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Friday’s postponement leads Twins to call up Fernando Romero for Saturday

The Twins game in Baltimore for Friday has been postponed due to weather, the teams announced. The bad news for Twins fans is that there will be no baseball Friday. The good news is that…


Report: Wolves add two more candidates to the mix for the President of Basketball Operations opening

It was reported earlier this week that the Minnesota Timberwolves have reached out to LA’s Michael Winger, Denver’s Calvin Booth and Houston’s Gersson Rosas about the team’s vacant President of Basketball Operations position. On Friday…


What should candidates for the open President of Basketball Operations gig be asking the Wolves?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are currently in the process of replacing Tom Thibodeau’s former position as President of Basketball Operations. There have been a few names that have been brought up as candidates for the job.…


Wetmore: Would restricted free agency help solve MLB’s market problems?

Major League Baseball looks generally to be in pretty good shape. Every year you read columns about how the end is near for the sport; and every year they make more money. So while we…


Vikings best draft fits: NC State OL Garrett Bradbury

The Minnesota Vikings enter the NFL Draft with only Brett Jones, Danny Isidora and Aviante Collins as candidates to start at left guard Week 1. That is, of course, unless they find an interior offensive…


Lucky number: Lindsay Whalen’s No. 13 to be raised to rafters at Target Center

The University of Minnesota decided that no Gophers women’s basketball player would wear the No. 13 again in January 2005, raising that number to the rafters at Williams Arena to honor one of the best…


Vikings best draft fits: TE Noah Fant

A quick look up and down the Minnesota Vikings’ roster won’t give you the immediate impression that tight end is top draft need. After all, Kyle Rudolph is a Pro Bowler and the Vikings do…


Zulgad: For the record: A game-by-game prediction for the Vikings in 2019

The Vikings just began their offseason workouts and the regular season is still four-plus months away. But with the NFL releasing its 2019 schedule on Wednesday this seems like the perfect time to take an…


2019 Vikings schedule: Observations and predictions

It’s Christmas in April for NFL fans over this week-and-a-half with the release of the schedule and the NFL Draft. And while we won’t have the entire picture of teams’ roster until the draft is…


Vikings will open vs. Falcons at home; Cousins to face ex-team in Week 8

The Vikings will open the regular season at home for the third consecutive year, facing the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 8 at U.S. Bank Stadium. A week later Minnesota will travel to Green Bay to…


Twins Gchat: Do bullpen struggles make you look up Craig Kimbrel’s number?

@DerekWetmore: OK. This Craig Kimbrel thing. I totally get why we’re talking about it — and I think that the Twins should be, too. So here’s a contrarian angle for you. What are your reasons right…


Vikings’ 2019 schedule: What we know right now

The NFL won’t release its schedule until 7 tonight, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be leaks and some of them involve the Vikings. The Chicago Tribune is reporting the Bears will play host to…


Wolves seem to be looking in the right places for new President of Basketball Operations

On Tuesday afternoon a pair of names surfaced as candidates for the vacant President of Basketball Operations position with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wolves have had searches like this one before, but this one seems…


Nothing to mock: Judd takes his best shot at projecting Vikings’ 2019 schedule

Anyone who listens to “Mackey & Judd with Ramie” knows we love to mock — at least when it comes to the NFL draft. But what about a mock Vikings’ schedule? I decided to unveil…


Report: Wolves granted permission to interview a pair of NBA executives

The Minnesota Timberwolves have had a vacant President of Basketball Operations since the firing of Tom Thibodeau took place in January. Last week the team announced that a search for a new one would commence…


Schedule release party: Will Vikings play on Thanksgiving night?

Clear your schedules for Wednesday evening because the NFL is going to announce its schedule. The NFL, knowing that football fans will drop everything to find out who their favorite team will play, announced Tuesday…


Simulating the first four rounds of the Vikings’ draft, Pt. 3

With the NFL Combine wrapped up and free agency largely in the books, draft season in full swing, so it’s time to get back to an annual tradition: The draft simulation. Most media outlets mock,…


Vikings make it official: Signing of quarterback and wide receiver are done deals

The Vikings officially announced the signings of four players on Monday, including quarterback Sean Mannion and wide receiver Jordan Taylor. Also signed were restricted free agents Anthony Harris and Rashod Hill. The Star Tribune reported…


NBA Lottery Simulation and Mock Draft 1.0: A surprise near the top

The NBA Playoffs have arrived and for the 14th time in the last 15 postseasons the Minnesota Timberwolves aren’t among the Western Conference participants. Another season in which the night of the NBA Draft Lottery…


Draft’s middle rounds could be full of the weapons Vikings need on offense

While they likely won’t be picking a quarterback and don’t have a top-five pick, the Minnesota Vikings will enter the NFL Draft as one of the league’s most intriguing teams. There are so many possible…


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