Compiled by Ken Chia
Fran Tarkenton was named to five Pro Bowls with the Vikings but played in only his first two. “His excuses are wearing a little thin, don’t you think?” Roger Staubach asked in January 1977, after Tarkenton missed his third in a row.
If you can’t get enough Super Bowl 50 (and who can?), NFL Network has “Super Bowl Opening Night” with players from both teams and other guests of all sorts starting at 7 p.m.
“We are all one big hockey family in Minnesota, rivals or not. Hockey means family. Family means never letting anyone get left behind.”
— Squirt509 on Richfield hockey at startribune.com.
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“Everybody keeps arguing where Manziel should go. I’ve said one place from the beginning: To get help. Football should be so secondary.”
— ESPN’s Mike Wise, on Johnny Manziel.