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Carter up for Hall but faces same logjam at wide receiver

Carter up for Hall but faces same logjam at wide receiver

startribune.com Updated Jan 11, 2013
The former Vikings star is a Hall of Fame finalist for the sixth year in a row, but the cases for Andre Reed and Tim Brown cut into his support.
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  • Fukudome returns to Japan after 5 years in MLB

    Fukudome returns to Japan after 5 years in MLB

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    Former major league outfielder Kosuke Fukudome has returned to Japan where he will play for the Hanshin Tigers of the Central League.
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  • Flashbacks: Minnesota Timberwolves at New Orleans Hornets previ…

    Flashbacks: Minnesota Timberwolves at New Orleans Hornets preview

    Pek will do battle against New Orleans’ talented rookie Anthony Davis tonight. Where: New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana When: 7pm See It: FSN Hear It: WCCO AM 830 At this point last season, the Timberwolves were 16-16 and were entering a mat
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  • After a 10-6 season, what happens now?

    After a 10-6 season, what happens now?

    startribune.com Jan 11, 2013
    Dan Wiederer and CineSport's Noah Coslov talks about Christian Ponder's future, Adrian Peterson and where the Vikings could be headed in 2013.
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  • VikesCentric: You're questioning Ponder's toughness?

    VikesCentric: You're questioning Ponder's toughness?

    startribune.com Jan 11, 2013
    Christian Ponder has provided plenty of reasons for his critics to question him this year. Missing the Vikings' playoff game should not be one of them.
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  • Perkins ready to run with Twins' closer role

    Perkins ready to run with Twins' closer role

    MLB.com Jan 11, 2013
    After going from starting pitcher to reliever and now closer, Glen Perkins has served in just about every pitching role for the Twins since being called up in 2006. He flourished in his role as closer in the second half of 2012 with Matt Capps dealing w…
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  • Opportunity Knocks again

    Opportunity Knocks again

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    Three years ago, Ryan Longwell was robbed of the chance to kick the Vikings to the Super Bowl. Now with the Seahawks. Peter King examines if Longwell can rewrite history?
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  • Carter a Hall of Fame finalist for the sixth straight year

    Carter a Hall of Fame finalist for the sixth straight year

    startribune.com ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    No other player with ties to the Vikings made the final 15 modern-era finalists who were announced Friday.
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  • Video - Hall Of Fame Reveals Final Cut 03:06

    Hall Of Fame Reveals Final Cut

    Jan 11
    ESPN Dallas.com's Jean-Jacques Taylor discusses the 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA - Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant starting to show off his mean s…

    Jan 11
    Kevin Durant is starting to show the entire NBA how competitive he really is, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchups

    Jan 11
    The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
  • Dallas Mavericks in touch with Greg Oden's agent, source says

    Jan 11
    Count the Dallas Mavericks among the list of NBA teams who are keeping an eye on former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden.
  • Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite history

    Jan 11
    RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…