One week after the greatest moment in Vikings history, the same outfit provided the worst moment in Vikings history.
What's intriguing about the impressive roster building in the past eight years is Rick Spielman's spotty record with first-rounders.
Mackenzie Weber was 8 and tear-filled after the Vikings' loss to Atlanta in January 1999. Sunday made up for that, finally.
Sports outlooks can change in four weeks, even when a coach makes players promise accountability in writing.
The Aggies' appetite for spending to achieve football glory has no boundaries.
Vinni Lettieri's goal was announced to the Mariucci crowd. And then Nanne hit the crossbar during his shift for the Gophers.
Vinni Lettieri made his NHL debut on Friday and gave Rangers 2-1 lead. And those were tears from his father Tino and grandfather Lou Nanne.
There are suggestions out there that the sports media is in cahoots with athletes in covering up stories such as the Miguel Sano situation.
Originally, the Big East was dedicated to basketball and it was great. The second edition has duplicated that in five short seasons.
Wouldn't it be great if we could slap a Minnesota tax rate of 9.85 percent on 1/52nd of Roger Goodell's estimated $40 million salary as he struts about during Super Bowl week?
Given all that's in front of him, P.J. Fleck should win more in years to come. But the Gophers' 2017 football season still deserves to be judged.
Thursday night, Nino Niederreiter was robbed by the Vegas goalie, caught a high stick and had a goal taken away in about five minutes of play. Just another eventful night for the bustling forward.
The best on-the-cheap local comparison to Case Keenum? Bill Dailey, a relief pitcher for the 1963 Twins.
Dave Ferroni has been pitching underdog stories since the 1980 Olympics - and has a new one in NASCAR's Martin Truex Jr.
"Red" Severson died last week at 89. He was a mercurial presence in 11 seasons as the basketball coach at St. Cloud State. "Red was a character, but he also was a drill sergeant as a coach,'' said a former player.
It is harder to play through injuries these days than ever. But 50 years ago, Bud Grant came down from Winnipeg to coach the Vikings and soon was telling us durability was as important as ability.
Hamline athletic director Jason Verdugo says limit on roster sizes is at least "worth a discussion.''
Stelly was a Twins coach for 32 years, and there was not a more popular figure in the clubhouse or the organization.
A weekend sweep before two sellouts at the Pavilion, directed by setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson, put the younger Gophers at 23-2 overall and 12-2 in the Big Ten.
It's been worth a few laughs to hear Gophers loyalists bad-mouthing a 9-4 record, as cover for how Fleck's first season might end.