T.J. Oakes is skipping his senior season with the University of Minnesota. The Gophers righthander has signed with the Colorado Rockies and is off to play minor league baseball. Oakes, an 11th round draft pick, starts out in Class A ball...in Pasco, Wash.
Matt Blair, all-time great Vikings linebacker, dies at 70
Blair starred with the Vikings during his 12-year NFL career.