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Vikings Rudolph Has Fractured Foot; Ponder to Start Thursday
Viking tight end Kyle Rudolph could miss about a month with a fractured foot he sustained Sunday at Dallas against the Cowboys. Rudolph caught 2 passes including a 35-yard touchdown Sunday before leaving with the injury.
Wild Season Starts Tonight
The Minnesota Wild begin the 2013-2014 season tonight when they host the Los Angeles Kings at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul at 7pm, pregame on WJON at 6:30.
Vikings’ Ponder Bruised Ribs; May Not Play Sunday
Viking quarterback Christian Ponder has bruised ribs according to Jim Souhan of the Star Tribune and may not play Sunday. Ponder isn't expected to practice today and if he can't play Sunday then Matt Cassel would start in his place.
Tigers Beat Twins 4-2
The Twins lost 4-2 to the Detroit Tigers Tuesday night. Detroit scored all 4 of their runs in the 4th inning off Twins starter and loser Scott Diamond.
T-Wolves Announce Assistant Coach Hirings
The Timberwolves announced the promotion of David Adelman to assistant coach after 2 seasons as the player development coach for the Wolves. Adelman's father, Rick is the head coach of the team.
Vikings’ Williams Won’t Play Sunday
Viking defensive tackle Kevin Williams won't play Sunday at the Lions due to a hyperextended knee.
Vikings Gear Up For Season Opener; Williams Questionable
The Vikings are preparing for their regular season opener Sunday at Detroit at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am. Defensive tackle Kevin Williams is questionable to play due to an injury at San Francisco in the Vikings 3rd preseason game.
Twins Outlast Astros 9-6 in 12 Innings
The Twins surrendered a 3-run lead in the 9th inning but scored 3 runs in the 12th to beat the Astros in Houston 9-6 in 12 innings Tuesday night.
Timberwolves Sign Pekovic
The Timberwolves announced that they've come to an agreement on a contract extension with center Nikola Pekovic. The deal is reportedly a 5-year contract worth $60 Million. Pekovic averaged 16.8 points and 8.8 rebounds per game in 2012-2013. Pekovic is 27-years old.
SCSU Football Picked 4th; Klaphake and Moro Receive Honors
The St. Cloud State football team was picked 4th in the NSIC preseason coaches poll and 2nd in the North Division behind only Minnesota-Duluth. The Huskies received 1 first place vote overall and 2 first place votes in the North Division.
Royals Beat Twins 5-2; Doumit Leaves Game Early
The Twins lost 5-2 at Kansas City Wednesday night to lose the series 2 games to 1. Sam Deduno didn't have his best start allowing 12 hits and 4 earned runs in 5 2/3 innings to take the loss and drop to 7-5.
Viking Rookie 1st Rounders Are Making An Impression
The Vikings have only been at training camp for just more than a week and the 3 rookie first round picks for the Vikings are generating quite a buzz. Defensive tackle Sharif Floyd isn't expected to play alongside veteran Kevin Williams but by all accounts will push Williams for playing time.