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Jim Souhan can be found on Twitter at @Souhanstrib. His podcasts can be heard at MalePatternPodcasts.com.

Souhan: Trump's words brought the sports world together for a day

What Colin Kaepernick began with a knee, President Trump accelerated with a speech that turned pro sports into an awkward bastion of protests.

Souhan: Hitch a ride on the Vikings' quarterback carousel

With Sam Bradford missing a second straight game this week, the Vikings at best are facing a season of week-to-week doubt at the most important position in sports.

Souhan: Through the years, Vikings have suffered quarterback curse

Since Fran Tarkenton retired, the Vikings have been scrambling like Sir Francis to fill the position.

Souhan: Vikings should have gambled on Kaepernick as backup

Given Sam Bradford's injury history, Vikings GM Rick Spielman should have again behaved ambitiously and acquired the best quarterback available to him: Colin Kaepernick.

Souhan: Latest update on Sano doesn't provide much optimism

Miguel Sano entered the clubhouse Thursday with his leg wrapped, carrying a large, black walking boot. His status for the rest of the season, including the playoffs, sounded in doubt.

Souhan: Taking Grandma's advice, Augustus explodes for 24 points

When Seimone Augustus told her grandmother that she'd had set a career high in assists, Sarah Augustus replied, "Yeah, that's great — but shoot the ball."

Souhan: 'Slingin' Sam' opens up the Vikings passing game

If Sam Bradford remains healthy and plays this well, Teddy Bridgewater's comeback will result in him becoming a backup, or playing for another team.

Souhan: Peterson, Moss were great enough

Like so many of the best athletes to perform in Minnesota, neither can claim to be the greatest ever, yet both were uniquely great.

Souhan: Logical to assume Spielman has to produce a winner to keep his job

The Vikings have been patient with lack of playoff success over GM Rick Spielman's 12 years. But how long will that last?

Souhan: When Fleck abandons 'elite,' he's a man with title plans

The Gophers' amped-up football coach didn't use one of his favorite words at Tuesday's weekly news conference, and for once sounded more like a planner than a marketer.