We don’t like to be a catalyst for bad news, but sometimes it’s inevitable, especially where matters of Minnesota’s sporting scene are concerned.
Thus, consider the overall winning percentage for this state’s four major professional teams, using their recently completed seasons — except for the Twins, we’ll use their record entering Friday’s game at Seattle:
Twins: 6-18 (.250 winning percentage)
Vikings: 3-13 (.186)
Timberwolves: 26-40 (.394)
Wild: 35-36-11 (.493)
Collectively, that’s a 70-107-11 record and a winning percentage of .395. The Wild look like bona fide world-beaters with their near-.500 mark.