Hurry-up attack helps Vikings inject some tempo into offense

Hurry-up attack helps Vikings inject some tempo into offense

In a major change from recent seasons, the Vikings have found success in picking up the pace on offense. Here's how it played out in victories against the Bears and Packers.
Sam Ponder battles Barstool Sports, with ESPN awkwardly in the middle
Vikings

Sam Ponder battles Barstool Sports, with ESPN awkwardly in the middle

October 17
Is ESPN saying it's OK partnering with a site that went way overboard with an attack on one of its employees as long as it doesn't happen on an ESPN show?
Watch this local college soccer team score only 6 seconds into match
Gophers

Watch this local college soccer team score only 6 seconds into match

October 17
There are still plenty of holdouts who believe soccer is boring. Augsburg’s Christian Metzger offers this amazing goal as a rebuttal.
Gophers picked third in Big Ten preseason men's hoops media poll
Gophers

Gophers picked third in Big Ten preseason men's hoops media poll

October 17
Big Ten media are high on the Gophers and senior guard Nate Mason with their preseason picks.
Assistant coach Hendrickson skates again at Wild practice
Wild

Assistant coach Hendrickson skates again at Wild practice

October 17
With the Wild down to eight healthy forwards, Darby Hendrickson practiced again Tuesday as the team awaits word on Zach Parise and Mikael Granlund.
Baseball America's John Manuel to join Twins scouting department
Twins

Baseball America's John Manuel to join Twins scouting department

October 17
John Manuel, well-known in baseball circles as a writer/columnist for Baseball America, said that he pitched himself as a candidate for a job with the team.
Depth chart doesn't say, but Illinois coach expects Croft to start
Gophers

Depth chart doesn't say, but Illinois coach expects Croft to start

October 17
Coach P.J. Fleck didn't tip his hand on which quarterback would start, but Illinois coach Lovie Smith said he's expecting to see Demry Croft after his performance against Michigan State.
Vikings

Rodgers injury adds another level to Vikings-Packers rivalry

October 17
Whenever the Vikings-Packers rivalry starts to lighten up a bit, something happens to ratchet up the intensity again. That's what happened Sunday when Anthony Barr sacked Aaron Rodgers.
Vikings

Strong defensive tackle play stopped Packers before Rodgers' injury

October 17
Linval Joseph and Tom Johnson were disrupting Green Bay's offense Sunday in the opening minutes of the game before Aaron Rodgers got hurt. Here's what they did.
TV Listings

Local Schedule

  • Timberwolves at San Antonio

    8:30 pm on FSN/ESPN, 830-AM

  • Gophers women's hockey at Minnesota Duluth

    3:37 pm

  • Wild at Winnipeg

    7 pm on FSN PLUS, 100.3-FM

  • Utah at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Gophers men's hockey at North Dakota

    7:30 pm on 103.5-FM/1130-AM

  • Illinois at Gophers football

    2:30 pm on BTN, 100.3-FM

  • Gophers women's hockey at Minnesota Duluth

    3:37 pm

  • Gophers men's hockey at North Dakota

    7 pm on 103.5-FM/1130-AM

  • Wild at Calgary

    9 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Baltimore at Vikings

    12 pm on Ch. 4, 100.3/1130

  • Loons at San Jose

    3 pm on Ch. 29, 1500-AM

  • Timberwolves at Oklahoma City

    6 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Vancouver at Wild

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Indiana at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN PLUS, 830-AM

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