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NBA Free Agency: 16 Hours In, Over $500 Million Dollars Spent

If you’re an NBA player, December 25th is really just another day at the office, Christmas is on July 1st.

15 hours ago

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Top 5 Vikings All-Time Free Agency Signings

With all the recent buzz of free agency signings around the NFL, we were thinking of all the free agents Minnesota Vikings have picked up over the years. After giving it much contemplation, here are what we believe to be the top five signings by the Minnesota Vikings!

03/18/2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 11: Darrelle Revis #24 and David Harris #52 of the New York Jets celebrate after Revis intercepted a pass in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Cowboys during their NFL Season Opening Game at MetLife Stadium on September 11, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Winners And Losers So Far This NFL Offseason

Let’s take a look at the teams that are sitting pretty and the ones that aren’t as we eagerly await the return of football.

03/12/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates scoring a touchdown with teammate Jeremy Maclin #18 against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Four Big Questions Before NFL Free Agency Period Begins

With the official free agency period beginning this afternoon, here are the most important questions we hope to have answered.

03/10/2015

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Torii Hunter Agrees To $10.5M Deal With Twins

Torii Hunter is coming back to the place it all began.

Hunter agreed to a $10.5 million, one-year contract to return to the Minnesota Twins, a person with knowledge of the agreement told WCCO’s Mike Max. A five-time All-Star outfielder who turns 40 in July, Hunter became a star with the Twins from 1997-07 before signing a $90 million, five-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels. He then signed a $26 million, two-year deal with Detroit.

12/02/2014

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14 Hilarious Reactions To LeBron James Going Back To Cleveland On Twitter

While people in Cleveland are celebrating “LeBron James Day” today and Miami Heat fans burning #6 jerseys, let’s look at the 9 most hilarious reactions to LeBron James’ decision to return home to Cleveland.

07/11/2014

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AP Source: Twins Agree To Deal With Kurt Suzuki

The Minnesota Twins have found a replacement for Joe Mauer at catcher. The Twins and catcher Kurt Suzuki agreed to a $2.75 million, one-year contract on Friday, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press.

12/20/2013

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12-10-13 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Will Adrian Peterson be able to play on Sunday? Listen to what Mike Max had to say by clicking the link above.

12/10/2013

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Twins Announce $24M Deal With Phil Hughes

The Minnesota Twins have signed former Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes to a $24 million, three-year contract. The Twins reached agreement with Hughes last week and finished it on Thursday after the 27-year-old passed his physical.

12/05/2013

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Twins Announce Signing Of FA Pitcher Ricky Nolasco

The Minnesota Twins announced Tuesday the signing of free agent pitcher Ricky Nolasco. The right-handed starting pitcher signed a four-year deal with a club option for a fifth year. Nolasco will earn a guaranteed $12 million per year through each guaranteed year of the contract.

12/03/2013

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Wolves Head Into An Offseason Filled With Maybes

The injuries started immediately and never stopped, keeping the Minnesota Timberwolves out of the playoffs for the ninth straight season. That’s the longest active streak in the NBA.

04/18/2013

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Vikings Land QB Cassel, Talk With WR Jennings

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with quarterback Matt Cassel.

03/14/2013

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Vikings Finalize Harvin Trade, Release Winfield

Anyone could see the trade of Percy Harvin coming. The Minnesota Vikings departing with Antoine Winfield was the surprise as free agency began Tuesday.

03/12/2013

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Wild Owner: Free Agent Bonanza ‘A Game Changer’

Craig Leipold never thought one of the biggest bonanzas in NHL history was even possible when the Wild owner stepped into the negotiating room with general manager Chuck Fletcher and the agents for forward Zach Parise.

07/05/2012

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Timberwolves Surge Into Free Agency

When the Timberwolves’ once-promising season came to a disappointing end, coach Rick Adelman said the team had to be aggressive with free agency and trades to bring in skilled veterans who could change the culture in Minnesota.

07/01/2012

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Wild Submit Offers Parise, Suter

The Minnesota Wild say they have submitted offers to free-agent stars Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.

07/01/2012

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Vikings Sign Veteran FB Felton

The Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent fullback Jerome Felton.

03/20/2012

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Key Free Agency Pick-Ups For The Vikings And NFC North

By: Tony Meale NFL Free Agency has begun ( check out our Free Agency Tracker here ) and we’re taking a look at which players each team and division needs to pick up to improve […]

03/13/2012

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Kahn Says Wolves Will Be Quiet In Free Agency

David Kahn says the Minnesota Timberwolves expect to stay relatively quiet in what is expected to be a frenzied free agency period that opens next week.

12/01/2011

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Twins Free Agent Cuddyer Visits Philadelphia

Popular Twins veteran Michael Cuddyer visited with the Phillies front office folks in Philadelphia yesterday.

11/09/2011

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Twins Have Plenty Of Holes To Fill In Free Agency

The Minnesota Twins have plenty of holes to fill when the free-agent market opens.

11/02/2011

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Vikings Frazier Talks Roster Moves On Morning News

Vikings head football coach Leslie Frazier joined Sid Hartman to discuss the club’s ongoing personnel moves.

07/27/2011

Sports Saturday with Eric Nelson – 7/10/10

Arizona Cardinals’ wideout Larry Fitzgerald recently held his annual football camp and training sessions.  Among the rising talents on the field was former U of M star and newest Denver Broncos’ receiver Eric Decker.  The […]

07/11/2010

NHL Skaters Looking at All Offers – 6/30/10

The NHL Free Agency period begins Thursday, and teams will look to find the right match to make a run at next year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs.  Former North Stars player and Tampa Bay Lightning GM […]

07/02/2010