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Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon, left, sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Inside the Vikings post-Peterson rushing attack

Jerick McKinnon didn’t want to act too jacked up. It would be impolite to smile too much or do the Carlton Dance in front of his locker. It wouldn’t be…

By: Matthew Coller
NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves at Phoenix Suns

Karl-Anthony Towns: 'I know what I must do. I'll take it from here'

Just minutes after Minnesota Timberwolves legend Kevin Garnett announced his retirement from the NBA on Friday night, Karl-Anthony Towns posted a tribute to his friend and mentor on Instagram. Part…

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Carolina Panthers' Devin Funchess, left, celebrates with teammate Kelvin Benjamin, right, after Benjamin scored a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. The Panthers won 46-27.  (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

A Gameplan to Stop Kelvin Benjamin

Every week, we highlight an upcoming opponent—and specifically a player—that the Vikings will need to find a way to stop. Matthew Coller evaluated Kelvin Benjamin and concluded that Benjamin’s size,…

By: Arif Hasan

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings - Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:41:47 EDT

Report: Some Vikings teammates upset with Peterson surgery decision

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson elected to fully repair his torn meniscus, a surgery that is expected to keep him out 3-4 months. Peterson could have chosen a different…

By: Matthew Coller

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Minnesota Timberwolves

Kevin Garnett says goodbye in an Instagram video

Kevin Garnett is retiring from the NBA. That's the indication given from a video he posted to his Instagram account Friday afternoon. To be continued... A video posted by Kevin…

By: Derek Wetmore

NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves at Phoenix Suns

Zulgad: If for only one moment, Kevin Garnett's return to the Wolves was worth it

The following story either speaks volumes about what Kevin Garnett meant to the Minnesota Timberwolves or just how inept this franchise has been for much of its existence. In fairness,…

By: Judd Zulgad

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Minnesota Vikings - Carolina Panthers
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Friday, September 16th, 2016

Baseball Hall of Fame Tour
The Baseball Hall of Fame Tour is heading to Mall of America! The Hall of Fame Tour is a state-of-the-art traveling baseball experience that brings the game directly to the… More

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

1500 ESPN LIVE at the 2016 Ryder Cup
1500 ESPN is broadcasting LIVE from the Hazeltine National Golf Club for the 2016 Ryder Cup, brought to you by West Bend and Red Cow! More

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

MN Beer Run 5K
Gather your friends and get your running shoes on, the 2nd Annual MN Beer Run 5K will take place in Northeast Minneapolis October 1st! Each runner receives a MN Beer Run 5K… More

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Sports Over Beers LIVE Taping
Join 1500 ESPN, Phil Mackey and Derek Wetmore at the Minnesota History Center for a LIVE taping of Sports Over Beers from the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Gridiron Glory… More

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