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Wolves' Rubio knows great expectations awaitnba.com Updated Dec 7, 2012Ricky Rubio knows that there are a lot of expectations being put on his return to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He knows he is being cast as the missing piece that will magically make everything better as soon as he hits the court.Upvote Share Tweet
Tramon Williams whacked with fine for whacking Toby GerhartCornerback Tramon Williams is the latest member of the Packers to get hit with a hefty fine for a hit during a game. The NFL has confirmed that Williams has been fined $21,000 for a hit on Vikings running back Toby Gerhart that was deemed unnecessary ro…Upvote Share TweetMinnesota Timberwolves president David Kahn is pouring cold water on the seemingly endless speculation surrounding the team's interest in Los Angeles Lakers big man Pau Gasol.Upvote Share TweetThe Chicago Bears ruled cornerback Tim Jennings (shoulder) out, but wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Devin Hester are expected to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 7, 2012Let's get inside the Friday injury report in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: Cornerback Tim Jennings (shoulder) was ruled out of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, joining linebacker Brian Urlacher (hamstring) and receiver Earl Bennett (concussi…Upvote Share Tweet
Allen practices; Griffen, Brinkley finedstartribune.com Updated Dec 7, 2012Except for Percy Harvin and Chris Cook, the Vikings are expected to have everyone who was on their opening day roster availble to them when they play the Bears on SundayUpvote Share TweetVikings WR Percy Harvin has been placed on the IR with an ankle injury. How will this complicate contract negotiations? CineSport's Brian Clark & the Star Tribune's Dan Wiederer discuss this & the Bears.Upvote Share Tweet
Jordy Nelson ruled outThe Packers will be down a receiver on Sunday against the Lions. Wide receiver Jordy Nelson has been ruled out for the contest with the hamstring injury he suffered in last Sunday’s victory over the the Vikings. Nelson previously hurt the hamstring earlUpvote Share Tweet
Groundbreaking for Vikings stadium set for October 2013startribune.com Updated Dec 7, 2012Officials project an October 2013 start for construction on the new 65,000-seat stadium; the project's biggest hire is the next major step.Upvote Share Tweet
Season’s Greetings……with MEAT!timberpups.com Updated Dec 7, 2012Early Holiday wishes from your favorite NBA squad the Minnesota Timberwolves. Check out the link below to the T-Wolves holiday card; it’s got my new favorite Pek line, some awkward singing and the option to send your own card. What more could you want?Upvote Share Tweet
Done Deals: Ben Revere trade to Philly caps winter meetings activityyahoo.com Updated Dec 3, 2012We kept a running list of trades and signings that went down during the winter meetings. Thanks for reading and come back for more signings and trades as the offseason continues! Thursday Twins send Ben Revere to Phillies for Vance Worley, Trevor May Fo…Upvote Share Tweet
Chad Greenway: I should have been more responsibleVikings linebacker Chad Greenway now says he regrets saying fans should get “super, duper drunk” on Sunday. Greenway, who has taken some criticism for saying he wanted to hear the home fans drunk, loud and raucous for Sunday’s game against the BearsUpvote Share Tweet
NFL Kickoff OT: Week 14 PredictionsDec 7NFL Live makes their predictions for Week 14's key matchups.
Week 13: FedEx Air and Ground winnersDec 7Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson threw for nearly 300 yards and two touchdowns against the Chicago Bears, while Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson ran for over 200 yards and a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers.
'Playbook': Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota VikingsDec 7Are the Minnesota Vikings using Adrian Peterson effectively? The "Playbook" guys discuss why the Chicago Bears' defense will need to rely on Major Wright to help stop Peterson and pick up the win.
Minnesota Vikings' light is GreenwayDec 7Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway joins "Around the League" to discuss the loss of wide receiver Percy Harvin and sends a special message to Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano.
Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defe…Dec 7So I am fairly smitten with this option offense Washington is running, called by offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and executed with precocious zeal by 22-year-old franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. A big test comes Sunday at home against Balti…
The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picksDec 7Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.