1. NFL Preview 2012: Predicting the AFC West

    Last season, the AFC West teams completely kicked the snot out of each other. The result was the Tim Tebow -lead Denver Broncos winning the division and shocking the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Wild Card round...

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  2. Joe Mauer Placed on Waivers: Why the Minnesota Twins Can't and Won't Trade Mauer

    An interesting development happened for the Minnesota Twins late Tuesday night, as Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports wrote a report mentioning that Joe Mauer had been placed on revokable trade waivers...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 189 reads 3 comments

  3. Minnesota Twins: 5 Players to Watch in September

    2012 has not gone the way the Minnesota Twins have imagined. In a perfect world, general manager Terry Ryan would have made the right under-the-radar additions to the team's pitching ...

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  4. Twins Trade Speculation: Potential Landing Spots for Justin Morneau Deal

    Just when you thought we were safe and didn't have to hear about Justin Morneau trade rumors anymore, here comes the waiver trade deadline...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 1,392 reads 2 comments

  5. Minnesota Twins: Carl Pavano's Shutdown Should Be Last Straw for Medical Staff

    The past two seasons have not been kind to the Minnesota Twins medical staff. After spending much of the 2011 season trying to figure out exactly what was wrong with Joe Mauer, ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 906 reads 7 comments

  6. MLB: The 5 Best Active Pitchers That Have Never Thrown a No-Hitter

    No-hitters are one of the greatest spectacles in baseball. When somebody goes to a game in their favorite ballpark, there's always somebody who cracks a joke about a no-hitter at the beginning of the game...

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  7. Minnesota Twins: Why Optioning Brian Dozier Now Is Best Long-Term Move

    In April, a lot of people wanted to see 2011 Minnesota Twins ' minor league "Player of the Year" Brian Dozier up at the major league level. They got their wish in mid-May. Dozier has been shaky, hitting ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 807 reads 7 comments

  8. Justin Morneau: What Recent Hot Streak Means for His Future in Minnesota

    The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline in Major League Baseball has come and gone, so Minnesota Twins fans can breathe easier knowing that their favorite Canadian crusher is still wearing their favorite team's uniform...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 731 reads 6 comments

  9. Minnesota Twins: Why They Won't Spend to Solve Their Pitching Woes Next Year

    Crack! Pop! Boom! If you were watching Saturday night's Minnesota Twins game against the Tampa Bay Rays , you know that those were the exact sound effects heard within Nick "The Incredible Hulk" Blackburn's first four pitches...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 1,308 reads 19 comments

  10. Minnesota Twins: Why the Twins Should Trade Chris Parmelee

    One of the biggest debates over the previous offseason was if the Twins should end the Justin Morneau era at first base and let prospect Chris Parmelee take over. Parmelee had a solid September in 2011, as he hit ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 1,182 reads 4 comments

  11. Fantasy Football: How Its Ascension Has Killed the Loyal Fan in the NFL

    A couple of days ago, I was talking to a good friend of mine who had just moved back in to my area of southeastern Minnesota...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 1,987 reads 56 comments

  12. MLB: 7 Bold Predictions for the American League Central the Rest of the Way

    In April, there weren't too many people who thought that the race for the American League Central championship would come down to the wire in August and September. Most people thought that honor would go to the Detroit Tigers...

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  13. Minnesota Twins: Trevor Plouffe Gets the Last Laugh on Danny Valencia

    Coming into the season, Danny Valencia was expected to turn the corner and entrench himself as the third baseman of the future for the Minnesota Twins ...

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  14. Minnesota Vikings: Greg Childs' Injury Means Rest of Draft Class Must Step Up

    In the 2012 draft class, wide receiver Greg Childs was expected to be a huge contributor for the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 2,464 reads 6 comments

  15. MLB Trade Deadline: Inactivity Resumes Status Quo for the Minnesota Twins

    As Minnesota Twins fans eagerly checked Twitter to see if general manager Terry Ryan would make a move at the Major League Baseball trade deadline, one had to wonder what would happen if this scene was set in the film Major League II ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 1,085 reads 7 comments

  16. Minnesota Vikings: Why They Should Trade Percy Harvin for Mike Wallace

    The receiver landscape of the National Football League looks something like this. There are two disgruntled receivers that are unhappy with their current employer...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 5,059 reads 65 comments

  17. Minnesota Twins Trade Options: Best Potential Landing Spots for Justin Morneau

    The Minnesota Twins have an interesting decision to make regarding the future of Justin Morneau . The 2006 American League Most Valuable Player has struggled over the past two ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 2,927 reads 2 comments

  18. Minnesota Timberwolves: Are Roy and Kirlenko Good Enough for Kevin Love?

    The Minnesota Timberwolves currently find themselves in a situation that befuddles every small market team with a superstar player in the National Basketball Association...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 6,242 reads 91 comments

  19. Grading Hanley Ramirez, Cole Hamels and All the Latest Big MLB Moves

    It's Christmas in July for Major League Baseball fans, and that means that the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is right around the corner. Over the past couple of days, there have been several moves that have kicked off the trade deadline season...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 603 reads 3 comments

  20. WWE: Why Charlie Sheen vs. Daniel Bryan at Summerslam Would Be a Terrible Waste

    Daniel Bryan is currently one of the most popular wrestlers in the WWE . Sure, he may not look the part of a typical Vince McMahon recruited "superstar," but he has the biggest ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 7,242 reads 37 comments

  21. 10 Reasons the Minnesota Twins Are Already Lined Up for a Bright Future

    It's been a dreadful season-and-a-half for Minnesota Twins fans and some may fear that the worst is yet to come when the team faces several American League East teams in August and September...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 80 reads 22 comments

  22. Denard Span: Why He Can No Longer Be the Minnesota Twins' Center Fielder

    As far as recent Minnesota Twins draft picks go, Denard Span has to be a prime example of one that's worked out. Span took a couple of years to get to the major leagues but has played with a temper since making his debut in 2007, batting ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 1,935 reads 6 comments

  23. WWE Raw: Ranking the 10 Worst Moments in the Show's History

    On July 23, the WWE will celebrate its 1000th episode of Monday Night Raw . As the WWE is quick to remind you, the show will be the first of its kind to reach that milestone even though it is technically a live sporting event...

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  24. 10 Reasons Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire May Have Lost His Touch

    The Minnesota Twins most recent run of success has coincided with the team hiring Ron Gardenhire prior to the 2002 season...

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  25. MLB Trade Speculation: Why the Minnesota Twins Cannot Trade Francisco Liriano

    Since Francisco Liriano returned to the Minnesota Twins starting rotation, it was a foregone conclusion that if he pitched well, he was going to be traded by the July 31 Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about 2 years ago 1,370 reads 7 comments