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  1. Jerry Kill rebuilding Minnesota his way

    Tom VanHaaren

    Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has taken over three football programs since 2001 and has brought all three to see winning records by his third season. That stat is why Kill has people talking about his ability to resurrect programs and rebuild teams in a...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  2. Andrew Stelter's first offer from Gophers

    Jared Shanker

    It was his fourth visit to Minnesota but the first time in-state defensive end Andrew Stelter (Owatonna, Minn./Owatonn) got to sit in Jerry Kill's office before the game. In fact, the Minnesota coach told Stelter no other prospect has had that opport...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  3. Two-star safety switches to Minnesota

    Jared Shanker

    Minnesota coach Jerry Kill called Shaker Heights, Ohio, safety Antonio Johnson tonight to let him know he had a scholarship offer. Seconds later, Johnson let Kill know he was going to be a Golden Gopher. "It's really a dream come true," Johnson...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  4. Childress' contract may have saved him

    Adam Schefter

    Vikings owner Zygi Wilf strongly considered firing Minnesota coach Brad Childress last week for more reasons than just waiving Randy Moss, according to league sources. Wilf did not return a telephone call seeking comment. Sources said he disagreed w...

    Blog | November 07, 2010
  5. Vikings coach Brad Childress came very close to losing his job - ...

    Adam Schefter

    In this post, Adam Schefter reports about how close Brad Childress had come to being fired this past week, and how Randy Moss could have landed with New England.

    Blog | Conversation | November 07, 2010
  6. Brewster ready to lead Gophers

    Tones of both enthusiasm and defiance were evident in new Minnesota coach Tim Brewster's voice. When I spoke with him near the end of a long day of media interactions, he already had heard all of the questions: Why haven't you been a coordinator bef...

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2007
  7. Corey Brewer back on the block

    Nick Borges

    Corey Brewer has been in the rumor mill for that last few months since a good number of teams are in need of a wing defender, but Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations/head coach Flip Saunders has publicly stated he's not willing ...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  8. Nikola Pekovic out until mid-January?

    Nick Borges

    Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations/head coach Flip Saunders spoke to the media on Tuesday and part of the discussion dealt with Nikola Pekovic's status. Pekovic has missed Minnesota's last 11 games due to a sprained wrist and a...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  9. Saunders downplays Brewer rumor

    Nick Borges

    On Sunday,'s Marc Stein reported the Minnesota Timberwolves are shopping Corey Brewer. On Monday, president of basketball operations/head coach Flip Saunders spoke to the local media and downplayed the rumor, according to the Star Tribune ...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  10. Wolves: Who starts at SF?

    Nick Borges

    The Minnesota Timberwolves will tip off their 2014-15 regular season on Wednesday in Memphis. President of basketball operations/head coach Flip Saunders spoke to the media on Tuesday and would not divulge who will start at small forward. From Jer...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  11. More touches for Asiata in Week 7?

    Joe Kaiser

    Just when it appeared that rookie Jerick McKinnon had taken over as Minnesota's primary running back while Adrian Peterson remains out of the picture, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer downplayed that notion. No matter what approach the Vikings use, they'...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  12. Hale was a candidate for Twins' job

    Doug Mittler

    The Minnesota Twins are taking their time in deciding on a new manager, and the deliberate pace cost them a shot at hiring Chris Hale. Hale, the bench coach of the Oakland Athletics who was drafted by the Twins back in 1987, was named the new ski...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  13. Extra motivation for Cordarrelle vs Pats?

    Tom Carpenter

    We all know that New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick chooses his limited public words more carefully than a PR professional, so he all but never gives his opponents bulletin-board material. However, Cordarrelle Patterson, whose Minnesota Vik...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  14. Latest buzz on Vikings LB corps

    Tom Carpenter

    The Minnesota Vikings have yet to nail down who will start at middle linebacker after jettisoning Erin Henderson during the offseason. Jasper Brinkley currently sits atop the depth chart, but Audie Cole continues to push him. Coach Mike Zimmer isn...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  15. Thaddeus Young to Wolves done deal?

    Nick Borges

    There have been rumors that Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and head coach Flip Saunders wants to acquire Thaddeus Young since he's losing Kevin Love to Cleveland and that plan is likely to happen, reports the Philadelphia D...

    Blog | August 08, 2014