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Verlander gets long-awaited Opening Day victoryMLB.com Apr 1, 2013The Tigers pulled out a 4-2 victory over the Twins on Monday afternoon at frigid Target Field, giving ace Justin Verlander a long-awaited Opening Day win.Upvote Share TweetCeltics captain Paul Pierce did not accompany the team to Minnesota for the second night of a back-to-back and will sit out Monday's game against the Timberwolves, according to the teamUpvote Share Tweet
No fooling around on this April 1So on the occasion of April Fools Day, the Twitter accounts of two NFC North teams engaged in a friendly exchange of images. The Minnesota Vikings started it with this suggestion and photograph of a gang-sack of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler: Pla…Upvote Share Tweet
Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Prospect: Nerlens Noelhowlintwolf.com Apr 1, 2013Nerlens Noel, University of Kentucky First off, welcome to the first post of a new series at HTW. We will be covering the NBA Draft in depth and it begins with our Draft Prospect series. Every Monday and Wednesday, treat yourself to read about all the n…Upvote Share Tweet
Quick Hits: Packers, Lions, VikingsI usually try to post a "Quick Hit" item to catch up after missing some blog time, but the Chicago Bears' activity over the past week merits its own post. That item will publish shortly. For now, let's catch up on the other 75 percent of the d…Upvote Share Tweet
Minnesota Twins Autograph Quiz: Whose name IS that?startribune.com Apr 1, 2013Try to identify the Minnesota Twin behind each autograph we collected during spring training.Upvote Share Tweet
Villaume: Searching for defensive backs 2013startribune.com Apr 1, 2013Long criticized by fans, the 2012 secondary showed heart in Minnesota. But ultimately, they gave way in the stretch. Now Antoine Winfield is unsigned. Will defensive backs be drafted early?Upvote Share Tweet
Fielder, Tigers Top TwinsApr 1Prince Fielder drives in a run in the Tigers' 4-2 win over the Twins.
Draft war room: Minnesota VikingsApr 1The Minnesota Vikings have needs on both sides of the ball but will the Vikings look for Percy Harvin's replacement in the first round? NFL draft experts Daniel Jeremiah and Charles Davis reveal the ansewr.