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Hartman: A year later, Vikings need no overhaulAfter replacing 19 free agents last offseason, the team's roster is a lot more stable --and youthful.Upvote Share TweetIf the Minnesota Timberwolves are going to chase down their first playoff berth since 2004, they're going to have to do most of the work without Kevin Love.Upvote Share TweetPunter T.J. Conley and cornerback Greg McCoy were added.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 9, 2013Brad Childress may soon work for Andy Reid again. Childress, the former Vikings head coach, is in Kansas City interviewing for a job with the Chiefs, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Reid, the Chiefs’ new head coach, could hire Childress as either the ChUpvote Share TweetWhere: Chesapeake Arena; Oklahoma City, OK When: 7pm See It: FSN Hear It: WCCO AM 830 Author Note: Charles Chaney of Thunder Obsessed and I decided to exchange game preview features for our respective sites. Thunder Obsessed is one of my favorite ThunUpvote Share Tweet
Chris Kluwe educates Colbert NationIf you missed the Vikings punter's appearance with Stephen Colbert, you've come to the right place for the replay.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 9, 2013WASHINGTON (AP) Robert Griffin III had surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn ligament and to determine whether there was any other damage in his ailing right knee.Upvote Share Tweet
Access Vikings: Season wrap-upWe discuss head coach Leslie Frazier's final press conference of the season. Also, will Joe Webb remain as the 2nd string QB, Percy Harvin and Adrian Peterson's phenomenal year.Upvote Share Tweet
VikesCentric: Assessing the free-agent wide receiversGreg Jennings? Wes Welker? Dwayne Bowe? Randy Moss? We take a look at who the Vikings might target on the wide receiver free agent market.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jan 9, 2013We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin will be back at the team's facility for at least one day soon to conduct his exit interview and physical. In speaking to reporters Tuesday, coach Leslie Frazier continued to downplay…Upvote Share Tweet
Thunder Overwhelm TimberwolvesJan 9Kevin Durant scored 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 23 to lead the Thunder to a 106-84 win over the Timberwolves.
Love Will Miss 8-10 WeeksJan 9Kevin Love out 8-10 weeks with broken hand.
Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eightJan 9The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF RevisitedJan 9Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...