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It's Closing Time - Vikings Journal Is Shutting Down

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 07:00 PM
Hey guys,    The title pretty much says it all, but the MinnCentric team has decided to shut down Vikings Journal. I think they...
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Article: Thank You For Supporting Vikings Journal

Minnesota Vikings Talk 14 Jan 2017
It is with a great deal of sadness that we must announce that Vikings Journal will cease to be an updated web site effective immediately,...
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Purple Pain is still alive

Minnesota Vikings Talk 11 Jan 2017
Back to the old board ... looks good as new.   Purple Pain Board  
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Article: 7 Questions the Minnesota Vikings Need to Answer

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 07:00 PM
The rollercoaster ride that is the Minnesota Vikings 2016 season is almost over. It started with the initial low from the shock of losing...
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Article: Vikings, Greenway and The Journal Bid Adieu in W...

Minnesota Vikings Talk Yesterday, 01:13 PM
The Minnesota Vikings finished their season with a bang on New Year’s Day at U.S. Bank Stadium, walloping the hapless (and completely che...
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Pick 4 results are in

Minnesota Vikings Talk 03 Jan 2017
Here are the final results and full list of winners from the 2016 Pick 4. Also make sure to head over to Purple Pain where the play off e...
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College Football


College Football: Who's In The Playoff Field Now?

A wild college football weekend has turned the playoff race on its head. Which teams will find themselves in the top four when new rankings come out Tuesday?


Can The Gophers Win The West?

Minnesota is currently tied for first in the Big Ten West, and if the Gophers win out, the division is theirs. Can they pull it off?


Is This Shakeup Saturday?

A number of college football's top teams could be in for tough games this weekend. Do we see a few undefeateds go down?


Just How Good Is Alabama?

The polls have Alabama at No. 1, but what do the numbers say? (Spoiler: They say Alabama is pretty good, too.)


Where Do The Gophers Go From Here?

A disappointing 0-2 start in the Big Ten has the Gophers aimed at a mediocre bowl game again. We take a look at the team's remaining schedule and possible postseason destinations.


The Things We Thought We Knew About The College Football Season

Early in the year, it's prime time to make predictions, declarations and assertions. But we often quickly find out just how wrong we were.


Picking This Weekend's Biggest Games

Three top-10 matchups highlight the Week 5 college football schedule.


Breaking Down The Big Ten: Who Will Win The Dogfight?

Three top-10 teams might make the Big Ten the best conference in college football. Now it's time for them to fight it out.


What To Watch For As The Gophers Season Really Gets Going

Upcoming games against Colorado State, Penn State and Iowa should begin to reveal what the 2016 Gophers are all about.


It's Moving Time in College Football

With two weeks in the books, we're hitting the point in the season where teams start to separate themselves. Here's a few matchups this week that have real "moving" implications.


What's Next For Last Weekend's Most Impressive Teams?

After a Labor Day weekend spent at a cabin with no cell service or Internet (if you've not done that in a while, I highly recommend it), I returned to the wired world to find four college football teams that really stood out in their openers.


A Win Is A Win For The Gophers - Even If It's Ugly

Well, the Gophers are 1-0. But it wasn't pretty. Minnesota beat Oregon State 30-23 at TCF Bank Stadium on Thursday night in a game that was filled with penalties and mistakes.