Lunchbreak: Evaluates Vikings 2019 Rookie Class

Tickets now on sale for Thielen Foundation Celebrity Softball Game

Fans can now purchase tickets to watch their favorite gridiron stars show off their skills on the diamond.


Tickets are now on sale for the Thielen Foundation Celebrity Softball Game, which will be held May 31 at CHS Field in St. Paul. Tickets can be purchased here.


The charity game benefits the Thielen Foundation, which was started by Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen and his wife, Caitlin, in 2018.


The Thielen Foundation focuses on local youth and patients at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.


Chargers’ Anthony Lynn on sojourn to Africa, why he likes country music

COSTA MESA, Calif. — In the picture, Anthony Lynn sits at a desk, surrounded by smiling faces of children he had previously seen only in his dreams. Lynn said at that moment, he felt a deep appreciation for the simple things in life.

“You always have enough,” the Los Angeles Chargers‘ head coach said, recalling the moment. “Even when you think you don’t, you have enough. And there’s always a way to figure it out and be successful. I saw a group of people do more with less than any people in my life. We think we have all of these needs, and they are really just wants.”


Sam Mayer Wins Second In A Row At Bristol In Comeback Effort

BRISTOL, Tenn. — The end result was the same, but the race itself couldn’t have been more different.

Sam Mayer wound up in Victory Lane in Thursday’s Bush’s Beans 150 at Bristol Motor Speedway, sweeping the season at “The World’s Fastest Half-Mile” and earning his third win of his career.

The race began with a bang, as Mayer made contact after starting on the outside of polesitter Chase Cabre in Turn 3 on the opening lap, sending Cabre into the wall.


Sam Mayer to Run in ARCA & Trucks in 2020

Fresh off winning the 2019 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East championship, Sam Mayer revealed his 2020 plans to Frontstretch at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Mayer will defend his title in the newly re-branded ARCA Menards Series East next season. Mayer noted that division is of foremost importance to him and his GMS Racing team.

In addition to winning the series championship this season, Mayer has four career East wins, 13 top fives, and 14 top 10s in 14 races.


Sam Mayer Dominates Dover To Close Championship Season

DOVER, Del. — Friday was his day, and 2019 was his season.

All Sam Mayer had to do to clinch the 2019 K&N Pro Series East championship was take the green flag. But after being quickest in practice and qualifying on the pole, he led all but two laps to close the season with a win and celebrate in style.


Business, community members join Milwaukee Bucks at The Bog for fundraising event: Slideshow

Business community members from across Wisconsin joined Milwaukee Bucks alumni and front office executives on the golf course Monday at The Bog in Saukville to raise money for the future renovations of recreational facilities across the region.

The Milwaukee Bucks Foundation Golf Outing Monday welcomed a field of roughly 120 players, the largest gathering in the four-year history of the event.

The goal of the event was to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Milwaukee Bucks Foundation, which awards financial grants to communities in Wisconsin, said Milwaukee Bucks Foundation executive director Arvind Gopalratnam. The field of players included business partners of the Bucks, former Bucks like Marques Johnson and Bob Dandridge, Bucks general manager Jon Horst and head coach Mike Budenholzer.


‘100% participation:’ Helmets signed by all 32 NFL QBs to be auctioned in Bart Starr’s honor

MILWAUKEE — Helmets signed by all 32 NFL quarterbacks and several legends will be auctioned starting Sunday, Sept. 22 to raise money for those impacted by childhood cancer — in honor of the late Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr.

Bart Starr and his wife, Cherry, started the Starr Children’s Fund in collaboration with the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation in 2017. The “Helmets for Heroes” fundraising campaign will honor the late Bart Starr and take place during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.