Mailbag: Concerns about the run defense? Playoff matchups?

Mailbag: Concerns about the run defense? Playoff matchups?

Were the problems in Carolina a one-time deal or something more? How does a Vikings vs. Russell Wilson playoff match-up strike you?
Postgame: Wild finally wins one in regulation
Wild

Postgame: Wild finally wins one in regulation

December 14
After requiring overtime or a shootout to eke out two points in each of its previous three games, the Wild finally stymied a team in 60 minutes – posting a clean 2-0 win over the Maple Leafs Thursday at Xcel Energy.
Rhodes returns to Vikings practice; Rudolph, Reiff remain sidelined
Vikings

Rhodes returns to Vikings practice; Rudolph, Reiff remain sidelined

December 14
Cornerback Xavier Rhodes returned to practice Thursday, a good sign the Vikings injured defender can play Sunday against the Bengals.
The sad, alarming story of former Wild enforcer Matt Johnson
Wild

The sad, alarming story of former Wild enforcer Matt Johnson

December 14
The parents of one-time Wild enforcer Matt Johnson haven’t seen him in more than a decade, and the last anyone heard Johnson was homeless and living on a beach in California.
Get in on the Christmas Bird Count across Minnesota
Outdoors

Get in on the Christmas Bird Count across Minnesota

December 14
Annual census is the longest-running bird count. It began in 1900.
What should Wiggins do to break his shooting slump? Keep shooting
Wolves

What should Wiggins do to break his shooting slump? Keep shooting

December 14
Andrew Wiggins is shooting 43.5 percent overall, 29.8 percent on three-pointers and 63.4 percent on free throws. All are career lows.
Kevin Garnett wants to buy the Timberwolves from Glen Taylor
Wolves

Kevin Garnett wants to buy the Timberwolves from Glen Taylor

December 14
If the assumption was that Kevin Garnett would buy a stake in the Timberwolves from current majority owner Glen Taylor, he emphatically changed that narrative with these comments.
Wild

Dubnyk out for at least a week with lower-body injury

December 14
The team recalled goalie Steve Michalek from the Iowa Wild to be Alex Stalock's back-up while Dubnyk is unable to play.
Vikings

Randle: Loss to Carolina will turn into good thing for Vikings

December 14
John Randle, one of the NFL's classic rags-to-riches stories, knows a thing or two about perseverance. So it's no surprise that this Vikings Hall of…
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  • Edmonton at Wild

    1 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Phoenix at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Cincinnati at Vikings

    12:10 pm on Ch. 4, 100.3/1130

  • Wild at Chicago

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Portland at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Wild at Ottawa

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Timberwolves at Denver

    8 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Oral Roberts at Gophers men's basketball

    7 pm on 103.5-FM/1130-AM

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Today's Scoreboard

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  • Denver

    Indianapolis

     

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    25

    13

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    105

    91

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    111

    104

  • LA Lakers

    Cleveland

     

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    112

    121

  • Sacramento

    Minnesota

     

    - F

    96

    119

  • Dallas

    Golden State

     

    - F

    97

    112

  • Washington

    Boston

     

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    5

    3

  • NY Islanders

    Columbus

     

    - F

    4

    6

  • Buffalo

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    1

    2

  • New Jersey

    Montreal

     

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    1

    2

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    Minnesota

     

    - F

    0

    2

  • Anaheim

    St. Louis

     

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    3

    1

  • Chicago

    Winnipeg

     

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    5

    1

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    Arizona

     

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    4

    1

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    3

    2

  • Florida

    Colorado

     

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    1

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    Edmonton

     

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    4

    0

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    1

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podcast: access vikings
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the (small) college game
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test your football skills
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moving on but still unhappy
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growing the game
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