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Vanek, Koivu, Parise score in third, Wild beat Flames 4-2

Vanek, 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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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Sports

Harden scores 33 as Rockets beat Wolves, clinch playoff spot

Harden 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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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Sports

Minnesota-Duluth beats Minnesota 4-1 in NCAA play

Minnesota-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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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Sports

St. Olaf cancels baseball season after hazing investigation

St. 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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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Sports

Vikings add $19.5 million to stadium total

Vikings 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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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

Daktronics to build 18 LED displays for new Vikings stadium

Daktronics 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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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Vikings

Vikings sign 6-9, 351-pound Polish tackle

Vikings sign 6-9, 351-pound Polish tackleThe Minnesota Vikings have signed Polish tackle Babatunde "Babs" Aiyegbusi.
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  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
NCAAB

Wisconsin survives North Carolina to reach Elite Eight

Wisconsin 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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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
High School Sports

Going for the three-peat in Mounds View

Going for the three-peat in Mounds ViewGoing for the three-peat in Mounds View
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
NCAAB

As Final Four nears, NCAA opposes Indiana religious freedom law

As 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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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

Dean Smith's trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermen

Dean 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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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
NCAAB

Hot-shooting Notre Dame drubs Wichita State to reach Elite Eight

Hot-shooting Notre Dame drubs Wichita State to reach Elite EightDemetrius Jackson had 20 points and Pat Connaughton had 16 points and 10 rebounds.
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Sports

Lovin' the Loon: Why MN United's logo is turning heads

Lovin' the Loon: Why MN United's logo is turning headsAs word of Major League Soccer expansion grew louder in Minnesota, soccer faithful from across the country started taking notice.
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  • 3 days ago
Timberwolves

Clarkson shines in OT to lead Lakers over Wolves, 101-99

Clarkson shines in OT to lead Lakers over Wolves, 101-99Jordan Clarkson hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to send the Los Angeles Lakers over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 101-99 on Wednesday night.
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  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Sports

Minneapolis awarded MLS expansion franchise

Minneapolis awarded MLS expansion franchiseMajor League Soccer has awarded an expansion franchise to Minneapolis with play to begin in 2018.
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Soccer

One-on-one interview with Dr. Bill McGuire, owner of the United

One-on-one interview with Dr. Bill McGuire, owner of the UnitedKARE 11's Dave Schwartz sat down with Dr. Bill McGuire, owner of the United for an exclusive interview.
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Sports

Judge lets ex-NHL player lawsuit over concussions continue

Judge lets ex-NHL player lawsuit over concussions continueThe NHL's motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries has been largely rejected by a federal judge, allowing the claims to move forward.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
NFL

Coach Zimmer 'fully expects' Peterson to be with Vikings

Coach Zimmer 'fully expects' Peterson to be with VikingsPeterson standoff: Zimmer says no trade coming, agents says runner wants to play elsewhere
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

Dayton: State won't chip in direct aid for soccer stadium

Dayton: State won't chip in direct aid for soccer stadiumMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is reiterating broad Capitol opposition to a direct soccer stadium subsidy for a newly announced pro franchise.
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Sports

Threats against NHL's Nick Leddy investigated

Threats against NHL's Nick Leddy investigatedThe New York Islanders say authorities are investigating social media threats made to defenseman and Minnesota native Nick Leddy.
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  • 4 days ago
Sports

Minneapolis Farmers Market and new soccer stadium to coexist

Minneapolis Farmers Market and new soccer stadium to coexistFresh food enthusiasts can breathe a bit easier since the proposed new soccer stadium is not to replace the Minneapolis Farmer's Market.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Wild

Parise leads Wild past Isles in SO for 10th straight on road

Parise leads Wild past Isles in SO for 10th straight on roadParise tied the game at 11:45 of the third with his 29th goal. Jason Pominville and Mikko Koivu had the assists.
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  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Twins

KG to throw out 1st pitch at Twins home opener

KG to throw out 1st pitch at Twins home openerIt may not feel like it yet but it's time to think baseball.
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  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Sports

Dozier, Twins ink $20M deal

Dozier, Twins ink $20M dealTwins second baseman Brian Dozier has agreed to a 4-year contract that should keep him in Minnesota through 2018.
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Sports

Gopher women's hockey team celebrates national championship

Gopher women's hockey team celebrates national championshipGophers still coming down from program's 6th national championship
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  • 5 days ago
Wild

Dubnyk holds Maple Leafs at bay in Wild's 2-1 win

Dubnyk holds Maple Leafs at bay in Wild's 2-1 winCharlie Coyle and Thomas Vanek scored for Minnesota (41-25-7), which is 23-6-2 since acquiring Dubnyk on Jan. 14.
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  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Sports

RIT beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 in Midwest Regionals

RIT beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 in Midwest RegionalsRIT beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 in Midwest Regionals
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  • 13 hours, 59 minutes ago