Compiled by Ken Chia
The selection of Mackensie Alexander and Jayron Kearse from Clemson this year marks the eighth time the Vikings have picked college teammates in the same draft since Rick Spielman's first draft with the Vikings in 2007.
Say what you want about the Twins' April ("it was bad"?), but it was arguably a worse month for the Astros, who began it as a popular World Series favorite and ended it with the same 7-17 record. The Twins begin a series in Houston on Monday (7 p.m., FSN).
"He's not 'raw' raw … he's not Brock Lesnar … they actually run NFL-style schemes there, so he knows what he's doing. It's just the level of competition he faced is the thing."
"gps1010" on Vikings draft pick Moritz Boehringer from Germany on startribune.com.
"If I'm 'Melo, I'm starting to lose it a little. Thibs to Minnesota, Brooks to Washington, Walton to LA, and the Knicks didn't effort on any."
— Yahoo Sports' Chris Mannix. The frontrunner to coach New York appears to be … Kurt Rambis.