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Former Twin Brian Dozier will remain in Senior Circuit

Brian Dozier is off the free agent market. The former Twins second baseman, who was dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers last season at the trade deadline, has agreed to a one-year, $9 million deal…


Stefanski’s chemistry with Cousins makes him the right choice for Vikings OC

There’s a debate to be had about the relative attractiveness of the Minnesota Vikings’ offensive coordinator job, but make no mistake, Kevin Stefanski was not the team’s only option. The Vikings could have gone with…


Brad Childress resigns from head coaching job in new league

Former Vikings coach Brad Childress was named head coach of the Atlanta franchise in the Alliance of American Football last April, despite the fact the new league would not begin play until February of 2019.…


Zulgad: Don’t dismiss Ryan Saunders’ candidacy for Wolves coaching job

The pessimist would say that Ryan Saunders has no shot at becoming the Timberwolves coach after this season. There are a few reasons for this, including Saunders’ age (32) and the fact he has no…


The five biggest problems Kevin Stefanski has to solve as Vikings’ new OC

just The Minnesota Vikings officially hired Kevin Stefanski as their offensive coordinator on Wednesday, removing the interim tag that the team’s play caller held over the final three weeks of the season. While it appeared…


Kevin Stefanski to remain as Vikings’ offensive coordinator

Kevin Stefanski will be staying put. The Vikings’ longtime assistant coach, who replaced John DeFilippo as the team’s interim offensive coordinator for the final three games of the season, will remain as Minnesota’s offensive coordinator.…


Road Trip Thoughts: Saunders’ debut, Wiggins’ career night, and Noel’s scary fall

The Ryan Saunders era got underway for the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 119-117 win on Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. Saunders’ first game at the helm may have also been the best game in the…


Gophers’ offensive coordinator turns down opportunity at West Virginia

P.J. Fleck won’t be losing his offensive coordinator after all. A day after the 247Sports.affiliate in West Virginia reported that Kirk Ciarrocca was in the process of joining the Mountaineers coaching staff, Ciarrocca elected to remain…


This publication is Rowing the Boat when it comes to 2019 Gophers

The strong finish by the Gophers’ football team this season has one publication buying into P.J. Fleck’s program. The Sporting News has the Gophers ranked 25th in their just released Pre-Preseason Top 25. This comes…


Report: Stefanski headed back to Cleveland for second interview

Kevin Stefanski’s contract with the Vikings expired on Tuesday, and it appears the long-time assistant is exploring his options. Stefanski interviewed with the Cleveland Browns last Friday for their head coaching job and, according to…


Moore on Monday: Four Things Ryan Saunders Can Do Differently Than Tom Thibodeau

The Minnesota Timberwolves still have to play basketball Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. And because the Wolves sit two games out of the eighth seed in the West, what happens on the floor — not off of…


Is P.J. Fleck about to lose his offensive coordinator to West Virginia?

Gophers offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca could be on the move. The 247Sports.afilliate “Eer Sports,” reported Monday that new West Virginia coach Neal Brown is in the process of adding Ciarrocca to his coaching staff. But…


Reports: Twins agree to terms with former Angels closer Blake Parker

Blake Parker used to close out games for the Angels. Now, he’s about to become a member of a Minnesota Twins bullpen that could use a boost. Parker is close to a 1-year contract with…


Talkin’ About Practice: On Saunders’ first impression, Rose’s comments, and a faster pace

MINNEAPOLIS – The post-Tom Thibodeau era is officially underway as the Minnesota Timberwolves practiced for the first time with Ryan Saunders in charge on Monday afternoon. A tumultuous season for the Wolves became more controversy-ridden…


Last Shots: On Thibodeau’s firing, the timing, and what’s next

MINNEAPOLIS – Nineteen quick thoughts on the Minnesota Timberwolves firing Tom Thibodeau for his 19 wins this season. 1. When the Minnesota Timberwolves allowed Jimmy Butler to step on the practice floor on Oct. 10…


With Thibodeau out, another big decision looms for the Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS – For reasons currently unknown, the tipping point between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Tom Thibodeau finally happened. Thibodeau was fired following the Wolves’ 108-86 win over the Lakers on Sunday afternoon at Target Center.…


Zulgad: Are Zimmer and Boudreau next when it comes to turnover in Minnesota sports?

Tom Thibodeau and Paul Molitor have little in common. Thibodeau loved to berate anyone within earshot while coaching the Timberwolves, while Molitor was about as laid-back as one could get during his time managing the…


Zulgad: Out of control: Wolves finally show Thibodeau the door

The only surprising thing about Tom Thibodeau’s dismissal was the timing. The fact Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor made the move on Sunday evening after the Wolves’ 108-86 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at Target…


Report: Wolves fire Thibodeau; Saunders named interim coach

According to The Athletic, the Minnesota Timberwolves have fired Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations Tom Thibodeau. Thibodeau was let go following Sunday’s 108-86 win over the Los Angeles Lakers at home. Assistant coach…


Vikings should put cap space, draft picks into skill positions over offensive line

After Blair Walsh shanked a 27-yard field goal wide left in a frigid TCF Bank Stadium and the Minnesota Vikings’ season came to an end, every Vikings fan would have told you that the key…


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