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What if every major league team had a food-related baseball cap? via Crawfish Boxes

I would totally rock a Minnesota Twins Juicy Lucy hat.

Metrodome Demolition from Parking Lot of First Covenant Church via Daniel Collison

Zach Parise, fashion model: Wild star shows off Olympic uniform

I’m sorry, but this picture makes Zach look like a mannequin at Herberger’s in Rosedale.

via Pioneer Press

The difference a day makes via Kelly Smith

Whether you loved the Metrodome or hated it, an iconic part of the Minneapolis skyline is gone forever.

Aerial view of deflated Metrodome via Vinetta Sawkar

What if the NFL logos were Hipsters?

I love the cold up here. Since my skinny jeans don’t reach my feet I have a sweet frostbite tan going on. Dead skin is totally in right now.


via Kissing Suzy Kolber

Boxer Elmer “Kid Violent” Ray at home with one of his heavyweight boxing champion trophies (1946) via Minnesota Historical Society

I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

Hello. My name is Chris Kluwe, and for eight years I was the punter for the Minnesota Vikings. In May 2013, the Vikings released me from the team. At the time, quite a few people asked me if I thought it was because of my recent activism for same-sex marriage rights, and I was very careful in how I answered the question. My answer, verbatim, was always, “I honestly don’t know, because I’m not in those meetings with the coaches and administrative people.”

This is a true answer. I honestly don’t know if my activism was the reason I got fired.

However, I’m pretty confident it was.

Read the entire article on Deadspin

Minneapolis Mayor Hubert H. Humphrey throwing out the first pitch for the Minneapolis Millers at Nicollet Park on April 27, 1948. via, Minnesota Historical Society