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Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

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Vikings’ Run Defense Still Under Construction

Preseason games can be difficult to analyze and often misleading, but no NFL team feels good about allowing 260 yards rushing in one night. That’s what happened to the Minnesota Vikings in San Francisco last Friday while losing to the 49ers, so there was no secret about what the defensive coaches harped on in their weekend review with the players.

08/13/2012

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Lynx’s Monica Wright Embraces Sixth-Man Role

The Lynx’s Monica Wright knows her role — she’s the team’s sixth man. It’s her job to react when her number is called.

08/07/2012

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Vikings’ Cook Hopes To Win Back Team’s Trust

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chis Cook says his next move after a jury acquitted him of charges that he assaulted his girlfriend is to get ready for next season.

03/15/2012

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Vikings Will Put The ‘D’ In Offseason Development

The Minnesota Vikings have much to improve upon after a 3-13 finish.

01/04/2012

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Jared Allen Named ‘NFC Defensive Player Of The Month’

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for October, the team announced Wednesday.

11/02/2011

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Vikings Run Defense Faltering In Key Moments

The Minnesota Vikings have had one of the best run defenses in the league for most of the past decade.

10/24/2011

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Vikings’ Defense To Be Challenged By Big Bucs

The Minnesota Vikings have a back-to-basics approach on defense this week.

09/14/2011

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Minnesota Wants Better Rush For New Mexico State

This has been a lingering weakness for the Gophers, who face New Mexico State this Saturday in their home opener. Sacks weren’t kept as official statistic until the 1980s, but since then only four players have finished with more than eight sacks in one season.

09/09/2011

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Alliant Techsystems Moving Headquarters To Va.

Aerospace and defense manufacturer Alliant Techsystems Inc. plans to move its headquarters from Minneapolis to Arlington, Va., on Oct. 1.

09/08/2011

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Vikes To Pick Between Johnson, Sanford At Strong Safety

The preseason has ended for the Minnesota Vikings with one starting position still unsettled.

09/02/2011

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Pagac Takes Lead Role On Vikings Defense

The man responsible for taking the Minnesota Vikings defense to another level is a man with whom the team is quite familiar.

08/13/2011

Sports Huddle – 9/12/10

The Gopher football team took a tough loss yesterday at the hands of FCS opponent South Dakota.  Head coach Tim Brewster joins the program to talk about Saturday’s home opener and next week’s opponent, USC. […]

09/12/2010

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