Minnesota Sports News and Rumors
Kevin Love's Outlet Passing Already In Midseason Formdeadspin.com 3 hours agoKevin Love is the best outlet passer in the NBA, as he has demonstrated time and time again. Now that he's not on the craptastic Timberwolves, we're likely to see even more gorgeous outlet passes this year! Here's his first (of many, surely) full court …Upvote Share Tweetstartribune.com 3 hours agoHe can’t play until his broken foot is sound, but he’s sharing info with the other Vikings QBs.Upvote Share Tweet
Someone put a Wolves home opener ticket on a pole for the taking (Photo)yahoo.com 4 hours agoThe 2014-15 season does not figure to be a particularly good one for the Minnesota Timberwolves. After trading away Kevin Love this summer, the Wolves are left with a team of promising youngsters who figure to take a while to jell and become a playoff t…Upvote Share Tweet
Anyone Want This Timberwolves Ticket? No? OK.deadspin.com 6 hours agoThis photo, taken by Reddit user SmoothWay, appears to show a free ticket, face value of $40 or so, for tonight's T-Wolves home opener, if anyone wants it. Does anyone want it? Has it been taken yet? Is there any excitement for a team that has the last …Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings want Teddy Bridgewater to think faster -- but not always throw soonerESPN.com 6 hours agoEDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Quarterbacks -- or at least those who analyze quarterbacks -- talk frequently about the need for passers to have an internal clock, a deadline of sorts by which the ball must be thrown before pass-rushers arrive. That term might b…Upvote Share TweetIt’s only Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen’s second month as a full time starter, and he was rewarded for his early season performance by winning NFC Defensive Player of the Month honors for October.Upvote Share Tweetstartribune.com 9 hours agoVikings defensive end Brian Robison and cornerback Jabari Price returned to Thursday’s practice after not participating on Wednesday. Robison sat out with a glute injury, and Price dealt with a hamstring issue. Both were limited, participating in team s…Upvote Share Tweet
Priefer, Vikings considering special-teams changesstartribune.com 10 hours agoHead coach Mike Zimmer sent a message to the special-teams unit during Monday’s team meeting. So what exactly was Zimmer’s message and who in particular was it aimed at? Let’s ask Mike Priefer. “It’s the mistakes,” the special teams coordinator said. “I…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 10 hours agoThe Ray Rice appeal hearing won’t be the only important legal proceeding on the docket for NFL next week. On Tuesday, November 4, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will have a pre-trial hearing in Texas on pending felony charges of child abuse. With …Upvote Share TweetAll the signs have been pointing to the return of Robert Griffin III to the starting quarterback job in Washington for this Sunday’s game against the Vikings, but there’s no more reason to read even the most obvious of tea leaves. Redskins coach Jay Gru…Upvote Share Tweet
Celebrity overtime: Five questions with Hercules portrayer Kevin Sorbothehockeynews.com 10 hours agoStars like hockey too, and everyone once in a while they’re more interested in chatting up last night’s game than they are in pontificating about their latest TV or film projects. In our weekly “Celebrity Overtime” feature, we take five minutes with var…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 10 hours agoIt’s a sign of respect, appreciation, and a cheer for those who get back up from injury. In leading the world’s largest stick-tap, Jack Jablonski hopes to capture one of hockey’s greatest traditions to lead the charge in support and awareness for those …Upvote Share Tweet
Cordarrelle Patterson expects to be 100 percent vs. Washingtonstartribune.com 11 hours agoVikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was asked on Thursday whether he’d be 100 percent on Sunday against the Redskins. He sounded like he took offense to the question about his health. “Of course, man,” Patterson responded. “I’ll be out there no …Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings 4 Downs: RGIII or McCoy, O/U on Pro Bowlers, 2014 draft class and morestartribune.com 13 hours ago@MasterStrib which QB matchup is more favorable for the Vikings, McCoy or RG III? #VikingsST — Matt Pitcher (@MattPitcher3) October 30, 2014 Robert Griffin III will reportedly start after missing six weeks with a dislocated left ankle. He’ll likely be r…Upvote Share Tweet
Timberwolves Come Up Short Against Grizzlies in Season Openertimberpups.com 14 hours agoThe Timberwolves kicked off their new-look season on the road, facing Zach Randolph and the rest of the Grizzlies squad in Memphis. Thaddeus Young led the Wolves with 26 points, followed by Mo Williams with 18 points. Unfortunately, however, Minnesota c…Upvote Share Tweet
The Year of the Rubiohowlintwolf.com 14 hours agoIn 2011, the Timberwolves fan base was revitalized in a big way. The proclaimed Spanish wizard was set to come overseas to join the Wolves since being drafted in 2009. It was an exciting time for the team in general because of Kevin Love’s sudden emerge…Upvote Share Tweetstartribune.com 16 hours agoEvery weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The numbers mislead a little, but the Vikings pass defense is much improved. — The Vikings are getting great pass-rushing push fr…Upvote Share Tweet
Challenge For RG III: Find Jackson DownfieldOct 30ESPN Redskins reporter Mike Reiss discusses why the Vikings' defense could make it difficult for Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to connect with wide receiver DeSean Jackson on the deep pass.
Inside Edge: Redskins-VikingsOct 30ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Washington at Minnesota.
Grizzlies Beat Wiggins, TimberwolvesOct 29Marc Gasol led all scorers with 32 points as Memphis beat Minnesota 105-101. Andrew Wiggins scored six points in his season debut for the Timberwolves.
RG III To Start Against VikingsOct 29ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses Washington's decision to have Robert Griffin III start against Minnesota on Sunday.
‘I’m Not a Wide Receiver. I’m a Football Player’Oct 30The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Playoff spots will be a premium -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 30John Clayton's First and Goal: Few teams are out of the running for an AFC playoff berth, meaning contenders can't afford to lose any ground in Week 9.
Cleveland Cavaliers near extension with Anderson VarejaoOct 30The Cleveland Cavaliers are nearing agreement on a contract extension with long-serving big man Anderson Varejao, according to league sources.
Week 9: Two Great Rivalries RenewedOct 30The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday