On Thursday, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed a new backup to bolster the state’s lagging share of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The Associated Press reports that Dayton wants lawmakers to sign on to use money from a cigarette tax increase. Dayton’s revenue commissioner unveiled the latest proposal in the House-Senate tax conference committee Thursday. It [...]
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Anyone who was frustrated with Vikings quarterback Joe Webb’s performance in the playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers should be happy with this news: The former Alabama-Birmingham standout has become a full-time wide receiver for the Vikings. Coach Leslie Frazier told Sid Hartman of WCCO that the decision to shift Webb to receiver was [...]
Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding has been announced as one of three nominees for the NHL’s Bill Masterton Trophy. Harding is up for the award along with Sidney Crosby of the Penguins and Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid. The award is presented to “the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication [...]
Wild fans got one key question answered over the weekend when news surfaced that head coach Mike Yeo won’t be fired this offseason. The 39-year old Yeo was in some hot water with fans after his team fizzled down the stretch in the regular season and lost 4-1 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the opening [...]
The long offseason has begun for the Wild.
Free agent defensive back and likely future NFL Hall of Famer Charles Woodson is still looking for another opportunity after being released by the team this offseason. Woodson says he’s now willing to join a team in rebuilding mode. “When this process first started out, I needed to go to a contender,” Woodson told the [...]
The Minnesota Twins will try to make it three straight wins against the Boston Red Sox tonight at Fenway Park. The Twins trounced the Sox on Wednesday night 15-8 to get back to .500 on the season.