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Robert Woods visits Vikings, Jets, Colts, Eagles

Robert Woods visits Vikings, Jets, Colts, Eagles

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 15, 2013
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…
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  • Jazz drop Wolves, keep playoff hopes alive

    Jazz drop Wolves, keep playoff hopes alive

    ESPN.com Apr 15, 2013
    Al 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.
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  • E-bingo designed to fund Vikings stadium hits technical glitch

    E-bingo designed to fund Vikings stadium hits technical glitch

    startribune.com Apr 15, 2013
    Malfunctioning games have been sent back to the lab for testing.
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  • Vikings draft preview: Offensive linemen

    Vikings draft preview: Offensive linemen

    startribune.com Apr 15, 2013
    Texas A&M’s Luke Joeckel is expected to go No. 1 overall to Kansas City.
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  • Mets-Rockies postponed by Colorado snowstorm

    Mets-Rockies postponed by Colorado snowstorm

    CNNSI.com Apr 15, 2013
    The Colorado Rockies and the New York Mets game Monday night has been postponed by a heavy spring snowstorm.
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  • Nobody knows who will be running, coaching, or playing center f…

    Nobody knows who will be running, coaching, or playing center for the Timberwolves next year

    yahoo.com Apr 15, 2013
    Another 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 suffered
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  • Sport Science: Alec Ogletree

    Sport Science: Alec Ogletree

    ESPN.com Apr 15, 2013
    We 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…
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  • Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Prospect: Shabazz Muhammad

    Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Prospect: Shabazz Muhammad

    howlintwolf.com Apr 15, 2013
    Shabazz 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 mak
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  • If You Stole Jerome Simpson's Shoes And Tea Set, Please Return …

    If You Stole Jerome Simpson's Shoes And Tea Set, Please Return Them

    deadspin.com Apr 15, 2013
    Vikings 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…
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  • Vikings stadium: Doubting a retractable roof

    Vikings stadium: Doubting a retractable roof

    ESPN.com Apr 15, 2013
    The 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…
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  • BBAO: Vikings' due diligence on Manti Te'o

    BBAO: Vikings' due diligence on Manti Te'o

    ESPN.com Apr 15, 2013
    We'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…
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  • NFL draft preview, running backs: Where are all the backfield s…

    NFL draft preview, running backs: Where are all the backfield stars?

    startribune.com Apr 15, 2013
    If 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.
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  • Video - Jazz Win, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive 01:03

    Jazz Win, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

    Apr 15
    Highlight of the night: Al Jefferson leads Jazz past Wolves.

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