Trading For McNabb Was The Easy Part

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade one and possibly two sixth-round draft picks to the Washington Redskins for quarterback Donovan McNabb. That was half the battle. Wait, not even half, really. McNabb signed a five-year, $78 million extension with the Redskins in 2010. And in order for the trade to Minnesota to go through,…
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Ominous Words From A Vikings Official

Noticed a quote in the Minnesota Vikings stadium story tonight that I thought was worth repeating on this blog. “All I can tell you is that we are assessing our options,” Minnesota Vikings official Lester Bagley said, declining to elaborate. Not sure what to make of that, but it has an ominous feel to it,…
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All-Star Snub An Endangered Species

Major League Baseball in recent years has followed the lead of other sports leagues and gone the route of having a selection show for its All-Star Game a week or so prior to the game. Watching the selection show isn’t the most exciting way to spend an hour of a Sunday afternoon. And besides, it seems…
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Tom Kelly Proves To Be A Big Hit In The Booth

Major League Baseball goes on a bit of a hiatus the next few days, with regular-season play replaced by tonight’s Home Run Derby and tomorrow’s All-Star Game. The Minnesota Twins head into the season’s halfway point – which is more a 60-percent point – just 6.5 games out of first place with a 41-48 record.…
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Capps’ Struggles Put Bullpen In A Tough Spot

Another victory for the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. And once again, another night that saw closer Matt Capps get bailed out by lefty reliever Glen Perkins. Capps is struggling, having given up nine hits and five runs while recording just five outs in his three July appearances. Meanwhile, Perkins continues to be the dominant…
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Wild Invest In A Heatley Bounce-back

On name recognition alone, I was impressed by the Minnesota Wild’s latest trade. But a look at the numbers told a different story. The Wild shipped forward Martin Havlat to the San Jose Sharks for forward Dany Heatley on Tuesday. It was the second trade the two teams have made this offseason. In Havlat, the…
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