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MLB: Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins - Sat, 13 Aug 2016 20:38:58 EDT
Zulgad: After rough start, Twins’ hiring process appears to be on right track

The Twins might have made the wise move when they announced Terry Ryan had been relieved of his duties as general manager in mid-July, but any encouragement that might have provided to the fan base was…


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 18:45:48 EDT
Zulgad: Five things to keep an eye on as Vikings open U.S. Bank Stadium

The Vikings will play host to their first-ever game in U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, facing the San Diego Chargers in the exhibition that traditionally serves as the dress rehearsal for the regular season. The…


NFL: New York Giants at Minnesota Vikings - Mon, 28 Dec 2015 00:15:18 EST
Deadspin was unbelievably harsh to the Vikings and Adrian Peterson

If you’re a fan of an NFL team, from time to time you probably get annoyed with that team. This column from Deadspin takes that to an extreme. As part of the “Why Your Team…


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Dick Bremer on Analytics in the Broadcast Booth

Change is rarely a linear process. Seldom is the emergence of a new way of thinking accompanied by a quick and steady progression of acceptance. Rather, it ebbs and flows, stops and starts, moves forward…


Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad looks out of the visitors' dugout before a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals in Minneapolis, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
Report: Twins intend to hire a president of baseball ops, not just a GM

The Twins are looking for new leadership, that much we already knew. Now, according to Ken Rosenthal, we know the Twins are also looking for a new structure to their baseball leadership. — Sources: #MNTwins not…


Finishing touches are made on U.S. Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings NFL football team Thursday, June 2, 2016. The Vikings will open their 2016 season in the $1.2 billion stadium.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Want Vikings tickets this year? You may need secondary market or wait list

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have sold out their new stadium for the inaugural season. The team announced on Thursday that they’ve started waiting lists for tickets and suites. The official capacity at U.S.…


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Soft-spoken, sure-handed Marcus Sherels once again gunning to make the cut

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Here he is again, Marcus Sherels, beginning his seventh season in the NFL without assurance of a roster spot with the Minnesota Vikings. Sherels long ago proved his worth as…


NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at Minnesota Vikings
Vikings cut a defensive back, with 5 days to go before roster deadline

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings on Thursday waived cornerback Melvin White, which cuts their roster down to 89 players. They could still add a player with that vacant spot. Teams have until Aug. 30 to…


Aug 25, 2016; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios (17) pitches to the Detroit Tigers in the first inning at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports
Demoting Berrios and Duffey presents Twins clear cause for concern

The Twins have a couple problems on their hands. And both came to a head Thursday afternoon, when the team optioned struggling pitchers J.O. Berrios and Tyler Duffey to the minor leagues. The Twins have…


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18:14:34 EDT
Adrian Peterson says he decided he won’t play in the preseason

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Adrian Peterson said Thursday that he won’t play in the preseason this year, which he said was a mutual decision between the running back and head coach Mike Zimmer. That ends…


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Vikings next opponent goes after first-round pick Joey Bosa; agent fires back

You don’t see contract disputes with rookie training camp holdouts aired out in the media too often. How about social media? The Chargers are going after their first-round pick, Joey Bosa, in a statement the…


MLB: Spring Training-Toronto Blue Jays at Minnesota Twins - Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:56:28 EDT
Wrist surgery will end Twins slugger Byung Ho Park’s season

MINNEAPOLIS — The Twins surprised the baseball world last winter by winning the bid to sign slugger Byung Ho Park away from his Korean team. His underwhelming first season with the Twins has come to…


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VIDEO: Byung Ho Park says wrist got worse in Triple-A Rochester

Byung Ho Park will have season-ending surgery on his right wrist Thursday morning. The South Korean slugger finishes the season his first MLB season with 12 home runs for the Twins.


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 18:43:24 EDT
Bridgewater says he expects to play Sunday, makes one deep throw in practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – The question on everyone’s mind lately, at least with regard to the Minnesota Vikings, centers on the health of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. He was a surprise holdout of the team’s second…


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Wetmore’s 5 thoughts: ‘Pretty phenomenal’ play, Gibson’s encore not as good

MINNEAPOLIS – Kyle Gibson followed up his complete-game performance with a rough outing Tuesday, and the Twins let a game get away from them in the middle innings in an 8-3 loss to the Detroit…


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Twins will be among MLB teams represented at Tim Tebow’s workout

The Twins will be among the more than 20 Major League teams for which Tim Tebow will hold a workout on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, according to 1500 ESPN contributor Darren “Doogie” Wolfson. ESPN…


MLB: Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins - Mon, 04 Jul 2016 14:27:24 EDT
Molitor says he trusts in Twins development staff

MINNEAPOLIS – Some iffy performances by the team’s young players has led to some Twins fans to question the development process in the organization’s minor league system. Manager Paul Molitor is not one of those…


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Waiver claim: Oswaldo Arcia lands on third team in three months

Oswaldo Arcia is on to his next club. The powerful but enigmatic former Twins outfielder was designated for assignment last week by the Tampa Bay Rays. On Tuesday, the Miami Marlins claimed Arcia off waivers,…


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18:14:34 EDT
Notebook: Zimmer has made decision on whether Peterson will play Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The decision has been made. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Tuesday he has made up his mind about whether Adrian Peterson will play in a preseason game for the first time…


NFL: Preseason-Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 18:11:27 EDT
Teddy Bridgewater returns to practice, does limited throwing

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — After not throwing passes for the past four days, Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was able to throw on a limited basis in Tuesday’s practice at Winter Park. Bridgewater sat out the…


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