Category Archives: Sports

Don’t Believe the Hype or Why the Vikings are Minnesota-bound

A lot on people in Minnesota are buzzing about the NFL Commissioner’s visit to the Capitol in Saint Paul today intended to get movement on legislation for public funding for a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. This is a … Continue reading

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RIP – Harmon Killebrew

Baseball lost one of the all time greatest hitters, the 11th greatest home run hitter (7th if you factor out the suspected steroid users), and one of the all time great guys in the game’s history. Hall of Famer Harmon … Continue reading

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Congratulations Bert!

Anyone who has spent any amount of time in Minnesota knows that Bert Blyleven is an institution there.  As a former Minnesota Twin he helped Minnesota bring home the World Series championship in 1987.    As an announcer his wit and his … Continue reading

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The Metrodome Roof Collapse – Video

To follow Drae’s post on the Upper Midwest blizzard here is video of the Metrodome roof collapsing under the weight of heavy snow.  Very wild indeed.

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Shaq-a-Claus

In an era of wildly overpaid sports athletes (can anyone remember when that wasn’t the case?) we must stop to recognize the good deeds done by men like Celtics center Shaquille O’Neal.  For the past fifteen years O’Neal has made … Continue reading

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Baseball, Bullsh*t, and BATS

Another Twins post-season, another sweeping loss to the Yankees amid controversy. Granted, I’m a biased Twins fan, but this time the technology exists to prove the Twins’ misgivings about umps were justified, and this episode could be a catalyst for … Continue reading

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Christmas in October?

Lord knows I love my Vikings, but honestly – they are right up there for dumbest front office in the NFL.  Case in point, Randy Moss.  Why we ever traded him and kept Daunte Culpepper is beyond me. Now there’s … Continue reading

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