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NFL: History of the Minnesota Vikings

From their early days as a new expansion team in the early 60s under tempermental hall of fame quarterback-turned-coach Norm Van Brocklin and the glory days under Bud Grant with led by their Purple People Eaters on defense to some of the most brilliant offense in NFL history with Fran Tarkenton, Chuck Foreman, Randy Moss and Brett Favre with Adrian Peterson, Viking fans have enjoyed an exciting half-century of pro football in the Twin Cities including several Super Bowl appearances. [...]

The NFL’s Final Four: Led by Three Men and a Baby

This year’s NFL Playoffs have certainly re-affirmed that a team’s performance, now more than ever, is closely tied to the results produced by their quarterback. The pressure in the NFL’s second season to reach the Super Bowl has knocked off the likes of San Diego’s Phillip Rivers, the Cardinals’ Kurt Warner and the Bengals’ Carson Palmer. [...]

Michael Schumacher Returns to F1 Racing

After weeks of speculation Mercedes confirmed on Wednesday that Michael Schumacher will make a comeback to race for the team next season alongside fellow German Nico Rosberg. [...]

Brett Favre Returns to the NFL as a Viking

Quarterbacks Sage Rosenfels and Tarvaris Jackson got the Minnesota Vikings started in pre-season action, but the team will ride its playoff hopes on the 39 year-old arm of Brett Favre , who signed with the team yesterday. [...]

Tour de France 2009: Stage 21 The Fat Lady Sings

One of the biggest stories of the 2009 Tour de France is that there were NO scandals or drug accusations. Alberto Contador’s 2007 victory was marred by the number of riders excluded for positive drug tests or missed testing during training. [...]