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Fresh off four days of rest, the Minnesota Timberwolves fought off a late game charge by the Denver Nuggets and watched as Ty Lawson’s potential game-tying three-pointer roll off the rim, giving the Wolves a 103-100 win at home. Tonight’s win put the
Vikings' path to playoffs most likely has no margin for errorUpdated Dec 12, 2012 Share TweetThe Vikings maintain hopes for the postseason, but they know that a 3-0 finish -- and probably some help -- will be needed.
State looks to expand use of electronic pulltabs for stadiumUpdated Dec 12, 2012 Share TweetGov. Mark Dayton believes e-pulltabs will pay for a Vikings stadium, but the state is considering expanding sales to airport.Share TweetIn an offensive performance Sunday that resembled a UFC ground-and-pound attack far more than a Cirque du Soleil aerial show, the Vikings had at least two opportunities to stretch the field deep against Chicago. Both times they failed to capitalize.
Three and out: Three Vikings-Rams pregame topics of noteUpdated Dec 12, 2012 Share TweetWe’re nearing Christmas and somehow fans in the Twin Cities and St. Louis are still talking more about games than they are about the draft. This is new. And pretty refreshing as the Vikings and Rams prepare to meet Sunday.Share TweetMinnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he's been fined $5,250 by the NFL for wearing a message on his uniform promoting Ray Guy for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Share TweetKevin Love didn't apologize. He didn't make excuses or suggest his words were taken out of context.Share TweetVikings running back Adrian Peterson has his eyes on the single season rushing record thanks to performances like the one he put up against the Bears last Sunday. If he should fail to reach Eric Dickerson’s historic mark, Peterson will be able to take sSource: profootballtalk.com
TrueHoop TV: Kevin LoveDec 12Kevin Love drops in to talk about some of his most famous YouTube videos and trying to dissect viewer comments.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: MIN-STLDec 12Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Vikings-Rams
Countdown Daily Prediction: Vikings-RamsDec 12The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Minnesota at St. Louis
Timberwolves Hold Off NuggetsDec 12Nikola Pekovic scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to spark the Timberwolves.
Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh Steelers running back, skipped team's most …Dec 12Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall's one-game team suspension is for not attending last Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, according to a multiple sources.