Your morning link of links on Midwest Sports to go with your coffee.
1 — MLB Playoffs. The Tigers, behind Verlander and Delmon Young defeated the New York Yankees and take a 2-1 game lead. From Jerry Crasnick of ESPN “Justin Verlander grinds out big victory“.
2 –Vikings. Btwice. Two different coaching staffs, three different qb’s. Doesn’t matter, Berrian still doesn’t have the stats. “Berrian claims he’s open, but stats still suffer” by Kent Youngblood of the Star Tribune.
3 — Gophers. Coach Kill. Patrick Reusse of espn1500.com brings up a great point, that Kill’s “rebuilding” resume really isn’t the same type of rebuilding needed here. “NIU gets * on Kill’s Rebuilding Resume“.
4 — Wild. Our first Wild posting. They can’t sell out the Xcel Energy Center right now. The self proclaimed state of hockey. “Wild faces show-me state of hockey” by Michael Russo of the Star Tribune.
5 — Playoff baseball info. Craig Robinson of Grantland.com gives us some cool graphs on the teams in the playoffs. Check it out. “An Infograph Baseball Playoffs Adventure“.
6 — Video of the Day. From the “We don’t need you department”….Delmon Young
Here’s The Delmon Young Home Run That Gave Detroit A 5-4 Late-Game Lead link
7 — Tweet of the Day.