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A Wolves Perspective On The (shot down) Lottery Reform

A Wolves Perspective On The (shot down) Lottery Reform

howlintwolf.com Updated 3 hours ago
By: Rob Hess (@TheSportsminn) The Timberwolves are very well known for many negative things, but one of the most popular is their historic bad luck in the lottery. Since their first lottery in 1990, the Wolves have never actually “moved up” in lottery t…
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  • Josh Robinson (ankle) misses practice

    Josh Robinson (ankle) misses practice

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings could be without cornerback Josh Robinson on Sunday, after Robinson injured his ankle during individual drills on Thursday. Robinson did not practice on Friday, indicating his availability for Sunday is in so…
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  • Could a change be coming at right guard?

    Could a change be coming at right guard?

    startribune.com 1 hour ago
    The Vikings could be considering a switch at right guard but certainly aren’t being up front about it. Joe Berger, who filled in for injured center John Sullivan in last week’s loss to the Bills, confirmed what we have seen in practice this week: that B…
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  • Access Vikings Breakdown No excuses for losing to Tampa Bay

    Access Vikings Breakdown No excuses for losing to Tampa Bay

    startribune.com 4 hours ago
    The Vikings will look to snap a three-game losing streak on Sunday against the Bucs. While they're not calling it a must-win, there won't be any excuses for losing to the 1-5 Bucs.
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  • Behind Enemy Lines: free agent duds, Glennon at QB and more wit…

    Behind Enemy Lines: free agent duds, Glennon at QB and more with beat writer Greg Auman

    startribune.com 6 hours ago
    With a new week brings another edition of “Behind Enemy Lines.” For the Vikings’ Week 8 road trip against the Bucs, we spoke to beat writer Greg Auman, who covers the team for the Tampa Bay Times. Here are five questions we asked Auman about Sunday’s ga…
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Griffen paying off, Robinso…

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Griffen paying off, Robinson limping off, Sullivan cleared, more

    startribune.com 9 hours ago
    Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — So far DE Everson Griffen has rewarded the Vikings for that big contract. — CB Josh Robinson limped off the field yesterday with …
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  • Kuemper makes 26 saves, Wild shut out Coyotes 2-0

    Kuemper makes 26 saves, Wild shut out Coyotes 2-0

    NHL.com 18 hours ago
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Darcy Kuemper made 26 saves for his third shutout of the season, and defenceman Jared Spurgeon had two assists to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 on Thursday night. Kuemper has allowed just two goals in ...
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  • Anderson: Stadium glass vs. birds issue mirrors our times

    Anderson: Stadium glass vs. birds issue mirrors our times

    startribune.com 18 hours ago
    Rejecting outright the sincere concern over sustainability, broadly defined, that is fast gaining a foothold in America, especially among young people, would be a mistake.
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  • SidCast: Frazier knows Vikings' strengths and weaknesses

    SidCast: Frazier knows Vikings' strengths and weaknesses

    startribune.com 19 hours ago
    Tampa Bay defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier will face his old team as the Vikings take on the Buccaneers on Sunday.
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  • Ex-Vikings coach Frazier praises Peterson, Harvin

    Ex-Vikings coach Frazier praises Peterson, Harvin

    startribune.com 19 hours ago
    “Great competitors,” he says of Peterson, Harvin.
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  • Vensel: Did Vikings learn from loss?

    Vensel: Did Vikings learn from loss?

    startribune.com ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    The Star Tribune’s Matt Vensel and CineSport’s Brian Clark discuss Teddy Bridgewater’s growth as they preview the Vikings’ trip to Tampa on Sunday to meet the Buccaneers.
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  • THN Analytics: Visualizing the trade

    THN Analytics: Visualizing the trade

    thehockeynews.com 23 hours ago
    By Benjamin Wendorf – special to THN Midseason trades are a bit of a curiosity in the NHL; they’re usually, at least on one side, expressions of immediate purpose – though intuitively both teams are getting someone they want. From a player’s perspective…
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  • Vikings' John Sullivan clears concussion protocol, should play …

    Vikings' John Sullivan clears concussion protocol, should play Sunday

    ESPN.com 24 hours ago
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has passed the NFL's concussion protocol and is in line to play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, coach Mike Zimmer said Thursday. Sullivan was a limited participant in practice Thursd…
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  • Is pressure 'ruining' Teddy Bridgewater? Probably not

    Is pressure 'ruining' Teddy Bridgewater? Probably not

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- In the recent annals of performances by rookie quarterbacks, the number of times Teddy Bridgewater's been taken to the ground has been startling. The Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback has been sacked 15 times in just four games…
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  • Kevin Love rightfully trashes the idea of an 'empty stat,' righ…

    Kevin Love rightfully trashes the idea of an 'empty stat,' rightfully wants more low post touches

    yahoo.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Few NBA stars are as divisive as Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, and that’s saying something as we work our way through “Should We All Hate Kobe Bryant Week.” The former Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star was finally granted a reprieve from the tea…
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  • Access Vikings: is Anthony Barr the next superstar?

    Access Vikings: is Anthony Barr the next superstar?

    startribune.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Does the Vikings rookie defender have what it takes to carry the team’s defense?
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  • Kevin Love Thanks ‘Wolves Fans, Talks Drive For Title In Player…

    Kevin Love Thanks ‘Wolves Fans, Talks Drive For Title In Players’ Tribune Post

    dimemag.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Kevin Love opens his exceptional debut for The Players’ Tribune in wholly surprising fashion – by lauding Andrew Wiggins. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ superstar is similarly contrite, insightful, and forthcoming as his article unfolds, thanking the fans of …
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  • Frazier: Peterson, Harvin 'guys I have a lot of respect for'

    Frazier: Peterson, Harvin 'guys I have a lot of respect for'

    startribune.com ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Adrian Peterson and Percy Harvin haven’t created the best headlines this season, but former Vikings coach and current Buccaneers defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier praised his former star players as “great competitors and guys I have a lot of respect …
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  • Wild extend Coyle; Crawford to miss Blackhawks trip; Noora Raty…

    Wild extend Coyle; Crawford to miss Blackhawks trip; Noora Raty makes history (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Aside from P.K. Subban's wonderful Michael Jackson "Thriller" Hallow…
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  • Anthony Dixon gets first crack, but expects timeshare with Bryc…

    Anthony Dixon gets first crack, but expects timeshare with Bryce Brown

    profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    The Bills lost their top two running backs to injury last Sunday, leaving Anthony Dixon to carry the load on the ground against the Vikings. Dixon was the first back up at Wednesday’s practice and all indications are that he will be in the same position…
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  • Preseason Report Card: Wolves vs. Bucks

    Preseason Report Card: Wolves vs. Bucks

    howlintwolf.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Through the preseason, we’re going to keep track of the Wolves on an individual basis since the game itself has no meaning. And as the educator I am, we’re going to run this down report card style, and then average out the grades once the preseason is o…
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  • Video - Leslie Frazier Set To Face His Former Team 01:07

    Leslie Frazier Set To Face His Former Team

    Oct 23
    John Clayton talks about the relationship that Percy Harvin and Adrian Peterson had with Leslie Frazier during his time in Minnesota.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Vikings-Buccaneers 00:32

    Inside Edge: Vikings-Buccaneers

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Minnesota at Tampa Bay.
  • Video - Wild Shut Out Coyotes 00:46

    Wild Shut Out Coyotes

    Oct 23
    Darcy Kuemper had 26 saves in the Wild's 2-0 win over the Coyotes.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Vikings-Buccaneers 00:57

    NFL Live Prediction: Vikings-Buccaneers

    Oct 22
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Minnesota at Tampa Bay.

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