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Despite Need At MLB, Urlacher Not In The Vikings Plans

Despite Need At MLB, Urlacher Not In The Vikings Plans

The Vikings have a need at the middle linebacker spot, and there’s a new MLB out there in former Bears LB Brian Urlacher. Urlacher won’t be back with Chicago after he rejected the Bears two-year contract offer. While the Vikings have a need, according
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  • Top Twins prospect Sano impresses in debut

    Top Twins prospect Sano impresses in debut

    MLB.com Mar 21, 2013
    Over the winter, the Twins discussed the idea of having Miguel Sano make a few trips over to big league camp to let him show off his highly touted bat and play a little third base. Ron Gardenhire mentioned it again Wednesday to a Minors field coordinato…
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  • Mauer, Pelfrey among Twins to work in Minors games

    Mauer, Pelfrey among Twins to work in Minors games

    MLB.com Mar 21, 2013
    Most of the Twins' regulars spent Thursday on the back fields playing Minor League games, and as far as manager Ron Gardenhire knew, they all got their work in as expected.
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  • Mauer, Morneau deserve to stick together

    Mauer, Morneau deserve to stick together

    MLB.com Mar 21, 2013
    They're back for a 10th season together, friends and teammates, the faces of the Minnesota Twins. For Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau, this is a season of sweetness on a couple of levels. Both of them are healthy again, and both of them sense that the Twin…
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  • Chiefs sign former Vikings fullback Ryan D’Imperio

    Chiefs sign former Vikings fullback Ryan D’Imperio

    profootballtalk.com Mar 21, 2013
    This is the point in the offseason where free agents get in where they fit in. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Chiefs signed former Vikings fullback Ryan D’Imperio The former seventh-round pick of the Vikings from Rutgers was released in final
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  • Other athletes line up to support Kluwe, Ayanbadejo brief on ma…

    Other athletes line up to support Kluwe, Ayanbadejo brief on marriage equality

    profootballtalk.com Mar 21, 2013
    Last month, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo submitted a legal brief regarding the issue of same-sex marriage. This month, plenty of other athletes are lining up to support the effort to overturn California’s ban on pe
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  • Jim Trotter: Back at UCLA, MJD the big man on campus re-adjusti…

    Jim Trotter: Back at UCLA, MJD the big man on campus re-adjusting to school life

    CNNSI.com Mar 21, 2013
    LOS ANGELES -- Maurice Jones-Drew is seated on the outdoor steps of a popular hangout at UCLA, where he's taking classes for the first time since leaving school after his junior season in 2005. As the courtyard bustles with students, the Jacksonville Ja…
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  • The Relocation Two-Step: Timberwolves at Kings Preview

    The Relocation Two-Step: Timberwolves at Kings Preview

    howlintwolf.com Mar 21, 2013
    David Stern and Glen Taylor saved professional basketball in Minnesota. Now, the Kings are hoping for a similar miracle in Sacramento. Where: Sleep Train Arena; Sacramento, CA When: 9pm CST (Wait— I can watch? Hell yeah!) See It: LOL NO Hear It: WCCO AM
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  • Video - Driver On Latest NFL News 02:47

    Driver On Latest NFL News

    Mar 21
    Donald Driver joins SportsCenter to talk about Ed Reed signing with the Texans, Brian Urlacher's future in the NFL and former teammate Greg Jennings' decision to join the rival Minnesota Vikings.
  • Video - Kings Slip Past Wolves 101-98 00:52

    Kings Slip Past Wolves 101-98

    Mar 21
    Kings win second straight.

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  • Peter King: Revis trade talks between Jets, Bucs in a fragile state

    Mar 21
    The Jets have a vexing problem with Darrelle Revis, but if GM John Idzik plays his cards right, he could at least partially save face for trading the franchise's best player by getting no less than first- and third-round draft choices from Tampa Bay for…
  • Wilbon: Urlacher's farewell tough to bear

    Mar 21
    Brian Urlacher is another casualty of an NFL system that shows no mercy -- even for icons.