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.
(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 […]
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.
The Green Bay Packers have the Minnesota Vikings right where they want them. Or do they?
Playoff fever is officially underway as the Vikings/Packers postseason rematch in Green Bay, Wis., is just three days away.
Mike Max joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to talk sports, including an update on the play-off bound Vikings.
If you’re heading to Green Bay this weekend for the Wild Card playoff game, you’ll want to get your plans set now.
Vikings fans love watching their team beat the Packers. But a win this Sunday would be extra special.
There is one game left in the regular season for Adrian Peterson, and so much remains on the line.
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.
Glenn Caruso is not only happy about his team’s success, but also about its ability to score late in the second quarter.
Northern Sun conference champion Minnesota State has the weekend off. The Mavericks have extra time to rest before they host their first playoff game.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The Minnesota Lynx are still the No. 1 seed, but in a best of three series, you best be careful.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Los Angeles Kings are one win away from putting a Hollywood ending on one of the most spectacular playoff runs in NHL history.