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Zucker and Vanek sit as Wild’s latest loss comes against the Blues

ST. LOUIS — Jori Lehtera had a goal and an assist, and Brian Elliott made 38 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Saturday night. Vladimir Tarasenko, Paul Stastny and…


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Wiggins leads Wolves in 12-0 run to close out Bulls

MINNEAPOLIS — Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night. Trailing by five…


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Brett Favre, Tony Dungy elected to Hall of Fame

The Hall doors immediately opened for Brett Favre. During his first year of eligibility, Favre was elected as part of the eight-member class selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. He’s joined…


Thomas Vanek
Zulgad: Message sent to Vanek, Zucker; Fletcher says Yeo’s job is safe

On the same day that Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher said Mike Yeo’s job is safe, the coach finally decided it might be a good time to send a message to some of his underperforming…


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1500ESPNLIVE: Broncos-Panthers Super Bowl 50 hangout

The Big Game is here. Welcome to Super Bowl Sunday, a game that pits the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. You can follow this link to join in on the live discussion, as Andrew…


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Zulgad: Wild playing like a team that wants to get its coach fired

Lou Nanne was making his regular appearance on the “Mackey and Judd” show a week ago when Mike Yeo’s job security was mentioned. Nanne, whose views on all-things Minnesota hockey are well respected, made it clear…


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Sharrif Floyd shares his experiences to help foster children growing up

With the help of a few current and former NFL players, an important cause will be brought to the league’s brightest lights during Sunday’s pregame coverage of Super Bowl 50. Fifty miles north of Levi’s…


Chase Ford
That time former Vikings TE Chase Ford was named a juco MVP over Cam Newton

Should Cam Newton be upset this weekend as the frontrunner for the NFL’s Most Valuable Player, it wouldn’t be the first time. Despite leading the Blinn College Buccaneers to a 2009 junior college national championship,…


Matt Ryan, Jared Allen
Nursing a broken foot, Jared Allen expected to start for Panthers in the Super Bowl

As long as his knee doesn’t hit the ground, Jared Allen may get to extend his calf-roping celebrations onto the NFL’s biggest stage. Panthers coach Ron Rivera told reporters Friday that Allen and linebacker Thomas…


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Twins 2016 outlook: Tommy Milone is a solid option at the back of the rotation

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series designed to take a glance at players who could play a part for the Twins in 2016. We’ll take a brief stock of where they’re…


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Surprise, surprise: Zach LaVine will seek to defend his slam dunk title

The champ is back. Much to the surprise of – wait, hold on a second, scratch that. In news that probably won’t surprise very many Timberwolves fans, Zach LaVine is going back to the slam…


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After losing five in a row, Northwestern easily handles Gophers

EVANSTON, Ill. — Chris Collins knows when his top players perform at a high level, confidence tends to trickle throughout the rest of his Northwestern line-up. The timing of Tre Demps and Bryant McIntosh stepping…


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Wild lose to Rangers, Minnesota now 1-8-1 in past 10 games

NEW YORK — With his team down two goals after the first period, coach Alain Vigneault didn’t make a big speech to rally the inconsistent New York Rangers. Vigneault told them they were playing well…


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Zulgad: Garnett’s endorsement doesn’t mean Mitchell is right guy for the job

The fact Kevin Garnett publicly expressed support for Sam Mitchell this week could be considered both admirable and not surprising. A week after Garnett essentially gave Mitchell a no-confidence vote in a story written by Jon…


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Wetmore: Manfred sees it, MLB’s competitive balance could become thorny issue

Competitive balance is still an issue in baseball. Never mind that 17 different clubs have won the World Series in the past 30 years, or that 10 clubs have won it since the end of…


Josh Doctson
Mock draft roundup 1.0: Receiver or linebacker the early guess for Vikings

Three top-round linebackers in three years? That’s the case if you like a couple early mock drafts, as it’s that time of year. After a NFC North title and 11-5 record, the Vikings sit with the…


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James: Several Timberwolves players could make intriguing trade chips

At 15-36, the Minnesota Timberwolves are most likely not buyers at the February 18 trade deadline. Nonetheless, the Timberwolves do have a couple of intriguing pieces that could be on their way elsewhere. As of…


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Wolves end 12-game road losing streak with 108-102 win against Clippers

LOS ANGELES — Stung by a four-point loss to the Lakers a night earlier and playing the second game of a back-to-back against a team they had lost to 14 straight times on the road,…


Captain Munnerlyn, Sean Bailey
Stars don’t align: Looking back at high school recruiting projections of current Vikings

Paul DePodesta helped find a new method of fielding a successful baseball team, and something immediately struck him upon diving into the NFL world. Speaking on ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Show last month, DePodesta, an…


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Twins 2016 outlook: Brian Dozier, the most powerful second baseman in baseball

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series designed to take a glance at players who could play a part for the Twins in 2016. We’ll take a brief stock of where they’re…


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