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Vikings five extra points vs Lions: Waynes shows toughness, Barr shows smarts

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes upends Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

Five takeaways from Thursday's game

Wild set for critical three-game stretch vs. Central Division

Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker

The Wild spent part of its Thanksgiving on the ice at Xcel Energy Center for a tune-up Thursday before a critical three-game stretch against the Central Division that begins Friday when the team hosts the Avalanche.

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Souhan: NFC North all but wrapped up for Vikings

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) split two Lions defenders for a first quarter touchdown at Ford Field Thursday November 23, 2017 in Detroit , MI.] The Detroit Lions hosted the Minnesota Vikings Thanksgiving day.JERRY HOLT � jerry.holt@startribune.com

The Vikings have established that they have the best healthy quarterback in the division.

Patrick Reusse's 2017 Turkey of the Year is ...

Turkey of the Year.

It's time to welcome honored guests once again to the Turkey Banquet - the 40th edition of the time-honored tradition. Who takes home the Grand Gobbler this year?

Prep Bowl memories: Will this year top any of these classics?

Seven Prep Bowl championship games are set to create more memories for players, coaches and fans.

Which young player(s) should Twins try to sign long-term this offseason?

The Twins have six emerging core players who they could sign to long-term contracts before they reach arbitration. How should they prioritize those players?

Souhan: Thank Vikings' Robison for good work off the field

Vikings defensive lineman Brian Robison signed autographs for fans at the start of training camp.

Brian Robison not only started his own foundation, he and his wife, Jayme, do the grunt work to make the charity work.

Vikings enjoy Thanksgiving feast for touchdown celebration vs. Lions

After going up 13-0 on the Lions, the Vikings came up with a festive celebration suitable for the day.

These college football rivalry games are always worth the wait

These contests often feature pageantry and national title implications.

Vikings vs. Lions game balls: Keenum keeps plays - and big dreams - alive

Handing out the hardware after Thursday's game.

Your turn: Grade the Vikings performance vs. the Lions

It's time to grade the Vikings' performance Thursday on offense, defense, special teams and coaching.

Wild wins by being less 'ugly' than Sabres

Three first-period goals sparked the Wild's offense, which was led by Mikael Granlund and Nino Niederreiter each scoring twice.

Fleck will hit recruiting trail with new contract extension

Four days before hitting the road during college football's early national signing period, P.J. Fleck inked an extension that keeps him with the Gophers through the 2022 season.

Reiff returns to Detroit as quiet leader - and kangaroo court judge - of Vikings O-line

Riley Reiff won't talk about his standout play and doesn't want others to either. If they do, it might result in a fine.

Fantasy football: Listen to trade offers for Thielen, while you can

The stock for the Vikings wide receiver is at an all-time high, so don't automatically disregard trade talks surrounding him.

Wolves nearly blow 26-point fourth-quarter lead in victory over Orlando

The Wolves on Wednesday began a four-game homestand by ending a two-game losing streak - barely.

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Souhan: NFC North all but wrapped up for Vikings
Jim Souhan

The Vikings have established that they have the best healthy quarterback in the division.

Vikings enjoy Thanksgiving feast for touchdown celebration vs. Lions
Access Vikings

After going up 13-0 on the Lions, the Vikings came up with a festive celebration suitable for the day.


Vikings quarterback Case Keenum completed a pass during the first quarter at Ford Field

Keenum-led Vikings start fast, hold on to put away Lions 30-23

Vikings five extra points vs Lions: Waynes shows toughness, Barr shows smarts
Souhan: NFC North all but wrapped up for Vikings
Souhan: Thank Vikings' Robison for good work off the field

Timberwolves forward Taj Gibson and Orlando forward Evan Fournier chase a loose ball during the second half.

Wolves nearly blow 26-point fourth-quarter lead in victory over Orlando

Timberwolves welcome four-game homestand
Fans annoyed and frustrated with the above-average Timberwolves
Wolves-Magic game recap

Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker

Wild set for critical three-game stretch vs. Central Division

Ex-Wild winger Pominville, back with Sabres, sees better days ahead for Buffalo
Wild wins by being less 'ugly' than Sabres
Wild sends struggling first-round picks back to minors

Minnesota's Head Coach P. J. Fleck on the sideline during the fourth quarter as Minnesota took on the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field, Saturday.

Fleck will hit recruiting trail with new contract extension

Guards rally Gophers over Xavier in women's basketball
Davonte Fitzgerald healthy and ready to fill Gophers backup PF role
These college football rivalry games are always worth the wait

JEFFREY THOMPSON ï§jthompson@startribune.com Minneapolis, MN - Nov. 24, 2007 - 00000447C Totino-Grace's Micah Koehn dove into the endzone to score his team's winning touchdown on the last play of the game, defeating Mahtomedi 13-8 for the Class 4A Prep Bowl title Saturday.

Prep Bowl memories: Will this year top any of these classics?

Two families deeply tied to Minneota's football success
Eden Prairie's Montero is Metro Player of the Year
Meet the 2017 Star Tribune All-Metro offenses

What are Hall of Fame chances for former Twins Santana, Thome?

AP source: MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal
With new payroll flexibility, Twins might unpinch their pennies
Which young player(s) should Twins try to sign long-term this offseason?

Shaq, Seimone, Sylvia: Fowles has her number retired at LSU

WNBA receives 'A' on race and gender report card
Jackpot! Las Vegas wins WNBA draft lottery
Sunday Q&A: Lynx star Lindsay Whalen

Guarding against chronic wasting disease among deer in Minnesota involves many steps, whether the animals are in the wild or raised on farms.

Chronic wasting disease detected in a deer on southeastern Minn. farm

Wisconsin hunter gets two bucks for price of one kill
Kindergartner bags buck under Wisconsin's new hunting rules
Lead poisoning deaths up in New Hampshire loons despite law

Bluiett scores 20 points, leads No. 15 Xavier past GW

Trevon Bluiett scored 20 points to help No. 15 Xavier beat George Washington 83-64 on Thursday in the Las Vegas Invitational.


Northern Iowa beats NC State 64-60 in Battle 4 Atlantis

Northern Iowa focused on playing tough defense and avoiding mistakes that could give North Carolina State's pressure defense momentum-producing turnovers.


No. 21 Saint Mary's withstands Harvard's rush to win 89-71

Saint Mary's 26-point halftime lead paid off for the Gaels.


Cox has double-double, No. 8 Baylor beats Missouri State

Baylor coach Kim Mulkey and sophomore forward Lauren Cox were glad to be back in the game.


Keenum-led Vikings beat Lions 30-23, adding to division lead

Case Keenum stood in the pocket to take a hit, dipped his right shoulder to slip out of a sack and shuffled his feet in the pocket to give his receivers more time to get open.