Can Vikings Stop Packers' Recent Control Of Rivalry?For the last five years, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have had a firm grip on this border state rivalry with the Minnesota Vikings that has otherwise been remarkably close. Well, here's a prime opportunity for the Vikings to pry themselves loose.
Bench-Clearing Brawl Ends High School Hockey GameA high school hockey game became the site of a bench-clearing brawl Thursday night. Video of the fight at the end of the section playoff game between Bloomington-Jefferson and Holy Angels was posted on Twitter.
How The Gophers Can Win Back The PigIt's not very often that the Gopher football program stares at what could be a season defining game. That's the case Saturday at home against Iowa, as a 4-0 non-conference record sets the table. In the same situation a year ago, Iowa ran over the Gophers as Mark Weisman dominated. He's back to run the football for Iowa this season.
Johnnies Beat Tommies In Rival MatchupThe St. John’s University Johnnies beat the St. Thomas Tommies in a shocking 20-18 win, part of a legendary college football rivalry which brought fans out in droves Saturday to St. Paul. With new head coach Gary Fashing, the Johnnies looked like they were going to meet the same fate as they had in the last three years when the Tommies took an early 8-0 lead. But they bounced back by taking advantage of turnovers, which Sam Sura did this often at South St. Paul High School.
Toby Gerhart's Brother Trying To Make The PackersThe Packers-Vikings rivalry could have an extra wrinkle this fall -- a sibling rivalry. Toby Gerhart's in his fourth year as a Vikings running back. His brother Garth, an offensive lineman from Arizona State, is trying to make the team in Green Bay.
WCHA Tourney Bittersweet For MN-ND FansThe Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Five tournament is underway in St. Paul and thousands of fans at the Xcel Energy Center came to see some teams that will be leaving the conference next year.
Breck Hockey Wants 1 More Shot At STAThe Minnesota state boys hockey tournament begins on Wednesday and in Class A, Breck is back and taking on Marshall (14-10-1) to open it.
Vikings-Packers Fans Agree: Keep Team In MinnesotaThe Vikings-Packer rivalry has a storied history 50 years in the making. It's not too often the two see eye-to-eye especially on game day.
Lurtsema Ponders Vikings And PackersThe Old Benchwarmer Bob Lurtsema joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Friday to preview the Vikings and Packers Sunday match-up.
House Divided Over Packers-Steelers Super BowlAn 8-year-old Wisconsin boy will have a hard time deciding who to cheer for on Super Bowl Sunday. Blake Martin's mother, Jill, is from Milwaukee and a Packers fan. But his father, John, is from Pittsburgh and a Stealers Fan.
Is This Favre's Last Packers-Vikings Game?This 50-year-old border-state fight between rivals Green Bay and Minnesota has reached a notable milestone. The Packers and Vikings will play this weekend for the 100th time.
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