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Rosen Remembers: Vikings’ 2005 Playoff Win At Green Bay

Unlike this year’s Vikings team, which won four straight to earn their playoff spot, the 2004 team limped into the post-season with an 8-8 record and a couple of regular season losses to Green Bay.

01/04/2013

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CBS Local Predictions Wildcard Week

(Photo Credit: Andy King/Getty Images) PLAYOFFS! Ok, now the fun really begins. In the AFC everyone is assuming it will be Patriots vs. Broncos in the title game, so these AFC wildcard teams aren’t expected […]

01/04/2013

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Mpls., Green Bay Mayor Place Bet On Saturday’s Game

Saturday’s big wild card match-up has plenty on the line for the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers — and now the mayors of those respective cities are adding their own friendly wager.

01/03/2013

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Lambeau Not Quite So Hostile In Recent Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers have the Minnesota Vikings right where they want them. Or do they?

01/02/2013

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Fans Get Geared Up For Packers/Vikings Part III

Playoff fever is officially underway as the Vikings/Packers postseason rematch in Green Bay, Wis., is just three days away.

01/02/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 30: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers on December 30, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Packers 37-34. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Wednesday Morning Sports With Mike Max

Mike Max joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to talk sports, including an update on the play-off bound Vikings.

01/02/2013

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Going To Green Bay? Do Your Homework First

If you’re heading to Green Bay this weekend for the Wild Card playoff game, you’ll want to get your plans set now.

01/01/2013

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Need Tickets For Vikes Vs. Packs? Good Luck

Vikings fans love watching their team beat the Packers. But a win this Sunday would be extra special.

12/28/2012

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 23: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings walks off the field after the Vikings defeated the Houston Texans 23-6 at Reliant Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Peterson Ready To Help Vikings Chase Playoff Berth

There is one game left in the regular season for Adrian Peterson, and so much remains on the line.

12/26/2012

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Vikings Vying For Playoffs With Sore Peterson

Adrian Peterson is dealing with an abdominal injury, but should be ready to help the Minnesota Vikings in their bid to earn a playoff spot with a victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

12/24/2012

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St. Thomas’ Coach Caruso Dishes On Winning 1st Playoff Game

Glenn Caruso is not only happy about his team’s success, but also about its ability to score late in the second quarter.

11/17/2012

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MSU, St. Thomas Headline Area NCAA Football Action

Northern Sun conference champion Minnesota State has the weekend off. The Mavericks have extra time to rest before they host their first playoff game.

11/13/2012

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H.S. Football Player Dies While Duck Hunting

One person is dead after a boating accident early Saturday morning in Elysian, Minn. According to Waseca County Sheriff’s deputies, five teenagers were duck hunting on Lake Elysian when the boat they were on capsized around 6 a.m. Saturday morning. The boat was approximately 200 yards from shore.

10/27/2012

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Prep Blog: Playoffs Opening Night, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s hard to believe that the regular season is over in high school football, and now every team in the state will be playing this week with a little more desperation. It’s now the playoffs, and it’s what every player looks forward to when they hit the field in August for two-a-day practices.

10/23/2012

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Prep Blog: Looking Ahead To The Playoffs

After eight weeks of great games and rivalry match-ups, some teams must face the reality that they’re having their final practices. It’s the playoffs and you now either survive and advance or lose and turn in your gear the next morning.

10/19/2012

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Kevin Love Starts New Contract With New Goal: Playoffs

The sweat and sacrifice that Kevin Love put himself through over the last four years to reshape his body and his game have brought him to this point.

10/10/2012

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Twins Blog: 2013 Tryouts

It might not seem like it, but the Twins are better now than last season. They will end up with three or four more wins. Baby steps. If my calculations are correct they will be contending for the division title in seven to eight years … give or take six years. Remember the 1992-2001 dry spell?

10/03/2012

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Lynx Must Be Careful In Deciding Game 3

The Minnesota Lynx are still the No. 1 seed, but in a best of three series, you best be careful.

10/02/2012

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Lynx, Sun Open WNBA Playoffs As Favorites

A year ago, the Minnesota Lynx opened the WNBA playoffs in an unfamiliar position after setting the franchise record for wins and making the team’s first postseason appearance since 2004. The experience of winning the title has the defending champions in a much different mindset this time.

09/26/2012

Junior David Rosenthal was not only an All-American last year, he helped the St. Olaf men's soccer team advance to the second round of the NCAA postseason. (credit: St. Olaf Sports Information)

Beyond Bounds: St. Olaf’s Rosenthal Is As Good As Billed, Plus Some Quirks

David Rosenthal pushes the boundaries of the term exceptional. Not only was the forward the StarTribune and Pioneer Press Player of the Year coming out of Apple Valley High School, he excelled at the next level, too.

09/05/2012

The Kings' Jeff Carter celebrates his second-period goal during Los Angeles' 6-1 win over the Devils in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals. The Kings won their first cup in their 45-year existence. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Nightmare End For Devils As Kings Earn Their Crown With Game 6 Rout

The Los Angeles Kings’ 45-year Stanley Cup quest ended in a triumphant flourish of blood, sweat and power-play goals. After missing two chances to claim the title last week, the long-suffering Kings are NHL champions for the first time.

06/12/2012

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Never-Say-Die Devils Believing They Can Pull Off The (Nearly) Impossible

Winning Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals did more than keep the Devils alive. It gave them a sniff, a scent, a feeling. Call it momentum if you want.

06/08/2012

The Devils' Adam Henrique, right, celebrates after giving New Jersey a 2-1 third-period lead in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Los Angeles on June 6, 2012. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Devils Come Alive In 3rd, Force Kings Fans To Put Away The Brooms

Adam Henrique scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:29 to play, Martin Brodeur made 21 saves, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep in the Stanley Cup finals.

06/07/2012

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What Pressure? Devils Rookie Henrique Continues To Dazzle On Big Stage

After Henrique scored the tiebreaker to win Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday night, he became the first rookie to get three game-winning goals in one playoff year since 1999.

06/07/2012

The Kings’ Dwight King, left, puts a shot under the leg pad of Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur during the second period of Game 3 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 4, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Devils’ Stanley Cup Dreams All But Gone After Kings’ Game 3 Rout

The Los Angeles Kings are one win away from putting a Hollywood ending on one of the most spectacular playoff runs in NHL history.

06/05/2012

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