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Chiefs sign Husain Abdullah

Chiefs sign Husain Abdullah

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 18, 2013
Earlier this month, veteran safety Husain Abdullah worked out for the Chiefs.  And the Chiefs apparently liked what they saw. The team announced that Abdullah has agreed to terms. Abdullah spent four seasons with the Vikings, after entering the league a…
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  • Christian Ponder says Vikings players don’t want to lose Percy …

    Christian Ponder says Vikings players don’t want to lose Percy Harvin

    profootballtalk.com Feb 18, 2013
    The Vikings’ front office may be looking to trade Percy Harvin, but Harvin’s quarterback says the players want him back. Minnesota quarterback Christian Ponder said on KFAN that the Vikings’ locker room doesn’t want to lose Harvin. “Obviously we
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  • Timberwolves 2013 Mid-Season Roundtable

    Timberwolves 2013 Mid-Season Roundtable

    timberpups.com Feb 18, 2013
    Welcome to the Minnesota Timberwolves 2013 Mid-Season Roundtable. We have gathered some of the most devoted Timberwolves minds from the web in order to debate some of the hottest topics surrounding the Timberpups’ current state of affairs. Joining me in
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  • What to do with offensive free agents: Phil Loadholt, Jerome Fe…

    What to do with offensive free agents: Phil Loadholt, Jerome Felton remain top priorities

    startribune.com Feb 18, 2013
    The Vikings have 10 players set to become free agents next month, including six on offense. Here's a look at what may happen with each of those players.
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  • Timberwolves VOTW: Kevin Garnett Wins All-Star Game MVP 2003

    Timberwolves VOTW: Kevin Garnett Wins All-Star Game MVP 2003

    timberpups.com Feb 18, 2013
    In the spirit of All Star Weekend for the NBA, this week’s VOTW takes us back to the 2003 All Star Game, when Kevin Garnett put on a clinic in the double overtime victory for the Western Conference.  While this game might be remembered for its tribute
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  • How Our Pups Fared Over the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend

    How Our Pups Fared Over the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend

    timberpups.com Feb 18, 2013
    This year’s All-Star Weekend has very little to do with this season’s Timberwolves roster and that’s unfortunate for a number of reasons.  I will only mention this in the beginning and then move on to more positive thoughts and highlights from the
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  • First-round draft trades could be less plentiful this year

    First-round draft trades could be less plentiful this year

    profootballtalk.com Feb 18, 2013
    Last year, the Rams reeled in two first-round picks and a second-rounder in exchange for a flip-flop of the second and sixth overall picks.  Likewise, the Vikings pilfered from the Browns a fourth-round pick, a fifth-round pick, and a seventh-round pick…
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    Feb 18
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