Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Sam Ekstrom

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Sam Ekstrom is a Zone Coverage staff writer and hosts Locked On Vikings for the Locked On Podcast Network with former NFL QB Sage Rosenfels. He is a high school play-by-play voice, primarily at BCTV and Prep Spotlight, and a former sports radio host at 105 The Ticket. Follow Sam on Twitter @SamEkstrom.

DON’T DREAD THE SPREAD: Can Cavs Bounce Back? Why Does Canada...

Sam and Sam review the first two games of the NBA Finals and think the Cavs might have a Game 3 bounceback in them....

OTA NOTEBOOK: Harrison Smith Motivated By Deal; Still No Barr

When Harrison Smith was taken 29th overall in the 2012 draft, he acknowledges that, according to pundits, the Minnesota Vikings might have reached by...

Can the Vikings Avoid Another 2013 (Part II)?

In Part 1 of this two-part series, I queried whether the Minnesota Vikings were susceptible to a repeat of the team’s disastrous 2013 season...

Can the Vikings Avoid Another 2013 (Part I)?

Part I of a two-part series. Some of the most satisfying seasons in sports occur when a team overachieves ahead of schedule. The Minnesota Vikings,...

Peterson in Rare Company for Rushing; Not So Much For Receiving

Photo Credit: Kyle Hansen The Vikings head into 2016 with a three-time rushing champion in the backfield who cares a lot about his place in...

DON’T DREAD THE SPREAD: Previewing the NBA & Stanley Cup Finals,...

Sam and Sam rue their Preakness bets before moving on to happier things, like their future bet on OKC to win the title! They...

Several Players Held Out of Vikings OTAs

The Minnesota Vikings held their second day of OTAs on Wednesday, and while virtually everyone was present, not all were active. Left tackle Matt...

Richard Pitino’s Gophers Tenure is Hanging in the Balance

On April 3, 2014, Richard Pitino stood on a ladder, his right hand raised triumphantly with a freshly-snipped net clasped in his fingers. His...

Notebook: Zimmer in His Element With Film Session

In this day and age, media sessions that unearth new information are unfortunately getting fewer and farther between all the time. So when a...

New Pictures of a Nearly-Complete US Bank Stadium

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPUe7qOoLTU The Minnesota Vikings are 73 days away from the ribbon-cutting on their new stadium, and 85 days from the first event -- an international...