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ESPN ranked all 32 NFL teams in terms of the confidence they had in their QB situation and pegged the Vikings at No. 9 after signing Kirk Cousins. In the same ranking a year ago, the Vikings were No. 17.

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The road team has won all three games so far in the NHL Eastern Conference Finals. Tampa Bay hopes to keep that trend alive in Game 4 at Washington (7 p.m., NBCSN).

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"I hope that Mitch Garver can make significant improvement on the defensive side because he's not very good right now. Wilson is not the answer, despite the HR [Tuesday] night."

"Gertron" commenting on startribune.com.

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"Very different journeys from MLB to a Wharton MBA, but equally gratifying. Both entailed long hours and grueling work, and required a great support system." —Former Twins infielder Brendan Harris.

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