1. Minnesota Sports Fans Set for Best Weekend Ever

    It doesn't get any better than this, eh? After Brett Favre threw that game-winning touchdown pass to Greg Lewis against the San Francisco 49ers with two seconds left, I thought I had seen it all...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about almost 5 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  2. Odds Good Tim Tebow Could Remain in Florida As a Pro

    Things aren't great with professional football in Florida right now. The Miami Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a combined record of 1-8. But there is one shining star in Florida football: The Gators...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about almost 5 years ago 1,711 reads 13 comments

  3. More New York Pressure: Mark Sanchez vs Eli Manning

    During the 2004 NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers selected Ole Miss QB Eli Manning with the first pick in the draft. He was dealt to the New York Giants for NC State QB Phillip Rivers...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about almost 5 years ago 1,301 reads 2 comments

  4. Brett Favre Silences Critics, Shows Vikings Aren't One-Dimensional

    I read a joke in the Minneapolis Star Tribune a few weeks ago that Brett Favre needed to get a new driver's license. He had to take "Gunslinger" out of his name...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about almost 5 years ago 362 reads 2 comments

  5. Better Chance To Make the Playoffs: Atlanta Braves or Minnesota Twins?

    I love September. The NFL kicks off. Hockey preseason is underway. College football is in full swing. There is no NBA action. And there are baseball pennant races. Well, kind of...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about almost 5 years ago 462 reads 0 comments

  6. Minnesota Twins: 2010 Will Decide Mauer's Future

    It isn't something that Twins fans enjoy thinking about. But it wouldn't be anything we aren't used to. For the past several years, Twins fans have been awe-struck by the Twins ability to continually ...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 419 reads 2 comments

  7. Why Joe Mauer Has To Be AL MVP

    There is no question that St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols will win the NL MVP award. Pujols, who is looking for his third MVP award, is in position to win the NL Triple Crown. He is hitting ...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 807 reads 3 comments

  8. Dear Michael Crabtree: Shut Up and Play

    Are we sure that President Obama's recent comments about Kanye West were not directed at Michael Crabtree? Crabtree, the 10th overall selection in the 2009 NFL Draft, has yet to sign with the San Francisco 49ers...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 2,242 reads 3 comments

  9. Minnesota Vikings Fans Hate Brett Favre...Again

    I am getting so sick of this guy. It was exciting during the 2008 offseason, when Favre said he wanted to play for the Vikings but was traded to the Jets. It was exciting during the 2009 offseason, when Favre said he still wanted to play for the Vikings..

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 4,305 reads 8 comments

  10. You Were Good for the Other MLB Team, but Why's Your Number Retired Here?

    I have mixed emotions about retiring numbers. In some aspects, it's great to honor your best players by putting their names on banners and plaques, solidifying their legacy...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 709 reads 4 comments

  11. Angels Do It Again in Extras, Bury Baltimore

    What a return for Torii Hunter. In his first game since July 7 after suffering a groin injury, Hunter returned to the Angles lineup with a bang recording two hits and two RBIs, in which he hit the go-ahead run in the top of the 13th inning in Baltimore...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  12. AJ Pierzynski Trade Starting to Even Out for Minnesota Twins

    Mark Hermann and Chris Hinton for John Elway. Olden Polynice for Scottie Pippin. Vlad Divac for Kobe Bryant. Healthcliff Slobumb for Derek Lowe and Jason Varitek. Jim Fregosi for Don Rose, Leroy Stanton, Francisco Estrada, and Nolan Ryan...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 1,173 reads 4 comments

  13. Clock Ticking on Twins' Draft Pick Kyle Gibson

    The 1993 MLB Draft should have gone better for the Minnesota Twins. Twins' general manager Andy McPhail had back-to-back picks, and drafted Torii Hunter with pick No. 20. Then, with the 21st pick, he selected catcher Jason Varitek...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 555 reads 3 comments

  14. Twins Acquire SS Orlando Cabrera From Athletics

    Joe Mauer said something needed to happen. Justin Morneau said something needed to happen. Joe Nathan said something needed to happen. Bill Smith listened...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 107 reads 0 comments

  15. Tim Wakefield Goes Pitchless During All-Star Game

    Unbelievable. Of all the great stories at the 80th MLB All-Star Game, the surprise run of Nelson Cruz in the Home Run Derby or the 30 first-time All-Stars on the roster, the greatest story for me was the story of Tim Wakefield...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 608 reads 1 comments

  16. Jacques Lemaire to Return To New Jersey Devils

    Many people predicted that if the right situation opened up for Jacques Lemaire, he would return for a 16th season as an NHL head coach...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about 5 years ago 84 reads 2 comments

  17. MLB: Who Will Be the Next 300-Game Winner?

    Only 19 players have earned the distinguished honor of being members of the elite 300 wins club. Randy Johnson, at age 45, became the most recent inductee by winning his 300th game on June 4th against the Washington Nationals...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about over 5 years ago 365 reads 5 comments

  18. Will Bert Blyleven Ever Get into The Hall of Fame?

    The Hall of Fame and baseball writers have become a touchy subject as of late for Bert Blyleven. During a May 25th broadcast, Blyleven (a color commentator for the Minnesota Twins since 1996) ...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about over 5 years ago 525 reads 4 comments

  19. Patient Jake Peavy Nixes Trade To ChiSox

    The week began with a jubilant cry from the west coast. It was reported on Wednesday that the Chicago White Sox had reached a preliminary deal with the San Diego Padres for Jake Peavy...

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  20. Top 10 Greatest Cy Young Award Seasons

    Beginning in 1956, MLB Commissioner Ford Frick inducted an award in honor of the late Cy Young, who passed away in 1955. The award was named in honor of Young, who held almost every major pitching record at the time...

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  21. Has Minnesota Seen the Last Of Marian Gaborik?

    To me, this is inevitable. It wouldn't be something Minnesota sports fans weren't used to. From our all-time greats, like Rod Carew and Fran Tarkenton, to our future hall-of-famers like Johan ...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about over 5 years ago 297 reads 2 comments

  22. What's Wrong With Cliff Lee?

    Last year, 2008 AL Cy Young Award Winner Cliff Lee lost three games in 31 starts. This season, he is 0-2 in two starts. Last season, Lee gave up only one earned run and six hits in his first two starts...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about over 5 years ago 320 reads 1 comments

  23. Why Matt Cassel Has Me Still Sitting on the Fence

    I'm not going to lie. I had fully intended this article to be full of reasons Matt Cassel will not emulate the same success in Kansas City as he did in New England. My original title was, "Why Matt Cassel Will Fail in Kansas City...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about over 5 years ago 200 reads 1 comments

  24. Dear Manny Ramirez: Shut Up and Play

    Dear Manny, First off, I would like to congratulate you on a magnificent career: nine Silver Slugger Awards, 12 All-Star Games, 11 top-18 finishes in MVP voting, two Hank Aaron Awards, two World ...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about over 5 years ago 236 reads 3 comments

  25. Kevin Garnett, Stephon Marbury Reunite In Boston

    After a touch of destiny, Kevin Garnett and Stephon Marbury are teammates again. Stephon Marbury was selected fourth overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. He wasn’t a Buck for very long...

    Zeke Fuhrman Written by Zeke Fuhrman about over 5 years ago 1,242 reads 1 comments