Samantha And Christian Ponder Dressed Up As The Sandlot Characters

Guess who loves the 90s and probably also BuzzFeeᴅ. ESPN's Samantha Ponder and her husband, backup Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder. » 10/30/13 11:40am 10/30/13 11:40am

It's Matt Cassel Time For The Vikings

The fact that Matt Cassel will start for Minnesota on Sunday against the Steelers in London actually does nothing to settle the Vikings' unsettled QB situation. Sure, Christian Ponder's been terrible, tossing five INTs to two touchdowns and sitting in the third tertile of nearly every passing stat, but more… » 9/27/13 10:01am 9/27/13 10:01am

What's new today in the world of NFC North quarterbacks? Aaron Rodgers got a five-year, $110 million extension ($62.5 million of which arrives in the first three years) from the Packers. And Christian Ponder? Well, he's at Wal-Mart, salivating over Rodgers's dough and running errands for his wife. » 4/26/13 5:43pm 4/26/13 5:43pm

Injured Christian Ponder Couldn't Throw The Ball Farther Than 10 Yards

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: But then, Joe Webb couldn't really either. » 1/10/13 5:55pm 1/10/13 5:55pm

Christian Ponder And Samantha Steele Got Married

Early September-ish: Vikings QB Christian Ponder meets ESPN blonde lady Samantha Steele at a filming of College GameDay. Despite both having jobs that regularly take them around the country, they found time to start a relationship. » 12/19/12 10:10am 12/19/12 10:10am

The Vikings' Christian Ponder And ESPN's Samantha Steele Are Engaged

It is confirmed, per Richard Deitsch. ESPN's newest star, the lady who worked her way from being a ESPN Zone hostess to college football sideline reporter, is getting hitched to the Vikings' second-year quarterback. Will Ponder's quarterbacking over the last few weeks of the season be a distraction from his love life?… » 12/04/12 5:22pm 12/04/12 5:22pm

Christian Ponder Jokes About His ESPN Girlfriend, Is A Pretty Cool Guy

We like Vikings QB Christian Ponder a lot, and not just because his name is a complete sentence. He seems like a nice, normal guy, who waited all of a month to announce to the world that he was dating ESPN's Samantha Steele. That's still admirable restraint—we would have taken out a full-page ad in the Star Tribune. » 11/12/12 11:20am 11/12/12 11:20am

Christian Ponder Says To Lay Off His ESPN Girlfriend, She's Not The…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Leave Samantha Steele out of it. » 11/07/12 6:35pm 11/07/12 6:35pm

How Did Samantha Steele Become Erin Andrews's Replacement? First, She…

Samantha Steele graduated from college three years ago and has been with ESPN for just over a year. Now she's Erin Andrews's replacement on College GameDay and has Thursday night sideline duties. How'd it all start? » 11/07/12 1:45pm 11/07/12 1:45pm

Christian Ponder Came Out To Play Last Night, And So Did The "Ponder"…

Throughout the first three quarters of the Bears-Vikings game last night, Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth mentioned Christian Ponder, as well as "ponder" puns, as many times as they possibly could. » 10/17/11 10:10am 10/17/11 10:10am

Even Your TV Can't Believe How Poorly The Vikings Drafted

From the program description on AT&T U-verse digital TV, the nameless captioning robot torches Christian Ponder, or perhaps Minnesota personnel guru Rick Spielman. [h/t Brian and Brendan] » 4/29/11 4:20pm 4/29/11 4:20pm