Monday, May 22, 2017

5/20 PREGAME NOTES: Game Postponed, Straight Doubleheader Tomorrow (Hughes, Mejia)

With rain steadily coming down on Target Field and expected to last all day, the Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals game has been...

5/19 GAME NOTES: Late Inning Heroics Keep Twins Unbeaten Against Royals...

For eight innings Friday night, Kansas City Royals starter Nate Karns and his bullpen comrades had the Minnesota Twins eating out of their hands....

2016-17 Minnesota Wild Team Awards (Part 2)

If you missed Part 1, CLICK HERE. Keith Carney +/- Award Award History: For a large portion of the team's history, Keith Carney has owned the...

Minnesota Vikings Position Battles: Linebackers

Over the next couple weeks, Zone Coverage will break down the Minnesota Vikings post-draft roster by position group. Previous stories:  Running backs Wide receivers Tight ends Offensive line Quarterbacks Defensive line Today’s Focus: Linebackers With...

5/18 GAME 2 NOTES: Berrios Strikes Out 11 in Twins 2-0...

Jose Berrios topped his 7.2 inning 2017 debut against the Cleveland Indians by punching out 11 Rockies hitters in the Minnesota Twins 2-0 win...

PG: Witcher Netflix Series, Injustice 2 Facial Animations

Join Henry Bell and Brandon Bowling as they discuss the Witcher series coming to Netflix, Injustice 2's facial mechanics, For Honor's new season and...
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5/18 GAME 1 NOTES: Twins Go 0-for-9 with Runners in Scoring Position, Lose to...

Ervin Santana's ERA jumped from 1.50 to 2.07 and the Minnesota Twins were 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position in a 5-1 loss to the...

Karl-Anthony Towns Snubbed From All-NBA Teams

The NBA announced Thursday the league’s three All-NBA teams. Houston Rockets guard James Harden was the only player to be unanimously voted (100 votes)...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Impressions of the New Practice Facility

Sam Ekstrom rehashes everything he learned from getting a sneak peek at the Vikings brand new practice facility. DOWNLOAD AUDIO
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2016-17 Minnesota Wild Team Awards (Part 1)

Just about every year since I've been writing on the Wild, I've handed out some awards at the end of the year. It took...
Football Machine: Hour 2 - Laquon Treadwell Over-Unders & Open Phone Lines

Football Machine: Hour 2 – Laquon Treadwell Over-Unders & Open Phone Lines

2nd year wideout Laquon Treadwell was a disappointment his rookie season. He's doing and saying all the right things during the offseason, but will...
Football Machine: Hour 1 - Bud Grant's Garage Sale & Ya or Nah

Football Machine: Hour 1 – Bud Grant’s Garage Sale & Ya or Nah

Vikings legend emeritus Bud Grant is having his LAST garage sale EVER. (Again.) Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, and Andy Carlson dive into the bargains...

5/17 PREGAME NOTES: (UPDATE: Game Postponed), Balancing Winning and Development

Greetings from Target Field, where it is overcast and thunderstorms are in the forecast until 10:00 pm tonight. https://twitter.com/RhettBollinger/status/865007378575405058 https://twitter.com/MikeBerardino/status/865006874701082624 Twins manager Paul Molitor would like to...

Vikings’ State of the Art Practice Facility Taking Shape

While it is currently a field of dug-out mudpits and erected steel beams, the Minnesota Vikings' new practice facility, set for a March 1,...
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5/16 GAME NOTES: Twins Give Up Four Runs in the Sixth Inning, Lose to...

A four-run fourth inning ultimately doomed the Minnesota Twins, who fell to the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies 7-3 after a remarkably close start to...
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5/16 PREGAME NOTES: Hughes vs. Freeland, “First Place” and Balancing Info and Intuition

Greetings from Target Field, where it's 80 degrees and sunny. It might be the only nice day this week -- thunderstorms are expected tomorrow,...
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STAFF POD: NHL/NBA Playoffs, Twins-Wild Comps and Home Field Advantage

Join Sam Ekstrom, Arif Hasan, Heather Rule and Tom Schreier as they welcome a new member to the Zone Coverage family, discuss the NBA...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: Previewing OTAs

Sam Ekstrom lists off what he'd like to see from the Vikings at OTAs and breaks down his recent article on the team's quarterbacks. DOWNLOAD...

5/16 PRACTICE NOTES: Heath Bullish About United, Gives Ibson High Praise

Minnesota United returned to the National Sports Center in Blaine Tuesday off the back an extremely impressive result, albeit a loss to Major League...
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SCHREIER: Berrios Needs to be First of Many Young Pitchers to Make Impact on...

You have to be excited about the performance we received from him. -- Twins manager Paul Molitor after Jose Berrios’ 2017 debut on Saturday Jose Berrios...

Minnesota Vikings Position Battles: Defensive Line

Over the next couple weeks, Zone Coverage will break down the Minnesota Vikings post-draft roster by position group. Previous stories:  Running backs Wide receivers Tight ends Offensive line Quarterbacks Today’s Focus: Defensive line We...

5/21/17: Adalberto Mejia on his first major league win: https://t.co/q1rVOBtV1M via @YouTube

5/21/17: Phil Hughes on shoulder injury: https://t.co/arQKI3eGqr via @YouTube

New @miketalksbig: Something's wrong with the #MNWild, plus pinball, the Michael Floyd burger at The Nook and more! https://t.co/YzDxLppgDp

New @miketalksbig: Something's wrong with the #MNWild, plus pinball, the Michael Floyd burger at The Nook and more! https://t.co/YzDxLp7FLR

5/21 PREGAME NOTES: Doubleheader (Hughes vs. Junis, Mejia vs. Kennedy), Protecting Sano https://t.co/kFLMQlGYU1

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