Minnesota Vikings Head Coach Kevin O’Connell introduced new Defensive Coordinator Brian Flores to the media Wednesday.

'Aggressive' but 'not reckless': Let this define the Brian Flores era

Blitzing is far from a guarantee of success when it comes to modern NFL defense. Rather, the gold standard is getting pressure with four rushers — and dialing up the right heat or coverages when it matters most.
Five ways bankruptcy could impact Bally Sports North, fans and teams

Five ways bankruptcy could impact Bally Sports North, fans and teams

January 27
Bloomberg reported this week that Diamond Sports, which manages all the Bally Sports regional sports networks, is headed for bankruptcy. What happens next will be interesting.
Team LeBron guard Anthony Edwards (1) dunks during the first half of the NBA basketball All-Star game Sunday.

'Just play, man.' Edwards a fan hero for rejecting 'load management'

February 20
Anthony Edwards generated headlines during All-Star weekend with his stance on wanting to play every game while other high-end NBA players get nights off that frustrate ticket-buying fans.
Jerry Kill got his first tattoo on Sunday, and nobody will forget it.

Ex-U coach Jerry Kill pays off bowl game promise with massive tattoo

February 20
Kill motivated his underdog New Mexico State team by telling them he would get a tattoo if they won their bowl game. They did, and on Sunday he followed through with his end of the deal.
New Cardinals coach Jonathan Gannon (left) worked under Mike Zimmer (right) from 2014 to 2017.

New Cardinals head coach says Zimmer 'one of my biggest mentors'

February 21
Jonathan Gannon, the defensive coordinator with the Eagles before being hired for the head job with Arizona, was an original member of Mike Zimmer's defensive staff with the Vikings
LeBron James was helped on defense by ex-Wolves forward Jarred Vanderbilt during Wednesday’s win over the Pelicans.

LeBron James heaps praise on former Wolves turned Lakers teammates

February 16
Three former Timberwolves were in the Lakers' starting lineup Wednesday for a victory, and LeBron made his first public comments about the new additions.
USC wide receiver Jordan Addison (3) could be a target for the Vikings.

RandBall: Vikings mock draft. Is a receiver in their future at pick No. 23?

February 15
The Vikings have only four picks in the draft as of now. So that puts on extra pressure to get them right. Does that mean adding a pass catcher with their pick in the first round?

2020 vision: Minnesota's sports landscape was altered by two draft choices

February 14
It's hard to imagine Minnesota sports right now without Anthony Edwards or Justin Jefferson, so let's take a moment to reflect on the crucial decisions that brought them here.

Vikings as a Super Bowl favorite for next season? They're not even close

February 13
When it comes to the Vikings, even after a 13-4 season, they are heavy underdogs to win it all next season. The oddsmakers have spoken — and their numbers tell us a lot.

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