Six myths the mainstream media perpetuates
Yesterday, Michael T. Philbin, son of Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin, was reported missing after last being heard from about 2 a.m. Sunday morning.Minutes ago, the worst-case scenario was confirmed -- Philbin died, presumably when he fell into the icy waters of the Fox River in Oshkosh ... More >>
Fran Tarkenton made his name as a scrambler and a gambler in a Vikings jersey. The quarterback winged risky passes into traffic and ran like his life was in danger -- which, at only 6 foot, 190 pounds, it probably was. But because Tarkenton's risk-taking paid off, he got paid, to the tune ... More >>
John C. Calhoun. Can we find a better name for his namesake lake?Lake Calhoun is named after John C. Calhoun, once a U.S. senator, vice president of the United States, secretary of war under President James Monroe, and the force behind the construction of Fort Snelling. That's why the lake bears ... More >>
Paragon/TeabonicsKeeping us infromed.A lot of stories fly across our radar here at The Blotter on any given day. We never know what's coming next, and we're never really sure what readers are going to latch onto -- with a few notable exceptions. With that in mind, here's our Top 10 list of ... More >>
The graybeard finally rests.
The Viking ship sails down the Mighty Miss with the compass set on the team's first Super Bowl appearance since 1976.
The Minnesota Vikings QB is an Artist of the Year in 2009
Today's game against the Detroit Lions could be the game that propels the Vikes towards post-season play. Will Adrian "All Day" Peterson's return keep the Vikings current winning streak alive? We're coming to you live from the Metrodome today.
Pawlenty helps revive campaigns for new stadiums
For the country boy from West Virginia, saying the right thing doesn't count for much. Keeping it real does.
The Minnesota Twins are convinced the public will eventually buy them a new $300 million stadium. They have reason to believe.
Writer Jeff Johnson stretches the truth and covers the spread
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg comes to bat for a Jewish-American legend
With an easy schedule and the league's most exciting rookie added to an already potent offense, this year's Vikings need to deliver on suddenly high expectations
Whenever there is a historic baseball moment--a 3,000th hit, a pitcher's 300th win--St. Paul's Seth Hawkins, a.k.a. Dr. Fan, is there to see it