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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer tells Adrian Peterson what his two ch…

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer tells Adrian Peterson what his two choices are

The Adrian Peterson saga is leading to one of two conclusions, no matter how many alternate paths are suggested. And if there was any ambiguity about the situation, Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer laid them out very simply. "Adrian really has t…
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  • HTW’s 2015 NBA Draft Roundtable: Part I

    HTW’s 2015 NBA Draft Roundtable: Part I

    howlintwolf.com 1 hour ago
    The writers at HTW sat down and chatted Timberwolves and the NBA Draft. The following is that very conversation. Follow everyone on Twitter: @howlintwolf, @AaronGroshong, @theoriginalLOOT. Jonah Steinmeyer: So the Wolves landed the first overall pick wh…
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  • Future Timberwolves: D’Angelo Russell

    Future Timberwolves: D’Angelo Russell

    howlintwolf.com 4 hours ago
    Welcome to HTW Draft Central. In an offseason as important as ever, the Wolves hold the number one overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. We’re going to evaluate who the potential candidates are for that pick and break them down one step at a time. Visit b…
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  • Future Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns

    Future Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns

    howlintwolf.com timberpups.com May 26 (yesterday)
    Welcome to HTW Draft Central. In an offseason as important as ever, the Wolves hold the number one overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. We’re going to evaluate who the potential candidates are for that pick and break them down one step at a time. Visit b…
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  • Here's Slam Dunk champ Zach LaVine alley-oop-dunking footballs

    Here's Slam Dunk champ Zach LaVine alley-oop-dunking footballs

    yahoo.com May 26 (yesterday)
    We briefly break this Tuesday morning from thoroughly covering the Eastern and Western Conference finals to recommend that you spend one minute watching Zach LaVine, spring-heeled Minnesota Timberwolves guard and reigning Slam Dunk Contest champion, all…
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  • Nolasco, Plouffe Help Twins Stay Hot in 7-2 Win Over Red Sox

    Nolasco, Plouffe Help Twins Stay Hot in 7-2 Win Over Red Sox

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 25 (yesterday)
    Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2-3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.
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  • From the weekend: Randy Moss signs at Ridgedale

    From the weekend: Randy Moss signs at Ridgedale

    startribune.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    Former Vikings wid receiver Randy Moss signed autographs at Fan HQ in Ridgedale Mall to support former Vikings safety Tyrone Carter's football camp.
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  • Report: Adrian Peterson skipping start of Vikings OTAs

    Report: Adrian Peterson skipping start of Vikings OTAs

    profootballtalk.com May 24 (3 days ago)
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he had an idea when running back Adrian Peterson was going to show up for work. At some point this week, someone can ask him if he knew it wasn’t going to be soon. According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press,…
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  • Dozier's 2 HRs power Twins past White Sox

    Dozier's 2 HRs power Twins past White Sox

    MLB.com May 24 (3 days ago)
    Brian Dozier led off the game with a home run and then added a three-run shot in the seventh to back a stingy Kyle Gibson as the Twins packed a series win for their trip home after a 7-1 rout of the Jose Quintana and the White Sox on Sunday.
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  • All these years later, Moss still can draw a crowd

    All these years later, Moss still can draw a crowd

    startribune.com profootballtalk.com May 23 (4 days ago)
    Fans paid $84 to get autographs from the former Vikings star.
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  • Vikings will need surprise contributors to emerge

    Vikings will need surprise contributors to emerge

    startribune.com May 23 (4 days ago)
    In Mike Zimmer's second year, the team will have to find a lot of players to step up who weren't around last season.
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  • Video - Adrian Peterson will not attend Vikings' OTAs 03:27

    Adrian Peterson will not attend Vikings' OTAs

    May 25
    Mark Brunell and Louis Riddick react to the news that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson isn't planning on attending this week's organized team activities.
  • Video - Union seeks contempt ruling in Peterson case 00:44

    Union seeks contempt ruling in Peterson case

    May 19
    Chris Mortensen discusses the players' union asking a federal court to hold the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt in the Adrian Peterson case.
  • Video - Vikings' rookies eager to focus on football 01:44

    Vikings' rookies eager to focus on football

    May 8
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling says Trae Waynes and Eric Kendricks are among the rookies who are relieved to be under contract and on the practice field.
  • Video - Wallace thinks he's the fastest player in the NFL 02:58

    Wallace thinks he's the fastest player in the NFL

    May 5
    ESPN NFL reporter James Walker discusses Minnesota Vikings receiver Mike Wallace's statement that he's the fastest player in the NFL.

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