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Reusse: Are Twins more delusional than Vikings?

Star Tribune columnist Patrick Reusse writes that Minnesota's MLB and NFL franchises need a reality check, especially coming off horrid 2011 campaigns.
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Star Tribune columnist Patrick Reusse writes that Minnesota's MLB and NFL franchises need a reality check, especially coming off horrid 2011 campaigns.

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