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New study suggests many hockey helmets unsafeNew study suggests many hockey helmets unsafeA new scientific study is suggesting that many hockey helmets, used in all levels of the game, may be unsafe. The study comes from Virginia Tech and the same scientists who rated the safety of football helmets. Some of the results were published Sunday by ESPN.
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Three No. 1 seeds in the Final FourThree No. 1 seeds in the Final FourIf you liked the look of last year's Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition.
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Falcons fined, lose draft pick for using fake crowd noiseFalcons fined, lose draft pick for using fake crowd noiseThe Atlanta Falcons will forfeit a fifth-round draft pick in 2016 draft for using fake crowd noise.
- Atlanta Falcons
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New Orleans Pelicans beat Timberwolves 110-88New Orleans Pelicans beat Timberwolves 110-88Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-88 on Sunday.
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Wisconsin heads to Final Four with different feelingWisconsin heads to Final Four with different feelingThe Badgers were just happy to reach the Final Four last year. This time they want more.
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Duke denies Gonzaga in its Final Four bidDuke denies Gonzaga in its Final Four bidThe Blue Devils get coach Mike Krzyzewski to his 12th Final Four and deny Gonzaga in the process.
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Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66Kentucky stays unbeaten, survives scare and beats Notre Dame 68-66 in NCAA tournament
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Inaugural poker tournament comes to Running AcesInaugural poker tournament comes to Running AcesCheck Shove Poker is holding their inaugural event this week at Running Aces Harness Park in Columbus, Minn.
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Michigan State edges Louisville in OT for Final Four berthMichigan State edges Louisville in OT for Final Four berthThe Spartans knocked off Louisville, 76-70, in overtime to reach the Final Four for the first time since 2010.
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Mauer hits 1st spring homer, Twins beat PhilliesMauer hits 1st spring homer, Twins beat PhilliesJoe Mauer hit his first home run of the spring and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Saturday.
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RIT beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 in Midwest RegionalsRIT beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 in Midwest RegionalsRIT beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 in Midwest Regionals
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MLS Commissioner Don Garber talks United expansionMLS Commissioner Don Garber talks United expansionThe United will be a member of Major League soccer in 2018.
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MLB 2015: Key dates for the upcoming seasonMLB 2015: Key dates for the upcoming seasonBASEBALL 2015: Wrigley opener, Cincy All-Star game among key dates for upcoming season
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Vanek, Koivu, Parise score in third, Wild beat Flames 4-2Vanek, Koivu, Parise score in third, Wild beat Flames 4-2Thomas Vanek and Mikko Koivu scored early in a three-goal third period and the Minnesota Wild pulled away to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Friday night.
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Harden scores 33 as Rockets beat Wolves, clinch playoff spotHarden scores 33 as Rockets beat Wolves, clinch playoff spotJames Harden had 33 points and eight assists as the Houston Rockets clinched a playoff spot with a 120-110 victory over the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
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Minnesota-Duluth beats Minnesota 4-1 in NCAA playMinnesota-Duluth beats Minnesota 4-1 in NCAA playWillie Raskob had a goal and an assist in a three-goal flurry in the first period and Minnesota-Duluth beat Minnesota 4-1 on Friday night in the first round of the Northeast Regional of the NCAA hockey tournament.
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St. Olaf cancels baseball season after hazing investigationSt. Olaf cancels baseball season after hazing investigationSt. Olaf College is canceling the rest of its baseball season after a hazing investigation.
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Vikings add $19.5 million to stadium totalVikings add $19.5 million to stadium totalThe Minnesota Vikings and the Wilf family contributed an additional $19.5 million to the team's new stadium Friday, which will help pay for a number of luxury and aesthetic features to the project.
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Daktronics to build 18 LED displays for new Vikings stadiumDaktronics to build 18 LED displays for new Vikings stadiumSouth Dakota-based Daktronics has been chosen to design and build 18 high-definition video displays for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
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Vikings sign 6-9, 351-pound Polish tackleVikings sign 6-9, 351-pound Polish tackleThe Minnesota Vikings have signed Polish tackle Babatunde "Babs" Aiyegbusi.
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Wisconsin survives North Carolina to reach Elite EightWisconsin survives North Carolina to reach Elite EightNorth Carolina was hanging in until it had an empty offensive trip in the final minute.
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Going for the three-peat in Mounds ViewGoing for the three-peat in Mounds ViewGoing for the three-peat in Mounds View
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As Final Four nears, NCAA opposes Indiana religious freedom lawAs Final Four nears, NCAA opposes Indiana religious freedom lawThe Final Four is being held in a state that legalized refusal of service to same-sex couples.
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Dean Smith's trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermenDean Smith's trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermenDean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players - even after his death.
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Photos: MN Timberwolves vs. Utah JazzPhotos: MN Timberwolves vs. Utah JazzMar 30, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine (8) dribbles in the fourth quarter against the Utah Jazz at Target Center. The Utah Jazz beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84.
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Boston U. beats Minnesota-Duluth in Northeast RegionalBoston U. beats Minnesota-Duluth in Northeast RegionalBoston U. beats Minnesota-Duluth in Northeast Regional
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AWA wrestlers 'sodbusting' in SavageAWA wrestlers 'sodbusting' in SavageKenny Jays Histiocytosis Association Benefit is on Saturday, April 4 at the Savage American Legion.
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Detroit Red Wings forward Drew Miller talks the day after being struck in the face by a skate. Video by Helene St. James / DFP
The staff of For the Win rounds up some weird ways NCAA coaches stuff their pockets, sourced from the USA TODAY Sports college coaches' salary database.
Chris Fischer, special to USA TODAY sports, details how Jameis Winston fared in one of his final auditions for the No. 1 pick in April's NFL draft.
USA TODAY Sports' Ted Berg predicts who will be taking home hardware at the end of the season in the American League.
Hall of Famer Alonzo Mourning hopes that March Madness fans will continue tracking their favorite players into the professional ranks.
Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns sits down with USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger to discuss the possible matchup with Duke.
The late-night comics take an off beat look at sports in today's Punchlines. Watch our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com.
USA TODAY Sports' Kevin Spain breaks down the latest NBA power rankings and the Bulls' week ahead before a clash with the Cavaliers.