The curious case of Cordarrelle Patterson

November 14, 2014 0 Comments
The curious case of Cordarrelle Patterson

Pending the outcome of Sunday’s game at Chicago, the Minnesota Vikings could be 5-5 on the season. A noble accomplishment for a team that won five games all of last season.   A lot was made of the team’s new offensive coordinator Norv Turner, and the inherited cogs his offense was likely to rotate around: […]

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Gopher Season Hinges on Play at QB

September 19, 2014 0 Comments
Gopher Season Hinges on Play at QB

A rising tide raises all ships.   This popular theory is applied in every day life and reflects the notion that an improvement in one area will benefit the whole. In football speak, a rising tide is most strongly documented at the quarterback position. If a team receives steady play from its signal-caller, the offense […]

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Top 3 Vikings Storylines this Season

September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Top 3 Vikings Storylines this Season

The Vikings season kicks off Sunday at noon in St. Louis on FOX 47. After a 4-0 preseason record the Vikings have a number of intriguing things to watch for as the season begins. Here are the most captivating things to watch for this season:   1. Will Cordarrelle Patterson take the next step? WR […]

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2-0? These Vikings Are Far From Perfect

August 18, 2014 0 Comments
2-0? These Vikings Are Far From Perfect

Teddy Bridgewater led the Vikings on a two-minute touchdown drive in securing a 30-28 win over Arizona on Saturday night. The win moved the team to 2-0 in the preseason under new coach Mike Zimmer. Matt Cassel looked the part as QB1 in the first half, Bridgewater was composed the entire second half, and Kyle […]

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Check out ‘Beep Baseball World Series’ in Rochester this week

August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Check out ‘Beep Baseball World Series’ in Rochester this week

The Beep Baseball World Series is being held this week in Rochester. It’s the third time the event has been hosted in Rochester by the Rochester Amateur Sports Commission, held previously in 2007 and 2010. Games begin Tuesday and the champion will be crowned Saturday. All games are played at the Fuad Mansour Soccer Complex. […]

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Twins give added meaning to ‘Dog Days of Summer’

July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Twins give added meaning to ‘Dog Days of Summer’

This season is officially for the dogs. Just like 2013, 2012 and 2011, the Minnesota Twins are done playing meaningful baseball games. And it isn’t even August 1st yet.   I know, I know. This team wasn’t meant to play in the World Series, and even casual fans probably gave up hope within the first […]

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2014 Vikings Training Camp Preview

July 21, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Vikings Training Camp Preview

The Vikings begin training camp on Thursday, July 24 when players report to Minnesota State University, Mankato. Much has changed since the end of the 2013 season.   Like any other offseason, the Vikings have plenty of questions to address before the regular season begins on Sunday, September 7 at St. Louis with a noon […]

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MLB All-Star Game Memories

July 14, 2014 0 Comments
MLB All-Star Game Memories

Watch the All-Star Game on FOX 47 Tuesday, July 15 at 6:30pm.   I was born in 1986, so my own personal recollections of All-Star games is relatively short. First played in 1933, the Midsummer Classic is a special gathering for baseball fans, and this years event is even more special with the game being […]

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Vikings Offseason Grade: A-

July 7, 2014 1 Comment
Vikings Offseason Grade: A-

The Vikings head to training camp in Mankato on July 24, and much has changed since the final regular season game of 2013. Other than Adrian Peterson, the most recognizable face of the team is now a Chicago Bear — Jared Allen. Head coach Leslie Frazier was let go and career defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer […]

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Twins 2014 All-Star Representative: Who Ya Got?

June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Twins 2014 All-Star Representative: Who Ya Got?

The 2014 All-Star game will be played at Target Field on July 15th. The American League will have 34 players on its roster, and the Minnesota Twins are guaranteed to have at least one representative thanks to league rules.   The Twins have struggled in 2014, and there is no clear-cut option for who will […]

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