Dunkin’ Deuces :: 9/23

Dunkin’ Deuces is your daily morning cup of links to all things MN Sports.  With all the great writers in the area, we bring you the links to one central page.  We are still working on the format of Dunkin’ Deuces so hang with us.  For now check out the links below:

Minnesota Vikings

Lions At Vikings: Week 3 NFL Odds Will Look Strange To Minnesota Fans
SB Nation
It has been thirteen seasons since the Detroit Lions have beaten the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis. It has been even longer since the Detroit Lions were favored to beat the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis. Going into Sunday’s game at the Metrodome,
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Minnesota Vikings team report: Percy Harvin misses practice due to illness
He’s missed three games because of them since joining the Vikings, including two last season. Percy Harvin sat out Thursday’s practice with an illness, but coach Leslie Frazier said it was not a migraine. (AP Photo) Frazier said Harvin’s symptoms
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8 Reasons the Detroit Lions Will Beat the Minnesota Vikings
Bleacher Report
The Minnesota Vikings are 24th in the NFL in passing yards allowed and 13th in passer rating against. Not bad, considering one of the Vikings’ games was against the San Diego Chargers. But still, not good overall. The Vikings lack an elite corner
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Bleacher Report
Minneapolis eyes cash in deal for Vikings stadium
Pioneer Press
By Frederick Melo Over the years, the city of Minneapolis has poured millions of dollars into the Metrodome, the current home of the Minnesota Vikings. If the Vikings relocate to a proposed stadium in Arden Hills and the Metrodome is sold to help fund
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Lions vs. Vikings Preview
After coming off their second win of the season, the Detroit Lions will travel to Mall of America Field to take on the Minnesota Vikings. Join Jason Horowitz and NFL.com’s Pat Kirwan as they break down this matchup.
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SportsWire » Vikings » Pelissero: Salary cap breakdown confirms Adrian
1500 ESPN
by Tom Pelissero EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — One of the great misconceptions surrounding the Minnesota Vikings‘ post-lockout plans was the idea linebacker Chad Greenway was the priority for a contract extension ahead of halfback Adrian Peterson.
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Minnesota Lynx/Timberwolves

Souhan: Lynx adding a bit of life and folks to a frayed Target Center

Minneapolis Star Tribune – Jim Souhan – ‎9 hours ago‎
And this week the other basketball tenant of Target Center, the Minnesota Lynx, earned its first playoff series victory on Tuesday, then were hosts for their first Western Conference finals game on Thursday night, against the Phoenix Mercury.

Mayors bet apples vs. hot sauces before Lynx and Mercury tip off

Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog) – ‎17 hours ago‎
“We know it’s going to be a good series,” Rybak said in a news release from the Lynx. “These two teams played the highest-scoring game in WNBA history against each other this season, but the Lynx are tough competitors and I’m confident that Minnesota’s

Three keys to beating the Mercury

Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog) – ‎21 hours ago‎
The Lynx have been inconsistent in shooting threes. But against Phoenix someone, Candice Wiggins, Maya Moore or Lindsay Whalen will have to make some. Why? Because the Mercury will. And it’s hard to keep pace with a team making threes if your team is

Best team in WNBA cruises past Phoenix

Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog) – ‎8 hours ago‎
But Storm players were watching the Lynx-Mercury game Thursday on TV. “You lose by one, you lose by 30, it’s [one] loss,” Gaines said. “I learned that a long time ago. … We’ll get home, regroup and play.” He said his team is full of veterans who have

Minnesota Twins

MLB – Minnesota Twins – PlayerWatch
Los Angeles Times
The Twins have only seven games remaining. CF Denard Span, who hadn’t played since Aug. 13 due to migraines, returned to action and went 0-for-3 before leaving early, as scheduled. RHP Scott Baker made his first appearance since Aug.
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Twins Defeat Mariners To Snap Eleven-Game Skid
SB Nation
The Minnesota Twins snapped their 11-game losing streak, the third-longest streak in team history, on Thursday afternoon at Target Field against the Seattle Mariners, as Rene Tosoni’s double in the bottom of the ninth brought home Trevor Plouffe to
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Charley Walters: Minnesota Twins planning on getting healthy, starting with
Pioneer Press
Minneapolis-based Courage Center, with help from the Twins organization and Michael Cuddyer, won a $200000 grant through a Major League Baseball promotion. On Saturday morning at Northwoods Park in Brooklyn Center it will break ground for Minnesota’s
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Golden Gophers

Bison At Gophers: Minnesota Will Battle Tough FCS Opponent On Saturday Night
SB Nation
Fresh off of the first victory of the Jerry Kill Era, the Minnesota Golden Gophers will play host to one of the top teams in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) when the North Dakota State University Bison come to TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday
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SB Nation
3 Questions about Minnesota Gopher Football
The Daily Gopher
The Gophers? 110. Yep, your Minnesota Golden Gophers are ranked…hang on I was never good at math…let me count this on one hand…two…let me take off my shoe here…ok so 21 spots lower than their 1-AA opponent. FBT has an excellent breakdown of
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