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Blizzard highlights looming game of Super Bowl rouletteUpdated Feb 7 Share TweetWhen the NFL was forced to move from Sunday to Tuesday a prime-time game between the Vikings and Eagles due to a looming blizzard in Philadelphia, we asked the NFL whether there were any second thoughts about hosting a Super Bowl in an open-air New Jers…Source: profootballtalk.com
Love returns to Wolves, says 'I love being here'Updated Feb 7 Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kevin Love is back in Minnesota, trying to galvanize his struggling Timberwolves teammates and assure a nervous fan base that he is committed to winning with the team that drafted him.Source: CNNSI.com
Vikings Want The Super Bowl 2018Updated Feb 7 Share TweetAfter meeting with NFL officials at the Super Bowl in New Orleans, Vikings executives came home firmly intent on landing the 2018 Super Bowl for their new stadium, which is to open in 2016 in downtown Minneapolis, Charlie Walters of the St. Paul Pioneer…Source: vikingsgab.com
Another streak begins; Wolves lose 104-94Updated Feb 7 Share TweetPekovic battled and received a career-high 12 free throw attempts for his effort Positive: Jonah: As painful as it is to watch, Ricky Rubio’s game is slowly but surely transforming before our eyes. He’s tallied 25 assists in the past two games, incluSource: howlintwolf.com
Mortenson, Hunt are finalists to build Vikings stadiumUpdated Feb 7 Share TweetLocal firm Mortenson still in hunt to build $975 million venue.Source: startribune.comShare TweetWe're Black and Blue All Over: It's not unusual for an NFL player to undergo offseason knee surgery, as Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan did last week, via Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com. The type of surgery Sullivan had is not typical, however. A …Source: ESPN.comShare TweetGame Summary The Spurs were the latest to visit the Twin Cities on Wednesday night to face off against our Timberwolves. If you want to compare two teams heading in polar opposite directions this season, look no further. The Spurs came into tonight’Source: timberpups.com
NFL Live OT: Peterson Has SurgeryFeb 7Merril Hoge and Darren Woodson discuss Adrian Peterson undergoing surgery Thursday to repair a sports hernia.
Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each otherFeb 7To paint Tennessee's hiring of well-known NFL pariah Gregg Williams on Thursday as nothing more than an act of desperation is not a totally baseless characterization. For either Titans head coach Mike Munchak or Williams himself.
Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first roundFeb 7With the Super Bowl in the books, we can now stand clear enough to view the NFL's 2012 season through the prism of history, all 267 games worth (256 in the regular season and 11 in the playoffs). Before looking ahead to 2013, let's look back one last ti…
Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…Feb 7The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have engaged in exploratory trade discussions on a deal that would swap the Bulls' Carlos Boozer for the Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, according to sources familiar with the discussions.