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Zulgad: If Miguel Sano wants to reach his potential, it’s time for him to shape up

Disappointment. That’s not the word the Twins’ brass used as Miguel Sano and his “generous carriage,” reported to spring training this week in Fort Myers, but it’s what everyone from chief baseball officer Derek Falvey…


Guard Josh Sitton should be a top free agent target for Vikings

As we approach the opening of free agency, there are likely to be some players who surprisingly end up on the market. The first one to drop is Chicago Bears guard Josh Sitton, who will…


Vikings free agency top 30 countdown, Part 3 (20-16)

With nearly $60 million in salary cap space, the Minnesota Vikings could be active in free agency this year. In the weeks leading up to the free agent period beginning on March 14, we will…


After second surgery, Twins feel like they’re ‘getting another free agent’ with Phil Hughes

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins haved added 6 pitchers this winter that they feel are Major League-caliber: Addison Reed, Fernando Rodney, Zach Duke, Jake Odorizzi, Anibal Sanchez and Michael Pineda. And they might consider…


Twins targeting early June return date for starting pitcher Trevor May

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins and Trevor May don’t have an exact return date circled on their calendar but they are targeting early June, according to three people with an understanding of their process.…


10 names Vikings fans need to know as we enter draft season

With the NFL Combine right around the corner, we kick off our draft coverage for this year by introducing you to 10 players who could be on the Minnesota Vikings’ radar in the first or…


Molitor reveals pitching lineup for exhibition, and the first 4 starters to get in games this spring

FORT MYERS, Fla. — It seems like just yesterday that the Twins started their full-squad workouts (it was just yesterday, actually), and already the slate of games is fast approaching. Manager Paul Molitor is going…


On the prospect of pitching in Puerto Rico or on opening day, Jose Berrios says he’s ready

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A year after his best season in the big leagues, J.O. Berrios will make a bid this season to prove that he’s the best pitcher in the Twins’ organization. He has work…


Timberwolves All-Star Weekend Review: Towns shines while Butler rests

Jimmy Butler wise to sit out the all-star game Jimmy Butler has had a long season. He leads the league in minutes per game and his team played more games before the all-star break than…


Should the Vikings franchise tag Case Keenum?

The Minnesota Vikings have more options at quarterback than The Bachelor has at the start of Season 23. It may turn out that the player right under their nose is the best person for the…


How many jobs are up for grabs in the Twins’ bullpen?

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Minnesota Twins made a conserted effort to bulk up in the bullpen this winter, and they now boast a handful of veterans that they expect to count on for the…


Zulgad: Getting Jake Odorizzi is a nice start but Twins shouldn’t be done shopping

The No. 11 Yu Darvish replica jerseys hung high on the rack in a Chicago sports store in the Wrigleyville area on Friday afternoon. “Got those in quick,” a visitor from Minnesota said. “Yep, about…


Zulgad: Forget about the critics, Jimmy Butler picked the right time to get some rest

Anyone who has watched the Timberwolves on a regular basis this season probably has wondered if it would be wise to cut down on Jimmy Butler’s minutes. Butler leads the NBA in minutes per game…


MMQB’s Peter King takes his swing at QB landing spots

This offseason has the potential to be one of the wildest in recent memory with so many teams in the market for a quarterback. On Monday, long-time NFL writer Peter King offered his opinion on…


Report: Jets are willing to break the bank for Kirk Cousins

As the Minnesota Vikings consider which direction to take at the quarterback position, one factor is likely to be the price tag that it would take the land Washington free agent Kirk Cousins. According to…


BONUS: Day 1 of Twins spring training: Jake Odorizzi, Anibal Sanchez and Miguel Sano

Updates from Fort Myers on 1500ESPN: At least 2 pieces of good news surrounding newest Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi. Plus, do you like the Anibal Sanchez signing? And what’s the latest with Miguel Sano? Derek Wetmore…


In analyzing Bridgewater vs. Cousins, the fourth quarter is the difference

If you spend a lot of time on social media, you know that there’s a different rumor or report every day on the future of the Minnesota Vikings quarterback position. Over the next few weeks,…


When will Ervin Santana be back to throwing on a mound? First he’ll need to get out of his cast

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Ervin Santana reported to Twins spring training with his cool, care-free attitude and a cast on his right hand. Santana isn’t thrilled that he’ll have to miss roughly 2-4 weeks at…


Vikings free agency top 30 countdown, Part 2 (25-21)

With nearly $60 million in salary cap space, the Minnesota Vikings could be active in free agency this year. In the weeks leading up to the free agent period beginning on March 14, we will…


Mining the Minors: Five minor leaguers who could make an impact this season

If the Twins return to the postseason in 2018, they’ll likely be aided by contributions from several key players currently in the high levels of their farm system. Particularly on the pitching side, where the…


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