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Sid Hartman is a sports columnist. He also can be heard weekdays on WCCO AM-830 at 6:40, 7:40 and 8:40 a.m.

Hartman: With Rodgers out, Vikings defense sticks to plan

Once the Packers lost their star, the Vikings defense bottled up his backup and the run.

Hartman: Knight welcomes FBI's cleansing of college basketball

"There have been enough problems over the years," Bobby Knight said of the state of college basketball. "I'm kind of glad there have been some corrections made."

Sid's jottings

JOTTINGS • Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford aggravated his knee injury at Chicago on Monday and it is uncertain when he will play again. Bradford’s…

Hartman: Molitor's patience helped Twins climb into AL postseason

Paul Molitor and the Twins front-office staff are making plans to keep the club ascending in the standings.

Sid's Sunday jottings

JOTTINGS • released its surveys from all 30 general managers. The Timberwolves were predicted as the fifth-best team in the Western Conference. Karl-Anthony Towns

Hartman: Ex-Irish teammates have faith in Vikings' Floyd

Kyle Rudolph and Harrison Smith know wide receiver Michael Floyd from back at Notre Dame, and they say he can give the Vikings a boost.

Hartman: Keenum's college coaches believe in his ability to lead Vikings

Case Keenum learned much from Kevin Sumlin and Tony Levine, and set NCAA records at Houston.

Hartman: Turnovers derail Vikings and Gophers in weekend losses

The Gophers and Vikings lost close games this weekend, and the big reason was because both teams beat themselves.

Hartman: Vikings defense hopes takeaways keep coming

Harrison Smith knows that heading into Sunday's matchup with Detroit, the Vikings defense has a ways to go to get to where it wants to be as a unit.

Sid's Jottings

JOTTINGS • C.J. Ham, the Vikings fullback out of Duluth Denfeld and Augustana, was praised by starting running back Dalvin Cook for his…