test on Thursday evening...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 2 years ago 1,050 reads 12 comments

  19. Minnesota Twins: Predicting the Opening Day Pitching Staff

    There are plenty of things the Minnesota Twins couldn't do last season. They couldn't stay healthy, hit, field, or make the right decisions late in games. In other words, the Twins were a mess in 2011...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 2 years ago 1,334 reads 2 comments

  20. Minnesota Timberwolves: 8 Things We've Learned at the NBA All-Star Break

    For the first time since the 2004-05 season, the Minnesota Timberwolves find themselves at the .500 mark with a record of 17-17...

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  21. Manny Ramirez to Oakland: Why Billy Beane and the Athletics Are Still Rebuilding

    It's been a confusing offseason for the Oakland Athletics . First, it looked like they were going through an extreme fire sale as they traded Trevor Cahill, Gio Gonzalez and Andrew Bailey for prospects...

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  22. MLB: One Guaranteed All-Star from Every American League Central Team

    As we draw closer to Spring Training there is a bunch of optimism surrounding our favorite teams. In the American League Central, nobody knows what to expect...

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  23. Minnesota Timberwolves: Why Wes Johnson Was Destined to Be a Bust

    In the 2010 NBA draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves were given an ultimatum. Once again, the NBA Lottery didn't bounce their way, and they picked fourth...

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  24. WWE: Why the Company Needs to Eliminate Friday Night SmackDown

    Well, it was a good run for Friday Night SmackDown and the WWE. A lot of people watched. We laughed. We cried. It was a good time on Thursday/Friday nights. That was for sure...

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  25. Minnesota Timberwolves: Have They Found Their Center of the Future in Pekovic?

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have had trouble finding a "center of the future" during their existence. The Wolves have tried everyone from Paul Grant to Michael Olowokandi to Reggie Slater...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 2 years ago 2,597 reads 14 comments