Today, NBA player Jason Collins became the first major male professional athlete to come out of the closet.SEE ALSO: Torii Hunter: It would be "difficult and uncomfortable" to play with gay teammate
In a Sports Illustrated cover feature, Collins, a 14-year veteran who spent the 2008-09 season with t ... More >>
Just days after having surgery to repair her torn ACL and MCL ligaments, Lindsey Vonn posted a photo of her injured right leg on social media.SEE ALSO: Lindsey Vonn exposes almost everything in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue
And suffice it to say that if you're in the middle of breakfast, you mig ... More >>
Put simply, Adrian Peterson's comeback has been one of the year's best sports stories. In the span of 10 months, AP went from spending New Year's Eve in a hospital bed following knee surgery to slapping little kids in the face after ridiculous TD runs.SEE ALSO: "Ponder's wedding will be the first wi ... More >>
According to Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch, Vikings QB Christian Ponder and ESPN college football sideline reporter Samantha Steele are engaged.SEE ALSO: Christian Ponder apologizes to Matt Kalil for suggesting he has hemorrhoids on TwitterThat means the devoutly Christian QB named Christian ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- MSP Airport is the best in the whole country, flyers sayFor four to five years, the lack of free wireless access at MSP Airport has been travelers' top complaint. Turns out, they ranted enough that the Metropolitan Airports Commission listened.
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 >>
Brett Favre: Times change.Piling on, or maybe not wanting to be outdone by the likes of Deadspin and TMZ, Sports Illustrated has officially fallen madly out of love with Vikings quarterback Brett Favre.
The striptease-quality moments that led to his return in August. The penis pictures. The ... More >>
Jim Thome defies the Sports Illustrated cover jinx -- so far.So much for the Sports Illustrated jinx.
The day after word spread that Jim Thome was the subject of this week's SI cover story, he slammed career home run No. 589, and No. 25 for the season, as the Twins claimed the American Leag ... More >>
Jim Thome and Target Field star on the new cover of Sports Illustrated.Jim Thome and Target Field are the stars of the latest Sports Illustrated cover, in a beautiful wide shot capturing the leftie DH downtown on his home turf.
Now let's just hope the SI cover jinx doesn't hold true, as the ... More >>
Brett Favre and Co. get little love from the national press.First Sports Illustrated, and now ESPN are both predicting a grim season for the Vikings. Thanks you guys. Didn't you know that Brett Favre is going to ride to the rescue before he rides off into the sunset?
Sports Illustrated favors the Packers for NFC champs.The Minnesota Vikings and its loyal fans may be excited about the prospect of Brett Favre returning to helm the team, but Sports Illustrated hasn't given into the hype. It's predecting the Green Bay Packers will be NFC champs, and QB Aaron ... More >>
Give this man an awardWhat say you, Vikings fans?
Should there be a "new individual honor in the NFL. We're calling it the MV non-QB P -- the most valuable player who doesn't play quarterback."
That's what Kerry J. Byrne is saying at Sports Illustrated. And if such an award actually existe ... More >>
Photo: GoldbergGetting our man onDamn. We're not as manly as Milwaukee, so we'll let you notch one up there, cheese heads. But Minneapolis still broke the Top 20 in Sperling's annual "America's Manliest Cities" survey.
The biggest hunk of American manhood can evidently be found in Nashville, ... More >>
Best Mountain Lion QB everThere's a weird Vikings reunion going on west of the Sierra Nevada: Quarterback Daunte Culpepper has just signed a deal to play football under the eye of coach Dennis Green -- for the Sacramento Mountain Lions, a UFL franchise.
The first time time those two paired u ... More >>
In the promotion and growing success of women's golf, lesbians have always played a part. But only two female pros have come out as gay in the '90s, and local lesbian golfers are careful not to rock the boat for recognition.