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I'm just a regular Minnesota guy that grew up on the north-side of the Cities (Fridley), spent some quality time at the U of M, chill on the weekends at the family cabin near Duluth, bleed Vikings purple, and miss the North Stars. I have a short attention span; and enjoy Pink Floyd, Johnny Cash, Zac Brown, 80s hair bands, coffee, beer, scotch, and long sunset walks on the beach. (One of those isn't true.) I'm a two-time cancer survivor now (Colorectal 2002, Kidney 2014), and know that life is damn short -- so by all means we should be playing as hard and as often as we can. I think that's it. (Did I mention that I have a short attention span?) Hit me up below on Facebook & Twitter.
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Which Vikings Loss Was The Biggest Heartbreaker? [Results]

Yesterday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks was nothing new to us, in fact -- after the disbelief subsided, I almost felt like it ended exactly as it should have (if history is any indicator). That's life as we purple-wearing' people know it. So which loss in Vikings history was the biggest heartbreaker?

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Vikings Face Seahawks In Frigid Wild Card Rematch Today

The Minnesota Vikings (11-5) host the Seattle Seahawks (10-6) this afternoon at a frigid TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis -- in the first of two NFC Wild Card match-ups on today's schedule. The temperature for the Noon kickoff is expected to be -4˚ with a wind chill near -20˚. Skol Vikings!

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Powerball Jackpot Grows To $900 Million For Tonight’s Drawing

The estimated jackpot for tonight's Powerball drawing has grown to an estimated $900 million. The previous lottery jackpot record was the Mega Millions $656 million prize handed out in 2012. If you're the lone winner in tonight's drawing and opt for the one-time cash payout, you'll collect around $558 million. Good luck!

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25% of Us Have Already Given Up On Our Resolutions: How You Doing? [Poll]

Today is January 7th, and that means 25% of us have already officially given up on our New Year's resolutions. The good news is that if you have a gym membership, things should start to be much less crowded. How are you doing on your resolutions? Let us know.

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Sunday Could Be Coldest Game In Vikings’ History

Yes its been a mild winter, but global warming be damned -- Sunday could be the coldest home game in Vikings' history, with the purple-clad gladiators taking the field against the Seattle Seahawks with the lowest kickoff temp since the record was set in Bloomington at Metropolitan Stadium in 1972 (and that's sayin' something). Skol! 

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Vikings Outlast Packers To Claim NFC North Title

The Minnesota Vikings (11-5) took a 17 point lead into the 4th quarter, then held on for dear life as the Green Bay Packers (10-6) mounted a comeback that fell just short, giving Minnesota the 20-13 win and the NFC North Championship -- setting the stage for a home playoff game for the Vikings this Sunday against Seattle.

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