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Linebacker Desmond Bishop may not be choosing his next team after meeting with the Chiefs, after all. At a time when Bishop is believed to be close to narrowing his options, they could be expanding beyond the Vikings, Chiefs, and Jaguars. The former Pac…
Sign him up! Minnesota Twins ball boy makes a sensational leaping catchUpdated Jun 20 Share Tweet"You gotta have some skills to be a ball boy." The play of the day might just go to a ball boy. During Thursday's Chicago White Sox-Minnesota Twins game, a Twins ball boy made a great leaping grab on a line drive hit by Alexei Ramirez of the W…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetVikings running back Adrian Peterson said he plans to crank up his offseason workouts before the start of Vikings training camp.Source: startribune.com
Four homers lift Twins to first three-game sweepUpdated Jun 20 Share TweetThe Twins displayed impressive power, launching four homers off left-hander John Danks to hand the White Sox an 8-4 loss on Thursday afternoon and complete a three-game sweep at Target Field.Source: MLB.comShare TweetEDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Standing with reporters Thursday on the final day of the Minnesota Vikings' offseason program, quarterback Christian Ponder provided this summary of his work with the offense: "We definitely got better, but there were some da…
With knee feeling better, Willingham starts in leftUpdated Jun 20 Share TweetTwins manager Ron Gardenhire's top priority before Thursday's game was to check with Josh Willingham to see how his left knee was feeling.Source: MLB.comShare TweetMinnesota Twins slugger Justin Morneau hit a significant home run Wednesday night and, like any other major leaguer, he expected to celebrate back in the dugout. Only, his teammates decided to prank him and act like Morneau wasn't there, leaving him no …Source: yahoo.com
Access Vikings: Rookies impressing coachesUpdated Jun 20 Share TweetFirst-round picks Cordarrelle Patterson and Xavier Rhodes are making their presence known during Vikings mini camp.Source: startribune.com
Vikings special teams coach felt “very strongly” about need to change puntersUpdated Jun 20 Share TweetWith the drafting of Jeff Locke in the fifth round of the NFL Draft in April, it seemed the writing was on the wall that Chris Kluwe’s time with the Minnesota Vikings was coming to an end. After eight seasons serving as the team’ punter, the Vikings rel…Source: profootballtalk.com
Rested Peterson back in routine for VikesUpdated Jun 20 Share TweetAdrian Peterson was inside working out while the Minnesota Vikings went through minicamp on a warm Wednesday afternoon.Source: ESPN.com
Jennings: I'm here to leadJun 20Minnesota Vikings veteran WR Greg Jennings checks in from minicamp to discuss his comfort with QB Christian Ponder and how the offense will run in 2013.
Christian Ponder's ProgressJun 20How did Christian Ponder look at Vikings minicamp? NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert delivers a report.
Twins Sweep White SoxJun 20Brian Dozier hit one of four home runs off starter John Danks as the Twins completed their first three-game sweep of the season with an 8-4 win over the White Sox.
Remembering Korey StringerJun 20On August 1, 2001 Minnesota Vikings OT Korey Stringer collapsed and died due to heat stroke. In the years since, Korey's widow, Kelci has partnered with the NFL and founded the Korey Stringer Institute to prevent heat-stroke related tragedies. Here is t…
2013 NBA playoffs -- say so long to Spurs as we know them?Jun 20San Antonio didn't look like same team that brought it to Game 7 of NBA Finals.
NBA unlikely to approve moves involving Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Cli…Jun 20The proposed trade of Kevin Garnett to the Los Angeles Clippers and corresponding transaction that would transport Doc Rivers from the Boston Celtics bench to L.A.'s are unlikely to be approved by the league office, according to sources close to the pro…
Los Angeles Clippers focused on getting Doc Rivers from Boston Celtics, ma…Jun 20The Los Angeles Clippers have a new strategy in the wake of David Stern's public comments Thursday expressing serious misgivings about the legitimacy of the proposed trade of Kevin Garnett and corresponding transaction that would transport Doc Rivers fr…
NFL - Fullback, tight end positions in transitionJun 20While the role of fullbacks has been marginalized, the importance of tight ends continues to increase, writes John Clayton.