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Vikings in bold move sign QB Freeman

Vikings in bold move sign QB Freeman

Oct. 9 | Third-year quarterback Christian Ponder will no longer be treated with kid gloves. Last year Joe Webb was his backup; this year the Vikings in the off season signed veteran QB Matt Cassel as his backup. Last week, in a surprise move, the Tampa Bay...

Louisville wins NCAA, beats Michigan 82-76

Louisville wins NCAA, beats Michigan 82-76

Apr. 10 |     The Cardinals of Louisville are the champions of basketball, rallying as only Louisville can to beat Michigan 82-76. Louisville, in the last game as a member of the powerful Big East Conference, captured their third NCAA title, their...

Norwood Teague fires Tubby Smith!

Norwood Teague fires Tubby Smith!

Apr. 3 | Gophers fire a great coach rather than build a great team     I understand why Tubby Smith was fired after six seasons, 121 wins, 81 losses and three NCAA appearances. After playing the toughest schedule in the nation, he fired up the Minnesota...

Now we’ll never know

Now we’ll never know

Jan. 9 |     GREEN BAY — The NFL’s most successful franchise, the 13-time World Champion Green Bay Packers, eliminated the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 Saturday before 71,548 fans and a national television audience on NBC at historic Lambeau Field....

Vikings lean on  Peterson in 21-14 win

Vikings lean on Peterson in 21-14 win

Dec. 12 |   The Vikings ended a two-game losing streak with 21-14 win over Chicago before 64,134 fans at Mall of America Field Sunday while the first winter storm of 2012 was pounding the area with as much as a foot of snow on the Metrodome roof. The great...

Vikings survive  Jaguars 26-23 in  overtime

Vikings survive Jaguars 26-23 in overtime

Sep. 12 |   Victory is so sweet, especially when you work hard, change your approach to everything you do, and things just work out. Sunday the Vikings were looking for a fresh start after a miserable 2011 season when they finished 3-13. Getting players...

2012 NFL kickoff  season preview

2012 NFL kickoff season preview

Sep. 5 |   It’s been a long time since an NFL season started on a Wednesday, like more than 50 years. Because the Democratic Convention is this week in Charlotte, North Carolina, and President Obama delivers his acceptance speech Thursday, the NFL respectfully...

Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. reaps rewards for giving back

Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. reaps rewards for giving back

Aug. 29 | SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Monday, August 27, I’m on the road again doing what I do. This time, I’m not covering a game or sporting event. As many of you know, my oldest son Larry, Jr., NFL star with the Arizona Cardinals, has done many good things on...

Heat and Thunder promise stormy NBA Finals

Heat and Thunder promise stormy NBA Finals

Jun. 13 |     OKLAHOMA CITY — Miami returns to the NBA Finals stage after finishing off the Boston Celtics in a dramatic game seven (101-88)  to capture their second straight Eastern Conference title. The Big Three — yes, Miami is again knocking...

Tiger ties Nicklaus with 73 career  PGA wins

Tiger ties Nicklaus with 73 career PGA wins

Jun. 6 |     What a remarkable achievement at age 36 — Tiger Woods, the first billionaire athlete, has caught his childhood dream, Jack Nicklaus, in career wins on the PGA tour at 73. Golf is an incredible game, and what you achieve in it is so...