Minnesota Sports News and Rumors
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, after a follow-up appointment with doctors on Friday morning, had another operation on his eye that day and “appears to be turning a corner for the better,” according to an ESPN report. Zimmer had emergency surgery late Wednes…Share Tweet
Jerry Jones laments inconsistent officiating on Thursday nightprofootballtalk.com 15 hours agoThe Vikings weren’t the only team unhappy with the officiating on Thursday night. The Cowboys, despite prevailing, were displeased, too. “They were inconsistent with their calls, and that was frustrating,” owner Jerry Jones said Friday on 105.3 The Fan …Share Tweet
Andrew Wiggins Forced Overtime Against Charlotte With An Ice Cold Three-Pointerdimemag.com 16 hours agoAndrew Wiggins hits a huge three to send the game to overtime! pic.twitter.com/qb70F1H0QZ — Jayhawks In The NBA (@NBA_Jayhawks) December 4, 2016 The Minnesota Timberwolves have not been terribly successful in close games this season, but on Saturday eve…Share Tweet
Minnesota Vikings threaten lawsuit over possible Minnesota United soccer games at U.S. Bank Stadiumstartribune.com Dec 2 (yesterday)The team lost its bid to lure an MLS expansion franchise to a rival group, which is now in talks to have some games at the new stadium.Share Tweet
Drew Pearson admits to Hail Mary push, sort ofprofootballtalk.com Dec 2 (yesterday)On a day when Vikings fans believe their favorite team was screwed by a critical non-call late in a key game the Cowboys won 17-15, the best way to forget about that may be to reflect on the time their favorite team was screwed by a critical non-call la…Share Tweet
Hope Is Wearing Thin For The Vikingsdeadspin.com Dec 2 (2 days ago)Seemingly ages ago, the Minnesota Vikings were 5-0, sported the best defense in the league, and got a shocking amount of production from an offense led by the surprisingly competent Sam Bradford. Now the team’s 6-6 and losing ground in the playoff hunt,…Share Tweetstartribune.com Dec 2 (2 days ago)Here's an idea: When a veteran pass rusher gives you the football inside the 20 and the opponent is rattled, score a touchdown.Share Tweet
Upon Further Review... Priefer nearly pulls off upset in Zimmer's absence, plus defense shines and B-Rob rantsThe morning after every Vikings game, after a few hours of sleep and maybe an early flight back to Minneapolis, Star Tribune beat writer Matt Vensel will empty out his notebook and share a few opinions after getting a chance to gather his thoughts. It’s…Share Tweet
Frustration mounts among players, fans after another Vikings lossstartribune.com Dec 2 (2 days ago)Reaction after the Vikings two-point loss and sixth loss in the last seven games ranged from optimistic to critical to disturbing.Share TweetMLB.com Dec 2 (2 days ago)The Twins on Friday named James Rowson as hitting coach. Rowson, who had served as the Minor League hitting coordinator for the Yankees for the past three seasons, replaces Tom Brunansky, who was Minnesota's hitting coach for four years.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 2 (2 days ago)The Vikings were not pleased with the officials after Thursday night’s loss to the Cowboys. Sam Bradford was hit on the helmet by Cowboys defensive tackle Cedric Thornton while throwing the ball away on an attempted game-tying two-point conversion, the …Share Tweet
Witten’s streak of 130 straight games with a catch snappedprofootballtalk.com Dec 2 (3 days ago)Cowboys tight end Jason Witten did not catch a pass in Thursday night’s 17-15 win over the Vikings, ending Witten’s streak of 130 games with a reception. Witten still made one of the game’s most important plays when he recovered the Vikings’ onside kick…Share Tweet
Harrison Smith in walking boot, on crutches following loss to Cowboysprofootballtalk.com Dec 2 (3 days ago)Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith has been dealing with an ankle injury the last few weeks. It appears as though the injury may have been exacerbated during Thursday night’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Via Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Smith had a w…Share Tweet
Adrian Peterson's NFL Mutant Ninja TurtlesJul 28Adrian Peterson outed himself as Donatello, so we tried to figure out who his Ninja Turtles brothers would be.
Vikings want Zimmer to grow with young playersJul 28Adam Schefter, Field Yates and Louis Riddick think the Vikings made a smart move locking up Mike Zimmer.
Mike Greenberg remembers Dennis GreenJul 25Mike Greenberg reflects on Dennis Green's passion for fishing, and how sad he is that he will never get the chance to go with him.
Dennis Green's eye for talent unmatchedJul 24John Saunders offers his thoughts on the career of Dennis Green and the impact he had on the NFL on and off the field after Green died earlier this week.