If you’re one of the 20,000-some people who went to the Cincinnati Bengals game in person and want a refund, I don’t blame you. Good luck getting your money back, although Delta was offering north of $1,000 on a debit card, a free night’s stay at a local hotel, and a first-class flight out the day after the game if you chose to take a later flight out. The 50-seater heading … [Read more...] about The Vikings Get A Second Chance To Make A First Impression
For the last half decade, the Minnesota Vikings have had two dominant starting wide receivers. Whether it’s been a combination of Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs or Thielen and Justin Jefferson, Minnesota quarterbacks have had the luxury of two Pro Bowl-caliber weapons on the outside. However, a reliable No. 3 receiver has been hard to come by. While the top receiving options … [Read more...] about K.J. Osborn Saw Minnesota’s Open WR3 Spot and Took It
Locks NCAA Football (0.5 Unit) Coastal Carolina/Buffalo Over 58 (-110): 11:00 AM CT on ESPN2 Coastal Carolina appears to be doing everything possible to pad its resume with plenty of style points, and now takes its high-octane attack on the road against another strong offense in Buffalo. It’s yet to be determined whether the Chanticleers offensive effectiveness can be … [Read more...] about Tiny Nick’s Gambling Picks: 9/18
After a nail-biter of a Week 1 game against the Cleveland Browns, the Kansas City Chiefs are looking ahead to a Sunday night matchup against the Baltimore Ravens. The Chiefs’ defense was without Tyrann Mathieu, Frank Clark, and Willie Gay in Week 1, but now they will get Mathieu, and potentially Clark, back this week. The key to a Week 2 win will be the play of the Chiefs’ … [Read more...] about Kansas City’s Defense Should Run Wild Against the Ravens
The Minnesota Wild are trending in the right direction, but several things still need to be accomplished before they reach contender status. And the center predicament is a major element that needs attention. Marco Rossi will earn some playing time this upcoming season, which should provide some clarity at that position. If he proves he is ready to make an immediate impact in … [Read more...] about Can the Wild Afford To Land A Top Center In Free Agency Next Summer?
Don’t let the headline induce any more anxiety about this situation than there already is. There is no “news” here. This was written because the prized forward has indeed not been re-signed yet. Although things began to look like they were moving along with conversations between general manager Bill Guerin and Kirill Kaprizov and his agent, things have come to a standstill yet … [Read more...] about What Would Life Without Kirill Kaprizov Look Like For the Wild?
There are two weeks before training camp begins, and the Minnesota Timberwolves still have plenty of questions to answer before the season kicks off. Will they trade for Ben Simmons? How will Anthony Edwards look in Year 2? Can this team make the playoffs? But one of the most important questions for the future of the franchise on and off the court is what will Malik Beasley do … [Read more...] about Malik Beasley Must Make His Second Chance Count
As human beings, we love to find ways to organize things in our brains. We look for patterns wherever we can. It’s a part of our nature, separating things into categories so we can understand them. We put things into a box, label it “X-mas stuff,” and put it into the garage for storage. Sometimes though, our need to order things — to put things in the right place — limits our … [Read more...] about Labels Minnesota’s Star Players Need To Shed Next Season
It’s easy to write off the 2021 Minnesota Vikings after one week. Not only did they lose to the Cincinnati Bengals 27-24 in overtime, but their Week 2 opponent, the Arizona Cardinals, dismantled the Tennessee Titans 38-13. Arizona’s third-year quarterback, Kyler Murray, threw four touchdown passes and ran another one in. Edge rusher Chandler Jones embarrassed Pro Bowl left … [Read more...] about Will Cleaning Up Mistakes Be Enough Against the Cardinals?