Category: Paul Allen

Christian Ponder has Full Confidence in the Front Office as the Vikings Look to Replace Percy Harvin

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Percy Harvin is a particularly difficult player to replace, which is a big reason why lots of Vikings fans are probably a little frustrated that the versatile and super-talented wide receiver was shipped off to the Seattle Seahawks earlier this week. And while it's obvious quarterback Christian Ponder knows replacing ...

Christian Ponder Explains His Swollen Arm and the Decision to Sit Out of Vikings’ Playoff Loss to the Packers

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The picture in front of you is Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback Christian Ponder's right arm. Ponder was drawing some criticism for not finding a way to fight through his elbow pain and play in last Saturday night's playoff loss to the Packers. After seeing the image, it's hard to blame ...

Zach Parise On NHL Lockout: “I’m Still Optimistic And Believe That There Is A Deal There.”

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Back in early July, Zach Parise was living a dream. He signed a 13-year, $98 million dollar deal with Minnesota and made a return home after spending seven seasons with the New Jersey Devils. Right now the left winger has been grounded at home while the NHL lockout continues to go ...

Antoine Winfield Says The Minnesota Vikings Defense Is Having Fun After Winning Third Straight Game In Convincing Fashion

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The Minnesota Vikings have shocked the NFL world so far this season. This team wasn't supposed to be in first place this season, especially after five games with a record of 4-1. The Vikings were projected to be an afterthought, but Christian Ponder is having a sophomore renaissance. How about this ...

Paul Allen Is Still Celebrating the Seahawks Monday Night Miracle

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

While everyone in Seattle was celebrating a Monday Night Football win over the Packers, the rest of the world was wondering how the referees missed calling a clear interception for Green Bay, and instead ruled it a touchdown for Seattle's Golden Tate. It was chaos, and the replacement referees just showed ...

Kevin Love on Receiving Max Contract Extension from Timberwolves: “The fans know I love them and I just want to keep it that way.”

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Kevin Love was averaging 25 points and 14.6 rebounds per game this season entering the Minnesota Timberwolves' Monday night game against Sacramento. The Timberwolves big man has been an absolute monster on the boards and seems to be taking a patient approach to his contract talks. The most important date for ...

Jared Allen on Finishing with 22 sacks: “Hopefully I can come back and one of these years get close to it again.”

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Jared Allen finished the 2011 season with 22 sacks, just one-half sack away from tying Michael Strahan's NFL single-season sack record. The talented veteran defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings had 3½ sacks of Josh McCown in the first 40 minutes of the game against the Chicago Bears in Week ...

Surprise, Surprise: The Portland Trail Blazers Will Search Yet Again for a General Manager

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Who in the world is going to be the next general manager of the Portland Trail Blazers? Who would want to be might be the better question.  OK, sure, I'd take the gig for one year, but anybody that takes the GM job in Portland better go in with a ...

Jared Allen on Rookies: “If coaches get mad at us for something, who are we going to take it out on? You know the old adage, crap runs downhill, so we’re going to take it out on them.”

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Is this a new Jared Allen? The Minnesota Vikings' star defensive end cut his signature mullet earlier this year. As if that was not bad enough, he proceeded to spend the rest of the off-season getting married and traveling through Italy with his wife. Boring. I love Italy, but that's ...

Cole Aldrich: A Perfect Fit for the Horne… Thunder

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Sam Presti is a genius. The former San Antonio executive turned Oklahoma City Thunder GM runs circles around everyone come draft time. That goes for other front offices as well as media, players and fans. Especially with Kevin Pritchard now out of the league, Presti may simultaneously be the best ...