Minnesota Sports News and Rumors
With resurgent Crawford in net, Hawks too much for Wild to handle in Game 2 – & probably, in the series
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The Minnesota Wild pulled back from the very edges of a coaching change and probable significant roster moves this season thanks to the acquisition of goalie Devan Dubnyk and a resilient performance on defense from his teammates. But what they’re quickl…Share Tweet
Harris, Heinicke lead Vikings' rookie free agent classstartribune.com 2 hours agoThe Vikings have yet to announce which undrafted rookie free agents have agreed to terms with the team following the draft. But at tonight’s National Football Foundation chapter banquet in Minnesota, General Manager Rick Spielman confirmed several of th…Share TweetJim Hueber helped convert T.J. Clemmings into an offensive tackle and likes his athleticism.Share TweetFor the second straight season, the Twins swept a four-game series from the White Sox at Target Field by virtue of Sunday's 13-3 rout of the South Siders.Share Tweetyahoo.com 10 hours agoMinnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter created an unexpected — at least in his mind — uproar on Saturday night when he tweeted that what Floyd Mayweather does in the ring is strictly business, and what he does outside the ring is non- essential or shou…Share Tweet
Wild's Chris Stewart trying to take advantage of second chanceESPN.com 13 hours agoWild's Chris Stewart trying to take advantage of second chanceShare Tweet
Lots to like/dislike in NFL draftstartribune.com May 3 (yesterday)There’s lots to like and dislike upon first glance.Share TweetNHL.com May 2 (yesterday)CHICAGO - Minnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks because if a lower-body injury. Fontaine was hurt Friday night in Game 1. Coach Mike Yeo said Satur...Share Tweet
Draft gifted more pieces to Zimmer's defensive puzzlestartribune.com May 2 (yesterday)Draft added pieces to create his kind of defense as Vikings offense was addressed lateShare Tweet
Spielman puts a wrap on the 2015 NFL draftstartribune.com May 2 (yesterday)Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman just met with the media to put a wrap on the 2015 NFL draft, which saw the Vikings select 10 players, five on each side of the ball. “I know we’re going to add to and improve our football team coming out of this wee…Share Tweet
Total breakdown: Vikings draft LB Edmond Robinson in seventh roundTotal breakdown: Vikings draft LB Edmond Robinson in seventh roundShare TweetTotal breakdown: Vikings draft guard Austin Shepherd in seventh roundShare Tweetnytimes.com May 2 (yesterday)Trevor Plouffe and Torii Hunter homered, helping Ricky Nolasco return to the rotation with a win as the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Saturday.Share TweetTotal breakdown: Vikings draft DE B.J. Dubose in sixth roundShare TweetTotal breakdown: Vikings draft WR Stefon Diggs in fifth roundShare Tweet
Total breakdown: Vikings draft TE Mycole Pruitt in fifth roundTotal breakdown: Vikings draft TE Mycole Pruitt in fifth roundShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 2 (yesterday)At the top of Round Five, the Falcons struck for one of the top defensive tackles still on the board, trading up with Minnesota to select Clemson’s Grady Jarrett at No. 137. In exchange, the Vikings received a fifth-round pick (No. 146) and a sixth-roun…Share Tweet
Molitor explains reason for Milone moveMLB.com May 2 (yesterday)Manager Paul Molitor on Saturday explained the Twins' surprising decision to send left-hander Tommy Milone to Triple-A Rochester.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 2 (yesterday)Frank Olivo, the substitute Santa who was booed and pelted with snowballs at a Vikings-Eagles game in Philadelphia more than 46 years ago, has died at the age of 66, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Olivo was only 19 when he temporarily put on th…Share Tweet
Why a 4-3 loss in Game 1 was a statement – for Minnesotathehockeynews.com May 2 (yesterday)Devan Dubnyk has been the Minnesota Wild’s best player in 2014-15, bar none. He’s also been somewhat of a mascot for them. Dubnyk is the team’s symbol of resiliency. His career appeared to be tanking before this season, when the Wild traded for him, and…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 2 (yesterday)No. 1 Star: Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Lightning Just two days after a big Game 7 win over the Detroit Red Wings, the Lightning goaltender stopped 44 of 45 Montreal shots on goal in a 2-1 double overtime Game 1 win. It wasn’t easy for Bishop, who had to over…Share Tweet
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport: Adrian Peterson likely to play for Minnesota Vikings or no oneMay 3After the 2015 NFL Draft came and went, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will likely remain with the team this season.
2015 NFL draft: vikings confident in coaches, will be patient wit...May 2Vikings reporter Ben Goessling grades the Vikings' draft.
Peterson's future with VikingsMay 1Chris Mortensen discusses whether RB Adrian Peterson will remain with the Vikings.
Vikings tap Trae WaynesApr 30Field Yates breaks down the Vikings' firs round draft pick.
Adande: Clips, Spurs deliver first-round finale for the agesMay 2On a day full of a wide world of sports' best, the Clippers' dramatic win over the Spurs delivered the high drama of basketball excellence.
2015 NBA Playoffs: Spurs-Clippers Game 7May 1The 5-on-5 panel breaks down the keys to the Game 7 battle between the Clippers and Spurs.
The First Round’s Biggest SurprisesMay 1Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
The Trade That Was Never Going to HappenMay 1CHICAGO — In the end, we all got too excited about a trade that didn’t make a lot of sense. Or, maybe, about trades that didn’t make a lot of sense, for the traders and the tradees. The nuts and bolts, first, about The Trades That Were Never Really Very…