he Minnesota Vikings spent the weekend at the NFL scouting combine poring over quarterbacks, as thoroughly as any other team in the league. They’re among the frustrated few — well, there’s more than a few clubs without a quarterback solution — who badly need this draft to produce a long-term answer at the most important position.
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The Minnesota Wild are sending forward Devin Setoguchi to the Winnipeg Jets for a second-round pick in next year’s draft.
As he prepares to make the jump from college to the pros, Shabazz Muhammad has told his famously involved father to take a seat on the bench. Muhammad was introduced at a news conference Friday, one day after the Minnesota Timberwolves acquired him with the 14th overall draft pick.
Ryan Boldt has all the tools — a strong arm, a good bat, and great speed. The only thing missing from his resume is his senior season. That was lost to injury, and maybe his draft status was as well.
One Minnesota baseball player to keep an eye on during this week’s draft is Mounds View senior Max Knutson. He’s already secured a scholarship to Nebraska, but could be tempted to turn pro with the right offer.
For a draft that has widely been panned as lacking star power at the top, the one strength of the 2013 class appears to be at shooting guard. From Kansas sharpshooter Ben McLemore, who could go No. 1, to Ricky Ledo, who is trying to convince executives to take a chance on him after academic issues kept him from playing at Providence last year, the draft is full of scoring guards with size and the ability to play at both ends.
The hockey world is once again coming together to celebrate former high school player Jack Jablonski. Tuesday night, the Chicago Steel, one of the top junior hockey teams in the country, drafted the former Benilde-St. Margaret’s player.
The Minnesota Vikings have two picks in the first round of this year’s draft.
Check out Mark Rosen’s prediction for the 2013 NFL Draft.
The Minnesota Timberwolves found out where they will be picking in the June draft, at least with one of their picks.
The minutes have come and gone for Derrick Williams this season. Truthfully, they’ve been mostly gone for almost a month now.
Royce White couldn’t wait any longer. Last weekend, just before the Houston Rockets opened training camp, he called his agent and told him he had a problem.
The Minnesota Timberwolves worked out Memphis guard Will Barton and three other draft prospects on Monday as they continue their preparation for the NBA draft.
The Minnesota Twins plunge into the MLB draft this week with a lot of holes to fill and a lot of ammunition to fill them.