1500 ESPN SportsWire Videos
Bridgewater gets work in with offense
Posted 40 minutes ago
#1500espn #vikings #sportswire #Teddy
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Matt Cassel to Greg Jennings for a TD
Posted 3 days ago
Matt Cassel and Greg Jennings hook up for a touchdown during evening practice Monday. #vikings #1500espn #Sportswire #homepage
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Kyle Rudolph explains his contract moment
Posted 3 days ago
Kyle Rudolph on the moment he learned the Vikings would sign him to a long-term contract. #vikings #1500espn #sportswire #homepage
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Teddy Bridgewater in WR vs CB drills
Posted 4 days ago
Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Cassel and Christian Ponder take turns passing in WR vs. CB drills at Vikings camp in Mankato. #Vikings #1500espn #sportswire
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Adam Thielen talks with Mackey & Judd in Mankato
Posted 4 days ago
Adam Thielen is the early clubhouse leader for #MrMankato. #1500espn #vikings #sportswire #judd
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Team drills with Teddy Bridgewater
Posted 5 days ago
Teddy Bridgewater leads a series of Vikings team drills Saturday. #1500ESPN #Vikings #sportswire
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Training camp: Vikings linebacker drills
Posted 6 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings linebacker corps ran through drills during the first day of 2014 training camp. #Vikings #1500espn #sportswire
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Zimmer's first camp practice offered interesting twists
Posted 6 days ago
Andrew Krammer, Derek Wetmore and Phil Mackey provide observations from Day 1 of Vikings training camp in Mankato. Which wide receivers will make the team? Why were three safeties playing defense at the same time? #Vikings #1500espn #sportswire
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GM Spielman responds to Mike Priefer's suspension
Posted 6 days ago
General manager Rick Spielman responds to Mike Priefer's three-game suspension. #1500ESPN #Vikings #sportswire
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Adrian Peterson's expectations for Zimmer's camp
Posted 7 days ago
"OTA's and minicamp were nothing compared to what we'll experience now." #1500ESPN #Vikings #sportswire
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Glen Perkins jogs from the bullpen to pitch 9th
Posted 16 days ago
Glen Perkins jogs in to pitch to Kurt Suzuki. #1500espn #twins #sportswire
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Here's Pat Neshek making his All-Star debut at Target Field
Posted 16 days ago
St. Louis Cardinals reliever, former Twin and Minnesota native Pat Neshek receives a loud ovation as he enters the 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field. #mntwins #1500espn #sportswire
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Derek Jeter's All-Star send-off and curtain call
Posted 16 days ago
Target Field said goodbye to Derek Jeter, who waved, tipped his cap, and answered a curtain call. #1500espn #sportswire #twins
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The After Show: All-Star Game mania
Posted 18 days ago
Mackey, Judd and Wetmore go over what they are most looking forward to this week. Plus, cool things to see at All-Star FanFest. #1500espn #judd #twins #sportswire
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Kennys Vargas' swing looks exactly like David Ortiz's
Posted 18 days ago
Minnesota Twins prospect Kennys Vargas takes batting practice before the Futures Game at Target Field. Hint: He will remind you of David Ortiz. #mntwins #sportswire #1500espn
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What should Twins do with Ricky Nolasco?
Posted 25 days ago
Ricky Nolasco turned in another lousy start Sunday. Could he wind up in the bullpen? #1500espn #sportswire #Twins
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The After Show: Hey! The Wild signed Vanek!
Posted 30 days ago
Mackey and Judd pump some "Ode To Joy" and provide their thoughts after the Wild signs Thomas Vanek. #mnwild #wild #judd #sportswire #1500espn
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The After Show: Jarome Iginla or Thomas Vanek?
Posted 31 days ago
Mackey and Judd go over the latest buzz surrounding Jarome Iginla, Thomas Vanek and the Minnesota Wild. #wild #mnwild #1500espn #sportswire #judd
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The After Show: Who should Wild target on free agency?
Posted 33 days ago
Mackey and Judd discuss who they think the Minnesota Wild should go after in free agency next week. #Judd #Sportswire #1500espn #wild #mnwild
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The After Show: Why does Sporting News hate the Vikings?
Posted 36 days ago
Mackey and Judd are surprised by how low Sporting News ranks the Vikings in its preseason predictions. #Vikings #sportswire #judd #1500espn
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The After Show: The greatest goal call audio ever?
Posted 38 days ago
Mackey and Judd reflect on perhaps the greatest soccer goal call ever. #Judd #1500espn #sportswire
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Vikings minicamp wrap-up: what we learned
Posted 42 days ago
The Vikings finished minicamp Thursday, with most eyes on Teddy Bridgewater and Matt Cassel. #1500espn #sportswire #Vikings
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The After Show: Ideally, when will Teddy Bridgewater start
Posted 43 days ago
Mackey and Judd handicap the battle between Teddy Bridgewater and Matt Cassel as the Vikings push through mini camp. #Vikings #Judd #Sportswire #1500ESPN
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QB battle wide open? Not so fast
Posted 44 days ago
Head coach Mike Zimmer won't publicly name a starting QB, but indications are that it will be Matt Cassel. #1500espn #sportswire #vikings
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The After Show: What the Wolves can learn from LBJ, Duncan
Posted 45 days ago
Mackey and #Judd reflect on what the Wolves can learn from the Spurs and Heat -- and specifically what Kevin Love and Glen Taylor can learn. #1500espn #sportswire #wolves #judd
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The After Show: What's up with the Twins' bullpen strategy?
Posted 51 days ago
Mackey and Judd try to figure out why the Twins won't use Glen Perkins in more non-save situations. Mackey spews some pointless stats (probably), and Judd gets outraged (probably). #judd #sportswire #twins #1500ESPN #Twins
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How does Flip's appointment affect Wolves, Love?
Posted 55 days ago
How does Flip's appointment affect Wolves, Love? #1500espn #sportswire #wolves
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Alex Meyer, Trevor May, and a prospect update
Posted 59 days ago
When will we see Alex Meyer and Trevor May in the Majors? Plus, a couple other Twins prospects to watch. #1500espn #twins #sportswire #judd
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What would you need in return for Kevin Love
Posted 69 days ago
Bill Simmons wrote a piece for Grantland that had several trade packages for Kevin Love. Which would you take? #1500espn #wolves #sportswire #judd
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Will the Wolves be forced to trade Kevin Love?
Posted 73 days ago
The Wolves must decide if they can keep Kevin Love long-term. If not, they must trade him. #1500espn #wolves #judd #sportswire
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Updates from Vikings rookie mini-camp
Posted 76 days ago
Checking in on Vikings rookies Anthony Barr and Jerick McKinnon from Day 1 of Vikings rookie mini-camp. #1500espn #vikings #sportswire
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What might future hold for Wild?
Posted 78 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Jess Myers discuss the Wild's season-ending loss to Chicago and wonder if certain veterans will return next season. #1500espn #sportswire #judd #wild
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Cooke provides spark, Wild ties series vs. Hawks
Posted 82 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Jess Myers discuss the spark provided by Matt Cooke on Friday, the fan enthusiasm at Xcel Energy Center and what's wrong with Ryan Suter. #1500ESPN #sportswire #judd #wild
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Vikings accomplish two goals in first round
Posted 83 days ago
The Vikings got a linebacker and a quarterback on day 1. #1500espn #vikings #sportswire
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Why it's too early to criticize Anthony Barr pick
Posted 84 days ago
Mackey and Judd discuss the Vikings' decision to pick Anthony Barr in the first round and why you can't just criticize GM Rick Spielman for the selection. #1500ESPN #judd #sportswire #vikings
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Vikings theories on eve of draft day
Posted 85 days ago
With the NFL Draft on Thursday, what do we think the Vikings will do? #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Vikings #judd
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Wild's youngsters key victory over Blackhawks
Posted 85 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Jess Myers discuss the contributions of Erik Haula and Mikael Granlund in the Wild's victory over Chicago on Tuesday in Game 3 of their playoff series. #1500ESPN #sportswire #judd #wild
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Pre-draft updates from Rick Spielman
Posted 86 days ago
Why won't Rick Spielman consider trading Christian Ponder? Can we learn anything from his press conference? #1500ESPN #sportswire #vikings
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Wild needs far more from their top players
Posted 88 days ago
Judd Zulgad wonders what has happened to the Wild's best players while his dog Stella listens with great interest. We aren't kidding. #judd #sportswire #1500ESPN #wild
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Why was Mike Yeo upset with the Wild?
Posted 89 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Chris Long of Ch. 5 discuss why Wild coach Mike Yeo was unhappy with his team following its loss to Chicago in the opening game of their second-round series. #1500ESPN #judd #sportswire #Wild
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Zulgad and Myers break down Wild's Game 6 win
Posted 93 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Jess Myers review the Wild's 5-2 victory over Colorado in Game 6 of their first-round series on Monday night and preview Game 7. #sportswire #judd #1500espn #wild
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Wild overpower Avs again
Posted 97 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Jess Myers discuss the keys to the Wild's 2-1 win over Colorado on Thursday night in their playoff series. #judd #1500espn #sportswire #wild
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Granlund saves the day
Posted 100 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Jess Myers analyze what changed for the Wild in Game 3 of their playoff series against Colorado. The two also discuss Mikael Granlund's overtime goal and Matt Cooke's hit. #1500ESPN #sportswire #judd
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Rick Adelman retires. Now what?
Posted 101 days ago
Where will the Wolves and Flip Saunders look to find the next head coach? #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Wolves
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The Vikings' first-round QB dilemma
Posted 104 days ago
Should the Minnesota Vikings draft a QB at No. 8, as mock drafts are suggesting? #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Vikings #nfl #draft #judd
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Breaking down the Gophers' loss
Posted 110 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Jess Myers discuss what went wrong for the Gophers in their loss to Union in the Frozen Four. #judd #1500ESPN #sportswire
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Gophers win thriller
Posted 111 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Jess Myers discuss the Gophers' last-second victory over North Dakota in the Frozen Four on Thursday. #1500ESPN #judd #SportsWire
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Reaction to Nunez, starting pitching and replay
Posted 115 days ago
What do we know about Eduardo Nunez? Will the Twins' starting pitching improve? A problem with replay? #1500ESPN #Sportswire #twins #judd
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Twins season preview: what to expect?
Posted 122 days ago
Twins analyst Derek Wetmore and Phil Mackey discuss the rotation, the questionable lineup decisions, and the future. #1500ESPN #Twins #SportsWire #judd
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A farewell to Jared Allen
Posted 127 days ago
The newest member of the Chicago Bears, Jared Allen, leaves the Vikings with fond memories. #1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire
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Dave Harrigan channels his inner Rocky
Posted 132 days ago
Producer Dave Harrigan channels his inner Rocky to get ready for this summer's half marathon. How this isn't yet a full-length feature film, we're not quite sure. #1500ESPN #SportsWire #judd #homepage
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Linval Joseph on his desire to join the Vikings
Posted 141 days ago
One of the newest additions to the #Vikings, nose tackle Linval Joseph, said he wants to win a Super Bowl with Minnesota. #1500ESPN #SportsWire
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What do the weekend moves mean for Vikings in free agency?
Posted 143 days ago
What do the weekend moves -- retaining Everson Griffen and Matt Cassel -- mean for NFL free agency? #Vikings #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Judd
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Gophers Pro Day recap with Vikings nuggets
Posted 150 days ago
Andrew Krammer has some Vikings news and a new Gophers LB coach. Nate Sandell has the Gophers perspective from Pro Day, including Ra'Shede Hageman and Brock Vereen. #1500espn #vikings #gophers
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What does Matt Cassel rumor mean for Vikings?
Posted 155 days ago
Are you more interested in Matt Schaub or Matt Cassel at quarterback? #1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire
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Miguel Sano takes BP with Tony O
Posted 157 days ago
Tony Oliva took time after workouts Saturday to take extra batting practice with Twins prospect Miguel Sano. #1500ESPN #Twins #SportsWire
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Joe Mauer on the first day of live BP
Posted 159 days ago
#1500ESPN #sportswire #twins
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Twins spring training Day 4 recap
Posted 161 days ago
Notes on Terry Ryan's recovery, Brian Dozier's sore back and Pedro Florimon's return. #1500espn #twins #sportswire
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Joe Mauer getting in work at first base
Posted 161 days ago
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer fielding grounders during spring training. #1500ESPN #Sportswire #twins
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Twins spring training Day 3 recap
Posted 162 days ago
Josh Willingham and Oswaldo Arcia reported today. Also, updates on Pedro Florimon, Scott Diamond, Joe Mauer and ballpark upgrades. #1500ESPN #Twins
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Twins spring training Day 2 recap
Posted 163 days ago
Byron Buxton sighting in Day 2. He ran drills with Joe Mauer, Miguel Sano and others. #1500ESPN #Twins #SportsWire
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Twins spring training Day 1 recap
Posted 164 days ago
Injury news and spring training updates from Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida. #1500ESPN #Twins #Sportswire
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Ricky Nolasco's first official bullpen with Twins
Posted 164 days ago
Ricky Nolasco throws his first bullpen with the Twins. Casey Fien (50) and Glen Perkins also are pictured. #1500ESPN #Twins #sportswire
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Phil Hughes bullpen session (Monday)
Posted 164 days ago
Pitching coach Rick Anderson watches intently as Phil Hughes (45) throws a bullpen. #1500ESPN #Twins #sportswire
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The Producer's Chair with Dave Harrigan
Posted 168 days ago
Dave Harrigan introduces senior editor Derek Wetmore in the latest episode of The Producer's Chair. Welcome to 1500 ESPN, Derek! #1500ESPN #SportsWire #judd
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Vikings release new stadium fly-through animation
Posted 171 days ago
Animated video of a fly-through of the Vikings' new stadium. #Vikings
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Which positions should the Vikings prioritize?
Posted 176 days ago
#1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire #judd
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The Producer's Chair introduces the Mackey & Judd show
Posted 182 days ago
#1500ESPN #SportsWire #Judd
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Does Minneapolis deserve to host 2018 Super Bowl?
Posted 185 days ago
Minneapolis is a finalist for the 2018 Super Bowl. But will the NFL do another cold-weather game so soon? #1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire #judd
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Scott Turner in, Bill Musgrave out?
Posted 191 days ago
What's the latest on the Vikings coaching staff and how will Norv Turner change the Vikings' 2014 offense? #1500ESPN #Vikings #judd
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Could Wild play next outdoor hockey game?
Posted 193 days ago
The Gophers men's hockey team beat Ohio State 1-0 Friday at TCF Bank Stadium. Could the Wild play Minnesota's next outdoor hockey game? #Gophers #Wild #1500ESPN #judd #SportsWire
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First impressions of Vikings coach Mike Zimmer
Posted 195 days ago
#1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire #judd
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What will Mike Zimmer bring to the Vikings?
Posted 197 days ago
Mike Zimmer, 57, will be the next head coach of the Vikings. Here's why his age shouldn't concern Vikings fans. #1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire #judd
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Should résumés matter in coaching search?
Posted 198 days ago
A long list of failed NFL head coaches had great résumés. Shouldn't we look beyond where a candidate has worked? #1500ESPN #Vikings SportsWire
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Judd & Dubay talk Vikings offseason needs 1/8/14
Posted 204 days ago
#judd #vikings
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Why so many coordinators in Vikings search?
Posted 205 days ago
Who are the best candidates being discussed in the #Vikings head coaching search? Judd and Derek discuss. #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Judd
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Rick Spielman embarks on coaching search
Posted 213 days ago
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman must now search to replace Leslie Frazier as head coach. #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Vikings #judd
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Sanford gets emotional, talks Frazier firing
Posted 213 days ago
Minnesota Vikings safety Jamarca Sanford got emotional in the locker room on Monday when talking about head coach Leslie Frazier's firing. #Vikings #1500ESPN #SportsWire
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Vikings win Metrodome finale, is Frazier done?
Posted 214 days ago
Reports have surfaced that Leslie Frazier will be out as head coach of the Vikings. Owner Zygi Wilf declined comment Sunday. #1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire
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Ventline reaction to vikings beating lions 12-29
Posted 214 days ago
#judd #vikings
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Vikings walk off Metrodome field for last time
Posted 214 days ago
Adrian Peterson and other Minnesota Vikings walk off the Metrodome field for the last time. #1500ESPN #Vikings #sportswire
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Judd & Dubay postgame reaction
Posted 221 days ago
What is the long-term answer at quarterback? Judd & Dubay discuss after Sunday's blowout loss. #1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire #judd
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How confident are the Vikings that Peterson plays?
Posted 224 days ago
With multiple injuries in the backfield, what's the latest on Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart? #1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire
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Wolves jump out early on road-weary Blazers
Posted 224 days ago
Minnesota jumped to a 32-point lead in the first half on Kevin Love's near triple-double. They won 120-109. #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Wolves
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Ventline reaction to Vikes win over Philly 12-15-1
Posted 228 days ago
#judd #vikings #SportsWire
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Cassel, Asiata lead Vikings to win over Eagles
Posted 228 days ago
Matt Cassel has taken over at quarterback and Matt Asiata filled in for injured Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart, as the Vikings improve to 4-9-1. #1500ESPN #Sportswire #Vikings
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Vikings suddenly thin at running back
Posted 232 days ago
Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart won't practice until Friday at the earliest. What's the plan in the backfield? #1500ESPN #Vikings #SportsWire
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Ventline reaction to vikes loss to ravens 12-8-13
Posted 235 days ago
#judd #Vikings
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Miami tops listless Love-less Wolves
Posted 235 days ago
The Heat beat Minnesota, playing without Kevin Love, in a blowout at the Target Center. Love is expected back for the next game. #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Wolves
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Matt Cassel, Audie Cole take over
Posted 239 days ago
The Vikings announced a new starting quarterback and a new middle linebacker for Sunday's game in Baltimore. #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Vikings
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No Shave November Animals
Posted 239 days ago
1500 ESPN's No Shave November Recap #homepage #sportswire
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What does Ricky Nolasco mean for Twins?
Posted 240 days ago
The Twins on Tuesday announced the richest free agent contract in team history. So what does the Ricky Nolasco signing mean for the Twins long term? #Twins #SportsWire #judd
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Adrian Peterson, Vikings pull off overtime win
Posted 242 days ago
Adrian Peterson surpassed 10,000 yards for his career in 211-yard winning effort. #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Vikings
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Vent line reaction to Vikings win over Bears 12/1
Posted 242 days ago
#judd #vikings
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Erin Henderson addresses media, will play Sunday
Posted 246 days ago
Erin Henderson said the "personal reasons" that caused him to miss three practices and a game are not related to his Nov. 19 arrest. #Vikings #1500ESPN #SportsWire
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Vikings give up 23-7 lead in tie at Lambeau
Posted 248 days ago
#sportswire #Vikings #homepage #1500ESPN
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Judd & Dubay react to Vikings-Packers tie
Posted 249 days ago
The #Vikings tied the Packers after holding a two-score lead in the second half. Catch Judd & Dubay's thoughts on the game. #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Judd
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Wolves trounce a terrible Brooklyn Nets team
Posted 250 days ago
Kevin Love got the better of Kevin Garnett in the matchup of the past and the present. The Wolves jumped to an early lead an never looked back. #1500ESPN #SportsWire #Wolves
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Judd & Dubay discuss ponder starting
Posted 253 days ago
#judd #Vikings
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Why is Christian Ponder starting?
Posted 253 days ago
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier explained the decision to start Christian Ponder against the Packers, a decision that left many fans scratching their heads. #Vikings #1500ESPN #SportsWire
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Vent line react to Vikings loss to Seattle 11-17
Posted 256 days ago
#judd #vikings
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Wolves top Celtics to bounce back from road loss
Posted 256 days ago
One night after a poor defensive showing on the road, the Wolves cruised in the second half Saturday to beat the Boston Celtics at Target Center. #Wolves #SportsWire #1500espn
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Winter Park update: Jerome Simpson likely to play
Posted 260 days ago
Jerome Simpson will likely play Sunday but Cordarrelle Patterson is waiting in the wings. Christian Ponder is likely to start at QB and Kevin Williams to play some nose tackle. #Vikings #sportswire
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Joe Mauer? Kevin Love? What's up with local stars?
Posted 261 days ago
Why did Joe Mauer change his tune about catching? And is there any reason to worry about the latest Kevin Love-Knicks rumor? #1500espn #SportsWire #Twins #Wolves
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Turnaround continues as Gophers beat Penn State
Posted 264 days ago
A month ago the Gophers were at a crossroads in their season after an 0-2 start in the Big Ten. They have since undergone a stunning turnaround with their first four-game Big Ten winning streak since 1973. #1500espn #sportswire #Gophers
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Pair of Kevins anchor Wolves in bounce-back victory
Posted 264 days ago
It was all about Kevin Love and Kevin Martin in the Wolves' 116-108 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. #1500ESPN #sportswire #Wolves
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Reid Travis chooses Stanford over Gophers
Posted 265 days ago
De La Salle recruit Reid Travis chose Stanford University over the University of Minnesota as the first member of the state's "Big Three" recruits to choose his school. #1500ESPN #sportswire #Gophers
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Vikings pick up a home win with late stand
Posted 265 days ago
The Vikings earned their second win of the season with a 34-27 home victory over Washington on Thursday night. Christian Ponder played well before leaving with a shoulder injury. #vikings #1500espn
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Judd & Dubay talk vikings and gopher football 11-4
Posted 269 days ago
#judd #vikings
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Is change needed at Winter Park?
Posted 270 days ago
Following the Vikings' close loss to the Cowboys, it's beyond time to wonder if there is direction to the #Vikings franchise. #1500espn #SportsWire
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Wolves dominate Thunder behind refocused defensive effort
Posted 271 days ago
Nate Sandell breaks down the Timberwolves' 100-81 victory Friday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. #Wolves
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Wolves get complacent but pull out OT win
Posted 273 days ago
Minnesota scored 38 points in the first quarter but needed a late three from Kevin Love to send it to overtime, where the Wolves then won comfortably. #Wolves #1500espn #sportswire
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Who's starting at QB? Vikings still won't say
Posted 274 days ago
Josh Freeman has been medically cleared to play, but Leslie Frazier doesn't want to tip his hand on who will start at QB Sunday. #Vikings #SportsWire #1500ESPN
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Packers control game, roll the Vikings
Posted 276 days ago
Aaron Rodgers led a balanced Packers' offense to a win over the #Vikings on Sunday at the Metrodome. #1500espn #sportswire
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What is going on at quarterback for the Vikings?
Posted 281 days ago
Updates from Winter Park on the latest development in the #Vikings' QB circus. Josh Freeman has concussion symptoms and Christian Ponder will likely start. #1500espn #sportswire
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The return of Ponder? Judd and Dubay 10/23/13
Posted 281 days ago
#judd #vikings
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Adrian Peterson returns to practice
Posted 287 days ago
Derek Wetmore and Andrew Krammer discuss Adrian Peterson's return to practice and the vibes from Josh Freeman's first big press conference. Injury updates included as a bonus. #1500espn #sportswire
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Judd and Dubay analyze the move to Freeman 10/16
Posted 288 days ago
#judd #vikings
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Vent line reaction to Carolina loss 10-13-13
Posted 291 days ago
#judd #vikings
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Vikings blowout loss at home to the Panthers
Posted 291 days ago
Derek Wetmore and Andrew Krammer provide injury updates, a sense of Adrian Peterson's mentality this weekend and a take on the messy quarterback situation. #1500espn #sportswire #Vikings
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Josh Freeman introduced, Brian Robison extended
Posted 295 days ago
Josh Freeman practiced with the #Vikings for the first time Wednesday. Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore talk about Freeman's arrival and Brian Robison's contract extension. #1500espn #SportsWire
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Vikings react to new QB Josh Freeman
Posted 297 days ago
Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore assess the reaction from the Vikings locker room on recent addition, quarterback Josh Freeman. #Vikings #1500espn #Sportswire #homepage
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Is Cassel the answer?
Posted 307 days ago
Judd and Dubay discuss the Vikings quarterback change to Matt Cassel and also a lack of depth in the secondary. #Sportswire #Vikings #Judd #1500ESPN
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How did this happen?
Posted 312 days ago
Judd and Dubay discuss how the Vikings lost a game to Cleveland that looked like it should have been an easy win. #Judd #Sportswire #Vikings #1500ESPN
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Vikings surprising home opener loss to Browns
Posted 312 days ago
The Vikings start 0-3 after a surprising home loss to the Cleveland Browns (1-2). Derek Wetmore and Andrew Krammer provide quick reactions from Sunday's game. #1500ESPN #homepage #SportsWire #Vikings
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Leidner, Fales put on QB clinic as Gophers roll
Posted 313 days ago
With Vikings GM Rock Spielman in attendance, the two quarterbacks shined. #Gophers improve to 4-0. #1500ESPN #sportswire #homepage
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Judd & Dubay preview Gophers, Vikings
Posted 314 days ago
Judd and Dubay preview the Gophers and Vikings games this weekend and Dubay gives his thoughts on Judd's decision to order a salad and plain baked potato. #judd #Vikings #Sportswire
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A can't lose game for Vikings
Posted 315 days ago
How little do the Cleveland Browns care about Sunday's game against the Vikings? Judd and Dubay say the Vikings would have to work to lose this one. #judd #1500ESPN #Vikings
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Making adjustments to Trent Richardson trade
Posted 315 days ago
Derek Wetmore and Andrew Krammer discuss the Vikings midweek adjustments to the Browns' lineup changes, including the trade that sent RB Trenton Richardson packing. #1500espn #sportswire #homepage
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A lack of faith in Christian Ponder
Posted 316 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Andrew Krammer discuss the lack of faith the Vikings showed in Christian Ponder on a key play last Sunday in Chicago. #Sportswire #Vikings #1500ESPN
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Jerry Kill said he'd prefer to focus on football this week
Posted 317 days ago
Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill addresses the media at his weekly press conference Tuesday. Kill did not address his epileptic seizure experienced during Saturday's game. #Gophers #sportswire #homepage
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Ventline reaction to Vikings loss to bears 9-15
Posted 318 days ago
#judd #sportswire
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Vikings drop to 0-2 after close loss to Bears
Posted 319 days ago
1500ESPN.com beat writer Andrew Krammer provides a brief breakdown of the Minnesota Vikings' 31-30 loss at the Chicago Bears. #1500ESPN #Vikings #homepage #sportswire
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Vikings season opener, a loss to the Lions
Posted 326 days ago
Vikings beat reporter Andrew Krammer and senior editor Derek Wetmore analyze the Vikings week 1 loss: Adrian Peterson, Christian Ponder and Kevin Williams. #1500ESPN #Vikings #homepage #sportswire
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The Detroit debacle
Posted 326 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Jeff Dubay discuss what went wrong for the Vikings on Sunday in their opener at Detroit. #Judd #Vikings #Sportswire #1500ESPN #1500ESPN.com
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Ready or not: Vikings set to open season
Posted 330 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Andrew Krammer discuss whether the Vikings offense is ready for Sunday's opener in Detroit, and also talk about if Kevin Williams will sit or play. #Vikings #Sportswire #1500ESPN #Homepage
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Desmond Bishop makes most of opportunity
Posted 335 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Andrew Krammer discuss the fact Desmond Bishop's play in the Vikings' past two preseason games has helped the linebacker lock up a roster spot. #Vikings #Sportswire #1500ESPN #homepage
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Gophers defeat UNLV to open their season.
Posted 335 days ago
Nate Sandell and Derek Wetmore break down the Gophers victory. From Philip Nelson to the special teams. #Gophers
362 views | 1 comments
Vikings offense needs to show improvement
Posted 344 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Andrew Krammer discuss why the Vikings' preseason game Sunday in San Francisco is important to the offense and also react to Greg Jennings' latest comments. #Vikings #Sportswire #1500ESPN
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Reusse Unplugged: Cris Carter
Posted 344 days ago
Recent Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee, Cris Carter, sat down with Patrick Reusse at the Radisson Blu to talk about his career in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings. #homepage #sportswire #vikings
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Cause for concern? What to make of Ponder's play
Posted 348 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Andrew Krammer discuss the struggles of Christian Ponder and the Vikings' first-team offense on Friday in Buffalo. #Vikings #Sportswire #1500ESPN
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How long will Ponder play?
Posted 350 days ago
Judd Zulgad and Andrew Krammer discuss how long Christian Ponder and the Vikings first team will play Friday in Buffalo, and Krammer also talks about what he will be looking for from the defense. #Vikings #Homepage #1500ESPN
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Cordarrelle Patterson might be a quicker study than initially thought
Posted 355 days ago
Christian Ponder had a short night, Matt Cassel got plenty of work and Cordarrelle Patterson impressed in his Vikings debut. Judd and Andrew discuss. #Vikings #Homepage #Zulgad #Krammer #1500ESPN
4396 views | 3 comments
Ballsy Spot
Posted 373 days ago
#sportswire #homepage
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Christian Ponder among bright spots on minicamp's second day
Posted 407 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the second day of the Minnesota Vikings' mandatory minicamp, where Christian Ponder and Xavier Rhodes were among the standouts. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
4221 views | 3 comments
Quarterback play remains uneven as Vikings begin minicamp
Posted 408 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the first day of Minnesota Vikings minicamp and the uneven play so far of quarterbacks Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
2380 views | 7 comments
Vikings defensive linemen go through drills at OTAs
Posted 421 days ago
Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen went through drills at Wednesday's organized team activity practice. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings
4439 views | 1 comments
Fred Evans, Travis Bond among movers on Vikings depth chart
Posted 428 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses some notes on the Minnesota Vikings' depth chart after Wednesday's OTA practice. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
3585 views | 4 comments
Nine months after injuries, Greg Childs running again
Posted 456 days ago
Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Childs is running again, nine months after tearing both his patellar tendons in a training camp fall. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings
8808 views | 3 comments
Chris Kluwe's relationship with Vikings complicated, but pick isn't
Posted 460 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the final day of the NFL Draft and the Minnesota Vikings' decision to draft UCLA punter Jeff Locke, likely sealing Chris Kluwe's exit. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
3315 views | 7 comments
Bold move marks another action-packed first round for Vikings
Posted 461 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' first-round selections of Sharrif Floyd, Xavier Rhodes and Cordarrelle Patterson, who was acquired after a trade with New England. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
4091 views | 2 comments
Vikings model new uniforms at Metrodome draft party
Posted 462 days ago
Minnesota Vikings players modeled the team's new uniforms at the team's draft party on Thursday night at the Metrodome. #Minnesota #Vikings #uniforms
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How sustainable is the Twins' early season success?
Posted 463 days ago
Phil Mackey and Brandon Warne from 1500ESPN.com discuss how sustainable the Twins' early season success is. Plus, would you buy or sell Kevin Correia stock? #MNTwins #Minnesota #Twins #Mackey #Warne #1500ESPN
550 views | 2 comments
What will it take for Ron Gardenhire to remain Twins manager?
Posted 486 days ago
Tom Pelissero, Phil Mackey and Brandon Warne of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Twins' opener against the Detroit Tigers and what it would take for them to be competitive this season. Full Twins coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Twins #Tom #Pelissero #Phil #Mackey
655 views | 0 comments
Teams swayed on helmet impact rule despite coaches' concerns
Posted 498 days ago
Reporting from the NFL meetings at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the approval of a controversial rule that bars players from using the crown of the helmet as a weapon in the open field. Full Minnesota Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
729 views | 0 comments
Restructure for Jared Allen may not come anytime soon
Posted 499 days ago
Live at the NFL meetings in Phoenix, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the controversial helmet crown rule proposal and Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman's thoughts on the roster. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1798 views | 3 comments
State of Vikings' cap explains timing of Antoine Winfield's release
Posted 500 days ago
Reporting from the NFL meetings in Phoenix, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses stadium developments and how cap space opens a window into Antoine Winfield's release. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1510 views | 3 comments
No stadium pitch this time for Vikings, who want Super Bowl instead
Posted 501 days ago
Reporting from the NFL meetings at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, 1500 ESPN's Tom Pelissero discusses what the Minnesota Vikings will try to accomplish here and going forward in free agency and the draft. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1201 views | 2 comments
Aaron Hicks doesn't necessarily need big numbers to make team
Posted 517 days ago
If Aaron Hicks is to crack the Twins' 25-man roster out of spring training, putting up big numbers isn't necessarily a prerequisite. #Minnesota #Twins #1500 #ESPN #Aaron #Hicks
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Young pitchers, and Morneau, among positives for Twins early in camp
Posted 520 days ago
Young pitchers, and the health status of Justin Morneau, are among positives for the Minnesota Twins early in spring training. #Minnesota #Twins #Phil #Mackey #1500ESPN
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Twins' flame-throwing prospect JO Berrios faces Brian Dozier
Posted 521 days ago
JO Berrios, one of the Twins' top pitching prospects, faces Brian Dozier in spring training. #Minnesota #Twins #1500ESPN #Berrios #Dozier
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Three positions are logical options for Vikings' top pick
Posted 522 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities wraps up his coverage of the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis with a position-by-position look at the Minnesota Vikings' needs entering the offseason. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
2984 views | 6 comments
Twins prospect Alex Meyer pitches to SS Daniel Santana
Posted 522 days ago
Minnesota Twins prospect Alex Meyer pitches to shortstop Daniel Santana in spring training. #Minnesota #Twins #Alex #Meyer #Daniel #Santana
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Leslie Frazier's frustration sets interesting stage for 2013
Posted 524 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities reports from Day 2 of the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
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Combine underway, with real business done behind closed doors
Posted 525 days ago
Live from the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis, Tom Pelissero breaks down the business the Minnesota Vikings have to do -- and where it happens. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
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Ron Gardenhire's message to Twins all about turning the page
Posted 530 days ago
Judd Zulgad talks about what type of message Twins manager Ron Gardenhire delivered to his players Saturday and also discusses the third base, second base and right field jobs. #Minnesota #Twins #Judd #Zulgad
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Twins prospect Trevor May takes the mound
Posted 530 days ago
Twins prospect Trevor May, acquired from Philadelphia in the Ben Revere trade, throws a bullpen session alongside Liam Hendriks on Saturday on the opening day of full workouts in Fort Myers. #Minnesota #Twins #Judd #Zulgad
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Is Justin Morneau on the way out?
Posted 531 days ago
Will this be Justin Morneau's final season as a Twin? Judd Zulgad discusses Morneau's situation and the comments made by the first baseman upon his arrival in Fort Myers on Friday. #Minnesota #Twins #Judd #Zulgad
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Twins' call to arms makes sense
Posted 532 days ago
On a rainy day in Fort Myers, Judd Zulgad talks about why the Twins signed lefty Rafael Perez and why a team can never have enough pitching. #Minnesota #Twins #Judd #Zulgad
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Is the World Baseball Classic a good idea? Maybe not
Posted 533 days ago
Judd Zulgad reviews the first day of workouts for Twins' pitchers and catchers and also wonders whether the World Baseball Classic is a good idea. #Minnesota #Twins #Judd #Zulgad
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Twins' infield decisions will lean heavily on defense
Posted 539 days ago
Phil Mackey and Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Twins in the field entering spring training. Full Twins coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Twins #Phil #Mackey #Tom #Pelissero
619 views | 1 comments
Fifth spot in Twins rotation, bullpen jobs up for grabs
Posted 540 days ago
Phil Mackey and Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Twins' new-look pitching staff as spring training approaches. Full Twins coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Twins #Phil #Mackey #Tom #Pelissero
472 views | 1 comments
Lot of uncertainty for Vikings' once-vaunted defensive line
Posted 541 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' defense entering the offseason. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1501 views | 0 comments
No question where Vikings' primary hole is on offense
Posted 542 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' question marks on offense entering the offseason. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1906 views | 13 comments
Postseason surprises limited thanks to Vikings' turnaround
Posted 569 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad discuss Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier's postseason media conference. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
2118 views | 2 comments
Blame to spread around for way Vikings' surprising season ended
Posted 571 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 24-10 playoff loss at Green Bay. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
2184 views | 6 comments
Vikings should be near full strength, but not without concerns
Posted 574 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' health entering the playoffs. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1499 views | 1 comments
Slowing Aaron Rodgers is Vikings' chief concern on Saturday
Posted 576 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss Saturday's NFC wild card matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1910 views | 2 comments
Vikings rise to occasion again to reach 10 wins, playoffs
Posted 578 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 37-34 victory over the Green Bay Packers, whom they'll see again in a wild-card playoff game on Saturday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
3160 views | 2 comments
Leslie Frazier, Rick Spielman deserve award consideration
Posted 582 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' win-and-in situation against Green Bay. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1860 views | 4 comments
Everything going Vikings' way with playoffs still in sight
Posted 585 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' upset win over the Houston Texans on Sunday at Reliant Stadium. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
2299 views | 1 comments
Vikings' Everson Griffen, Fred Evans break dance fighting
Posted 587 days ago
Before practice on Dec. 21. Full Minnesota Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings
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Is contract extension next for Vikings coach Leslie Frazier?
Posted 589 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming game at Houston and the future of the coaching staff. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1357 views | 1 comments
Vikings use familiar formula to put away Rams
Posted 592 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' 36-22 win over St. Louis on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1915 views | 3 comments
Leslie Frazier's job security could have bearing on Christian Ponder
Posted 596 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming trip to St. Louis and the futures of Leslie Frazier and Christian Ponder. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1695 views | 5 comments
No answers at quarterback, but Vikings stay alive anyway
Posted 599 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 21-14 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
2304 views | 0 comments
With Percy Harvin finished, how do Vikings pass now?
Posted 602 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss Percy Harvin being placed on injured reserve and the Minnesota Vikings' game against Chicago on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1115 views | 2 comments
Percy Harvin saga never seems to end with Vikings
Posted 603 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss Percy Harvin's ailing ankle and the Minnesota Vikings' game against Chicago on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1036 views | 0 comments
If Twins don't bring in a top SP, what exactly is game plan?
Posted 604 days ago
Phil Mackey from 1500ESPN lays out the latest Minnesota Twins pitching scenarios from baseball's winter meetings in Nashville. #Minnesota #Twins #Mackey
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Giving away football cost Vikings another big chance
Posted 606 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 23-14 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1908 views | 7 comments
Vikings enter two-game season with Percy Harvin still gimpy
Posted 608 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about Percy Harvin and the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming visit to Green Bay. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Percy #Harvin
834 views | 1 comments
Would Vikings put Percy Harvin on field in limited role if he's hobbled?
Posted 610 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad discuss the Minnesota Vikings' visit to Green Bay on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
961 views | 0 comments
Missed opportunities too much for Vikings to overcome on road
Posted 613 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' 28-10 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1587 views | 0 comments
Percy Harvin's status isn't Vikings' only concern this week
Posted 617 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming visit to Chicago. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1197 views | 1 comments
Foot trouble may be perfect excuse for benching Michael Jenkins
Posted 619 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming visit to Chicago and injuries to Percy Harvin, Letroy Guion and Michael Jenkins. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1167 views | 0 comments
Early success lifted Vikings offense against Lions
Posted 627 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
2230 views | 3 comments
Two straight losses has given Vikings truth serum
Posted 631 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming game against the Detroit Lions. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1225 views | 1 comments
Vikings' problems extend beyond inept passing attack
Posted 634 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' 30-20 loss to the Seattle Seahawks and a big week ahead. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1794 views | 5 comments
Vikings' inactivity in trade market reflects Rick Spielman's vision
Posted 636 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' lack of action at the trade deadline and Sunday's visit to Seattle. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1070 views | 0 comments
Another tough challenge awaits Vikings offense in Seattle
Posted 637 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming visit to Seattle. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
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Rough outing against Bucs ends run Vikings' run of luck
Posted 643 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the Minnesota Vikings' 36-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1501 views | 8 comments
Movember Is Coming
Posted 645 days ago
During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men's faces, in the US and around the world. With their Mo's, these men raise vital awareness and funds for men's health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives. #sportswire
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Christian Ponder embracing Vikings' quick turnaround to Tampa
Posted 646 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming game against Tampa Bay. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1963 views | 0 comments
Vikings showing accountability, resiliency as win total grows
Posted 648 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN.com discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 21-14 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
2182 views | 7 comments
No surprise Jerome Simpson's upset, given what he has to lose
Posted 652 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson's frustration and Sunday's game against Arizona. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1301 views | 2 comments
Far too many errors for Vikings to overcome in wild defeat
Posted 655 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1472 views | 1 comments
Jerome Simpson may be OK, but Vikings not out of woods yet
Posted 659 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' visit to Washington on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
2212 views | 4 comments
After crushing lifeless Titans, Vikings gaining steam
Posted 662 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 30-7 win over the Tennessee Titans. Full Vikings coverage of 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
3135 views | 0 comments
Picked to finish last, are Vikings allowed to have a trap game?
Posted 664 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' hot start and Sunday's game against Tennessee. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
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Vikings have had luck of avoiding injury bug, too
Posted 666 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500ESPN.com talk about the 3-1 Minnesota Vikings and Sunday's game against Tennessee. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1137 views | 0 comments
Vikings not perfect, but make enough plays to beat Lions
Posted 669 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' second consecutive upset win on Sunday at Detroit. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
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After pulling rare upset, whole new challenge awaits Vikings
Posted 671 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming visit to Detroit. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1068 views | 1 comments
Vikings had mentality, game plan to get big win over 49ers
Posted 676 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the Minnesota Vikings' 24-13 upset of the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at the Metrodome. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #San #Francisco #49ers #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
3701 views | 2 comments
Vikings' weaknesses will be challenged by 49ers
Posted 678 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming game against unbeaten San Francisco. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
401 views | 0 comments
Lack of takeaways, explosive plays among Vikings' issues
Posted 680 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' problems leading up to Sunday's game at San Francisco. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
998 views | 1 comments
Missed opportunities too much for Vikings to overcome in Indy
Posted 683 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discussed the Minnesota Vikings' 23-20 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1930 views | 1 comments
Vikings healthy, pleasantly quiet as they head to Indy
Posted 685 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming visit to Indianapolis. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1135 views | 1 comments
Colts' hybrid defense will challenge young Vikings
Posted 687 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' trip to Indianapolis on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
1132 views | 0 comments
Young Vikings give themselves something to believe in
Posted 690 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 26-23 overtime win against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Sunday's opener at the Metrodome. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
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Breakdown of Vikings' 53-man roster shows pattern
Posted 696 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the Minnesota Vikings' roster after last week's cuts and Sunday's opener against Jacksonville. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
2317 views | 3 comments
Vikings may need waivers to offset hits to depth
Posted 699 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discussed the Minnesota Vikings' exhibition finale at Houston and Friday's roster cutdown. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
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Vikings come away from dress rehearsal with plenty left to fix
Posted 705 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey break down the Minnesota Vikings' 12-10 preseason loss to the San Diego Chargers #Vikings #Pelissero #Mackey #1500espn #Minnesota
1769 views | 5 comments
Vikings continue to take strides in second exhibition outing
Posted 712 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 36-14 win over the Buffalo Bills on Friday night at the Metrodome. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
2228 views | 1 comments
How many in-house starting pitching options do Twins have for 2013?
Posted 715 days ago
Aside from Scott Diamond and Liam Hendriks, Phil Mackey doesn't see anybody in the Minnesota Twins' current crop of starting pitchers that should be penciled into next year's rotation. #Minnesota #Twins #1500ESPN #Mackey
622 views | 3 comments
Quiet camp for Vikings winds down with minimal drama, injury
Posted 715 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities wraps up the Minnesota Vikings' training camp in Mankato. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
1190 views | 0 comments
Vikings defense raises red flags in loss to 49ers
Posted 719 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discussed the Minnesota Vikings' loss to San Francisco in Friday's exhibition opener. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero
2106 views | 2 comments
Ebbs and flows inevitable for Vikings' young offense
Posted 723 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad discuss the final days before the Minnesota Vikings' preseason opener on Friday at San Francisco. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
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Vikings rookie Blair Walsh booms 50-yard field goal into crowd
Posted 726 days ago
From Saturday's night practice in Blakeslee Stadium. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Blair #Walsh
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Depth taking hit while Vikings' rookies come on
Posted 728 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad review the first week of Minnesota Vikings training camp. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings
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Vikings defense coming on with pads on while Ponder scuffles
Posted 730 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN discuss what they've seen through four practices of training camp. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
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Francisco Liriano, in White Sox gear, addresses media at Target Field
Posted 731 days ago
Traded by the Minnesota Twins over the weekend, Francisco Liriano addresses reporters in White Sox gear at Target Field. #Twins #Liriano #Chicago #MLB
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Vikings halfback Adrian Peterson rehabs in Mankato
Posted 733 days ago
Minnesota Vikings halfback Adrian Peterson went through football drills on Saturday as he continues to recover from major knee surgery. #Minnesota #Vikings #Adrian #Peterson
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Vikings offense provides encouraging signs on Day 1
Posted 734 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad discuss the first day of Minnesota Vikings training camp. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Christian #Ponder #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad
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Vikings' Everson Griffen covers all comers, including Larry Fitzgerald
Posted 751 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings' Everson Griffen didn't back down from the challenge or the smack talk. Instead, he went one-on-one with Arizona Cardinals star Larry Fitzgerald -- among others -- to prove his cover ability during a workout on the University of Minnesota campus on Tuesday. Other NFL players participating in the camp include Mickey Shuler, Michael Floyd, Ron Barthel, Tarvaris Jackson, Leon Washington, Jayme Mitchell, Matt Spaeth and Tiquan Underwood. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Everson #Griffen #covers #Larry #Fitzgerald #Arizona #Cardinals
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Vikings minicamp yielded one big distraction, few answers
Posted 770 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities wrap up the Minnesota Vikings minicamp on Thursday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad #Minicamp #Percy #Harvin
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Vikings halfback Adrian Peterson rehabs during practice
Posted 771 days ago
Adrian Peterson may not be close to putting on pads yet, but the Minnesota Vikings' star halfback said on Wednesday he has taken another step in the right direction in his rehabilitation from knee reconstruction. #Minnesota #Vikings #Adrian #Peterson #rehabilitation #minicamp
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Percy Harvin's gripe overshadows start of Vikings camp
Posted 772 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad talk about the first day of the Minnesota Vikings' minicamp, which included an unexpected sideshow from Percy Harvin. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings #Percy #Harvin #Tom #Pelissero #Judd #Zulgad #Minicamp
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Top draft pick Byron Buxton takes first BP with Twins
Posted 779 days ago
Byron Buxton took a physical before signing his contract on Tuesday and then went through batting practice with the Minnesota Twins. #Minnesota #Twins #Byron #Buxton
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Vikings quarterbacks, receivers do individual work at OTAs
Posted 779 days ago
Full Minnesota Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com. #Minnesota #Vikings
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Who should be off the table when Twins talk trades?
Posted 781 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey discuss the Minnesota Twins' recent surge and the shift towards finding power arms. #Minnesota #Twins #Tom #Pelissero #Phil #Mackey
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Vikings fans sing at Capitol after Senate passes stadium
Posted 812 days ago
"Skol Vikings!" rings in Capitol hallway after stadium bill clears final hurdle on Thursday.
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Four months from opener, Vikings' Adrian Peterson drills for media
Posted 813 days ago
Minnesota Vikings halfback Adrian Peterson worked out in front of reporters on Wednesday, four months from the day before the Sept. 9 season opener against Jacksonville. Peterson blew out his left knee in a game on Dec. 24 at Washington and had reconstruction surgery six days later. He reiterated on Wednesday he'd be "very surprised" and "disappointed" if he's not ready for Week 1.
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Vikings fans, players take over Capitol before rally
Posted 815 days ago
Gov. Mark Dayton welcomed several Minnesota Vikings player to the state Capitol on Monday in advance of a vote on the stadium bill.
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If Twins are to dig out of hole, pitching will be main key
Posted 823 days ago
1500ESPN.com's Phil Mackey explains why the Minnesota Twins aren't crazy to believe they can go on a run. But that run will only happen if pitching improves.
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Vikings pull some surprises on NFL Draft's final day
Posted 824 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad from 1500ESPN.com discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 2012 draft class.
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Running his own draft smoothed things out for Vikings' Rick Spielman
Posted 825 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad report from Minnesota Vikings headquarters after the NFL Draft's first day.
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Vikings GM Rick Spielman talking big game about trade, but will it work?
Posted 828 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN discuss the Minnesota Vikings' draft plans.
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Scott Baker says there was no way to pitch through injury
Posted 841 days ago
Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker and GM Terry Ryan met with reporters on Wednesday to discuss the decision for Baker to undergo season-ending elbow surgery.
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Judd & Phunn Inspect Target Field
Posted 846 days ago
Judd, Phunn and Reuvers check out Target Field to make sure everything is up to snuff for the new season.
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'Rookie' tackles Target Field's food premiere
Posted 849 days ago
Rookie gets a taste of Target Field's food for the upcoming season.
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Twins' top prospect Miguel Sano legs out a broken-bat double
Posted 850 days ago
Minnesota Twins' top prospect Miguel Sano legs out a broken-bat double in a minor-league scrimmage in Fort Myers.
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Positive vibes growing for Twins thanks to Mauer, Morneau
Posted 853 days ago
Live from Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the state of the Minnesota Twins, whose two best hitters seem to be around into form. Full Twins coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Some answers on Vikings depth chart at NFL meetings
Posted 855 days ago
Live from the NFL meetings in Palm Beach, Fla., 1500 ESPN's Tom Pelissero discusses Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier's thoughts on the updated roster and next month's draft. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Battling tender elbow, Scott Baker increases intensity in bullpen
Posted 864 days ago
Minnesota Twins right-hander Scott Baker threw 47 pitches in a bullpen session Monday and reported no issues with his tender right elbow. Full Twins coverage is at 1500espn.com
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What does Francisco Liriano's hot start this spring mean for Twins?
Posted 865 days ago
From Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Phil Mackey explains what Francisco Liriano's hot spring start means for the Minnesota Twins.
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All's quiet for Vikings on free agency's first day
Posted 870 days ago
Plenty of teams spent big on NFL free agency's opening day, but the Minnesota Vikings weren't one of them. Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Vikings' strategy and why waiting out the funny money makes sense for a rebuilding team. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Glen Perkins mic'd up at Twins spring training
Posted 874 days ago
Days before signing his new contract, Minnesota Twins reliever Glen Perkins agreed to be mic'd up for 1500 ESPN at spring training. Full Twins coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Denard Span, Drew Butera mic'd up at Twins spring training
Posted 876 days ago
Minnesota Twins outfielder Denard Span and catcher Drew Butera wore microphones for 1500 ESPN Twin Cities during a recent spring training workout in Fort Myers, Fla. Full Twins coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Is health not currently a huge issue for Justin Morneau?
Posted 876 days ago
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau speaks to reporters after lacing his first double of spring training at Hammond Stadium on Wednesday.
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Joe Benson, Trevor Plouffe take live cuts off Anthony Swarzak
Posted 884 days ago
On Day 4 of Minnesota Twins full-squad spring workouts, Trevor Plouffe and Joe Benson face Anthony Swarzak in a round of live batting practice.
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Joe Mauer, Sean Burroughs stand in against Francisco Liriano
Posted 886 days ago
Minnesota Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano pitches live batting practice to Joe Mauer and Sean Burroughs.
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No deals in Indy, but decisions coming soon on Vikings roster
Posted 886 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities wraps up the NFL scouting combine from Indianapolis and talks about what's in store for the Minnesota Vikings in the weeks to come.
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Before elbow flares up, Zumaya pitches to Morneau, Valencia
Posted 887 days ago
Prior to leaving with elbow discomfort, Minnesota Twins right-hander Joel Zumaya throws live pitches to Justin Morneau and Danny Valencia.
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Justin Morneau takes batting practice, goes through infield drills
Posted 888 days ago
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau participates in the first full-squad workout of spring, taking batting practice and going through infield drills.
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Twins hitters Benson, Valencia, Plouffe hit bombs in BP
Posted 890 days ago
Joe Benson, Danny Valencia, Chrid Parmelee and Trevor Plouffe hit bombs during batting practice at Minnesota Twins spring training.
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Denard Span, Tsuyoshi Nishioka and others take batting practice
Posted 891 days ago
Denard Span reports to camp early and takes batting practice at the Lee County Sports Complex. Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Alexi Casilla, Ben Revere and Trevor Plouffe also take cuts.
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Francisco Liriano throws first bullpen session of spring training
Posted 892 days ago
Minnesota Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano throws his first bullpen session of spring training. Plus, Scott Baker throws to Joe Mauer.
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Joe Mauer catches Twins pitchers, takes batting practice
Posted 893 days ago
Footage of Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer taking batting practice and catching bullpen sessions on Day 1 of spring training.
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Tom Pelissero at the Wild Fantasy Camp
Posted 898 days ago
1500 ESPN's Tom Pelissero got to live the dream at the Minnesota Wild Fantasy Camp.
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Few questions about Twins roster -- if everyone is healthy
Posted 911 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss their impressions from TwinsFest and few remaining questions about the Minnesota Twins' roster two weeks from pitchers and catchers reporting to Fort Myers. Full Twins coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Scouts, coaches leave Senior Bowl with plenty to chew on
Posted 918 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities files his final video update from the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala.
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Five prospects to watch amid madness at Senior Bowl
Posted 919 days ago
Live from Mobile, Ala., Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' pre-draft interviews and five players who have stood out in practice over the first two days.
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Vikings focus in on receivers, cornerbacks at Senior Bowl
Posted 920 days ago
Live from the USS Alabama, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN reports on the first day of Senior Bowl practice and the positions the Minnesota Vikings are honing in on for April's draft. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Vikings coach Leslie Frazier addresses team at Senior Bowl
Posted 920 days ago
Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and general manager Rick Spielman addressed the North team at the Senior Bowl for the first time on Sunday night in Mobile, Ala. Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN was given a rare glimpse inside the meeting.
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Vikings coach Leslie Frazier trying to save Tampa-2 defense
Posted 925 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' protracted search for a defensive coordinator, the interview of Colts assistant Alan Williams and the fate of current assistants Fred Pagac, Mike Singletary and Joe Woods. Full coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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What's taking so long for Vikings to make coaching decisions?
Posted 932 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier's approaching to coaching changes -- and why Fred Pagac remains defensive coordinator 10 days after the season ended. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Many implications for change in Vikings' power structure
Posted 940 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss Rick Spielman's promotion to Minnesota Vikings general manager and what it means for the future of both te franchise and coach Leslie Frazier. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Many axes could fall at Vikings headquarters this week
Posted 942 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' season-ending loss to the Chicago Bears and the changes that could begin to take place as soon as this week around Winter Park. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Tough decisions face rebuilding Vikings entering offseason
Posted 946 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with KSTP-TV's Darren "Doogie" Wolfson about the final week of the Minnesota Vikings season and what could lie ahead after another losing season. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Enthusiasm muted in Vikings locker room after costly victory
Posted 950 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' 33-26 win over the Washington Redskins, the loss of Adrian Peterson to a knee injury and the possibility coach Leslie Frazier might consider Joe Webb as the quarterback of the future. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Vikings' lost season just keeps getting more discouraging
Posted 956 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 42-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Christian Ponder's apparent regression and the possibility coach Leslie Frazier's job might be in danger after all. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Christian Ponder's progress about all that's left for Vikings
Posted 960 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss what's left for the Minnesota Vikings, who are 2-11 entering Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Did Vikings err by letting Christian Ponder play hurt?
Posted 963 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' last-second loss to the Detroit Lions and whether coaches made a mistake by letting Christian Ponder play on a sore hip that kept him out of practice most of the week. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Ricky Rubio loves highlight-reel passes, but 'I don't force nothing'
Posted 965 days ago
Ricky Rubio answers some questions during media day at Target Center.
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After home loss to Broncos, 2-14 well within Vikings' reach
Posted 970 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 35-32 loss to Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos, who made two key interceptions of Christian Ponder in dropping the Vikings to 2-10. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Why won't Vikings lighten the load on veterans down the stretch?
Posted 974 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' final five games and why coach Leslie Frazier won't reduce snaps for veterans such as Adrian Peterson and Jared Allen. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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No talk about Vikings beating themselves after loss in Atlanta
Posted 977 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities analyzes the Minnesota Vikings' 24-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome.
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Left tackle, receiver only two of Vikings' many draft needs
Posted 981 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and Darren "Doogie" Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News discuss the state of the 2-8 Minnesota Vikings, the fate of the coaching staff and which holes need patching in 2012.
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Motivation hard to find as Vikings play out the string
Posted 984 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 27-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders and where things go from here in a lost season.
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Preparation, focus of Vikings get another test on Sunday
Posted 986 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the vibe surrounding the Minnesota Vikings entering a death march that begins on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders.
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Governor, Ramsey County officials meet about Vikings stadium
Posted 987 days ago
The two sides talked on Friday about the recent purchase agreement of land in Arden Hills, other details and possible financing plans for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium, 5 Eyewitness News reports.
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Despite Vikings' response, Minneapolis stadium push presses on
Posted 988 days ago
Minneapolis tried to prove that Arden Hills is not the only spot for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Backers of the three stadium site optns in Minneapolis say they'll move forward with or without team support, 5 Eyewitness News reports.
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Blowout provides first signs some Vikings have packed it in
Posted 989 days ago
Live from Lambeau Field, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' lifeless 45-7 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
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Vikings release new stadium drawings while racino gains traction
Posted 992 days ago
Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf released new drawings for the fan experience at a stadium in Arden Hills. Meanwhile, racino supporters have found an example of a system that works in New York City, 5 Eyewitness News reports.
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All's quiet at Winter Park as Vikings enter season's second half
Posted 993 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings, who enter the season's second half amidst relative anonymity despite returning from the bye against unbeaten division rival Green Bay.
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Freshman Kyle Rau exceeding expectations for Gophers hockey team
Posted 994 days ago
Scoring what might be the greatest goal in the storied history of the Minnesota State Hockey Tournament was just part of the hype that surrounded Kyle Rau as he walked onto campus at the University of Minnesota. But the freshman from Eden Prairie isn't just meeting expectations -- he's exceeding them, 5 Eyewitness News reports.
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Annoyed governor calls on lawmakers to act on Vikings stadium
Posted 995 days ago
Less than a week after momentum for a Minnesota Vikings stadium came to a halt, Gov. Mark Dayton is trying to get that going. He says it is time for leaders to become leaders on this issue -- and is calling out those who won't. 5 Eyewitness News political reporter Tom Hauser reports.
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Vikings standing by Chris Cook, but options were limited
Posted 997 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with 5 Eyewitness News sports director Joe Schmit about the Minnesota Vikings and the reinstatement of suspended cornerback Chris Cook, who is facing a felony strangulation charge.
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Confusion over Metrodome lease complicates stadium debate
Posted 999 days ago
There is a new battle tonight over how much longer the vikings can be in the metrodome. The Metropolitan sports utilities commission says the team might have to play there for one more season. It stems from when the dome roof collapsed last december.
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New designs show Vikings stadium on farmers' market site
Posted 1000 days ago
One of several proposed Minnesota Vikings stadium sites is the farmers' market in Minneapolis, and new designs released on Thursday show how that might look.
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Vikings stadium debate creates rift among Republican legislators
Posted 1000 days ago
The GOP author of the Minnesota Vikings stadium bill says a special session is a possibility less than 24 hours after the GOP leaders said they oppose one.
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'I like letting the game breathe,' new voice of Twins Cory Provus says
Posted 1001 days ago
Cory Provus, the new voice of the Minnesota Twins, spoke about his style and why he wanted the job shortly after being named to the post on Thursday.
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Legislative leaders nix special session on Vikings stadium
Posted 1001 days ago
The pre-Thanksgiving timetable for a special session on a Minnesota Vikings stadium is not likely to happen. Gov. Mark Dayton says his timeline was nixed by legislative leaders and so now it looks like the Vikings' lease at the Metrodome may expire without a plan for a new place.
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Vikings stand by Arden Hills despite stadium tax block
Posted 1002 days ago
Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota lawmakers will not raise taxes to pay for a Vikings stadium without voters approving it by referendum. That doesn't necessarily shut the door on building a new stadium. However, the Vikings were counting on $350 million from a sales tax increase. Now, both plans appear dead before consideration at the Capitol.
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Christian Ponder's progress obvious in second start with Vikings
Posted 1005 days ago
Live from Bank of America Stadium, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' 24-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers -- including rookie quarterback Christian Ponder's role.
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Governor warns lawmakers Vikings may leave without stadium
Posted 1006 days ago
Gov. Mark Dayton says lawmakers who oppose public funding for a stadium essentially are asking Vikings to leave Minnesota. They met again on Friday and it appeared they made some progress.
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Minneapolis stadium plan, gambling revenue debated at Capitol
Posted 1008 days ago
Gov. Mark Dayton wants all sides in the stadium debate to put their cards on the table and show what they are for and what they are against. today, he got two extremes.nearly a dozen lawmakers took a firm stand against an expansion of gambling to pay for a vikings' stadium or anything else.
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Gov. Mark Dayton optimistic about special session on Vikings stadium
Posted 1008 days ago
Gov. Mark Dayton is increasingly optimistic about holding a special session next month on a Minnesota Vikings stadium bill, although he can't be sure the bill will pass.
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Chris Cook can't contact girlfriend, witness to alleged assault
Posted 1008 days ago
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook made his initial court appearance on a felony strangulation charge on Wednesday and was told he cannot contact his g
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Analyzing Vikings coach Leslie Frazier's approach to problems
Posted 1009 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News about the Minnesota Vikings' recent spate of problems, including the end of Bernard Berrian's tenure and the suspension of Chris Cook.
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Frightening details in criminal complaint against Vikings' Chris Cook
Posted 1010 days ago
Marks on her neck, hemorrhaging in her eye and a bloody nose -- those are the injuries 5 Eyewitness News was told Vikings' cornerback Chris Cook's girlfriend suffered when he choked her early Saturday morning. He was charged with a felony and has been suspended without pay by the team.
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Minneapolis tries to get off sidelines in Vikings stadium debate
Posted 1010 days ago
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak announced on Monday the city plans to put together a renewed proposal to keep the Minnesota Vikings with a new stadium on one of three sites, 5 Eyewitness News reports.
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Christian Ponder shows progress, but Vikings have much work to do
Posted 1012 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 33-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers and the first NFL start of Christian Ponder, who threw two touchdown passes and two interceptions. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Stadium opponents recycle plan to give Vikings the Metrodome
Posted 1013 days ago
Why build a new stadium and spend millions of tax dollars when Minnesota already has one? That's the premise behind two lawmakers' plan to keep the Vikings in the state -- although the the plan has been rejected before and the team is not on-board.
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Depleted secondary among problems for Vikings against Packers
Posted 1014 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss Sunday's game between the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings, who are expected to enter without their starting strong safety, left cornerback and center. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Leslie Frazier, Vikings QBs discuss switch from McNabb to Ponder
Posted 1016 days ago
Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier on Wednesday confirmed the decision to bench veteran quarterback Donovan McNabb and play rookie Christian Ponder. All three discussed the move with reporters.
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Warnings grow louder Vikings could move without new stadium
Posted 1017 days ago
If a proposed Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills is ever going to get off the drawing board and actually built, it's likely some action needs to be taken in the next month. That was the message NFL executives sent to Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday at the state Capitol.
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Embarrassment at Soldier Field raises many questions for Vikings
Posted 1018 days ago
Live from Soldier Field, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' 39-10 loss to the Chicago Bears and whether the time finally has come to bench Donovan McNabb in favor of Christian Ponder. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Vikings offensive line, secondary must keep progressing in Chicago
Posted 1021 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the Minnesota Vikings' Sunday night visit to Chicago and what has to happen for them to beat the Bears, who are favored by three points. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Will Vikings stadium issue be decided in a special session?
Posted 1022 days ago
A Met Council report about a Vvikings stadium in arden hills raised red flags this week, but the biggest roadblock might be looming at the Capitol. There is still no agreement on where the state's share of stadium funding will come from. 5 Eyewitness News reports.
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No shortage of matchups Vikings can win against Bears
Posted 1023 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with 5 Eyewitness News sports director Joe Schmit about the state of the Minnesota Vikings, Donovan McNabb's response to criticism about his accuracy and Sunday night's matchup against the Chicago Bears.
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Many concerns about Vikings stadium site 'taken off the table'
Posted 1023 days ago
When you put a stadium on the largest environmental cleanup site in the state, you know there will be challenges. The Minnesota Vikings stadium proposal risk analysis identifies plenty, 5 Eyewitness News reports, but the chairman of the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission says there's nothing unsurmountable.
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Metropolitan Council unveils results of Arden Hills stadium study
Posted 1023 days ago
The Metropolitan Council in Wednesday unveiled its long-awaited study on the Minnesota Vikings' plans for a more than $1 billion stadium project in Arden Hills.
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Emotions run high on Vikings stadium tax that won't be put to vote
Posted 1023 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings' quest for a new stadium won't be decided by a referendum on a proposed local sales tax. A Ramsey County panel on Tuesday rejected a countywide vote next year on a half-cent tax hike the Vikings said could increase the cost of the more than $1 billion project by at least $110 million.
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Is it time for Vikings to cut ties with Bernard Berrian?
Posted 1026 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 34-10 win over the Arizona Cardinals and the deactivation of receiver Bernard Berrian, whose roster spot could be in jeopardy. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Vikings must go vertical and challenge Cards to do the same
Posted 1028 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss Cullen Loeffler's contract extension, Antoine Winfield's neck injury and the keys to Sunday's game between the Minnesota and Arizona Cardinals -- including the vertical passing game.
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Sunday may be Vikings' last chance for a while to get a win
Posted 1030 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities speaks with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness Sports about the Minnesota Vikings' 0-4 start and the likelihood of major changes if they fall again to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Animated Gophers coach Jerry Kill 'trying to change a mentality'
Posted 1030 days ago
Fired up again at his weekly media conference, Gophers football coach Jerry Kill talked about the way his team crumbled in a blowout loss to Michigan and what has to happen to make sure that doesn't happen again.
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Vikings coaches have no choice but to consider QB change
Posted 1033 days ago
Live from Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' latest loss -- a 22-17 snoozer against the Chiefs on Sunday -- and the decision coaches have to make this week between standing by Donovan McNabb or handing to reins to rookie first-round pick Christian Ponder. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Tough to teach old dog Donovan McNabb new mechanical tricks
Posted 1036 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and Darren "Doogie" Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News discuss the 0-3 Minnesota Vikings and coaches' hopes to smooth out Donovan McNabb's mechanics. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Public weighs in on Ramsey County tax towards Vikings stadium
Posted 1036 days ago
Hundreds of Ramsey County residents attended a meeting on Wednesday at which they debated a change to the county's charter that would outlaw tax dollars being used towards professional sports stadiums, such as the one the Minnesota Vikings hope to build in Arden Hills. The meeting got so out of hand deputies had to be brought in.
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Last call for John Gordon as Twins wrap season with walk-off
Posted 1036 days ago
Longtime Minnesota Twins radio play-by-play man John Gordon wrapped his career on Wednesday, calling the team's walk-off win over the Kansas City Royals in the season finale.
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'Bottom line is I'm going to do what I've always done,' Joe Mauer says
Posted 1038 days ago
Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer spoke with reporters on Monday for the first time since being diagnosed with pneumonia and said he doesn't expect to make major changes to his offseason regimen.
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Vikings have no answers for latest second-half meltdown
Posted 1040 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' latest second-half collapse -- a 26-23 overtime defeat against Detroit they led by 20 points at halftime. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Can this Vikings team even have a 'must-win' game?
Posted 1042 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad discuss the Minnesota Vikings' game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday and the idea of a "must-win" situation for team that doesn't look playoff-caliber. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Hard to imagine Vikings clawing back into playoff contention
Posted 1044 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News about the Minnesota Vikings' 0-2 start, Sunday's must-win game against the Detroit Lions and whether the team has any chance of rebounding into playoff contention. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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'I'm going to go like hell until I go down,' Jerry Kill says
Posted 1045 days ago
In a blunt and passionate media conference on Tuesday, Gophers football coach Jerry Kill told reporters he's had roughly 20 seizures over the past week but plans to continue coaching the same way. Full Gophers coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Vikings' 2011 season beginning to look a little like 2010
Posted 1047 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the Minnesota Vikings' collapse in Sunday's 24-20 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and where things go from here. Full coverage of the Vikings is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Look for Vikings to try to establish short passing game
Posted 1049 days ago
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Vikings defensive line has favorable matchup against Bucs
Posted 1051 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson from 5 Eyewitness News about the Minnesota Vikings' matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have a shaky offensive line protecting their talented skill players. Full coverage of the Vikings is at 1500ESPN.com
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Questions abound about Vikings offense after inauspicious start
Posted 1054 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings' performance on offense in Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Chargers raises major questions, according to Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities in his postgame update from Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Full coverage of the Vikings is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Chad Greenway, John Sullivan have key matchups on Sunday
Posted 1056 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' final preparations for Sunday's opener at San Diego and three key matchups, including center John Sullivan against powerful Chargers nose tackle Antonio Garay.
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Going home to Mississippi with Vikings coach Leslie Frazier
Posted 1057 days ago
5 Eyewitness News sports director Joe Schmit traveled this summer to Leslie Frazier's hometown of Columbus, Miss., to see where the Minnesota Vikings' coach gets his unique life perspective.
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Breaking down the Vikings' matchup with the Chargers
Posted 1058 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson from 5 Eyewitness News about the state of the Minnesota Vikings entering Week 1 and what to look for in Sunday's season opener at San Diego.
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Pelissero, Zulgad examine the Vikings' cutdown-day decisions
Posted 1060 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities examine the Minnesota Vikings' 53-man roster in a "SportsWrap" segment with 5 Eyewitness News sports director Joe Schmit.
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Pelissero, Zulgad break down Vikings' 53-man roster decisions
Posted 1063 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the decisions the Minnesota Vikings have to make before Saturday's 5 p.m. deadline for teams to reduce rosters to 53 players. Full coverage of the cuts as they come in will be at 1500ESPN.com.
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Citizens clash at county meeting about Vikings stadium funding
Posted 1064 days ago
Ramsey County officials met on Wednesday to discuss whether funding for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium to be built in Arden Hills should be put to a referendum. Many people came hoping the charter commission would vote on whether to put this on the ballot in November 2012. That didn't happen because there were concerns about whether there was proper notification about the meeting.
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Injuries forcing Vikings to adjust at multiple positions
Posted 1067 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the injuries that have hit the Minnesota Vikings, who are giving Everson Griffen a look at linebacker and trying to piece together their cornerbacks.
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Jerry Kill on keeping program clean: 'It all goes back to discipline'
Posted 1067 days ago
University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill sat down recently with 5 Eyewitness News sports director Joe Schmit to discuss the state of the Gophers and college football, including scandals that have rocked several major programs.
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Bernard Berrian's impact on Vikings' fate can't be overstated
Posted 1068 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 23-17 exhibition loss to the Dallas Cowboys -- and what it showed about the Vikings' offense and defense in what probably was starters' final tuneup for the regular season.
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Vikings hoping to sort out several starting jobs on Saturday
Posted 1071 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the decisions facing the Minnesota Vikings, who hope to sort out a handful of starting jobs and evaluate many "bubble" players on special teams in Saturday's exhibition against the Dallas Cowboys. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Who can give the Vikings' offense a vertical presence?
Posted 1073 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the state of the Minnesota Vikings, who suddenly have injuries creating multiple questions along the offensive and defensive lines. That isn't entirely unrelated to the Vikings' lack of a vertical threat either. Full coverage of the Vikings is at 1500ESPN.com
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Future 'U' guard Isaac Hayes 'very quick agile for such a big guy'
Posted 1073 days ago
St. Thomas Academy guard Isaac Hayes recently committed to the Gophers football team over the likes of Stanford and Virginia Tech. He's 6-foot-3 and 270 pounds.
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Mental mistakes, more injuries plaguing faltering Twins
Posted 1075 days ago
The Minnesota Twins lost three more games to the New York Yankees over the weekend, and as 1500ESPN.com's Phil Mackey points out, the themes for failure have been recurring ones.
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Vikings' competitions at receiver, linebacker clarifying
Posted 1075 days ago
Live from Seattle, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' 20-7 win over the Seahawks and the competitions that seem to be clarifying at quarterback, receiver and weakside linebacker. Full coverage of the Vikings is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Metrodome's new roof, turf on display at open house
Posted 1076 days ago
It collapsed in seconds but took months to reinflate. The Metrodome's new roof -- and turf -- were on display at an open house for fans on Saturday. The Minnesota Vikings return there for next week's preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys.
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Vikings' right guard, tackle rotation worth watching at Seattle
Posted 1078 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about what he'll be watching in the Minnesota Vikings' exhibition on Saturday at Seattle -- including a right guard spot that appears wide open. Full coverage of the Vikings is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Highlights of new Gophers hoops commit Wally Elenson
Posted 1081 days ago
The "U" men's basketball team landed its first recruit of the class of 2012, receiving an verbal commitment from Rice Lake, Wis., wing Wally Ellenson on Monday.
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Visit to Tennessee provides clues about Vikings' offensive philosophy
Posted 1082 days ago
Live from Nashville, Tenn., Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' 14-3 loss to the Tennessee Titans in Saturday's preseason opener and the clues it provided about the new coaching staff's offensive philosophy.
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'There's a shift in the entire group,' Matt Limegrover says
Posted 1083 days ago
A week into fall practice, University of Minnesota offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover sat down recently to talk about the state of the Gophers with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson.
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Camp over, but major questions linger about Vikings offense
Posted 1085 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with Darren "Doogie" Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News about the final day at Minnesota Vikings training camp in Mankato and the significant questions that linger about the offense.
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Vikings understand Charlie Johnson may need help
Posted 1086 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' situation at left tackle, where Charlie Johnson is the presumed starter -- but offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave acknowledges he may need a lot of help. Full coverage of the Vikings is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Reason to be concerned about Visanthe Shiancoe's hamstring?
Posted 1088 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the injury bug hitting the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, with help from a special guest. Full Vikings coverage is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Position battles heating up for Vikings defense
Posted 1091 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses several position battles the Minnesota Vikings have to sort out, including safety (Tyrell Johnson vs. Jamarca Sanford), nickel cornerback (Chris Cook vs. Asher Allen) and weakside linebacker (Erin Henderson vs. Jasper Brinkley). Full coverage of Vikings training camp live from Mankato is online at 1500ESPN.com
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Is Charlie Johnson the right fit as Vikings' new left tackle?
Posted 1093 days ago
In this "SportsWrap Online", Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with 5 Eyewitness News' Darren "Doogie" Wolfson about the Minnesota Vikings' plans at left tackle following Bryant McKinnie's surprise release and whether Charlie Johnson or Phil Loadholt fits the physical mold.
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Position battles starting to take form in second day of training camp
Posted 1094 days ago
Tom Pelissero discusses various position battles as Vikings wrap up second day of training camp.
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Remembering Korey Stringer on 10th anniversary of his death
Posted 1094 days ago
On Monday, the Minnesota Vikings honored Korey Stringer on the 10th anniversary of his death, holding a moment of silence and painting the number 77 on the field where he passed away on a hot, humid day in Mankato.
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Assessing the Vikings' lockout-delayed return to the practice field
Posted 1095 days ago
Live in Mankato, Minn., Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the Minnesota Vikings' first practice, the restructuring of Bernard Berrian's contract, Bryant McKinnie's mysterious injury and what lies ahead. Full coverage of the Vikings is at 1500ESPN.com
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Plenty of new faces as Vikings move in for training camp
Posted 1095 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings back into Gage Hall on the Minnesota State University, Mankato campus on Sunday. They open practice at 3 p.m. Monday.
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New pitch emerges for building Vikings, Saints stadiums
Posted 1100 days ago
State lawmakers who represent St. Paul say their city will generate the most tax revenue for the Minnesota Vikings stadium deal in Ramsey County. So, they want a piece of it. They want a $25 million stadium for the saints to replace the old Midway Stadium.
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Larry Fitzgerald says Vikings 'a really good fit' for Donovan McNabb
Posted 1100 days ago
Arizona Cardinals star Larry Fitzgerald said on Wednesday he has spoken with Donovan McNabb about a tentative trade to the Minnesota Vikings and believes it's a good fit for the 34-year-old quarterback.
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Wild coach Mike Yeo says he's not a yeller, but does want respect
Posted 1102 days ago
New Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo recently sat down for a conversation with 1500ESPN.com contributor Darren "Doogie" Wolfson for 5 Eyewitness News. Yeo described his coaching style and discussed his admiration for Pittsburgh Steelers' coach Mike Tomlin.
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Road trip will determine whether Twins buy or sell at deadline
Posted 1103 days ago
With the trade deadline looming, the Minnesota Twins have key decisions to make as they embark on the most important road trip of the year so far.
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Hall induction 'the highest honor' for former Twin Bert Blyleven
Posted 1103 days ago
Bert Blyleven wasinducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, and the first Dutch-born player to be enshrined thanked his late father and his 85-year-old mother for the drive and determination he needed to succeed.
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Derek Boogaard's brother charged in enforcer's overdose death
Posted 1104 days ago
A drug overdose killed former Minnesota Wild defenseman Derek Boogaard. On Friday, prosecutors filed charges against his 24-year-old brother, Aaron Boogaard, saying he gave his brother Oxycodone before Derek Boogaard went clubbing on May 12, the same day he left rehab and a day before he was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment.
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Like most teams, Twins mowed over by Justin Verlander
Posted 1105 days ago
Justin Verlander dominated the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in Game 1 of a crucial four-game series at Target Field. Phil Mackey and Nate Sandell explain why it probably isn't the end of the world.
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Visanthe Shiancoe joins Christian Ponder, others for workouts at 'U'
Posted 1108 days ago
The latest addition to Larry Fitzgerald's workouts on the University of Minnesota campus was Vikings tight end Visanthe Shiancoe, who got in some work with new quarterback Christian Ponder and vowed to teach rookie tight end Kyle Rudolph "everything I know.'
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'I've got to get my butt back in shape,' Christian Ponder says
Posted 1108 days ago
Christian Ponder planned to make only a cameo appearance at Larry Fitzgerald's group workout on the "U" campus Monday morning, then meet with his realtor. That was until Fitzgerald told Ponder his search for a home probably could wait until after the day's throwing session.
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Vikings rookies Christian Ponder, Kyle Rudolph work out together
Posted 1109 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings' top two draft picks, quarterback Christian Ponder and tight end Kyle Rudolph, joined roughly 30 other players on the University of Minnesota campus Monday for one of Larry Fitzgerald's group workouts. It marked the first time Ponder and Rudolph have worked together in Minnesota. Other current and former Vikings in attendance included Tarvaris Jackson, Brian Robison, Jaymar Johnson and Jasper Brinkley.
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Positive signs continue for Twins as second half begins
Posted 1112 days ago
With Trevor Plouffe hitting another home run, Delmon Young belting two doubles and Francisco Liriano pitching out of trouble, the Minnesota Twins chalked up more positive events as the second half of the season commences.
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Time-lapse video of new Metrodome roof inflating
Posted 1114 days ago
Seven months after the old one fell in, the Metrodome's new roof was inflated on Wednesday morning. 5 Eyewitness News was there and has time-lapse video of the process from inside and above.
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An overhead view of the Metrodome's newly reinflated roof
Posted 1114 days ago
The Metrodome's new roof has a new look -- and it's finally inflated again. Workers raised the roof on Wednesday morning, a little more than seven months after a snowstorm dumped more than 17 inches on the Twin Cities, caused several panels to collapse and forced the Minnesota Vikings to relocate two home games.
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Charlie Coyle, Mario Lucia get on ice at Wild prospect camp
Posted 1114 days ago
Many of the Minnesota Wild's top prospects are on the ice this week for the team's annual prospect camp. That includes Boston University forward Charlie Coyle, who was acquired from San Jose, and second-round draft pick Mario Lucia.
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Wild coach Mike Yeo, GM Chuck Fletcher discuss new philosophies
Posted 1115 days ago
Wild coach Mike Yeo, GM Chuck Fletcher address the media.
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Gophers QB Marqueis Gray learning leadership this offseason
Posted 1115 days ago
Marqueis Gray is spending the summer teaching kids how to be a leader -- an important skill for the man who will be the Gophers' starting quarterback this fall.
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How often should Twins use Joe Mauer at first base?
Posted 1119 days ago
From U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Phil Mackey from 1500ESPN.com analyzes Joe Mauer's debut at first base. Going forward, the Minnesota Twins must decide how often to use the former MVP at the new position.
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Twins first baseman Justin Morneau 'feeling better' post-surgery
Posted 1121 days ago
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau is convinced last week's neck surgery was not a season-ending procedure. He discusses the condition of his neck, arm and wrist, saying mid-August could be a feasible return date.
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July 1st Fireworks at Target Field
Posted 1125 days ago
Friday night at Target Field fans sat out a 2 hour rain delay then watched the Twins beat the Brewers 6-2 before finally taking in the Twins annual Fireworks display which wrapped up just before the clock struck midnight. Here is a video montage of that Fireworks display.
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Joe Mauer among current, former Twins to golf in Killebrew event
Posted 1127 days ago
Several current and former Twins players came together in the sweltering heat Thursday for the Harmon Killebrew Charity Golf tournament at the Mendakota Country Club in Mendota Heights.
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Trevor Mbakwe, Tyus Jones play in Howard Pulley league
Posted 1128 days ago
Gophers forward Trevor Mbakwe and Tyus Jones, the highly recruited point guard from Apple Valley, Minn., were among the players who took the court at the Howard Pulley ProCity Summer League on Tuesday night.
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Behind the scenes at the Gophers football team's new weight room
Posted 1128 days ago
The University of Minnesota recently completed renovations of the weight room in Bierman Hall and its outdoor practice facility that totaled nearly $1.4 million -- upgrades new Gophers football coach Jerry Kill thinks will help his program compete in the Big Ten Conference.
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'I'm not worried, because I'm here to grow up,' Ricky Rubio says
Posted 1130 days ago
In a wide-ranging interview with 5 Eyewitness News sports director Joe Schmit, new Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio discussed his game, his decision to come to the NBA and even his dating status.
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Twins catcher Joe Mauer takes pregame grounders at first base
Posted 1130 days ago
Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer takes grounders at first base prior to an interleague matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers at Target Field. Mauer has not played first base in a game since Single-A in 2003.
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Mario Lucia 'couldn't have wrote a better story' than being drafted by Wild
Posted 1132 days ago
Taken by the Minnesota Wild, hometown product Mario Lucia was elated after being the first Minnesotan selected in the 2011 NHL draft.
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Former Wild defenseman Brent Burns 'sad' and 'excited' about trade
Posted 1132 days ago
Former Minnesota Wild defenseman Brent Burns discusses being traded to the San Jose Sharks.
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Wolves 'absolutely not' moving Derrick Williams, Michael Beasley
Posted 1133 days ago
Despite rampant speculation to the contrary, David Kahn said during Thursday's NBA Draft the Minnesota Timberwolves are "absolutely not" going to trade No. 2 overall pick Derrick Williams or Michael Beasley, whom Kahn expects to play together at times.
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Ricky Rubio wants to 'make some things spectacular' with Wolves
Posted 1136 days ago
A day after arriving in Minnesota, new Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio charmed the local media. "I love basketball," Rubio said. "I love to make people like it, love it and I want to try to do it (by) winning the game and make some things spectacular to make them feeling like watching like almost a movie."
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Andre Hollins, other Gophers begin Howard Pulley summer season
Posted 1137 days ago
The Howard Pulley ProCity Summer League season tipped off on Monday night, and future Gophers teammates Joe Coleman (13), Andre Hollins (12), Oto Osenieks (15) and Chris Halvorsen were all playing on the same team. Trevor Mbakwe and others are expected to compete in the league as well.
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Straight from Spain, Ricky Rubio arrives at Minneapolis airport
Posted 1137 days ago
Ricky Rubio has arrived in Minnesota. The 20-year-old Spanish point guard was greeted by about 200 fans, Minnesota Timberwolves employees and media members as he exited the terminal on Monday afternoon at Minnapolis-St. Paul Airport.
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Bit players continue to come up big for surging Twins
Posted 1138 days ago
Following Sunday's 5-4 win over the San Diego Padres -- the seventh in a row and 14th in 16 games for the Minnesota Twins -- Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the contributions of such bit players as Rene Tosoni, Matt Tolbert and Drew Butera, who all had big hits late. Full Twins coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Mike Yeo wants to redefine Wild with physicality, 'battle level'
Posted 1140 days ago
It's official: the Minnesota Wild's new coach is Mike Yeo. The team announced the hire with an online statement and a media conference on Friday morning, a day after news broke of the surprise decision.
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Ricky Rubio 'a little bit concerned' about high expectations, Kahn says
Posted 1140 days ago
The Minnesota Timberwolves finally announced the signing of Ricky Rubio on Friday, and while president of basketball operations David Kahn said the Spanish point guard will play "significant minutes" as an NBA rookie, he also cautioned Rubio will need time to break into the league.
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Metrodome roof 80 percent replaced, will be reinflated next month
Posted 1142 days ago
Work to replace the roof at the Metrodome is now 80 percent complete. The Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission says workers are on track to finish replacing the roof by the Minnesota Vikings' first home preseason game on Aug. 26. They plan to inflate the roof the last week of July.
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Vikings, Ramsey County 'trying to answer the call' on stadium bill
Posted 1144 days ago
The user-based financing proposal the Minnesota Vikings began floating at the Legislature last week became public on Monday, when the team and Ramsey County jointly unveiled a plan for covering up to $131 million in off-site transportation upgrades to support a $1.057 billion stadium project in Arden Hills.
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'I can definitely see more life on the ball now,' Joe Nathan says
Posted 1144 days ago
Rehabilitating a sore elbow, Minnesota Twins reliever Joe Nathan threw fastballs and changeups against live batters on Monday in Fort Myers, Fla., and said everything went well.
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NFL lockout could have $15 million impact on Mankato
Posted 1144 days ago
Three months into the NFL lockout, each passing day raises the chance the Minnesota Vikings could cancel their annual trip to Mankato for training camp -- a decision that could cost the area $15 million.
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At what point is Twins' resurgence more than a mirage?
Posted 1145 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about Francisco Liriano's flirtation with another no-hitter and the Minnesota Twins' recent turnaround after Sunday's 6-1 victory over the Texas Rangers gave them a third consecutive series win and pulled them within nine games of the slumping Cleveland Indians in the American League Central standings. Full Twins coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Twins catcher Joe Mauer hits home run in Single-A rehab game
Posted 1147 days ago
Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer hits a three-run homer for the Fort Myers Miracle in a Single-A rehab game.
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Ramsey County commission wants referendum on Vikings stadium
Posted 1148 days ago
Should voters have a say in a sales tax increase to pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium? The Ramsey County Charter Commission says yes, voting on Wednesday for a referendum on the issue -- although it's still unclear whether the nonbinding resolution will mean anything.
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If outfield logjam occurs, what should Twins do with Revere?
Posted 1149 days ago
Reporting from Progressive Field in Cleveland, 1500ESPN.com's Phil Mackey discusses what the Twins should do with red-hot Ben Revere when Jim Thome, Denard Span and Jason Kubel all come back healthy.
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Joe Mauer, Tsuyoshi Nishioka back in action at Fort Myers
Posted 1150 days ago
The rehabilitation of Joe Mauer and Tsuyoshi Nishioka took another step this week, when both players began a stint with the Single-A Fort Myers Miracle. They're eligible to be activated from the disabled list in the coming week.
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Gophers wing Zach Budish on schedule in recovery from accident
Posted 1150 days ago
Zach Budish missed his sophomore season with the Gophers hockey team following a moped accident that left him with cuts on his face and a torn knee ligament for the second time in three years. As 5 Eyewitness News reports, Budish says he is on track with his recovery now and has recently gotten back on the ice.
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Twins starting to chip away, but what does it really mean?
Posted 1150 days ago
Live from Cleveland, 1500ESPN.com's Phil Mackey explains why the Twins may actually have a chance to crawl back into the division race, despite still being buried in the standings.
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State pushes Vikings on road costs, stadium operations
Posted 1153 days ago
Gov. Mark Dayton says he still sees two big hurdles in the way of getting a Minnesota Vikings stadium deal done. In a letter to the team's owners on Friday, Dayton said needed transportation improvements for the Arden Hills site are not fully covered by the current financing plan and the state wants to be a full partner in the operations and construction of the stadium.
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Kurt Rambis attends workouts: 'In my mind's eye, nothing has changed'
Posted 1154 days ago
Kurt Rambis attended another workout on Friday despite continued uncertainty about his future as Minnesota Timberwolves coach, which he said he has yet to discuss with president of basketball operations David Kahn.
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Joe Mauer 'just real fatigued' after catching 3 innings in Florida
Posted 1155 days ago
Joe Mauer got back behind the plate on Thursday, catching three innings in an extended spring training game in Fort Myers, Fla. The Minnesota Twins' ailing All-Star hadn't caught in a game since he landed on the disabled list on April 14.
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A closer look at Vikings rookie Christian Ponder's throwing sessions
Posted 1155 days ago
Work with the Minnesota Vikings' veteran receivers didn't materialize this week in Florida. But rookie first-round draft pick Christian Ponder continues to get in his work at IMG Madden Football Academy, where he threw the past few days with Kyle Rudolph, Greg Camarillo, Emmanuel Arceneaux and others. Fellow quarterbacks Joe Webb and Rhett Bomar also joined the workouts at IMG. (Video courtesy 5 Eyewitness News, IMG and NFL Network.)
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Citizens voice concerns about Arden Hills stadium plan
Posted 1155 days ago
The county is behind it, but is the city? Arden Hills citizens sounded off on Wednesday about Ramsey County's plan to contribute $350 million toward a $1.057 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium project.
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Christian Ponder begins workouts with Vikings teammates in Florida
Posted 1157 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings' microcamp is underway. Quarterbacks Christian Ponder, Joe Webb and Rhett Bomar attended the first of three days of workouts on Tuesday at the IMG Madden Football Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
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Fundamental mistakes continue to haunt struggling Twins
Posted 1159 days ago
A 6-5 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday dropped the Minnesota Twins to 17-34 as they depart for a 10-game road trip at Detroit, Kansas City and Cleveland. Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the mistakes that continue to plague the team and its rapidly fading playoff hopes.
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Fans, friends say goodbye to Harmon Killebrew at Target Field
Posted 1161 days ago
Rod Carew, Hank Aaron and other baseball luminaries joined Minnesota Twins on Thursday night to remember Harmon Killebrew, who passed away on May 17 at age 74 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
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Secondary ticket market struggling along with Twins
Posted 1162 days ago
During Target Field's inaugural season, the Minnesota Twins were the hottest ticket in town. But as 5 Eyewitness News reports, the combination of bad baseball, bad weather and no Joe Mauer has seats going for half-price on the street in 2011.
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Wolves exec discusses workouts while David Kahn, Kurt Rambis look on
Posted 1164 days ago
Minnesota Timberwolves assistant general manager Tony Ronzone discussed pre-NBA Draft workouts at Target Center on Tuesday, when Wolves president of basketball operations David Kahn and coach-for-now Kurt Rambis sat a little closer together.
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SportsWrap tribute to late Twins great Harmon Killebrew
Posted 1165 days ago
On the eve of the funeral for Harmon Killebrew, 5 Eyewitness News director Joe Schmit and 1500 ESPN's Patrick Reusse discuss their memories of the Minnesota Twins' legendary slugger. Full coverage of the Twins is at 1500ESPN.com
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A closer look at Ray Edwards' victorious boxing debut
Posted 1167 days ago
About a dozen Minnesota Vikings turned out Friday night to watch teammate -- for now -- Ray Edwards make his professional boxing debut at Grand Casino Hinckley. Edwards' performance wasn't inspiring, but he did record two knockdowns en route to a unanimous, four-round decision over Duluth's T.J. Gibson.
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Friends, family gather for Derek Boogaard's funeral in Canada
Posted 1167 days ago
Family, friends and hockey players filed into a chapel in Canada to remember New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard, who was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment on May 13 after an accidental overdose of alcohol and painkillers.
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Family, friends and baseball's elite honor Harmon Killebrew
Posted 1168 days ago
With family, friends, and the Minnesota Twins in attendance, it was an emotional goodbye to the legendary Harmon Killebrew at a memorial service on Friday in Arizona. The Hall of Fame slugger lost the battle with esophageal cancer on Tuesday at age 74.
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Gophers coach Jerry Kill hits the road: 'It's all about the people'
Posted 1169 days ago
Following a couple days in Chicago for Big Ten meetings, Gophers football coach Jerry Kill made trips to Hutchinson, Willmar and Mankato on Thursday -- all a part of his "On The Road" tour that will take him to seven different cities across Minnesota over the next few weeks. Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News reports.
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Criticism for governor over involvement in Vikings stadium debate
Posted 1169 days ago
The Minnesota Department of Transportation on Wednesday dropped its estimate for off-site road improvements surrounding the Vikings' proposed stadium site in Arden Hills to $131 million -- down more than 25
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Roger Goodell 'certainly hopeful' about Vikings' stadium push
Posted 1170 days ago
After a Tuesday morning meeting with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed optimism about the Vikings' chances for getting a stadium bill passed before the state Legislature adjourns on Monday. Goodell also confirmed the league is prepared to back the stadium project financially but said discussions are continuing about how much that contribution might be.
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Highlights from Harmon Killebrew's career, life after baseball
Posted 1171 days ago
Minnesota Twins fans lost a hero on Tuesday, when legendary slugger Harmon Killebrew lost his battle with esophageal cancer. He was 74. A look back at the career of "Killer" from 5 Eyewitness News and what those who knew him well were saying on the day of his passing.
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Twins legends, executives mourn the death of Harmon Killebrew
Posted 1171 days ago
Kent Hrbek, Tony Oliva, Paul Molitor, Jack Morris and other former Minnesota Twins spoke at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, hours after legendary slugger Harmon Killebrew passed away from cancer at age 74. For more stories and video tributes to Killebrew, visit 1500ESPN.com
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NFL will contribute to new Vikings stadium, Roger Goodell says
Posted 1171 days ago
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday morning to discuss the Minnesota Vikings' $1.057 billion stadium plan in Arden Hills. "We know how important the Vikings are to this community," said Goodell, who pledged a contribution from the league toward the project. "We want to make sure they continue to be here in a great new stadium."
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Remembering Harmon Killebrew's career, life with the Twins
Posted 1171 days ago
Harmon Killebrew's battle with esophageal cancer has come to an end. The Minnesota Twins' legendary slugger passed away on Tuesday morning at his Scottsdale, Ariz., home, the team announced. He was 74. Here's a look back at Killebrew's career.
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Fans honor Derek Boogaard, whose brain is donated for research
Posted 1173 days ago
The hockey world paid their respects to former Minnesota Wild enforcer Derek Boogaard on Saturday, a day he was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment. On Sunday, fans gathered at Xcel Energy Center for a memorial.
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Former teammates, fans pay tribute to the late Derek Boogaard
Posted 1173 days ago
Fans, friends and total strangers are trying to make sense of Derek Boogaard's sudden death on Saturday, one day after the former Minnesota Wild enforcer was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment at age 28.
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Twins catcher Joe Mauer returns to action ... on the golf course
Posted 1175 days ago
While he wasn't a full participant, Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer was on the Tartan Park Golf Course for his family's annual charity golf outing on Thursday, May 12, 2011 -- one month to the day since the $184 million man last played in a big-league game.
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Joel Maturi says Tubby Smith's illness doesn't impact contract talks
Posted 1176 days ago
University of Minnesota athletic director Joel Maturi speaks with 5 Eyewitness News' Darren "Doogie" Wolfson about Gophers men's basketball coach Tubby Smith's prostate cancer diagnosis, the state of the program and ongoing talks about a contract extension.
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Vikings stadium faces hurdles, opposition at Capitol
Posted 1176 days ago
The news conferences announcing stadium deems are always very updata beat, but once you get back to the state Capitol, it's obvious nothing is as ease as stadium supporters would like. The Minnesota Vikings' stadium push is no different as officials from the team and Ramsey County prepare to make their closing argument to legislators about a more than $1 billion project in Arden Hills.
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For flawed Twins, pinpointing a fix is next to impossible
Posted 1177 days ago
1500ESPN.com's Phil Mackey explains why pinpointing a fix for a Twins team with multiple flaws is nearly impossible.
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An overhead tour of the Vikings' stadium site in Arden Hills
Posted 1178 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings and Ramsey County on Tuesday announced an agreement to pursue a $1.057 billion stadium project in Arden Hills. See the site from overhead from the 5 Eyewitness News chopper.
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Still on disabled list, Joe Mauer returns to batting practice
Posted 1178 days ago
Joe Mauer took batting practice with the Minnesota Twins before their game on May 10, 2011, against the Detroit Tigers.
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Minneapolis leaders discuss plan for $895 million Vikings stadium
Posted 1178 days ago
Minneapolis leaders angled Monday to keep the Minnesota Vikings downtown, floating an offer to pay more than 20 percent of the cost of a new stadium. Mayor R.T. Rybak and City Council President Barb Johnson planned an afternoon news conference to release their proposal for building a new stadium at the current Metrodome site. Elected officials in neighboring Ramsey County are pushing a site north of St. Paul.
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Gophers football coach Jerry Kill opens up about cancer battle
Posted 1179 days ago
Jerry Kill responded to an email from longtime Gophers fan Sam Sigelman on March 15, and the two struck up a friendship -- one kidney cancer survivor getting to know another. The fight still strikes a chord with the Gophers football coach, who credits players with keeping him alive.
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Competing local partners emerge for new Vikings stadium
Posted 1179 days ago
Minneapolis leaders are angling to keep the Minnesota Vikings in their city with an offer to pay a little more than 20 percent of the cost of a new stadium. A source with direct knowledge of the Minneapolis proposal told 5 Eyewitness News the city will offer a little over 20 percent of construction costs with money from a mix of new and existing city sales taxes. The proposal will include money to renovate Target Center, where the NBA's Timberwolves play.
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A closer look at the proposed Vikings stadium site in Arden Hills
Posted 1181 days ago
A Ramsey County commissioner tells 5 EYEWITNESS News the county and the Minnesota Vikings are "days away" from a deal that could change the Arden Hills landscape. Commissioners say the deal for a new Vikings stadium in Ramsey County would have already been done had it not been for the roads surrounding the stadium site.
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Phil Mackey analyzes meaning of Twins' sweep of White Sox
Posted 1184 days ago
1500ESPN.com's Phil Mackey analyzes the Twins' sweep of the White Sox in Chicago.
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Twins go from rock bottom to peak elation after Liriano's no-no
Posted 1184 days ago
1500ESPN.com's Phil Mackey explains how Francisco Liriano's no-hitter came about, and the impact it may have going forward.
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Did Vikings defense get better in the NFL Draft?
Posted 1188 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses the final day of the 2011 NFL Draft, in which the Minnesota Vikings selected five defensive players -- defensive tackle Christian Ballard, cornerback Brandon Burton, defensive back Mistral Raymond, linebacker Ross Homan and defensive end D'Aundre Reed -- but perhaps none that will push for starting jobs as rookies. Full coverage of the Vikings and the draft is at 1500 ESPN.com
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On meeting Ponder, drafting Rudolph and restarting the lockout
Posted 1189 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the NFL Draft's second day, including the Minnesota Vikings' introduction of top pick Christian Ponder, the selection of tight end Kyle Rudolph in Round 2 and the restart of the lockout on Friday, April 29, 2011. Full coverage of the Vikings is at 1500ESPN.com
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Could Christian Ponder start for Vikings from Day 1?
Posted 1189 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings' selection of Christian Ponder was met with some skepticism at the team's draft party. But Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities says there is reason to believe Ponder has a chance to be the Vikings' starter from Day 1. Full coverage of the NFL Draft is at 1500ESPN.com
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Drafted or not, ex-Gophers QB Adam Weber 'ready to go all out'
Posted 1191 days ago
Former Gophers quarterback Adam Weber visited the Jacksonville Jaguars last week and told 5 Eyewitness News he has heard from a handful of other teams that could be interested in him as a late-round pick in the NFL Draft or a free agent.
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Assessing the significance of the Twins' weekend surge
Posted 1194 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Twins' first three-game winning streak following their 4-3, series-sweeping win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, April 24, 2011. A new bullpen bridge and the steady process of getting healthy although are among the storylines entering the off-day. Full coverage of the Twins is at 1500ESPN.com
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Gophers defensive line shows signs of progress late in spring
Posted 1194 days ago
The Gophers defensive line was more aggressive and effective over the final five sessions of spring practice, defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys said after the spring game on Saturday, April 24, 2011. With highlights from 5 Eyewitness News.
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Breaking down the Gophers spring football game
Posted 1195 days ago
Nate Sandell of 1500ESPN.com and Darren "Doogie" Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News discuss the University of Minnesota's spring football game on Saturday, April 23, 2011. Gophers coach Jerry Kill said the team took "infant steps" in its first 15 practices under the new regime.
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Gophers took 'infant steps' during spring practice, Jerry Kill says
Posted 1195 days ago
New Gophers football coach Jerry Kill addressed reporters after the annual spring game on Saturday, April 23, saying his team still needs more speed and athleticism but has taken "infant steps."
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Despite more snow, Metrodome roof repairs remain on schedule
Posted 1197 days ago
The rough spring weather has slowed crews as they repair the roof on the metrodome. A little bit of snow did fall on the field Wednesday morning, but the field is completely covered by wood panels and was not damaged. Repairs remain on track to be completed by Aug. 1, several weeks before the Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to have their first preseason home game.
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'I think everybody's planning to play in September,' E.J. Henderson says
Posted 1198 days ago
During a break in his workout at an Eden Prairie gym, Minnesota Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson told 5 Eyewitness News that no one wants to be the player who falls out of shape during the lockout and he believes "everybody's planning to play in September."
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'I don't think I've ever run a player off,' Tubby Smith says
Posted 1200 days ago
University of Minnesota men's basketball coach Tubby Smith sat down recently with 5 Eyewitness News sports director Joe Schmit for a one-on-one interview, discussing defections from his program, what went wrong in 2010-11, why he wanted more leadership from Blake Hoffarber and the Gophers' need for a new practice facility.
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Vikings owner Zygi Wilf visits Capitol for stadium bill
Posted 1204 days ago
Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf met with several state lawmakers on Thursday, just four days after a stadium bill was formally introduced at the State Capitol. He didn't get many promises from lawmakers, but he says the meetings were productive. Wilf says the team is working with "several" potential local community partners, but declined to name them. The only community publicly working toward a stadium site is Ramsey County. Wilf refused to say whether the team would prefer to stay in Minneapolis or if that city and Hennepin County are working on a stadium deal. Tom Hauser of 5 Eyewitness News reports.
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Strange homestand leaves plenty of questions about Twins
Posted 1205 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Twins' 2-3 homestand, which ended with a 10-5 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Full coverage of the Twins is at 1500ESPN.com
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David Kahn on Wolves roster: 'We're done turning it over'
Posted 1205 days ago
Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn spoke with reporters before the team's season finale on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Among the headlines: Kahn has been assured he'll be back next season, he's not so sure about coach Kurt Rambis or point guard Ricky Rubio, and he's done turning over the roster despite another rock-bottom finish.
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Coaching change 'a decision I felt I had to make,' Chuck Fletcher says
Posted 1207 days ago
Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher discussed the firing of coach Todd Richards on Monday, April 11, 2011.
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Wild players on Todd Richards' firing: 'We feel terrible about it'
Posted 1207 days ago
Minnesota Wild players discuss the firing of coach Todd Richards, who was relieved of his duties on the morning of Monday, April 11, 2011.
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Assessing significance of Twins' early-season struggles
Posted 1208 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Twins' 3-6 start after Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics gave them a third consecutive series loss to start the season. Full coverage of the Twins is at 1500ESPN.com
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Vikings' trade options in draft all about getting their quarterback
Posted 1213 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' draft preparations, which entered the home stretch with their "Top 30" visit event at Winter Park on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. The Vikings may not draft a quarterback with their top pick, but any maneuvering they do on draft day will take into account how they can get their QB. Full coverage of the NFL Draft is at 1500ESPN.com
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Opposing lawmakers poke holes in Vikings stadium bill
Posted 1216 days ago
Even before a Vikings stadium bill is introduced next week, the plan is a Hail Mary for approval, KSTP-TV reports. Chief political reporter Tom Hauser, who first revealed details of the plan this week, says it faces some major obstacles.
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Dwyane Wade says Michael Beasley 'could really turn into a star'
Posted 1217 days ago
The Miami Heat came to town for a meeting with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday, April 1, 2011. Before the game, Heat star Dwyane Wade told reporters former teammate Michael Beasley "has shown flashes of greatness" and "could really turn into a star" with the Wolves. Beasley also received praise from Miami coach Erik Spoelstra.
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Details of likely Vikings stadium bill revealed
Posted 1218 days ago
A Vikings stadium bill has been in the works for nearly three months, but still hasn't been publicly unveiled. 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS obtained a summary of the bill that outlines how it could be financed. The state would cap its contribution at between $250 and $300 million. No "general fund" money would be used. But the initial bill will call for using a number of sources to pay a $30 million annual debt service for the state's portion. Those sources include a sports memorabilia tax, a Vikings lottery game, a luxury box sales tax and a surcharge on pro football player incomes. The bill also allows counties and cities to "bid" on becoming the site for the stadium. It would allow them to increase their local sales tax by a 1
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Gophers football coach Jerry Kill fired up during 1-on-1 drill
Posted 1220 days ago
The Gophers aren't shying away from contact in their first spring practice under Jerry Kill. The new University of Minnesota football coach got fired up while watching two players go at it in a one-on-one drill.
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Phil Mackey analyzes the Twins' final roster decisions
Posted 1222 days ago
1500ESPN.com's Phil Mackey analyzes the Twins' final roster decisions, including dissecting the bullpen situation after final cuts.
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Inside Metrodome as workers replace snow-damaged roof
Posted 1224 days ago
Work has begun in earnest on replacing the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome's snow-damaged roof in time for the Minnesota Vikings preseason games in August. KSTP-TV went inside the Metrodome as work continued on Friday, March 25, 2011.
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Spring about teaching 'the Minnesota way,' Gophers coach says
Posted 1226 days ago
University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill addressed reporters on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 -- a day before his first spring practice with the Gophers.
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Owners express optimism, but NFL's warning shots fired
Posted 1227 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the conclusion of the NFL meetings in New Orleans, shortly after Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed reporters and said owners may end up pulling their last offer to the players. Full coverage from the owners' meetings, including extensive comments from Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier, are at 1500ESPN.com
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Analyzing the Twins' decision to send Kevin Slowey to bullpen
Posted 1227 days ago
1500ESPN.com's Phil Mackey analyzes the Minnesota Twins' decision to award the fifth-starter spot to Scott Baker over Kevin Slowey.
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Votes coming on 2 rules changes that could alter NFL strategy
Posted 1228 days ago
Live from New Orleans, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette talk about two rule changes set for vote on Tuesday that could change the NFL game -- specifically, replay challenges and kickoffs. Full coverage from the NFL meetings is at 1500ESPN.com
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Business as usual? Not at these NFL meetings
Posted 1229 days ago
On the scene as the NFL meetings begin in New Orleans, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the lockout, the Minnesota Vikings and the myth of "business as usual" in this uncertain offseason. Live coverage throughout the meetings is at 1500ESPN.com.
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Work begins to replace snow-damaged Metrodome roof
Posted 1232 days ago
Crews from Birdair, Inc., have arrived in the Twin Cities and were expected to begin work on replacing the snow-damaged Metrodome roof on Thursday, March 17, 2011. The plan is to have the roof ready for the Minnesota Vikings' exhibition games in August.
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With Mauer's return, glass is half full in Twins camp
Posted 1233 days ago
1500 ESPN's Phil Mackey explains why things are looking up for the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers after Joe Mauer's return from knee surgery.
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Twins catcher Joe Mauer's first bullpen session since surgery
Posted 1237 days ago
Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer catches his first bullpen session since undergoing offseason knee surgery.
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Justin Morneau discusses his official spring debut for Twins
Posted 1238 days ago
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau went 0-for-2 in his official spring debut, but just being on the field was a positive step.
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Shoring up health and bullpen are biggest keys for Twins
Posted 1238 days ago
1500 ESPN's Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey discuss the biggest keys for the Minnesota Twins with three weeks remaining in spring training.
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Twins slugger Justin Morneau's first two spring at-bats
Posted 1241 days ago
Eight months and a day after a concussion ended his 2010 season, Justin Morneau returned to game action on Tuesday morning. The Twins slugger didn't look like he'd missed a beat. Morneau bounced into a fielder's choice in the first inning, then ripped a three-run double down the right-field line in the third inning of a "B" game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Full coverage from Fort Myers, Fla., is at 1500ESPN.com
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Jim Thome, Delmon Young, Joe Mauer take BP with Twins
Posted 1242 days ago
Minnesota Twins sluggers Jim Thome, Delmon Young and Joe Mauer took batting practice before the team's exhibition game against the St. Louis Cardinals on March 7, 2011, at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla. Young (toe) and Mauer (knee) have yet to play a game in spring training but have continued to work out with teammates.
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One week in, Twins starting rotation mostly set
Posted 1243 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the Minnesota Twins' starting rotation, which one week into spring training is 80
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Francisco Liriano's first spring-training outing
Posted 1245 days ago
Francisco Liriano takes the mound in a 'B' game in Fort Myers against the Tampa Bay Rays for his first outing of spring training.
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Interviews, workouts leave draft's top QB a mystery
Posted 1249 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the performances -- on and off the field -- of top NFL Draft prospects Blaine Gabbert, Cam Newton, Jake Locker and Ryan Mallett at the NFL scouting combine. Feb. 27, 2011.
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Quarterbacks take center stage on combine's 3rd day
Posted 1251 days ago
The third day of media access at the NFL scouting combine brought quarterback prospects Cam Newton and Ryan Mallett to the stage -- and the results couldn't have been more different, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities explains. Full coverage of the Minnesota Vikings and the combine is at 1500ESPN.com
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Closer Matt Capps faces Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer
Posted 1251 days ago
Minnesota Twins closer Matt Capps faces Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer during a live batting practice session in Fort Myers, Florida on Feb. 26, 2011.
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Examining several facets to Sidney Rice's contract situation
Posted 1252 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings have made a contract offer to Sidney Rice, coach Leslie Frazier said, adding that the receivers surgically repaired hip isn't a concern. What's it mean for Rice's future with the Vikings. As Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities explains, the issue is complicated. Full coverage of the NFL scouting combine is at 1500ESPN.com
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RHP Kyle Gibson faces Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau
Posted 1252 days ago
Minnesota Twins top prospect Kyle Gibson faces former MVPs Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau during a live batting practice session on Feb. 25, 2011 in Fort Myers.
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Minnesota Vikings talking contracts in agent meetings?
Posted 1253 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about Day 1 of the NFL scouting combine and the Minnesota Vikings' meetings with agents in Indianapolis. Feb. 24, 2011.
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Tsuyoshi Nishioka faces Kevin Slowey and Jose Mijares
Posted 1253 days ago
Minnesota Twins middle infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka faces right-hander Kevin Slowey and left-hander Jose Mijares in a live batting practice session on Thursday, Feb. 24 in Fort Myers.
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Mauer, Morneau and Nishioka face live pitching
Posted 1254 days ago
On the first day of full-squad workouts, Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau, Tsuyoshi Nishioka and others face live pitching at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida.
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Justin Morneau's first workout; Francisco Liriano's first bullpen
Posted 1255 days ago
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau goes through his first spring-training workout of the year on Tuesday, Feb. 22, and Francisco Liriano throws his first bullpen session since being shut down with shoulder tendinitis.
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Neshek, Baker, Blackburn throw bullpens in Fort Myers
Posted 1256 days ago
Right-handers Pat Neshek, Scott Baker and Nick Blackburn were among the pitchers who threw bullpen sessions on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Minnesota Twins spring training. Lefty Francisco Liriano, whose first bullpen was scratched because of shoulder soreness, is expected to take the mound on Tuesday.
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Justin Morneau speaks after rejoining Minnesota Twins
Posted 1256 days ago
Justin Morneau joined the Minnesota Twins at their Fort Myers, Fla., workout facility on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, more than seven months after a concussion ended his 2010 season. He expects to work out on Tuesday but doesn't plan to play early in the exhibition season as his recory continues.
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Twins' Michael Cuddyer, Jim Thome, Jason Kubel take BP
Posted 1256 days ago
The Minnesota Twins' position players continued voluntary workouts on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, with Michael Cuddyer, Jim Thome and Jason Kubel among the group taking batting practice. With the wind blowing out to left field, Cuddyer twice hit three consecutive pitches over the fence. Denard Span and Justin Morneau also made their first appearances in Fort Myers on Monday. The first mandatory workout is on Wednesday morning.
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Tsuyoshi Nishioka takes first batting practice with Minnesota Twins
Posted 1257 days ago
Japanese media were out in full force on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, as infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka joined his teammates for hirst batting practice with the Minnesota Twins, at the request of hitting coach Joe Vavra.
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Concerns erased about Francisco Liriano's shoulder?
Posted 1257 days ago
Minnesota Twins spring training rolled on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, with left-hander Francisco Liriano resuming throwing two days after his bullpen session was cancelled because of shoulder soreness. Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about that and all the other news from Day 3. Full coverage is at 1500ESPN.com
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Minnesota Twins top prospect Kyle Gibson throwing bullpen
Posted 1258 days ago
Kyle Gibson, the Minnesota Twins' top pitching prospect, threw a bullpen session in Fort Myers, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. Gibson, 23, is one of 19 non-roster invites with the team. He was the Twins' first-round draft pick (22nd overall) in 2009 out of the University of Missouri.
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Joe Nathan, Joe Mauer among Minnesota Twins working out
Posted 1259 days ago
The Minnesota Twins' pitchers and catchers held their first formal workout of spring training on Friday morning. Among those working out were a relatively svelte Jose Mijares, a post-surgery Joe Nathan and Joe Mauer, who took batting practice with no obvious complications with his left knee. Manager Ron Gardenhire took some infield, too. Follow all the action from Fort Myers, Fla., at 1500ESPN.com.
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Pelissero, Mackey discuss Minnesota Twins' arrival in Fort Myers
Posted 1260 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss Tsuyoshi Nishioka's entourage, Joe Nathan's progress, Joe Mauer's recovery from knee surgery and other items from the Minnesota Twins' pitcher-and-catcher report date in Fort Myers, Fla., on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011.
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Tsuyoshi Nishioka takes infield with Minnesota Twins
Posted 1260 days ago
Japanese infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka took infield practice with some of his new Minnesota Twins teammates on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla.
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Vikings file to build stadium in Arden Hills
Posted 1267 days ago
The Minnesota Vikings filed a letter of intent on Thursday to build a new stadium in Arden Hills, Minn. Tom Hauser of 5 Eyewitness News reports.
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Metrodome needs new roof to host Vikings
Posted 1267 days ago
The Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission confirmed on Thursday that the Metrodome's snow-damaged roof must be replaced, rather than repaired. The Minnesota Vikings support the decision.
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SportsWrap Online: Pelissero, Schmit talk Gophers, Twins
Posted 1274 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and Joe Schmit of 5 Eyewitness News held a live Web chat on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011. Topics included the Gophers football team's recruiting class, Twins slugger Justin Morneau's health and Super Bowl predictions.
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Ted Mondale testifies as Vikings stadium push continues
Posted 1275 days ago
Ted Mondale testified at the state capitol before a house committee on Wednesday, Feb. 2, the same day Ramsey County officials went to the Vikings' Winter Park headquarters to talk about building a stadium in Arden Hills.
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SportsWrap Online: Pelissero answers your Vikings questions
Posted 1281 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com talks with KSTP-TV's Cory Kampschroer and answers reader questions during a live video chat on Jan. 26, 2011.
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New Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills?
Posted 1281 days ago
Could the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium be in Ramsey County? Team officials have toured a potential site that county commissioners say could hold the stadium, about 25,000 parking spaces and a practice facility.
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SportsWrap Online: Vikings forging new identity
Posted 1288 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with KSTP-TV sports director Joe Schmit about the Minnesota Vikings' coaching staff, which now includes offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave, defensive coordinator Fred Pagac, special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer and linebackers coach Mike Singletary.
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SportsWrap Online: What does the Jim Thome signing mean?
Posted 1294 days ago
KSTP's Chris Long and 1500 ESPN's Phil Mackey discuss what the Jim Thome signing means for the Minnesota Twins heading into the latter stages of this offseason.
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SportsWrap Online: Pondering the Minnesota Twins' quiet offseason
Posted 1297 days ago
Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with KSTP-TV sports director Joe Schmit about the Minnesota Twins' offseason, the status of Carl Pavano and more.
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SportsWrap Online: Waiting for Vikings coaching changes
Posted 1298 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com talks with KSTP-TV sports director Joe Schmit about the Minnesota Vikings' future with Leslie Frazier, who continues to sort out decisions on his coaching staff -- including the futures of incumbent coordinators Darrell Bevell and Brian Murphy and the possible hiring of former Denver Broncos coach Josh McDaniels.
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Love: 'Here or somewhere else, I look forward to winning'
Posted 1298 days ago
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love talks about his uncertain future with KSTP-TV's Darren "Doogie" Wolfson. Jan. 10, 2011.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Making sense of the madness
Posted 1306 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities reflects on the Minnesota Vikings' wild season -- from Brett Favre and Randy Moss to snow delays and roof collapses -- following Sunday's 20-13 loss to the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Jan. 2, 2011.
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Minnesota Vikings report: One more shot for Brett Favre?
Posted 1308 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' injury report and whether Brett Favre -- who is listed as doubtful with a concussion -- has a chance for one more surprise recovery in the season finale against the Detroit Lions on Jan. 2, 2011.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Coaches deserve their due
Posted 1310 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' surprising 24-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, and the credit due to Vikings coaches for the game plan they put together.
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Minnesota Vikings players react to postponement
Posted 1312 days ago
Minnesota Vikings players, including Adrian Peterson and Percy Harvin, react to the news that their game against the Philadelphia Eagles had been moved to Tuesday night because of a snowstorm.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Questioning decision to postpone
Posted 1313 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about the NFL's decision to postpone the Minnesota Vikings' game against the Philadelphia Eagles to Tuesday night and how NBC, ESPN played a role. Dec. 26, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: How can coaches help Joe Webb?
Posted 1315 days ago
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Joe Webb is expected to make his first NFL start -- for real this time -- on Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, and interim coach Leslie Frazier says the game plan is being suited to the rookie's strength. Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discusses what sorts of tweaks coaches could make.
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SportsWrap Online: Any pride for Vikings to play for?
Posted 1317 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with KSTP-TV sports director Joe Schmit about the Minnesota Vikings' matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles -- and why they may be better off starting Patrick Ramsey at quarterback instead of rookie Joe Webb.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Long night at the Bank
Posted 1318 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talk about the Minnesota Vikings' 40-14 loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at TCF Bank Stadium.
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre tests his arm
Posted 1319 days ago
Hours after the Minnesota Vikings received permission to upgrade him from out to questionable, quarterback Brett Favre tested out his ailing throwing shoulder on the field at TCF Bank Stadium before a game against the Chicago Bears on Dec. 20, 2010.
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TCF Bank Stadium almost ready for Vikings-Bears
Posted 1321 days ago
Preparations were for Monday's game between the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears were in their final stages on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at TCF Bank Stadium, which will host an NFL game for the final time.
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Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin says he's ready
Posted 1322 days ago
More than two weeks after falling ill with a migraine headache that cost him two games, Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin returned to practice on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, and told reporters on Friday he's ready to play on Monday night against the Chicago Bears.
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Hundreds of workers remove snow at TCF Bank Stadium
Posted 1324 days ago
With the Minnesota Vikings planning to host the Chicago Bears on Monday night at TCF Bank Stadium, hundreds of workers descended on the campus facility Wednesday, Dec. 15, to begin the process of removing snow from the field and stands. The Vikings on Tuesday confirmed a 1500ESPN.com report that engineers had determined the Metrodome's collapsed roof could not be fixed in time to host the game.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Flaws exposed all over again
Posted 1325 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' 21-3 loss to the New York Giants on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, in Detroit -- and why getting beat in this fashion might have been the best thing that could have happened to the team.
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Day after roof collapse, work begins on Metrodome
Posted 1326 days ago
The gaping hole remained in the Metrodome roof on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, as work crews showed up to begin the clean-up process as the Minnesota Vikings' stadium.
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Aerial view of collapsed Metrodome roof
Posted 1326 days ago
The roof of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome collapsed on Dec. 12, 2010, a day after more than 17 inches of snow fell on the Twin Cities. The collapse forced the Minnesota Vikings to move their game against the New York Giants to Detroit. Here are aerial views of the damage from the KSTP-TV chopper.
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Metrodome roof collapses, moving Minnesota Vikings game
Posted 1327 days ago
A day after a storm dumped more than 17 inches of snow on the Twin Cities, several tears opened in the Hubert H. Humphrey's inflatable Teflon roof, forcing the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants to move their game to Detroit's Ford Field. KSTP-TVs Steve Shaw reports. Dec. 12, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: No reason to bet against Favre
Posted 1329 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about Brett Favre's injury and why the way the Minnesota Vikings approached the week indicates the 41-year-old quarterback will be in his usual place on Sunday against the New York Giants. Friday, Dec. 10, 2010.
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SportsWrap Online: Giants are big test for Minnesota Vikings
Posted 1331 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with KSTP-TV's Joe Schmit about the Minnesota Vikings' matchup on Sunday against the New York Giants and the latest on Brett Favre's status. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010.
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New Gophers football coach Jerry Kill arrives
Posted 1333 days ago
The University of Minnesota's new football coach, Jerry Kill, arrived by private plane late Sunday night, Dec. 5, 2010, along with his wife and "U" athletic director Joel Maturi. Kill was scheduled to meet with Gophers players at a 7 a.m. team meeting on Monday.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Now comes the interesting part
Posted 1334 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' 38-14 win over the Buffalo Bills -- and how the challenging three-game stretch lying ahead against the New York Giants, Chicago Bears and Philadelphia will say a lot about interim coach Leslie Frazier's mettle.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Sorting out the injury report
Posted 1336 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities examines the prospects of four Minnesota Vikings starters -- Adrian Peterson, Steve Hutchinson, Ray Edwards and Percy Harvin -- who are listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills. Dec. 3, 2010.
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SportsWrap Online: What's next for Minnesota Vikings?
Posted 1338 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities speaks with KSTP-TV sports director Joe Schmit about the Minnesota Vikings' injuries to Adrian Peterson, Ray Edwards and Steve Hutchinson, as well as their second week with interim coach Leslie Frazier. Dec. 1, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: First signs of new identity emerge
Posted 1341 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' 17-13 win over the Washington Redskins in Leslie Frazier's debut as interim coach. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Loose vibe in Frazier's 1st week
Posted 1343 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' first week without coach Brad Childress, interim coach Leslie Frazier's message and the keys to Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins.
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SportsWrap Online: Will Leslie Frazier's message matter?
Posted 1345 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks with KSTP-TV's Joe Schmit about how things will change under Minnesota Vikings interim coach Leslie Frazier -- and whether a fresh voice will make an impact on Sunday at Washington. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010.
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SportsWrap Online: With Childress out, what's next for Vikings?
Posted 1347 days ago
1500 ESPN's Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey chat with KSTP TV's Joe Schmit about the firing of Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress and the subsequent promotion of Leslie Frazier.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Making sense of another mess
Posted 1348 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talk about the Minnesota Vikings' 31-3 loss to the Green Bay Packers, the return of Sidney Rice and the odds coach Brad Childress might be fired this week. Nov. 21, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: An oddly normal week
Posted 1350 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' upcoming matchup with the Green Bay Packers, Sidney Rice's status, Bernard Berrian's health and more. Nov. 19, 2010.
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SportsWrap Extra: Ron Gardenhire finally gets his due
Posted 1352 days ago
Phil Mackey and Joe Schmit sit down down and discuss the announcement made today of Ron Gardenhire winning the AL Manager of the Year award.
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SportsWrap Extra: Joe Schmit, Tom Pelissero on Vikings' playoff hopes
Posted 1352 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Joe Schmit sit down to discuss the 3-6 Minnesota Vikings and what they must do to climb out of the hole that they've dug themselves.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Same old story in Chicago
Posted 1355 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 27-13 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Is Sidney Rice ready or not?
Posted 1359 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities examines whether Pro Bowl receiver Sidney Rice finally will be ready to return to game action on Sunday against the Chicago Bears -- or will wait at least another week.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Channeling 2009 in comeback
Posted 1362 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the Minnesota Vikings' improbable 27-24 overtime win over the Arizona Cardinals and what it means for the future of the team and coach Brad Childress. Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Wrapping a wild week
Posted 1364 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' wild week, why they should beat the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday -- and the potential fallout for coach Brad Childress if they don't. Friday, Nov. 5, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin tries to practice
Posted 1364 days ago
After missing two days of practice because of an ankle injury, Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin tried to go during individual drills on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 -- and the results weren't pretty.
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Minnesota Vikings receiver Sidney Rice runs first routes
Posted 1366 days ago
Minnesota Vikings receiver Sindey Rice returned to practice on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, running routes with teammates for the first time since having hip surgery in August. The Vikings' receivers were going through their first practice since Randy Moss' surprise release.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Fear and loathing in Foxborough
Posted 1368 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' 28-18 loss to the New England Patriots, as well as the struggles between coach Brad Childress and stars Randy Moss and Brett Favre. Oct. 31, 2010.
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Brett Favre returns to practice with Minnesota Vikings
Posted 1371 days ago
Balky ankle and all, Brett Favre returned to practice with the Minnesota Vikings on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Bracing for Favre-Childress battle
Posted 1373 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the decision Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress will have to make -- or not make -- regarding Brett Favre's status for Sunday game at New England. Oct. 27, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Bad vibes after loss to Packers
Posted 1375 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk at Lambeau Field about the Minnesota Vikings' 28-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers, Brett Favre's physical and emotional state, and the importance of next week's game against the New England Patriots.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Health finally on their side
Posted 1378 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talks about the Minnesota Vikings' improving health, with center John Sullivan and cornerback Chris Cook finally expected to get back in action Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers. Oct. 22, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Trying to stop Clay Matthews
Posted 1380 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities breaks down the tackle Phil Loadholt, Jimmy Kleinsasser and the rest of the Minnesota Vikings' protection unit will face against Clay Matthews and the Green Bay Packers. Oct. 20, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Win over Cowboys is good enough
Posted 1383 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500ESPN.com and 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 24-21 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Brett Favre, Sidney Rice on field
Posted 1385 days ago
Brett Favre (elbow) was on the practice field and Sidney Rice (hip) worked some on the side during the Minnesota Vikings' practice on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. Listen carefully for Randy Moss encouraging Rice and Cullen Loeffler ripping on the media.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Would Brett Favre bench himself?
Posted 1387 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com talks about Brett Favre, his ailing throwing elbow and whether the 41-year-old quarterback really would end his consecutive-start streak voluntarily if the pain doesn't go away.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Inconsistency, injuries concern
Posted 1388 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' 29-20 loss to the New York Jets on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, and the impact of the injuries to Cedric Griffin and Brett Favre.
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Minnesota Twins report: How to get over the Yankee hump
Posted 1390 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500ESPN.com break down the Minnesota Twins' latest first-round playoff exit -- and what it will take to end their remarkable futility against the New York Yankees.
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On the field before ALDS Game 3 between Twins, Yankees
Posted 1391 days ago
The sights and sounds at Yankee Stadium before Game 3 of the American League Division Series between the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Randy Moss, Day 2
Posted 1392 days ago
Randy Moss was on the field again Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, as the Minnesota Vikings continued to get their new receiver up to speed in time for Monday's game against the New York Jets.
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Minnesota Twins ALDS report: Twins dig a huge hole
Posted 1392 days ago
The Minnesota Twins find themselves in an 0-2 hole after losing Game 2 of the ALDS to the Yankees.
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Minnesota Twins ALDS report: Yankees take Game 1
Posted 1393 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500ESPN.com discuss the Minnesota Twins' Game 1 ALDS loss to the New York Yankees and preview Game 2 on Oct. 6, 2010.
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Minnesota Twins ALDS workout: Oct. 5, 2010
Posted 1395 days ago
The Minnesota Twins worked out Tuesday morning, Oct. 5, 2010, in advance of Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees at Target Field.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Big week ahead
Posted 1396 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' return from their bye week, the vibe in the locker room and the health of Visanthe Shiancoe and John Sullivan.
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Minnesota Vikings report: What must get fixed after the bye
Posted 1403 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500ESPN.com discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 24-10 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, and what the Vikings must analyze during next week's bye.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Protection hurting passing game?
Posted 1406 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com takes on the notion that protection is hurting Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings' passing game. The conclusion? The only real liability up front so far is right tackle Phil Loadholt.
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Minnesota Vikings report: A deep hole after loss to Miami
Posted 1411 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500ESPN.com discuss the Minnesota Vikings' 14-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sept. 19, 2010 -- and what it means in the big picture.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Important week for receivers
Posted 1413 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com discusses Percy Harvin's hip injury, his chances of playing on Sunday and an important test for the Vikings' receivers as a whole against the Miami Dolphins. Sept. 17, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Debunking the d-line rotation myth
Posted 1415 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com discusses the Minnesota Vikings' defensive line rotation, which wasn't nearly as extensive in the season opener at New Orleans as some made it out to be. Jared Allen, Ray Edwards and Kevin Williams combined to play 92.6
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Minnesota Vikings report: Can Cook, Griffin help this week?
Posted 1417 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' cornerback group, which could get some help this week. Chris Cook and Cedric Griffin both were on the field when practice resumed on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: No explosion, no 'W' at Superdome
Posted 1420 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com discusses the Minnesota Vikings' 14-9 loss to the New Orleans Saints, focusing on the run-heavy game plan, the lack of explosive plays and the relative invisibility of the Vikings' wide receivers.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Focus on hitting Favre
Posted 1425 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' return to practice on Sept. 5, 2010, and the talking point of the week leading up to their opener: whether the New Orleans Saints crossed the line with how they hit Brett Favre in January's NFC championship game.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Depth needed badly at cornerback
Posted 1427 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' 31-24 win over the Denver Broncos in both teams' preseason finale Sept. 2, 2010, as well as what the Vikings have to deal -- and what they need to deal for -- by cutdown day.
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Minnesota Vikings report: Another day, another injury
Posted 1430 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about the impact of Chris Cook's knee injury, Sidney Rice's placement on the reserve
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Minnesota Vikings report: What to make of win over Seattle
Posted 1432 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500ESPN.com talk about the Minnesota Vikings' offense, Percy Harvin's return, Chris Cook's starting debut and more from their 24-13 preseason win over the Seattle Seahawks on Aug. 28, 2010.
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Minnesota Vikings report: On the Sapp-for-Camarillo swap
Posted 1436 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' trade of cornerback Benny Sapp for Miami Dolphins receiver Greg Camarillo, plus Percy Harvin's status and two new injuries
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Minnesota Vikings report: What mattered in loss to 49ers
Posted 1438 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' 15-10 preseason loss at San Francisco, where Brett Favre took only four snaps, the defense got carved up early and Joe Webb provided another highlight moment.
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Minnesota Vikings report: What to watch on Sunday
Posted 1441 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about what he'll be watching in the Vikings' preseason game Sunday at San Francisco -- including Brett Favre's debut, backup receivers and tackles, and the cornerback competition.
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Vikings report: Scary moment for Percy Harvin
Posted 1442 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about Percy Harvin collapsing on the practice field and who the Minnesota Vikings have at receiver now that Harvin is back on the sideline with Sidney Rice (hip). Aug. 19, 2010.
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Vikings report: Making sense of Favre's wild ride
Posted 1444 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about Brett Favre's wild return to the Vikings on Aug. 17, 2010 ... and then fittingly gets drenched by sprinklers.
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Minnesota Vikings postgame report: The good, bad and ugly
Posted 1446 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com discusses the Vikings' 28-7, preseason-opening win over the St. Louis Rams -- including a good night for backup quarterbacks Sage Rosenfels and Joe Webb.
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Minnesota Vikings camp report: Tempers flare
Posted 1449 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about the Vikings' final full-squd practice of camp, the Ray Edwards-Toby Gerhart-Leslie Frazier dust-up and the state of the team as it leaves Mankato.
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Minnesota Vikings camp report: Battles to watch on Saturday
Posted 1450 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' depth chart and the battles at cornerback, safety, running back and elsewhere.
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Vikings camp report: Aug. 10, 2010
Posted 1451 days ago
Kevin Seifert from ESPN.com's NFC North Blog joins 1500ESPN.com's Tom Pelissero to talk about the State of the Minnesota Vikings, the rest of the division and whether Brett Favre will return.
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Minnesota Vikings camp report: Aug. 9, 2010
Posted 1452 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about the heat in Mankato, Percy Harvin's ongoing absence, injuries and how Adrian Peterson and E.J. Henderson will fair in pads on Tuesday.
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Minnesota Vikings camp report: Aug. 7, 2010
Posted 1454 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' injury issues on offense -- including the return of Adrian Peterson and the morning exit of Anthony Herrera.
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Minnesota Vikings camp report: Aug. 6, 2010
Posted 1455 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about the Vikings' special-teams battles, including the wide-open punt return job and whether to keep both kickers: Ryan Longwell and Rhys Lloyd.
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Minnesota Vikings camp report: Aug. 5, 2010
Posted 1456 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' 2-minute offense, Tarvaris Jackson's solid day, Greg Lewis' camp performance and the battle for the No. 5 receiver job.
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Minnesota Vikings camp report: Aug. 4, 2010
Posted 1456 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com discusses the injuries facing several key Minnesota Vikings -- namely, receiver Sidney Rice's ailing hip.
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Minnesota Vikings daily camp report: Aug. 3, 2010
Posted 1458 days ago
Phil Mackey from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com discusses the latest Brett Favre developments and what it all means for the Minnesota Vikings' quarterback situation.
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Minnesota Vikings daily camp report: Aug. 2, 2010
Posted 1459 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com discusses who's rising (Chris DeGeare, Logan Payne, Ray Small) and who's falling (Jaymar Johnson, Ryan Moats, Ryan D'Imperio) after 4 days of Minnesota Vikings training camp.
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Minnesota Vikings daily camp report: Aug. 1, 2010
Posted 1460 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about Chris Cook's breakout practice, quarterback struggles and injuries.
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Minnesota Vikings daily camp report: July 31, 2010
Posted 1461 days ago
Tom Pelissero talks about the second day of camp, Percy Harvin's injury scare, Sage Rosenfels' struggles and Jon Cooper's progress.
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Minnesota Vikings daily camp report: July 30, 2010
Posted 1462 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com reports from Mankato on the big developments on the first day of Vikings training camp: Sidney Rice landing on the PUP, E.J. Henderson participating and Asher Allen getting a look with the No. 1 defense.
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Tom & Phil in
Posted 1462 days ago
Phil helps Tom move in to his hotel while the Vikings arive at training camp.
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Tom & Phil in
Posted 1465 days ago
Phil decides to grow a mustache to improve his performance at work.
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Minnesota Twins avoid sweep vs. Cleveland; Blackburn to pen
Posted 1471 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey discuss the Minnesota Twins' up-and-down homestand, replacing Nick Blackburn in the rotation and trade possibilities.
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Minnesota Twins lose to Cleveland, call up Anthony Slama
Posted 1472 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey discuss the Minnesota Twins' series-opening loss to Cleveland, promotion of reliever Anthony Slama and struggling starting rotation on July 19, 2010, at Target Field.
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Minnesota Twins beat Chicago White Sox, July 18, 2010
Posted 1474 days ago
Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Twins' comeback victory over the Chicago White Sox -- their third straight to take the series and move within 1.5 games of the AL Central leaders.
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Minnesota Twins' rotation keeps slump
Posted 1476 days ago
Kevin Slowey laid another egg as the Minnesota Twins lost the opener of an important four-game series against the Chicago White Sox at Target Field on Thursday, July 15, 2010.
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Minnesota Twins slumping at the All-Star break
Posted 1480 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss whether the Minnesota Twins are a disappointment at the season's unofficial midpoint -- and what can be done to turn it around.
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Minnesota Twins drop home series to Tampa Bay, July 4, 2010
Posted 1488 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talk about the bullpen and rotation issues that led to the Minnesota Twins dropping three of four games at home to the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Rockies vs. Twins wrap, June 17, 2010
Posted 1505 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talk about the Francisco Liriano-Ubado Jimenez pitching matchup in the series finale between the Minnesota Twins and Colorado Rockies on June 17, 2010.
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Minnesota Timberwolves Wesley Johnson workout June 15, 2010
Posted 1507 days ago
Syracuse forward Wesley Johnson, a projected lottery pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on June 15, 2010.
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Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings wrap June 13, 2010
Posted 1509 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about the Minnesota Vikings' minicamp and the Minnesota Twins' series loss to the Atlanta Braves.
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Twins 7, Royals 3, June 8, 2010
Posted 1513 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the Minnesota Twins' depleted infield, batting Matt Tolbert second, the offense at Target Field and the series-opening win over the Kansas City Royals.
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Minnesota Vikings OTA update June 2, 2010
Posted 1520 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com reports from the Minnesota Vikings' 10th OTA practice.
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Twins-Yankees May 26, 2010
Posted 1526 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com discuss Jon Rauch and the Minnesota Twins' struggles against the New York Yankees at Target Field.
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Vikings and Twins update - May 21, 2010
Posted 1531 days ago
1500 ESPN Twin Cities' Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey talk about Brett Favre, the latest Williams Wall ruling and the Minnesota Twins' wild blowout of the Milwaukee Brewers.
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Minnesota Vikings OTA update May 19, 2010
Posted 1534 days ago
Tom Pelissero from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities and 1500ESPN.com talks about Brett Favre, Chris Cook and the Minnesota Vikings' organized team activity practices.
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Twins beat White Sox: May 12, 2010
Posted 1541 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey from 1500 ESPN Twin Cities talk about the Minnesota Twins' split with the Chicago White Sox and the significance of their upcoming series with the New York Yankees.
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Twins split with Orioles - May 10, 2010
Posted 1544 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities discuss the Minnesota Twins' split with the Baltimore Orioles, the return of Joe Mauer and roster moves to come.
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1500 ESPN: Twins sweep Tigers - May 5, 2010
Posted 1548 days ago
1500 ESPN Twin Cities' Tom Pelissero, Phil Mackey and Cory Roufs talk about the Minnesota Twins' sweep of the Detroit Tigers at Target Field and the upcoming series against the Baltimore Orioles.
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1500 ESPN: Talking Twins and Tigers May 3, 2010
Posted 1549 days ago
1500 ESPN Twin Cities' Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey talk about Wilson Ramos, Scott Baker, Joe Mauer and more after the Minnesota Twins defeat the Detroit Tigers 10-4 on Monday night at Target Field.
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Minnesota Vikings 2010 NFL Draft Review
Posted 1557 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey talk about the Minnesota Vikings' first two picks in the NFL draft.
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Wrapping the Twins and Royals series, April 18, 2010
Posted 1565 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey discuss the Minnesota Twins' fourth straight series win, the quirks of Target Field and the improved work at the plate by Denard Span and Orlando Hudson.
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Twins down Red Sox for third straight series win
Posted 1568 days ago
The Minnesota Twins defeated the Boston Red Sox 8-0 on Thursday, completing their third consecutive series win over an American League contender.
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Opening Day at Target Field
Posted 1571 days ago
Tom Pelissero and Phil Mackey talk about the Minnesota Twins' win over the Boston Red Sox in the first regular-season game at Target Field.
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1500: Episode 1
Posted 1572 days ago
Tom Pelissero, Phil Mackey, Patrick Reusse and Joe Soucheray get to know one another as 1500 ESPN Twin Cities launches.
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