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Five Things to Watch In Friday Night’s Viking Game

The Vikings begin the preseason schedule at San Francisco against the 49ers Friday night at 8pm (Central Time). The game will be televised on WB23 instead of NBC because of conflicts with the Olympics. Here's a list of 5 things to watch for in the game Friday night;

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Who’s the Hottest Member of the US Women’s Soccer Team — Hope Solo or Alex Morgan? — Sports Survey of the Day

The Olympics are about two things: supporting your country, and debating which country has the most beautiful women. The United States is home to many attractive women. A couple of them happen to be members of the women’s national soccer team. They are currently coming off a huge — and controversial — win over Canada, and will tangle with Japan for the gold. We aren’t so concerned with that as much as we are with searching the internet for hot pictures of Hope Solo and Alex Morgan. They are both absolutely stunning, but who is the hottest?

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Are You Sick of the Olympics Yet? — Sports Survey of the Day

The London Olympics have been going on for nearly a week now, so are you still just as pumped, or sputtering out?We have already seen several of our great American athletes grab gold, and many other countries have shown us we have our work cut out for us in 2016. So, after watching Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, beach volleyball and soccer, are you still excited for more Olympics or do you just want the torch to burn out on these Games already?

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Should There Be More Punishment for Athletes Throwing an Event? — Sports Survey of the Day

The big news out of the Olympics right now isn’t about winning, but a few badminton teams who tried their best to lose.

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St. Cloud Blue Sox Headed To Aurora, Colorado

The St. Cloud Blue Sox 11AAA team is headed to Aurora, Colorado next week to play in a USSSA Global World Series. This has been in the works for the past 2 months but after the tragedy that happened early Friday morning at a movie theater in Aurora my feelings have changed. Will still plan on going but it was all about the baseball and now it will be about more than that.

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Twins Need To Trade Liriano and Span

The non-waiver trade deadline in Major League Baseball is July 31 and the Twins have 2 key players that are on the market for trade, starting pitcher Francisco Liriano and centerfielder Denard Span. Liriano went from having little no value in May to having tremendous value now.

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Ten Players Key The Vikings Fate in 2012

I believe the Vikings have 10 ten players that will determine whether they win 4 games or up to 8 games in 2012.

10) RT, Phil Loadholt - The right tackle allowed more sacks than anyone on the Viking roster in 2012 and needs to improve his pass blocking or Christian Ponder is going to get killed. The Vikings will likely keep the tight end in to help Loadholt but that limit's Ponder passing options.

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Trevor Plouffe Part of Twins Core Long-Term

As long as Trevor Plouffe's bat remains hot, he'll have a job at third base.

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5 NFL Teams That Did Not Make The Playoffs In ’11 – But Will In 2012!

ESPN has been going nuts this off season with their predicting and prognosticating for the upcoming 2012 season.

Some of the predictions and analysis are so predictable that it's hard for me to even believe these guys are getting paid...

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Bye Bye Michael Beasley!

What was your favorite "Michael Beasley" moment?

Because there won't be anymore of them in a Minnesota uniform.

Beasley is a guy that I really tried to root for as a Timberwolves player (more than once, actually), but his inconsistency got to be a little too much for me to bare at times, I will admit...

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