According to ESPN Stats and Information, the Vikings’ 12 wins already marks the most by a team that plays its home games in the stadium hosting the Super Bowl that year. The 2014 Cardinals and 1978 Dolphins were tied at 11 wins as the high-water mark.
The Timberwolves are 18-6 against Western Conference teams this season, including 6-1 against teams in their division. They’ll try to improve on both marks Wednesday when they host Denver (7 p.m., FSN).
“TNT announcers were so annoying. I had to turn down the volume. Just kept repeating the same points over and over again. ... I appreciate Jim Petersen more than ever.”
“gsacks” commenting on startribune.com.
“Prior to the #Yankees acquiring Giancarlo Stanton, the last time a team that led the majors in home runs added the individual home run leader was on December 26, 1919 when Babe Ruth was purchased by the New York Yankees from the Boston Red Sox for $100,000.”