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Saunders: Minnesota fans won't soon forgive Love

Saunders: Minnesota fans won't soon forgive Love

nba.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated 42 minutes ago
On the eve of the Timberwolves' first game against Kevin Love, president and coach Flip Saunders says he harbors no grudges against the former face of the franchise for wanting out of Minnesota.
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  • Dreadful defense still irks Vikings coach

    Dreadful defense still irks Vikings coach

    startribune.com 1 hour ago
    Mike Zimmer still hadn’t cooled down much a day after the Vikings gave up 496 yards in total offense in a 37-35 loss to Miami. The Vikings coach called the team’s defense “the worst we’ve played all year … maybe one of the worst I’ve ever seen” during h…
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  • Bears to start Cutler as Clausen concussed

    Bears to start Cutler as Clausen concussed

    ESPN.com yahoo.com 1 hour ago
    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will start the season finale against the Vikings after Jimmy Clausen experienced delayed symptoms of a concussion Sunday evening, and will not play this weekend, the team announced on Monday.
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  • Jay Cutler will start season finale for the Bears

    Jay Cutler will start season finale for the Bears

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    Meet the new Bears starting quarterback, same as the old Bears starting quarterback. Jimmy Clausen suffered a concussion in Sunday’s loss to the Lions and the Bears ruled him out for Week 17 on Monday, leaving the team in need of someone to lead their o…
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  • Mike Zimmer on Vikings: 'At some point, I'll get this defense f…

    Mike Zimmer on Vikings: 'At some point, I'll get this defense fixed'

    ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer closed his postgame remarks after a 37-35 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday by hinting to reporters they had only gotten a taste of the ire he had showed to players. Asked if his message to t…
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  • Wolves nearly complete rally; fall to Pacers 100-96

    Wolves nearly complete rally; fall to Pacers 100-96

    howlintwolf.com 3 hours ago
    Sunday evening marked game number 26 for the Wolves where they played host to the Indiana Pacers in a game that was only exciting coming in because the matchup promised the Wolves a shot at the ever-elusive win. Both teams were entering the game with a …
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  • Monday (The difference is Teddy) edition: Wha' Happened?

    Monday (The difference is Teddy) edition: Wha' Happened?

    startribune.com 4 hours ago
    The last three Vikings head coaches have gone into their first full seasons with quarterback questions — and QB hopes in the form of high draft picks who were rookies. Brad Childress, in 2006, primarily used veteran Brad Johnson as the team slogged to a…
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  • I swear, the next time somebody calls playing in NFL a "pr…

    I swear, the next time somebody calls playing in NFL a "privilege'' ...

    startribune.com 4 hours ago
    The Goodell defenders who justify the NFL commissioner's autocratic actions by saying that playing in the NFL is a privilege are ridiculous.
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  • Phil Hughes agrees to $42M contract extension with Twins

    Phil Hughes agrees to $42M contract extension with Twins

    Phil Hughes, who had the best season of his career in 2014 after signing with the Minnesota Twins as a free agent, is getting himself a nice raise a few days before Christmas. Hughes and the Twins agreed to a $42 million contract extension Monday that w…
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  • PFT Live: Dolphins talk with Armando Salguero, Bengals talk wit…

    PFT Live: Dolphins talk with Armando Salguero, Bengals talk with Paul Dehner

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    The Dolphins took themselves out of the coaching change speculation after Sunday’s 37-35 victory over the Vikings when owner Stephen Ross announced that Joe Philbin would return for the 2015 season. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald will join Mike Fl…
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  • Counting Snaps: Dolphins 37, Vikings 35

    Counting Snaps: Dolphins 37, Vikings 35

    startribune.com 7 hours ago
    Thoughts while counting snaps from Sunday’s 37-35 loss at Miami … OFFENSIVE SNAPS: 61 QUARTERBACKS: Teddy Bridgewater 61, Christian Ponder DNP. Thoughts: Bridgewater was fantastic. He threw only seven incompletions, and one of them was the interception …
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  • Wolves Unable to Complete Comeback, Fall to Indiana

    Wolves Unable to Complete Comeback, Fall to Indiana

    timberpups.com 7 hours ago
    By all accounts, this was a winnable game. Indiana, playing the second half of a back to back, was shorthanded and exhausted. Without their all-star Paul George, as well as starting point guard George Hill, Indiana had to make due with a patchwork start…
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings can't finish, Teddy…

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings can't finish, Teddy shines in homecoming and more

    startribune.com 10 hours ago
    Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The Vikings couldn’t close out the Dolphins yesterday, blowing another lead. — OLB Chad Greenway played yesterday despite the dea…
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  • Video - Cutler To Start, Clausen Concussed 02:07

    Cutler To Start, Clausen Concussed

    Dec 22
    Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen and Louis Riddick discuss the news that Bears QB Jay Cutler will start the season finale after Jimmy Clausen was diagnosed with a concussion.
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    Twins Lock Up Phil Hughes

    Dec 22
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses the Twins' three-year contract extension with Phil Hughes.
  • Video - Game Balls: Minnesota At Miami 01:21

    Game Balls: Minnesota At Miami

    Dec 21
    Dolphins reporter James Walker's game ball goes to Ryan Tannehill for becoming the first Dolphins QB to throw at least four TDs since Dan Marino in 1998. Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater gets the nod after he threw for 259 yards and a pair of scores.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-Vikings Recap 02:16

    Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-Vikings Recap

    Dec 21
    Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski break down the Dolphins' 37-35 win over the Vikings.

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