Since I made a big deal about the combined home losing skid endured in 2016 by the Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves and Gophers men's basketball team, it's only fair to also acknowledge now that the streak is over.

By virtue of their blowout win over Phoenix on Sunday at Target Center, the Wolves became the first of those four teams to win at home in this calendar year.

The four teams had been a combined 0-13 at home up until that point, and things were trending so poorly that one might have wondered if any would win again at home before the Twins.

time to change Poor clock management was again a major theme this weekend in the NFL. Coaches who can't do it should delegate.

experience edge The remaining AFC franchises have a combined 15 Super Bowl appearances and six wins. The NFC? Two appearances and no wins.