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Bridgewater's injury sparks tweets from fans, media, players

There are no official reports on Teddy Bridgewater's status as of 3 p.m. -- a news conference with Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is scheduled for one hour from now -- but Twitter doesn't wait for "official reports."  A quick roundup of some of the voices on Twitter this afternoon following the news of an apparent serious leg injury for the Vikings quarterback:

Danny Kanell played QB for the New York Giants, among other teams.

The Vikings have been a popular pick in some projections.

Derek Carr and Teddy Bridgewater were drafted the same season.

Caplan tweeting what many fans are wondering.

Former Packers tight end Tom Crabtree with a little zinger that might not go over so well in the community. 

Griffin is a safety for the Vikings.

Carter is a former Vikings, Hall of Fame receiver.

Leber is a former Viking.

Humor - the best medicine for some.

Wolters, from St. Cloud, played basketball at South Dakota and has played in the NBA in recent seasons.

Former Apple Valley star Gary Trent Jr. switches schools again

Last month, Apple Valley High School basketball star Gary Trent Jr., one of the nation's top prospects, announced that he was leaving the Twin Cities to play his senior season for Findlay Prep, a Nevada school that specializes in preparing elite players for college basketball.

This week, however, Trent announced that he was instead going to play for a California program that essentially does the same thing.


Findlay Prep's head coach left the school earlier this month to take a job as a college assistant.

Now, Trent Jr. will play for Prolific Prep, a California-based club program whose players attend school in Napa and travel to play a national schedule during the basketball season. The model is similar to Findlay Prep, whose players attend a school outside of Las Vegas.

You can read more about Prolific Prep here.

In July, Trent's father, a former Timberwolves player, explained why his son was leaving Apple Valley, one of the state's dominant teams: ‘‘At the typical high school, most guys on the team are not going to play basketball after high school. And within the [conference], you may face one or two Division I players throughout the season. So the best preparation that we felt for Division I college basketball was to face a Division I player every day in practice and a Division I player in every game.’’

The rest of that article is here.

Apple Valley won the state Class 4A title in 2015 and, since then, Trent Jr., has starred for the U.S. national under-17 team, which won a gold medal in the FIBA world tournament earlier this summer, and in a Nike-sponsored summer league, where he was third in scoring with 22.2 points per game playing for the Twin Cities-based Howard Pulley program.

The 6-foot-5 shooting guard is ranked No. 8 in this year's recruiting class by ESPN, which has reported that his final list of five schools includes Arizona, Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State and UCLA.

Trent Jr.'s switch to Prolific Prep was first reported by Jason Jordan of USA Today. You can read his full story here.

TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Twins at Cleveland

    6:10 pm on FSN, 96.3-FM

  • Winnipeg at Saints

    7:05 pm on 1220-AM

  • Twins at Cleveland

    6:10 pm on FSN, 96.3-FM

  • Minnesota United FC at Fort Lauderdale

    6:30 pm on CBSSN

  • Winnipeg at Saints

    7:05 pm on 1220-AM

  • Canterbury Park live racing

    6:30 pm

  • L.A. Rams at Vikings (preseason)

    7 pm on Ch. 9, 100.3/1130

  • Winnipeg at Saints

    7:05 pm

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    7:10 pm on FSN, 96.3-FM

  • Oregon State at Gophers football

    8 pm on BTN, 107.9-FM

  • Canterbury Park live racing

    6:30 pm

  • Washington at Lynx

    7 pm on 106.1-FM

  • Lincoln at Saints

    7:05 pm on 1220-AM

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    7:10 pm on FSN, 96.3-FM

  • Canterbury Park live racing

    12:45 pm

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    6:10 pm on FSN, 96.3-FM

  • Rayo OKC at Minnesota United FC

    7 pm on Ch.29

  • Lincoln at Saints

    7:05 pm on 106.1-FM

  • Canterbury Park live racing

    12:45 pm

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    1:10 pm on FSN, 96.3-FM

  • Lincoln at Saints

    5:05 pm on 1220-AM

  • Connecticut at Lynx

    6 pm on FSN, 106.1-FM

  • Lincoln at Saints

    11:05 am on 1220-AM

  • Canterbury Park live racing

    12:45 pm

  • Kansas City at Twins

    1:10 pm on FSN, 96.3-FM

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Today's Scoreboard

  • Toronto

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    6:05 PM

  • Washington

    Philadelphia

    6:05 PM

  • San Diego

    Atlanta

    6:10 PM

  • Tampa Bay

    Boston

    6:10 PM

  • Minnesota

    Cleveland

    6:10 PM

    FSN

  • Chicago White Sox

    Detroit

    6:10 PM

  • Miami

    NY Mets

    6:10 PM

  • Pittsburgh

    Chicago Cubs

    7:05 PM

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  • Seattle

    Texas

    7:05 PM

  • Oakland

    Houston

    7:10 PM

  • St. Louis

    Milwaukee

    7:10 PM

  • NY Yankees

    Kansas City

    7:15 PM

  • LA Dodgers

    Colorado

    7:40 PM

  • Cincinnati

    LA Angels

    9:05 PM

  • Arizona

    San Francisco

    9:15 PM

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