Butler’s demand hurt the team. They became disjointed and distracted and started losing. Case in point: The Wolves slipped to 4-9, including five consecutive losses and being 0-8 on the road.
The World Series, won by Boston in five games, was consistent with what they have done all year. They beat New York in the Divisional playoff series three games to one.
Over the last 14 years, the Timberwolves have reached the playoffs just once. On the final day of last season, the team beat Denver in overtime to clinch the eighth and final spot. Then Houston beat them in the playoffs in five games.
Six NFL teams are 1-4. Which one surprises you? New York, San Francisco, Arizona, Indianapolis, Atlanta or Oakland?
They look the same but don’t have the same swagger. An injury here and a missed kick or two there, the inability to run the football, plus turnovers, and suddenly winning football games has become a thing of the past.
Woods has come a long way from personal tragedy, divorce, scandal, and four back surgeries. After five years and 1,876 days, this is one of the greatest achievements in sports history.
0-2 Buffalo is here Sunday when the Vikings will honor at halftime former head coach Dennis Green by inducting him into the team’s Ring of Honor. Green’s family, including his window Marie Green, daughters Patti and Vanessa, and son Zachary will receive a personal artist-painted portrait of Green.
The controversial protests by some players during the national anthem the last two years, ignited by quarterback Colin Kaepernick, have been a source of division among the owners, fans, some media and players. Some sports fans were irritated with the players’ choice to protest and their right to do so.
This season will not fall completely on the shoulders of free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins, the NFL’s first $84 million quarterback. However, the Vikings believe and have identified Cousins as the quarterback who can lead them where they have never been: Super Bowl Champions!
This week the Seattle Seahawks are here Friday at U.S. Bank Stadium. The new rules changes in regard to tackling and lowering your helmets while tackling have resulted in confusion among some players.