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KNOW THIS

The Vikings begin their two-year journey at TCF Bank Stadium with a preseason game Friday night. After seeing the field all decked out with Vikings logos, it’s going to take a while to get used to.

WATCH THIS

If you’re starved for basketball, head to Woodbury High School on Sunday for the Twin Cities Classic. Many of the top boys’ basketball prospects in the state will participate in games and other events. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

RANDOM FANDOM

“Christian Ponder is in a tough position and handling it well. He’s not being a jerk on the field or in the locker room. He knows he is auditioning for other teams come next season.”

hootie95 commenting on startribune.com.

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Kevin Love posted a picture on Instagram from his younger days Thursday. It said, “#tbt Oregon boy. 8 years and 30+lbs ago. Still miss your cooking Mom!!”