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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…Upvote Share Tweet
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.Upvote Share Tweet
E-bingo designed to fund Vikings stadium hits technical glitchMalfunctioning games have been sent back to the lab for testing.Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings draft preview: Offensive linemenTexas A&M’s Luke Joeckel is expected to go No. 1 overall to Kansas City.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Apr 15, 2013The Colorado Rockies and the New York Mets game Monday night has been postponed by a heavy spring snowstorm.Upvote Share Tweet
Nobody knows who will be running, coaching, or playing center for the Timberwolves next yearyahoo.com Updated Apr 15, 2013Another 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 sufferedUpvote Share 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Prospect: Shabazz Muhammadhowlintwolf.com Updated Apr 15, 2013Shabazz 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 makUpvote Share Tweet
If You Stole Jerome Simpson's Shoes And Tea Set, Please Return Themdeadspin.com Updated Apr 15, 2013Vikings 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…Upvote Share 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…Upvote Share Tweet
BBAO: Vikings' due diligence on Manti Te'oWe'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…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL draft preview, running backs: Where are all the backfield stars?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.Upvote Share Tweet
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 …