Minnesota Sports News and Rumors
On the eve of the Timberwolves' first game against Kevin Love, president and coach Flip Saunders says he harbors no grudges against the former face of the franchise for wanting out of Minnesota.Upvote Share Tweet
Dreadful defense still irks Vikings coachstartribune.com 1 hour agoMike Zimmer still hadn’t cooled down much a day after the Vikings gave up 496 yards in total offense in a 37-35 loss to Miami. The Vikings coach called the team’s defense “the worst we’ve played all year … maybe one of the worst I’ve ever seen” during h…Upvote Share TweetChicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will start the season finale against the Vikings after Jimmy Clausen experienced delayed symptoms of a concussion Sunday evening, and will not play this weekend, the team announced on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Jay Cutler will start season finale for the Bearsprofootballtalk.com 1 hour agoMeet the new Bears starting quarterback, same as the old Bears starting quarterback. Jimmy Clausen suffered a concussion in Sunday’s loss to the Lions and the Bears ruled him out for Week 17 on Monday, leaving the team in need of someone to lead their o…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Zimmer on Vikings: 'At some point, I'll get this defense fixed'ESPN.com 2 hours agoEDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer closed his postgame remarks after a 37-35 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday by hinting to reporters they had only gotten a taste of the ire he had showed to players. Asked if his message to t…Upvote Share Tweet
Wolves nearly complete rally; fall to Pacers 100-96howlintwolf.com 3 hours agoSunday evening marked game number 26 for the Wolves where they played host to the Indiana Pacers in a game that was only exciting coming in because the matchup promised the Wolves a shot at the ever-elusive win. Both teams were entering the game with a …Upvote Share Tweet
Monday (The difference is Teddy) edition: Wha' Happened?startribune.com 4 hours agoThe last three Vikings head coaches have gone into their first full seasons with quarterback questions — and QB hopes in the form of high draft picks who were rookies. Brad Childress, in 2006, primarily used veteran Brad Johnson as the team slogged to a…Upvote Share Tweet
I swear, the next time somebody calls playing in NFL a "privilege'' ...startribune.com 4 hours agoThe Goodell defenders who justify the NFL commissioner's autocratic actions by saying that playing in the NFL is a privilege are ridiculous.Upvote Share TweetPhil Hughes, who had the best season of his career in 2014 after signing with the Minnesota Twins as a free agent, is getting himself a nice raise a few days before Christmas. Hughes and the Twins agreed to a $42 million contract extension Monday that w…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Dolphins talk with Armando Salguero, Bengals talk with Paul Dehnerprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoThe Dolphins took themselves out of the coaching change speculation after Sunday’s 37-35 victory over the Vikings when owner Stephen Ross announced that Joe Philbin would return for the 2015 season. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald will join Mike Fl…Upvote Share Tweetstartribune.com 7 hours agoThoughts while counting snaps from Sunday’s 37-35 loss at Miami … OFFENSIVE SNAPS: 61 QUARTERBACKS: Teddy Bridgewater 61, Christian Ponder DNP. Thoughts: Bridgewater was fantastic. He threw only seven incompletions, and one of them was the interception …Upvote Share Tweet
Wolves Unable to Complete Comeback, Fall to Indianatimberpups.com 7 hours agoBy all accounts, this was a winnable game. Indiana, playing the second half of a back to back, was shorthanded and exhausted. Without their all-star Paul George, as well as starting point guard George Hill, Indiana had to make due with a patchwork start…Upvote Share Tweetstartribune.com 10 hours agoEvery weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The Vikings couldn’t close out the Dolphins yesterday, blowing another lead. — OLB Chad Greenway played yesterday despite the dea…Upvote Share Tweet
Cutler To Start, Clausen ConcussedDec 22Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen and Louis Riddick discuss the news that Bears QB Jay Cutler will start the season finale after Jimmy Clausen was diagnosed with a concussion.
Twins Lock Up Phil HughesDec 22ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses the Twins' three-year contract extension with Phil Hughes.
Game Balls: Minnesota At MiamiDec 21Dolphins reporter James Walker's game ball goes to Ryan Tannehill for becoming the first Dolphins QB to throw at least four TDs since Dan Marino in 1998. Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater gets the nod after he threw for 259 yards and a pair of scores.
Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-Vikings RecapDec 21Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski break down the Dolphins' 37-35 win over the Vikings.
ESPN NowDec 22Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy personally told Smith that he was being released shortly before noon today, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. Van Gundy str...
A Repeat PossibilityDec 22One year ago today, Arizona, on the outside of the playoffs looking in, went to Seattle and spanked the Seahawks, 17-10. The Seahawks were one of the best teams in the league, but as they walked off CenturyLink Field, a doubt or two had to be creeping i…
Which team makes the most sense for Cutler?Dec 22Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Dallas Mavericks frontrunners for Jermaine O'Neal after Rajon Rondo acquis…Dec 19The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.