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Craig: Long preseason run against Vikings started Kaepernick's …

Craig: Long preseason run against Vikings started Kaepernick's rise

startribune.com Updated Jan 29, 2013
When Colin Kaepernick rode the read option for a preseason TD run, few knew a star was born.
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  • Wolves' Adelman says wife dealing with seizures

    Wolves' Adelman says wife dealing with seizures

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has been trying to keep a lid on his wife's health issues that caused him to be away from the team for three weeks, preferring to deal with the situation privately while keeping his eye on th…
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  • Report: Vikings interested in Donald Driver

    Report: Vikings interested in Donald Driver

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29, 2013
    According to FOX 11 Sports in Green Bay, the Minnesota Vikings have interest in longtime division rival receiver Donald Driver. Driver, who soon turns 38 years old, is an impending free agent. Driver has worked on FOX 11”²s Inside the Huddle show for ne
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  • Randy Moss and Matt Birk move on

    Randy Moss and Matt Birk move on

    ESPN.com startribune.com Jan 29, 2013
    NFC West colleague Mike Sando is an avid reader of the NFC North blog, and so naturally he noticed last week's post on two 1998 Minnesota Vikings draft picks -- receiver Randy Moss and center Matt Birk -- who will appear for opposite teams in Super Bwl …
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  • A newspaper reader writes a letter to the editor complaining ab…

    A newspaper reader writes a letter to the editor complaining about ‘no photographs of Ricky Rubio’

    yahoo.com Jan 29, 2013
    On Saturday night, Minnesota Timberwolves second year guard Ricky Rubio played what was easily his best game of the 2012-13 season. The point man made four of nine shots, a modest mark that still lifted his shooting percentage on the year from 23 percen…
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  • Rewind'12: Kyle Rudolph's Pro Bowl MVP

    Rewind'12: Kyle Rudolph's Pro Bowl MVP

    ESPN.com Jan 29, 2013
    (Another in a series of posts circling back on the 2012 season and some of our preseason themes.) Kyle Rudolph's turn as the Pro Bowl MVP served as a reminder that the Minnesota Vikings have an exceptional tight end whose 2012 season went largely unnoti…
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  • VikesCentric: Why isn't there a Vikings Fest?

    VikesCentric: Why isn't there a Vikings Fest?

    startribune.com Jan 29, 2013
    There's a TwinsFest, so why isn't there a VikingsFest?
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  • Video - Silver: 'AD all day as MVP' 02:37

    Silver: 'AD all day as MVP'

    Jan 29
    Michael Silver joins "Super Bowl Live" to weigh in on the 2013 MVP debate.
  • Video - Silver: 'AD all day as MVP' 02:37

    Silver: 'AD all day as MVP'

    Jan 29
    Michael Silver joins "Super Bowl Live" to weigh in on the 2013 MVP debate.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Oher's story still resonating with Ravens; more Media Day Snaps

    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
  • Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mail

    Jan 29
    NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback:
  • Coast to Coast - Time for the Boston Celtics to blow it up?

    Jan 29
    Our experts discuss what Boston should do now that Rajon Rondo is on the shelf for the rest of the season.
  • Allen Iverson turns down Texas Legends' D-League offer

    Jan 29
    Allen Iverson has announced that he remains hopeful of getting one last shot at the NBA but says he's turning down the opportunity to launch his comeback in the NBA Development League.