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Brinkley, Raymond fined for their hits against Detroit

Brinkley, Raymond fined for their hits against Detroit

startribune.com profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
Two Vikings drew fines from the league for penalties they incurred in last week's win.
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  • Vikings official: Some are 'jumping the gun'

    Vikings official: Some are 'jumping the gun'

    startribune.com Nov 16, 2012
    A Vikings official said the governor, public are too quick to judge on seat licensing issue.
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  • Howard ready to help banged-up Timberwolves

    Howard ready to help banged-up Timberwolves

    nba.com Nov 16, 2012
    For the first time in his nine-year career, Josh Howard didn't have a team to play for when the season began. Questions about his health, and some lingering memories of issues off the court, kept teams away from the 32-year-old free agent.
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  • Twins give Beresford first Spring Training invite

    Twins give Beresford first Spring Training invite

    MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Twins have re-signed second baseman James Beresford to a Minor League deal that includes his first invite to Major League Spring Training.
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  • Born Under a Bad Sign: Timberwolves/Warriors Preview

    Born Under a Bad Sign: Timberwolves/Warriors Preview

    Help us, Andrei-Wan Kinobi. You are our only hope. Born under a bad sign I been down since I begin to crawl If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all -Albert King, “Born Under a Bad Sign” Andrew Bogut! Stephen Curry! Kevin Love! Ri
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  • Coming Sunday: Exclusive Leslie Frazier interview

    Coming Sunday: Exclusive Leslie Frazier interview

    startribune.com Nov 16, 2012
    Heading into their bye week, the Vikings are alive in the playoff hunt while head coach Leslie Frazier turns things around. CineSport's Tara Petrolino talks to Dan Wiederer about his in-depth interview with Leslie Frazier.
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  • Official says Vikings have right for seat licenses

    Official says Vikings have right for seat licenses

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    The head of the authority overseeing construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium says she expects any fees for personal seat licenses would be in line with those charged for other new stadiums recently built in the state.
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  • BBAO: Statistical points for Adrian Peterson

    BBAO: Statistical points for Adrian Peterson

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Our friends at ESPN Stats & Information have posted a statistic- and history-based spin on the discussion we've been having on Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson's competition with Denver Broncos quarterback Pe…
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  • The Trenchie Awards: The Vikings' O-Line and the Best Line Play…

    The Trenchie Awards: The Vikings' O-Line and the Best Line Play From Week 10

    grantland.com Nov 16, 2012
    In celebration of the NFL's release of the all-22 and end-zone film for the 2012 season, each week we'll be bringing you the best in offensive- and de...
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  • Video - Warriors Top Short-Handed Wolves 01:01

    Warriors Top Short-Handed Wolves

    Nov 16
    Warriors win second straight.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…

    Nov 16
    The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.