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Yesterday, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced a stay-at-home order to limit non-essential movement outside of the home. Executive Order 20-20 is intended to slow the infection rate of COVID-19 and to buy time to deal with the anticipated rise in infected patients needing ICU care and to b… Read more

(Minneapolis, MN) -- A former guard for the Minnesota Vikings is dead at 61. Terry Tausch played for the Vikings for seven seasons and died Wednesday. He was part of a Super Bowl-winning team with San Francisco. Tausch's brother says the former NFLer's death was unexpected. Read more

(Undated) -- MLB and its players association have agreed to a deal surrounding the league stoppage due to COVID-19. Multiple reports says players have voted and owners are expected to ratify a deal that will cover an advance in salary for players along with the right to shorten the MLB Draft… Read more

(Undated) -- The NFL Draft will g on as scheduled. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams saying the draft will still take place from April 23rd to 25th. According to ESPN, the memo warns of punishment for anyone that criticizes the league's decision. The commissioner also told team… Read more

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Former Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes is headed to Indy. The Colts have reached a one-year deal with the veteran. Rhodes spent the last seven seasons in Minnesota and has 10 career interceptions. Read more

 

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(Eagan, MN) -- The Vikings are adding three more free agents to the mix. They have agreed to deals with wide receiver Tajae Sharpe, defensive end Anthony Zettel and XFL linebacker DeMarquis Gates. Sharpe had 25 catches for 329 yards and a career-high four touchdowns last season with the Tita… Read more

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Instead of being in Oakland to open the baseball season against the A's today, members of the Minnesota Twins are home. The start of the Major League Baseball season is on indefinite hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to help fans find some normalcy… Read more

(New York, NY) -- The NHL is postponing a trio of June events. The Scouting Combine in Buffalo, the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas and the NHL Draft in Montreal have all been called off. The league says location, timing and format of the draft will be announced when details are finalized. Read more

(Undated) -- MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball will be back whenever it's safe to play. He said on ESPN's SportsCenter last night that baseball will part of the recovery and healing process and is hopeful the league can begin preparing for a season at some point in May. Today was su… Read more

(Undated) -- The NFL is instituting rules regarding the coronavirus. The policies are in effect with those set by states across the country in the wake of COVID-19. Training facilities around the league will be closed tonight to all employees except those seemed essential. Read more

(Tokyo, Japan) -- The IOC is postponing the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The IOC and Japan have determined the games must be postponed in the wake of COVID-19. The two sides concluded they must happen no later than the summer of 2021. Read more