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Minnesota Timberwolves 108 — San Antonio Spurs 95Updated Apr 19 Share Tweet
Game Summary The Pups had a chance to close the season on a winning note Wednesday night in San Antonio after losing their last home game at Target Center to Utah on Monday. The Spurs came into Wednesday’s game a little banged up and it shouldn’t have
Share TweetAntoine Winfield's exit heightens the need to draft some talent in the defensive secondary.Share TweetOne hot topic: Just how valuable and/or trustworthy is the Honey Badger?
Cold, wind postpone Twins-White Sox openerUpdated Apr 19 Share TweetFriday's game between the Twins and White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field has been postponed due to a forecast of cold and windy conditions.Source: MLB.comShare TweetIn 2008, the Vikings justified sending a first-round and third-round pick to Kansas City for defensive end Jared Allen by looking at Allen as the first-round pick, and the third-round pick as insurance against the first-round pick being a bust. That sam…Source: profootballtalk.com
Lawrence Jackson, Jacob Lacey visit VikingsUpdated Apr 19 Share TweetThe draft is dominating the headlines in the football world right now, but there are still veteran free agents hunting for jobs as well. Two of them visited with the Vikings recently. Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times reports that defensive end Lawren…Source: profootballtalk.com
Defensive line snapshot: As starters get older, reliable successors are neededUpdated Apr 19 Share TweetThe Vikings have a bunch of proven playmakers up front on defense. But might now be the time to add to the depth?Share TweetAfter playing only one regular-season night game in 2012 - a mandatory Thursday nighter - the team is again registering as a strong draw for the under-the-lights TV slots.Share TweetThe Vikings will once again have one of the toughest schedules in the NFL.
NFL draft analysts help feed the fans' frenzy for informationUpdated Apr 19 Share TweetNFL draft analysts keep popping up, in part because there’s such a demand for them.
Which NFL team is most desperate for a wide receiver?Apr 19Former NFL general manager Charley Casserly analyzes which NFL team is more desperate to find a wide receiver in the 2013 NFL Draft: the Rams, Texans or Vikings?
Don Banks: For Brandon O'Brien, honor, service, sacrifice more vital than …Apr 19In the whirlwind aftermath of the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon this week, you may have heard the inspiring story of Brandon O'Brien, the longshot 30-year-old NFL hopeful and former Marine and Iraqi war veteran who felt moved enough by the terr…
NBA playoffs 2013 - Will scoring drop in the playoffs?Apr 19The NBA playoffs are here, so scoring is about to go down, right? Not exactly.