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Minnesota Vikings Claim Former Gopher Marqueis Gray Off Waivers

(originally posted on VikingsTerritory.com) On Aug. 31, the Vikings claimed former Minnesota Gopher MarQueis Gray off waivers when he was released by Cleveland. Gray immediately took to social media, announcing the news to his Twitter followers: It’s official I’m a Viking!! I’m coming come thank you lord!! — MarQueis Gray (@MarQueisG) August 31, 2014  …

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Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Spotlight: Adam Thielen

Adam Thielen is, without a doubt, one of the most talked-about guys in Mankato this year. He impressed early on in training camp, and after Friday’s first preseason game, the buzz only increased. “[Adam]’s a guy that has a lot of toughness, a lot of heart,” head coach Mike Zimmer said during Sunday’s press conference.…

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Kevin Love to Cavs Appears Done Deal, Wiggins to Join Wolves

Well, there you have it. It appears that the trade buzzed about for weeks will finally go through. According to multiple media outlets, the Timberwolves have reached an agreement with Cleveland that will send All Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavs in exchange for No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins, 2013 No. 1 pick Anthony…

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Marcus Sherels Ready to Contribute to Zimmer Defense

As far as dedicated, driven athletes go, few compare to cornerback Marcus Sherels. His name may not be among the media buzz, but that’s just fine with Sherels. For the fourth-year CB, it’s all about football—and his main goal remains working hard and earning his spot on the roster. Coach Zimmer stated in his August…

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Purple for the Win: First Podcast Experience

On Monday, I had the privilege of joining Andy Carlson as a guest on his Purple for the Win podcast. The “on-air” experience proved a brand new one for me, as I naturally prefer written communication over verbal. However, Andy calmed my nerves, convinced me to be a part of it, and I had an absolute riot…

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Per Sources: Flip Saunders to Serve as Timberwolves Head Coach

(story originally posted on Timberpups.com on 6/6/2014) Sources told the Associated Press Thursday morning that Flip Saunders will be serving as the next head coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Saunders was hired as President of Basketball Operations prior to the 2013-2014 season. As Timberwolves fans are well-familiar with, Saunders holds extensive history in Minnesota. He…