Recent content from Jim Souhan
A year after Tom Thibodeau's introduction to the Wolves' talented youngsters yielded a paltry 31 victories, his reunion with Jimmy Butler is supposed to redefine the franchise.
The last time the Wolves added a quality guard to a team that looked ready to win, Sam Cassell took them to the Western Conference finals. And Butler is a better player than Cassell ever was.
If Teddy Bridgewater is cleared to practice and looks like the team's best quarterback, the Vikings will face a torturous decision under radically revamped circumstances.
There are other quarterbacks with more accolades. But if you combine statistical analysis with the eye test, you can find a path to calling Aaron Rodgers the greatest quarterback in NFL history.
Chances are, you'll be reminded Sunday when the Packers visit the Vikings, that these franchises have been perpetrators and victims of some of the best celebrations in league history.
On the local football scene, there currently is no middle ground. Which do you prefer in a football coach?
There is one truth about the NFLthat has remained constant: Most of the games are mediocre but draw big audiences because of fantasy football.
During the past two seasons, Moore breathed new life into every sports cliché about togetherness.
Not only would the Twins have erred in firing him, they would have sent troubling signals about their standards.
Derek Falvey and Thad Levine arrived in Minnesota, inheriting tremendous young position players and low expectations. Now? Now they face expectations of winning.