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Video Vault: Twins feature on 'This Week In Baseball' (May, 1987)

Back in May of 1987, the syndicated show "This Week In Baseball" featured interviews with the soon-to-be-World Champion Minnesota Twins. Host Mel Allen narrates.

Video Vault: Owl perches at Target Field

A snowy owl flies into Target Field over the weekend to get a good seat for that April 9 home opener against Albert Pujols and the Los Angeles Angels.

Video Vault: Manning's Hail Mary pass vs. Packers

We would never pile on Packers fans after a tough loss, but here's an instant classic from the Green Bay-Giants game. Just before the half, Eli Manning completes an impossible pass to Hakeem Nicks for a demoralizing touchdown.

Video Vault: Bobby Heenan's 'weasel suit' match, 1980

No Wolves today. No Wild. That means it's time for the most awesome AWA wrestling match of all time: Bobby Heenan vs. Greg Gagne. 1980. St. Paul Civic Center. If Heenan loses, he has to put on the legendary weasel suit.

Video Vault: Kiss Cam proposal fails

If you're at Target Field next summer and a guy proposes to his girlfriend on "KissCam," don't shout out "Don't do it!" Because, that can actually happen. Just like this on-camera proposal fizzled at a UCLA basketball game Monday night.

Video Vault: Gardenhire tosses hat after ejection

Today is the 10-year anniversary of Ron Gardenhire being named manager of the Minnesota Twins. Here's a short, yet sweet, clip to celebrate. In short, hats off to Gardy.

Video Vault: Brock vs. Rock, 2002

Brock Lesnar is retired from MMA action, and everyone is saying that his comeback in the WWE ring is just around the corner. Here's a look back at his "SummerSlam" match with action star Dwayne Johnson back in August of 2002.

Video Vault: Brock Lesnar's first MMA fight, 2007

It took just 1:09 for Brock Lesnar to take out Min-Soo Kim in his MMA debut on June 2, 2007.

Video Vault: Ricky Rubio's NBA debut

Here's an instant classic from Dec. 26, 2011 -- the night Ricky Rubio electrified Timberwolves fans even though the Wolves lost a tough one to Oklahoma City.

Video Vault: Wilds' Clutterbuck among list of 2011 hockey bloopers

Cal Clutterbuck's head-first dive into the Vancouver bench makes the list of Yahoo!Sports 10 worst hockey bloopers of 2011.

Video Vault: Vikings 19, Bills 0 -- 1971

Once upon a time, the Vikings had a feared defense. Here, Carl Eller and the Minnesota Vikings blank O.J. Simpson's Buffalo Bills, 19-0, on Oct. 3, 1971, at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington.

Video Vault: Favre's last play, 12-20-10

One year ago today, Brett Favre took his last snap in his NFL career against Chicago as the Vikings fell to the Bears at TCF Bank Stadium.

Video Vault: Twins pitching staff sings 'Ode To Joy'

The 2008 Twins pitching staff warbles out a Christmas classic during spring training in Florida. How many in the group are still on the roster? It's getting pretty thin.

Video Vault: Willingham homers against Twins, 7-29-11

This one comes from last July, when Oakland's Josh Willingham -- now with the Twins -- smacked a three-run homer against Minnesota.

Video Vault: Vikings vs. Saints, NFC title game

After the 2009 season, the Vikings were just a few yards away from a Super Bowl berth. We don't want to ruin your day, but here are the agonizing highlights.

Video Vault: Al Secord vs. Dave Richter, 1985

With the Wild likely going into a conference with Chicago next year, it reminded us of how we loved to hate the Blackhawks' Al Secord back in the day. Here's a fight from the 1984-85 playoffs involving Secord and the North Stars' Dave Richter.

Video Vault: Mankato goalie makes miracle save

This one is an instant Video Vault classic. Minnesota State goalie Austin Lee makes an incredible, you-have-to-see-it-to-believe-it save against the Gophers last Saturday night at Mariucci Arena.

Video Vault: Lakers vs. Timberwolves, 1989

It's the Lakers and the Timberwolves in a game from Minnesota's inaugural season -- featuring Magic Johnson and Pooh Richardson. The contest was played at the Metrodome, before Target Center was built -- and before those baggy shorts were allowed on the court.

Video Vault: Jesse Ventura, Mean Gene, Rolling Stones

Libertarian presidential short-lister Jesse Ventura gives Gene Okerlund an earful in this 1982 clip on the weekly AWA wrestling show. Here, the possible future leader of the free world is engrossed with how he introduced the Rolling Stones at a recent concert at the old St. Paul Civic Center.

Taiwanese video nails NBA lockout

While a bit bloody for our tastes, this video from Taiwanese animators does a pretty good job explaining the NBA lockout.

Video: Ex-Vikings QB Joe Kapp, 73, scuffles with Angelo Mosca

How weird is this? It's ex-Vikings quarterback Joe Kapp mixing it up with retired professional wrestler Angelo Mosca at a Canadian Football League event. Both were rivals in the CFL years ago, and the bad blood hasn't ceased. By the way: Real or staged?