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Minnesota Newspaper Lists Aaron Rodgers Collarbone Injury as One of the Top Moments of the Decade

The cover of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
The cover of the Minneapolis Star Tribune

There hasn't been much to write home about in terms of success as it pertains to Minnesota sports over the last decade, and the Star Tribune seems to know this.

On a ceremonial cover that honored seminal Minnesota moments over the last 10 years, including the Lynx's four championships, the Minneapolis Miracle, and the formation of the Bomba Squad, the paper included Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr injuring Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers as one of their their top moments.

OK, it might not have been the best decade for Minnesota sports -- the city hasn't seen an NFL, MLB, or NBA championship since the Twins in 1991 -- but an injury is one of the five best moments of the last ten years? Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins have both turned into stars for the Timberwolves, and there is no mention of either of them.

Not only that, but this is in horrible taste.

Wisconsin fans don't seemed too bothered by Minnesota's boast, as they can just sit back and count their individual and team hardware over the last decade.

This cover certainly isn't the Star Tribune's finest hour, as celebrating an injury to any player, let alone one of the best ever to do it, is a cardinal sin in sports fandom.