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NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings - Sun, 20 Nov 2016 13:12:17 EST
Does Brian Robison have a future with the Vikings?

Brian Robison had to tip his cap to Danielle Hunter. On locker cleanout day, Robison admitted that Hunter, who was fifth in the NFL in sacks in 2016, earned the right to play even more next…


NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Minnesota Wild - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:03:23 EST
Toews’ performance will haunt Wild fans down the stretch

Outside Xcel Energy Center, a group of three 20-somethings in Jonathan Toews jerseys chanted “We still own you,” into the unseasonably warm air. One after the next, people in Minnesota Wild uniforms attempted to shout…


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Puck Dynasty: The ‘Road Runner’ line leads the way in sweep over Penn State (Ep. 15)

Episode 15 of the Puck Dynasty Podcast. Declan, Drew and Nate open the show breaking down the insane comeback win over Penn State on Saturday; Renaming the Gophers’ top line; more misconducts; previewing the upcoming…


NFL: Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings - Sun, 18 Sep 2016 18:56:15 EDT
7 moves the Minnesota Vikings shouldn’t make this offseason

For teams desperate to make a playoff run in their “window to win,” the offseason is often a time where huge mistakes are made. Contrary to what might work in Madden, spending big in NFL free…


MLB: Spring Training-Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins - Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:45:10 EDT
Joe Mauer: ‘Our best chance is when I’m on the field’

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Twins manager Paul Molitor said in November that he believes he “overplayed” Joe Mauer in the first half in 2016, which may have led to the quad injury that hampered the…


NBA: Chicago Bulls at Minnesota Timberwolves - Sun, 12 Feb 2017 14:53:35 EST
Zulgad: Wolves don’t want Rose so much as they want to move on from Rubio

Tom Thibodeau had been on the job for only two months as the Timberwolves’ president of basketball operations and head coach last spring when reports first surfaced that he had been shopping Ricky Rubio. It…


MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins - Thu, 02 Jun 2016 19:11:38 EDT
Wetmore’s 2017 Twins outlook: Velocity from Phil Hughes could be key to rotation

Editor’s note: This story about Phil Hughes is part of an ongoing series at 1500ESPN to preview the 2017 Twins season. We’ll glance at the player’s 2016 season and try to make some informed judgments about…


NBA: Chicago Bulls at Minnesota Timberwolves - Sat, 06 Feb 2016 20:29:56 EDT
Report: Timberwolves discussing Ricky Rubio for Derrick Rose deal with Knicks

It appears as if Tom Thibodeau might be looking to reunite with point guard Derrick Rose. The Timberwolves’ president of basketball operations and head coach has reached out to the New York Knicks about the…


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Should the Vikings move Joe Berger to guard?

When the Minnesota Vikings released guard Brandon Fusco, they immediately shot to the top of everyone’s list to sign the best free agent guards – players like Kevin Zeitler, Ronald Leary and TJ Lang. But…


MLB: Spring Training-Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins - Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:45:10 EDT
Zulgad: Limiting Mauer in 2017 will be smart play as Twins plan for the future

FORT MYERS, FLA. — Joe Mauer created some short-term optimism last spring that he might have started to regain his once marvelous hitting stroke. Despite the Twins’ horrendous start, Mauer had a .323 batting average,…


MLB: Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins - Sat, 13 Aug 2016 20:14:03 EDT
Paul Molitor says Twins didn’t handle Jorge Polanco the right way in the minors

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The way things look on paper right now, the Twins will open the season with Jorge Polanco playing shortstop, the position he played all of last season—in the Majors, that is.…


Feb 12, 2017; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins (15) and New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) hug after the game at Golden 1 Center. The Sacramento Kings defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 105-99. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
Could the Timberwolves have made an offer for DeMarcus Cousins?

Sunday evening was supposed to be about the All-Star Game for the NBA. That was until the game itself was overshadowed by a blockbuster trade. The Sacramento Kings traded DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans…


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Top free agent left tackle says he is ‘intrigued’ to hit the market

All eyes will be on Cincinnati Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth as we approach the opening of free agency on March 9. Joining SiriusXM radio, Whitworth indicated that the Bengals will have to improve their…


NFL: Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings - Sun, 20 Dec 2015 16:58:34 EST
Will the Vikings use a fullback in 2017?

Minnesota Vikings fullback Zach Line knows there is a possibility that a change in offensive coordinator could mean a shift in philosophy – one that could put him out of a job in Minnesota. Line is…


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Another OT game, and this time a win pushes Gophers’ streak to 5

When the Gophers were on their five-game skid earlier this season, head coach Richard Pitino talked a lot about his team needing just to “break through” to get that next victory. They lost four of…


NHL: Nashville Predators at Minnesota Wild - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:16:02 EST
Inside the numbers: How do the Wild stack up against recent Cup finalists?

At the beginning of the 2016-17 season, Minnesota Wild fans wondered whether they should consider their club anything more than a bubble team. By the All-Star break, it was worth asking if they were the…


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
Who will emerge from the competition for Twins starting rotation? Meet the candidates

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Twins’ search for starting pitching quality apparently begins with quantity. As in, nobody will even put a number on how many starting pitchers are in the competition for the opening…


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Vikings countdown to free agency: The guards

With the Super Bowl over, the next big NFL date is March 9, when the new league year begins and free agency opens. The Minnesota Vikings are expected to be active in free agency, so…


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Wolves post-All-Star break schedule will be unforgiving

Since starting the season 6-18, the Wolves have gone 16-17. It seems logical to say that if the team could have closed out games better, then they would’ve been a .500 team for the entire…


NHL: Nashville Predators at Minnesota Wild - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:45:13 EST
Zulgad: Koivu-Granlund-Zucker line has found sustained success, now this trio needs a nickname

ST. PAUL – Wikipedia has an entry for nearly everything, including the nicknames given to some of the most effective and dangerous NHL line combinations through the years. The list starts with New Jersey’s “A…


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