Minnesota Sports News and Rumors
Vikings settle into identity as run-oriented forcestartribune.com 10 hours agoComfort level is high, results positive as ground game jells.Share Tweetyahoo.com 12 hours agoThere appears to be some controversy with Minnesota Wild All-Star defenseman Ryan Suter the coaching staff’s decision to change his defense partner. Suter was not thrilled with being paired with Jonas Brodin at Monday’s practice – enough to publicly que…Share Tweet
Wolves' Rubio expects to play Tuesday vs. Magicnba.com 13 hours agoMinnesota Timberwolves coach Sam Mitchell says he expects point guard Ricky Rubio to return from a two-game absence on Tuesday night against Orlando.Share Tweetdeadspin.com 14 hours agoTonight, the Ravens and Browns will play what will most likely be the least appealing Monday night game of the season. Look at the schedule. Vikings-49ers was horrid, but at least we had Jim Tomsula reaction shots to entertain us. This game will have no…Share Tweet
Stats trends show Ducks starting to soar, Wild hitting a skidthehockeynews.com 15 hours agoWho’s won and who’ll continue to win is an important distinction in the NHL. The leaders of today won’t necessarily be the leaders of tomorrow thanks in part to low-scoring games that make it hard to dictate whose success is legitimate and whose is a mi…Share TweetVikings coach Mike Zimmer was upbeat on Monday, meeting with reporters a day after his team beat Atlanta 20-10 for its fourth consecutive road victory. The Vikings move to 8-3 and have a one-game lead in the NFC North … and have surpassed their victory …Share Tweetstartribune.com 17 hours agoAntone Exum got his first NFL start on Sunday, and by the second half, he was the last line of defense. The second-year Vikings safety stepped in for an injured Harrison Smith (knee) alongside Andrew Sendejo … but when Sendejo left because of a knee inj…Share Tweet
Wallace still getting plenty of plays, other Vikings snap count observationsstartribune.com 19 hours agoWhile wide receiver Mike Wallace was held without a catch for the second straight game and the third time in the past five weeks, the Vikings continue to start him and give him plenty of snaps. Wallace played 44 of 70 offensive snaps in yesterday’s 20-1…Share Tweet
Vikings' Xavier Rhodes helps limit Atlanta's Julio JonesThe Vikings corner limited the Falcons top wideout to 56 yards.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 29 (yesterday)On Sunday morning, Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin said on NFL Network that he’d been asked by Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and offensive coordinator Norv Turner to work during the past offseason with receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. After Sunday’s 20-1…Share Tweet
Anthony Barr is already a starThe Vikings linebacker made four big plays against the Falcons Sunday in Atlanta.Share Tweet
Vikings Postgame Instant ReactionSometimes, like on Sunday, the Vikings seem to win merely by physically battering the opponent into submission.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 29 (yesterday)Erica Skuta is a Minnesota Wild fan living in New Zealand, which is pretty awesome because they have several different kinds of indigenous penguins there. She was back in Minnesota this weekend, where she married fellow Wild fan Lewis Blake and attended…Share Tweet
Vikings-Falcons: Five Bold PredictionsThe Falcons need to get back on track today and the Vikings … well the Vikings need to get back on track as well. So let’s get right on track with our Five Bold Predictions for the game … MATT VENSEL, beat writer The Vikings defense has just three takea…Share Tweet
Vikings-Falcons Inactivesnytimes.com Nov 29 (yesterday)Veteran kicker Shayne Graham, signed by Atlanta on Thursday, is filling in for Matt Bryant, who will miss the game with a right quadriceps injury. Rookie Tevin Coleman is starting at running back for Devonta Freeman, still recovering from a concussion.Share Tweet
No debate about this Minnesota VikingNov 29Cary Chow and Field Yates break down the Vikings' 20-10 win over the Falcons.
AP goes off in win over FalconsNov 29Adrian Peterson rushes for 158 yards and two touchdowns, passing O.J. Simpson and Corey Dillon on the all-time rushing list in the process as Minnesota beats Atlanta 20-10.
Zimmer: This was a big win for usNov 29Vikings coach Mike Zimmer stresses the importance of coming out of Atlanta with a 20-10 victory over the Falcons, and praises the performance of RB Adrian Peterson saying he's "a very special player."
Peterson's keeping his eyes on the prizeNov 29Vikings RB Adrian Peterson explains how it felt to run for over 100 yards against the Falcons great run defense and if he believes he has redeemed himself this season.
NBA: Why Kobe Bryant was so important to the NBANov 29Kobe was the bridge from the Jordan era to the likes of LeBron, Durant and Curry, imparting the lessons of His Airness to the next generation of stars.
ESPN NowNov 29J.A. Adande said of Kobe Bryant's retirement announcement: "It's strange to see Kobe succumb to the inevitable. He's always been so resistant, so relu...
Los Angeles briefing -- Kobe Bryant giving the Lakers an easy out, preview…Nov 27Here's a quick look at what's trending today on ESPNLosAngeles.com ...
Adande: Kobe Bryant is giving the Lakers an easy outNov 27As the Los Angeles Lakers consider whether to bring Kobe Bryant back, his declining play has basically made their decision for them.