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Golf
November 14
Jon Rahm hits on the 17th tee as round two is resumed at the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Ga., on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (Doug Mills/The New York

5 tie for lead as Masters finishes second round

At 63, Bernhard Langer became the oldest player ever to make the cut.
Golf
November 13

Souhan: Masters starts up for players who didn't finish first round

Play has resumed at Augusta National on Friday morning as the players who couldn't finish the first round on Thursday are on the course.
Sports
November 12
Bryson DeChambeau comes out of the bushes after looking for his ball in the bushes on the 13th hole during the first round of the Masters golf tournam

Souhan: An early Masters adventure with favorite DeChambeau

The first few holes played by Masters betting favorite Brysion DeChambeau were interesting and eventful
Golf
November 12

Souhan: Morning at the Masters, including an early rain delay

Good morning from Augusta
Blogs
November 11

Picking The Masters

Kinda
Golf
November 11
Tiger Woods exchanges his clubs with his caddie on the third hole during a practice round for the Masters on Wednesday.

Souhan: Walking a wet 18 holes at the Masters. Who will rain help?

It rained hard on Tuesday and the course made for some interesting shot-making during today's practice rounds. Who gets helped by wet conditions is a matter of debate.
Vikings
November 8

Souhan postgame: Vikings ride Cook and their defnese to dominate Lions

The Vikings beat Detroit, 34-20, on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium, and suddenly, at 3-5, a path toward contention doesn't seem so far-fetched.
Blogs
November 8

Vikings-Lions: Fascinated by Matthew Stafford

Checking in from U.S. Bank Stadium, where the visiting Lions have the building block that most teams covet: a franchise quarterback.
Blogs
November 1

Vikings-Packers: It's windy at Lambeau

Checking in from the press box
Vikings
October 18
Vikings wide receiver Chad Beebe, left, is tackled by Falcons defenders A.J. Terrell (24) and Deion Jones

Souhan postgame: A no-show performance from the Vikings

There is no excuse for Kirk Cousins' performance. There is no alternative at his position.
Vikings
October 18

Minnesota Vikings-Atlanta Falcons pregame thoughts

Checking in from the empty stadium
Blogs
September 30

Twins morning update

Checking in from Target Field
Sports
September 27

Souhan: Big day for Vikings, Lynx, Twins

Checking in before heading to Target Field
Blogs
September 13

Game 1: Vikings-Packers preview

We're in the press box in an empty stadium
Blogs
August 13

Boxing: James fight brings viewers

Jamal James' victory was well-watched
Vikings
April 30
Vikings quarterbacks Sean Mannion (4), Kyle Sloter (1), Kirk Cousins (8), and Jake Browning (3), took part in drills during training camp last year.

Souhan's Mailbag: Will the Vikings ever win the Super Bowl?

One reader has a question about Bud Grant's wisdom. Others ask Jim Souhan about Wild prospects, Wolves management and Springsteen lyrics.
Sports
January 11
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter sacked New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees forcing a fumble in the fourth quarter Jan. 5.

Souhan: Hunter, Kendricks and the challenge

What I'm watching for today in Santa Clara.
Blogs
January 10

Souhan: Vikings-49ers game brings memories of Burns and Walsh

The West Coast offense?
Vikings
January 6
Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph celebrated a score in the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Saints on Sunday.

Souhan: Vikings' playoff path is fascinating

Now that the Patriots appear to finally be in decline, are there any teams left in the NFL that scare you?
Vikings
January 5

Souhan postgame reaction: Why were the Saints such a mess?

Two takeaways from Sunday's game.
Blogs
January 5

Vikings-Saints: What I'm watching for

Pregame post from the stadium
Vikings
December 23, 2019
Vikings running back Mike Boone

Souhan: It's Boone's big chance tonight against Green Bay

He may not be as talented as Dalvin Cook or even Alexander Mattison, but Mike Boone is an explosive athlete with fresh legs.Will he have a big game?
Blogs
December 15, 2019

On Woog, Vikings, Chargers and sunshine

Vikings-Chargers today
Blogs
December 8, 2019

Vikings vs. Lions: Sloter and the receivers

What I'm watching for today at U.S. Bank Stadium
Vikings
December 2, 2019
Everson Griffen sacked Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson during the 2015 playoff game that the Seahawks won 10-9.

Souhan: Vikings need to contain Wilson, minimize Seattle's big plays

My guess is that the Vikings will try to play Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson the way they did in the 2015 playoff game at TCF Bank Stadium, which worked well until the fourth quarter.