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Vikings' McKinnon runs on the cutting edge

Vikings' McKinnon runs on the cutting edge

startribune.com Updated 3 hours ago
Vikings rookie Jerick McKinnon has the instinct to find or create holes when they aren’t there.
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  • Kevin Love's Outlet Passing Already In Midseason Form

    Kevin Love's Outlet Passing Already In Midseason Form

    deadspin.com 3 hours ago
    Kevin 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 …
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  • Hartman: Cassel helps out while he's healing

    Hartman: Cassel helps out while he's healing

    startribune.com 3 hours ago
    He can’t play until his broken foot is sound, but he’s sharing info with the other Vikings QBs.
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  • Someone put a Wolves home opener ticket on a pole for the takin…

    Someone put a Wolves home opener ticket on a pole for the taking (Photo)

    yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    The 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…
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  • Anyone Want This Timberwolves Ticket? No? OK.

    Anyone Want This Timberwolves Ticket? No? OK.

    deadspin.com 6 hours ago
    This 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 …
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  • Vikings want Teddy Bridgewater to think faster -- but not alway…

    Vikings want Teddy Bridgewater to think faster -- but not always throw sooner

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    EDEN 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…
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  • Access Vikings: Griffen NFC's top defensive player for October

    Access Vikings: Griffen NFC's top defensive player for October

    It’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.
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  • Brian Robison, Jabari Price limited in return

    Brian Robison, Jabari Price limited in return

    startribune.com 9 hours ago
    Vikings 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…
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  • Priefer, Vikings considering special-teams changes

    Priefer, Vikings considering special-teams changes

    startribune.com 10 hours ago
    Head 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…
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  • Peterson cases moves toward November 4 hearing

    Peterson cases moves toward November 4 hearing

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    The 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 …
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  • Jay Gruden: Barring setbacks, RG3 starts Sunday

    Jay Gruden: Barring setbacks, RG3 starts Sunday

    All 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…
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  • Celebrity overtime: Five questions with Hercules portrayer Kevi…

    Celebrity overtime: Five questions with Hercules portrayer Kevin Sorbo

    thehockeynews.com 10 hours ago
    Stars 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…
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  • Help Jack Jablonski create the world’s largest stick-tap

    Help Jack Jablonski create the world’s largest stick-tap

    thehockeynews.com 10 hours ago
    It’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 …
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  • Cordarrelle Patterson expects to be 100 percent vs. Washington

    Cordarrelle Patterson expects to be 100 percent vs. Washington

    startribune.com 11 hours ago
    Vikings 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 …
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  • Vikings 4 Downs: RGIII or McCoy, O/U on Pro Bowlers, 2014 draft…

    Vikings 4 Downs: RGIII or McCoy, O/U on Pro Bowlers, 2014 draft class and more

    startribune.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…
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  • Timberwolves Come Up Short Against Grizzlies in Season Opener

    Timberwolves Come Up Short Against Grizzlies in Season Opener

    timberpups.com 14 hours ago
    The 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…
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  • The Year of the Rubio

    The Year of the Rubio

    howlintwolf.com 14 hours ago
    In 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…
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings pass defense on the…

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings pass defense on the rise, Barr gets some love and more

    startribune.com 16 hours ago
    Every 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…
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  • Video - Challenge For RG III: Find Jackson Downfield 00:49

    Challenge For RG III: Find Jackson Downfield

    Oct 30
    ESPN 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.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Redskins-Vikings 00:45

    Inside Edge: Redskins-Vikings

    Oct 30
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Washington at Minnesota.
  • Video - Grizzlies Beat Wiggins, Timberwolves 01:06

    Grizzlies Beat Wiggins, Timberwolves

    Oct 29
    Marc 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.
  • Video - RG III To Start Against Vikings 02:44

    RG III To Start Against Vikings

    Oct 29
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses Washington's decision to have Robert Griffin III start against Minnesota on Sunday.

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