11:57 AM EDT, Mon October 19, 2020
55 mins ago

NFL QBs are getting intercepted less than ever; Kirk Cousins leads the league with 10 in 6 games

Welcome to our morning-after Vikings blog, where we'll revisit every game by looking at two players who stood out, two concerns for the team, two trends to watch and one big question. Here we go: Following Mike Zimmer's subdued press conference at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, quarterback Kirk Cousins met with reporters to talk about his three-interception game in the Vikings' 40-23 loss to the Falcons. On a day where his first pass went to Atlanta linebacker Deion Jones and three of his first 14 ended up in the Falcons' hands, Cousins faced the public with little to do but own up to the...
11 hours ago

Catch this! Betts saves Dodgers with 3rd web gem in 3 nights

Mookie Betts is leaping into the World Series, carrying to the Los Angeles Dodgers with his glove rather than with his bat.
11 hours ago

Dodgers-Rays rare wild-card era matchup of baseball's best

The World Series matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays is a rare meeting of baseball's best for the title, and a matchup of organizations with Andrew Friedman's imprint.
11 hours ago

Bellinger HR sends Dodgers to 3rd World Series in 4 years

Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to the World Series for the third time in four years by topping the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series on Sunday night.
13 hours ago

Vikings deserve their dismal 1-5 record

Another 4th-down failure leads to another defeat.
16 hours ago

Astros overcome adversity to come 1 win shy of World Series

The Houston Astros overcame injuries to several top stars and dealt with the fallout from their sign-stealing scandal to come a win shy of reaching the World Series for the third time in four seasons.
16 hours ago

Dolphins turn up heat on Jets and embattled Gase, 24-0

Ryan Fitzpatrick threw three touchdown passes and the Miami Dolphins held the winless New York Jets without a third-down conversion until the fourth quarter Sunday to get their first shutout in six years, 24-0.
16 hours ago

Far from a cure, Kirk Cousins is what ails the Vikings

On Sunday vs. Atlanta, the Vikings produced the kind of performance that gets coaches fired and quarterbacks benched.
16 hours ago

Young and depleted defense giving Vikings growing pains

The long-sturdy, often-dominant Minnesota Vikings defense directed by head coach Mike Zimmer endured enough losses from the usual lineup that 2020 was bound to be a year of transition.
16 hours ago

Mike Hughes' injury leaves Vikings' rookie corners further exposed

A neck injury to Hughes meant three rookie cornerbacks had to try to contain Matt Ryan and Falcons.
18 hours ago

NLCS Game 7 1st rookie starters matchup in a winner-take-all

Game 7 of the National League Championship became MLB's first winner-take-all postseason game matching rookie starters when the Los Angeles Dodgers chose Dustin May to start against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night.
19 hours ago

Longtime Minnesota sports columnist Sid Hartman dies at 100

Minnesota sports columnist and radio personality Sid Hartman, an old-school home team booster who once ran the NBA's Minneapolis Lakers and achieved nearly as much celebrity as some of the athletes he covered, died Sunday. He was 100.
19 hours ago

Falcons respond to Quinn firing with 40-23 win vs. Vikings

Julio Jones returned from injury to catch two of Matt Ryan's four touchdown passes, as the Atlanta Falcons beat the Minnesota Vikings 40-23 on Sunday for their first victory of the season — one week after the firing of head coach Dan Quinn.
19 hours ago

Vikings fall to 1-5 after dismal 40-23 loss to the Falcons

Atlanta, which entered the game with an 0-5 record and shuffled coaching staff, spent the entire day in command.