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Robert Woods visits Vikings, Jets, Colts, EaglesUpdated Apr 15 Share Tweet
In a draft short of potential superstars, a player who once torched a current NFL superstar is getting plenty of interest. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, USC receiver Robert Woods has visited the Vikings, Jets, Colts, and Eagles in advanc…
Share TweetAl Jefferson had 22 points and eight rebounds to help Utah keep its playoff hopes alive with a 96-80 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
E-bingo designed to fund Vikings stadium hits technical glitchUpdated Apr 15 Share TweetMalfunctioning games have been sent back to the lab for testing.
Vikings draft preview: Offensive linemenUpdated Apr 15 Share TweetTexas A&M’s Luke Joeckel is expected to go No. 1 overall to Kansas City.Share TweetThe Colorado Rockies and the New York Mets game Monday night has been postponed by a heavy spring snowstorm.Source: CNNSI.com
Nobody knows who will be running, coaching, or playing center for the Timberwolves next yearUpdated Apr 15 Share TweetAnother trip to the lottery should be nothing new for Minnesota Timberwolves fans. The team hasn’t made the playoffs since the 2003-04 season, a year that saw championship dreams (and Kevin Garnett’s MVP legacy) shot to bits when Sam Cassell sufferedSource: yahoo.comShare TweetWe all have our doubts on whether Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree will be available when the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings draft at No. 20 and No. 23/25 overall, respectively. This Sport Science video helps explain why. Ogletree puts up accelerat…
Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Prospect: Shabazz MuhammadUpdated Apr 15 Share TweetShabazz Muhammed, UCLA Positives: You wanna talk about wingspan? It may not appear that a 6’6 small forward is an overly special thing, but a 6’6 small forward with a 6’11 1/4 wingspan is a special thing. Coupled with his athleticism, this could makSource: howlintwolf.com
If You Stole Jerome Simpson's Shoes And Tea Set, Please Return ThemUpdated Apr 15 Share TweetVikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson had a rough Sunday. While the rest of us were kicking back, having a few beers, and enjoying an exciting finish to the Masters, Simpson was getting a hard lesson in the cold and uncaring nature of our world. That's b…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetThe Minnesota Vikings are due to deliver a preliminary stadium design in about a month, and the best guess is that will include a fixed, non-retractable roof -- a decision that would end years of discussion about the fundamental nature of how football i…
BBAO: Vikings' due diligence on Manti Te'oUpdated Apr 15 Share TweetWe're Black and Blue All Over: We discussed the possibility of the Minnesota Vikings drafting Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o as recently as last Friday, and over the weekend, Sports Illustrated's Peter King added a more grist to the mill. According to…
NFL draft preview, running backs: Where are all the backfield stars?Updated Apr 15 Share TweetIf you fear that the days of the highly hyped running back have passed, this year’s NFL draft (April 25-27) might provide the most convincing supporting argument in some time.
Jazz Win, Keep Playoff Hopes AliveApr 15Highlight of the night: Al Jefferson leads Jazz past Wolves.
NBA: ESPN Forecast panelApr 15ESPN Forecast panel
Peter King: Things I think I know about a draft that's hard to predictApr 15Lord. How great was that golf? Angel Cabrera's approach shot on 18 and Adam Scott's putting and Cabrera's excruciating near-miss putt and Scott's winning putt ... and the sportsmanship. The real sportsmanship. And hitting those championship shots under …