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Hartman: Penn State linebackers should help Vikings

Hartman: Penn State linebackers should help Vikings

startribune.com Updated May 1, 2013
Draft picks Gerald Hodges and Michael Mauti have great skills, says their college defensive coordinator.
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  • Vikings looking to move Erin Henderson to middle linebacker

    Vikings looking to move Erin Henderson to middle linebacker

    The Minnesota Vikings need to address the linebacker position, particularly the middle linebacker spot, during the draft led many to assume that the Vikings would be a likely landing spot for Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o. Despite three first round draft pi
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  • Diamond sharp as Twins snap Tigers' streak

    Diamond sharp as Twins snap Tigers' streak

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 1, 2013
    Scott Diamond pitched six solid innings, and the Minnesota Twins beat Detroit on Wednesday to snap the Tigers' five-game winning streak.
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  • No timetable on Greg Childs’ recovery from two torn patellar te…

    No timetable on Greg Childs’ recovery from two torn patellar tendons

    profootballtalk.com May 1, 2013
    Vikings wide receiver Greg Childs‘ first training camp as a professional had barely started when it and his rookie season came to a sudden halt. Childs tore the patellar tendons in both knees early last August, an injury that raised the possibility that
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  • Ponder on Cassel pushing him, Harvin, a scary ER visit and more

    Ponder on Cassel pushing him, Harvin, a scary ER visit and more

    startribune.com May 1, 2013
    Vikings quarterback discusses a variety of topics during a break in an offseason workout at Winter Park
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  • Chargers, Vikings not interested in Tebow

    Chargers, Vikings not interested in Tebow

    profootballtalk.com May 1, 2013
    Tuesday saw quarterback Tim Tebow become a free agent, after no team claimed his contract on waivers. It also saw the parade of teams not interested in Tebow grow by at least two. Appearing on XTRA 1360 in San Diego, G.M. Tom Telesco faced the Tebow que…
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  • Video - Christian Ponder, Greg Jennings Leading Minnesota Vikings' workouts 00:52

    Christian Ponder, Greg Jennings Leading Minnesota Vikings' workouts

    May 1
    The Minnesota Vikings continued phase one of voluntary offseason workouts on Wednesday. How are quarterback Christian Ponder and wide receiver Greg Jennings preparing for the upcoming season?
  • Video - Did the Minnesota Vikings make a mistake in the 2013 NFL draft? 01:24

    Did the Minnesota Vikings make a mistake in the 2013 NFL draft?

    May 1
    The Minnesota Vikings had three first-round draft picks, but according to Charley Casserly they still emerged from the draft with a glaring hole. Which position did they miss on and which teams also have holes to fill after the 2013 NFL Draft? NFL Netwo…
  • Video - Twins Avoid Sweep 00:31

    Twins Avoid Sweep

    May 1
    Chris Parmelee homered and knocked in two runs as the Twins beat the Tigers 6-2.

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  • 2013 NBA playoffs: James Harden, Houston Rockets roll in Game 5

    May 1
    James Harden and the Rockets have stolen momentum away from the Thunder, writes Marc Stein.
  • Don Banks: Eagles QB situation, Anquan Boldin trade headline NFL offseason…

    May 1
    The bulk of free agency is finished and the 2013 draft is in the books, meaning NFL teams are set, for the most part, on the personnel front. The usual doses of spring practice and preparation remain between now and the start of training camp for the 20…