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Denver Broncos Beat Carolina Panthers 24-10 To Win Super Bowl 50Defense wins championships rang true on Sunday night as the Broncos defense lead the charge to victory.
Top 10 Super Bowl 50 CommercialsThe game is always big, but the commercials bring us the most fun.
Banham Scores Record 60 Points, Gophers Beat NorthwesternUniversity of Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham made history Sunday as the Gophers beat Northwestern 112-106 in double overtime. Banham set a Big Ten scoring record and a school record with 60 points.
WATCH: Tailgate Fan Parties At Super Bowl 50Tailgate Fan travels to Santa Clara for all of the big game festivities.
What’s The Secret To Osseo’s Sports Success?If Bill Quan was running a college athletic department, he'd be in line for a hefty raise right about now. As the activities coordinator at Osseo, the success his two highest-profile teams are having is quite impressive.
Blues Hand Wild 4-1 Loss, Their 10th Of Last 11 GamesJori Lehtera had a goal and an assist, and Brian Elliott made 38 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Saturday night.
Wiggins Leads Wolves' Late Game Surge To Top Bulls 112-105Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night.
Wild Place Brodin On Injured Reserve With Broken FootThe Minnesota Wild have placed defenseman Jonas Brodin on injured reserve because of a broken foot. Brodin was injured in Thursday night's 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers. The Wild said Saturday he's expected to miss three to six weeks.
These Are The Best Teams To Not Win The Super BowlThey had the stars, the swagger and the sparkling record to prove it. Then, poof, it was gone. No Super Bowl ring, no parade, no trip to the White House. Nothing but a long offseason — or a lifetime in some cases — of what might have been.
Golfers Hit Lake Minnetonka For The 'Chilly Open'Lake Minnetonka becomes a frozen golf course this weekend. Saturday is the Chilly Open on Wayzata Bay. There are three, nine-hole courses. Tennis balls and hockey pucks replace golf balls and clubs in this tournament.
Gophers See Versatility In Burnsville's Kamal MartinThe Gophers landed a few locals in the spectacle of this year's signing day, including Burnsville quarterback Kamal Martin.
Shabazz Muhammad Hoping To Step Up Role With TimberwolvesThe Timberwolves are spending this season trying to figure out what they have to work with in the future. What they want off the bench is for Shabazz Muhammad to be a factor, every night.

Vikings

These Are The Best Teams To Not Win The Super BowlThey had the stars, the swagger and the sparkling record to prove it. Then, poof, it was gone. No Super Bowl ring, no parade, no trip to the White House. Nothing but a long offseason — or a lifetime in some cases — of what might have been.
U.S. Bank Stadium Passes Snow Test With EaseThe developers of U.S. Bank Stadium were celebrating this week after getting a test run from Mother Nature on how the Vikings’ new home will handle heavy snow.
4 Minnesota Connections To The Super BowlIn Minnesota, Vikings fans are probably still bitter about Blair Walsh's missed field goal against the Seahawks. But we might as well shake it off, because who knows who far they would've after Seattle? If you're looking for Minnesota connections to the biggest game in sports this week, they're actually not that hard to find.
Vikings Fans Claim 45,000 Seats At U.S. Bank StadiumWith the new home of the Minnesota Vikings set to open later this summer, the team announced Wednesday that licenses for more than 45,000 seats have been secured by fans.
Bridgewater Throws 2 TD Passes In Pro Bowl VictoryVikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw a pair of touchdowns passes for Team Irvin in a 49-27 victory in the Pro Bowl Sunday in Hawaii.
Judge: Wells Fargo Can Keep Signs Near U.S. Bank StadiumA federal judge has denied the Minnesota Vikings' request for a preliminary injunction that would have forced Wells Fargo to remove or cover two rooftop signs near the new stadium.
Vikings Cheerleader Elyssa: Ready To Conquer The WorldAs a Minnesota Vikings cheerleader and lifelong dancer, Elyssa exudes confidence and sophistication that even the best of us would envy.
Report: Vikings' Kendricks Named NFC North Rookie Of The YearMinnesota Vikings rookie linebacker Eric Kendricks certainly turned heads this year -- and now he has the NFC North Rookie of the Year honor to show for it.
5 Head-Scratching Vikings Pro Bowl SelectionsIf it seems like the NFL Pro Bowl gets a little more ridiculous, you're not alone in your thinking. Here are four Vikings players, plus an extra, that make us shake our heads even as loyal fans when we hear they were picked for the Pro Bowl.
Vikings' Barr, Bridgewater Selected To Pro BowlA day after Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith was selected to his first Pro Bowl, two more players found out they're heading to Hawaii. The Vikings announced Monday that linebacker Anthony Barr and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater have been selected to the Pro Bowl.
Vikings' Walsh Sends Kind Words To Patriots' GostkowskiMinnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh sent some kind words to Stephen Gostkowski, who missed an extra point in the New England Patriots' loss to the Denver Broncos Sunday.
Vikings Pick Up Pat Shurmur As Tight Ends CoachThe Minnesota Vikings have hired Pat Shurmur as tight ends coach.The Minnesota Vikings have hired Pat Shurmur as tight ends coach. Shurmur's hire was finalized Monday, when the Vikings announced tight ends coach Kevin Stefanski will become running backs coach to replace Kirby Wilson.

Twins

Outfielder Carlos Quentin To Try Career Revival With TwinsOutfielder Carlos Quentin and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a minor league contract, giving the 33-year-old a chance to revive his career.
Warming To Stardom, Buxton Looks To Shake Off Rough YearThe ponds and lakes near Baxley, Georgia, don't freeze. Rarely does Byron Buxton's hometown get cold or snow.
Twins Blog: Rod Carew Speaks From The HeartTwinsFest is usually a chance for fans and players get excited about the upcoming season. But for one Hall of Fame player, he was simply thankful to just be there.
Carew Makes Triumphant TwinsFest Appearance After Massive Heart AttackRod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him. The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder has to carry a battery-powered device with him everywhere he goes to keep his heart on track.
Twins' Perkins Adjusts Training In Hopes Of Avoiding Late-Season InjuriesMinnesota Twins All-Star closer Glen Perkins has seen each of the last two seasons short-circuited in the second half by injuries to his neck and back. So Perkins went into the offseason looking to attack his preparation a little differently in hopes of helping his body endure the season's grind.
Hunter, Announcer Gordon To Join Twins Hall of FameRecently retired outfielder Torii Hunter and former radio announcer John Gordon have been elected to the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame. The Twins announced Friday that Hunter and Gordon will be inducted in separate pregame ceremonies July 16 and 17. They'll become the 27th and 28th members.
Twins, Plouffe Agree To $7.25M 1-Year ContractThe Minnesota Twins have agreed with third baseman Trevor Plouffe on a $7.25 million, one-year contract to avoid arbitration. The Twins made the announcement on Monday. Plouffe hit .244 last season with 22 home runs and a career-high 86 RBIs.
Jepsen, Twins Agree To $5.3M ContractRight-hander Kevin Jepsen have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $5,312,500. The agreement, announced Friday, gives the pitcher a raise of more than $2 million from his earnings of $3,025,000 last year.
Doctors Clear Rod Carew To Attend TwinsFest Next WeekendThe Minnesota Twins say Hall of Famer Rod Carew is healthy enough to attend the team's annual fan festival next weekend.
Twins Launch New Flex Plan For Partial Season TicketsThe "Flex Plan" consists of 20 tickets that can be used in any increment for any games in 2016, excluding the home opener and a handful of Friday and Saturday games in the summer.
Tony Oliva To Visit N.D. As Part Of Twins Caravan TourLegendary Minnesota Twins outfielder Tony Oliva is visiting Bismarck on Monday as part of the annual Twins Caravan tour.
Twins Agree To Deals With 4 Arbitration-Eligible PlayersThe Minnesota Twins have agreed to one-year contracts with infielders Eduardo Escobar and Eduardo Nunez, right-hander Casey Fien and lefty Tommy Milone, averting salary arbitration.

Timberwolves

Wiggins Leads Wolves' Late Game Surge To Top Bulls 112-105Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night.
Shabazz Muhammad Hoping To Step Up Role With TimberwolvesThe Timberwolves are spending this season trying to figure out what they have to work with in the future. What they want off the bench is for Shabazz Muhammad to be a factor, every night.
Wolves' LaVine Ready To Defend Slam Dunk TitleMinnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine is heading back to All-Star weekend to defend his slam dunk title. And he says he has "a few tricks up my sleeve" after dominating the event last year. LaVine will compete against Detroit center Andre Drummond, Denver swingman Will Barton and Orlando forward Aaron Gordon in Toronto next weekend.
LaVine To Defend Dunk Title Against Drummond, Barton & Gordon Reigning Slam Dunk Contest champion Zach LaVine is slated to defend his title next weekend in Toronto.
Timberwolves End Losing Streak With 108 – 102 Win Over LA ClippersStung by a four-point loss to the Lakers a night earlier and playing the second game of a back-to-back against a team they had lost to 14 straight times on the road, the Minnesota Timberwolves might have doubted themselves.
Wolves Fall To Lakers 119-115, Road Skid Stretches To 12 GamesKobe Bryant hit seven 3-pointers while scoring a season-high 38 points, and the Lakers snapped their 10-game skid with a 119-115 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
KG Gives Full Endorsement To Wolves Interim Coach MitchellMinnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett is offering his full endorsement of interim coach Sam Mitchell despite the losses from the young team. Garnett spoke before the Timberwolves faced the Lakers in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
Towns Earns 3rd Straight Western Conference Rookie AwardAt the rate Karl-Anthony Towns is going, he'll be the heavy favorite to win the NBA's Rookie of the Year award. The league announced Tuesday that Towns has been named the Western Conference Rookie of the Month for January.
Wolves Recall Adreian Payne After Week In D-LeagueThe Minnesota Timberwolves have recalled power forward Adreian Payne from the NBA Development League. The move was made Monday, after Payne averaged 26.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.3 steals in three games for the Erie BayHawks of the NBADL over the past week.
Wolves Can't Hold Lead In 96-93 Loss At PortlandCJ McCollum and Damian Lillard scored 21 points apiece, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Minnesota Timberwolves their 11th straight road loss with a 96-93 victory Sunday night.
Timberwolves Fall To Jazz 103-90Rodney Hood scored 22 points, Derrick Favors had 20 in his return to the starting lineup and the Utah Jazz beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-90 on Friday night.
Towns Hits Impressive Shot That Doesn't Give Timberwolves Any PointsIn Wednesday night's game against the Oklahoma Thunder, Karl-Anthony Towns made an almost unbelievable trick shot that, sadly, didn't earn the Timberwolves a single point.

Wild

Blues Hand Wild 4-1 Loss, Their 10th Of Last 11 GamesJori Lehtera had a goal and an assist, and Brian Elliott made 38 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Saturday night.
Wild Place Brodin On Injured Reserve With Broken FootThe Minnesota Wild have placed defenseman Jonas Brodin on injured reserve because of a broken foot. Brodin was injured in Thursday night's 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers. The Wild said Saturday he's expected to miss three to six weeks.
Brassard Rallies Rangers Over Wild, 4-2Derick Brassard set up the tying goal and scored the game-winner early in the third period as the New York Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the struggling Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night.
Wild Snap Pic Of Golf With A GatorIt was golf with a gator for some members of the Minnesota Wild. Nino Niederreiter tweeted out a photo of the reptilian interloper as he and fellow teammates Marco Scandella, Matt Dumba and Darcy Kuemper hit the links recently.
Nelson, Berube, Islanders Top Wild 5-3Brock Nelson's team-leading 20th goal broke a tie late in the second period, Jean-Francois Berube made 40 saves for his first NHL win, and the New York Islanders beat the Minnesota Wild 5-3 Tuesday night.
Wild Enters Familiar Territory After All-Star BreakThe All-Star break is over. It was back to work for the Wild with practice Monday afternoon. And they have some work to do.
Wild Aim To Get Out Of Scoring Slump After All-Star BreakAs the Minnesota Wild reconvened from the All-Star break, their focus inevitably turned to an obvious goal. More goals.
Minnesota Wild Hire Stats Specialists For Hockey OperationsThe Minnesota Wild have hired for their hockey operations department a pair of analytics specialists who co-founded an advanced statistics website. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Tuesday the club has brought in Andrew C. Thomas as lead hockey researcher and Alexandra Mandrycky as hockey operations analyst.
Wild Head Into All-Star Break On (Another) Mid-Season SlideJust 84 seconds from an uplifting shutout win to take into the All-Star break, the Minnesota Wild got a potentially big power-play opportunity. What happened next epitomized the mid-season skid that has become the norm for this team in five years under coach Mike Yeo.
Wild Give Up Late Goal, Lose To Coyotes In ShootoutAnthony Duclair had the only goal in the shootout, rookie Louis Domingue made 34 saves and the Arizona Coyotes came back to beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Monday night.
Wild Seek Victory Before Taking NHL All-Star BreakThe figure skaters are gone and the Minnesota Wild finally have their home ice back. They face Arizona Monday night in their final game before the NHL All-Star Break.
Sharks Beat Wild 4-3 Thanks To Pavelski's Late GoalJoe Pavelski scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:28 to go, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday for their seventh win in eight games.

Lynx

Minnesota Lynx Re-Sign C Sylvia FowlesSylvia Fowles was the MVP of the WNBA Finals last year as the Minnesota Lynx won their third championship in five seasons. The Lynx announced Tuesday they've re-signed Fowles, who was a free agent.
Lynx To Host Phoenix Mercury In Season OpenerComing off their third WNBA title in five seasons, the Minnesota Lynx will open its 2016 regular season on May 14 at Target Center against the Phoenix Mercury.
2015 In Review: The Year In Local SportsMinnesota doesn't seem to lack anything in having big sports stories over the course of a year, and 2015 was no exception. Here's a look back at the crazy year that was Minnesota sports.
Minnesota Lynx Celebrate A 3rd WNBA Title, Aiming For MoreIt was a celebration fit for champions. The Minnesota Lynx held their victory parade Friday after winning the WNBA title Wednesday night for the first time on their home court. Lynx fans lined Hennepin Avenue for a chance to celebrate with the champs.
WNBA Champion Lynx To Have Breakfast With Governor, ParadeMinnesota Lynx fans can honor the 2015 WNBA champions Friday morning in downtown Minneapolis. A parade for the Lynx starts at 11:30 a.m. on 12th Street and Hennepin Avenue, and ends at Target Center for a celebration shortly after noon.
Prince Celebrates Lynx Win With Late-Night Paisley Park JamRock legend and noted basketball enthusiast Prince was in a "party like it's 1999" mood following the Minnesota Lynx's WNBA Championship win Wednesday evening. The Lynx captured their third title in five years with a 69-52 victory over the Indiana Fever in Game 5, and it was their first time clinching the championship on their home turf.
Lynx Fans Celebrate Championship WinFor Lynx fans, this Is the moment they've been waiting for -- a chance to capture a WNBA championship at home.
Lynx Win Third WNBA Title In 5 YearsSylvia Fowles had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx captured their third championship in five years with a 69-52 victory over the Indiana Fever in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals on Wednesday night. Seimone Augustus added 16 points and Rebekkah Brunson grabbed 14 rebounds for the Lynx, who also won it all in 2011 and 2013.
One More Game: Lynx Host Fever In Deciding Game 5 For WNBA TitleSo it's all come down to one night. The Minnesota Lynx and Indiana Fever meet Wednesday night in a winner-take-all scenario. It's Game 5 of the WNBA Finals at Target Center.
Target Center Unveils Plans For $129M RenovationTarget Center is celebrating 25 years in downtown Minneapolis by giving the city a taste of what's shortly to come. As the venue marked the 25th anniversary of its grand opening, plans were unveiled detailing a planned $129 million renovation project that will include new gathering spaces, clubs, and exteriors.
Lynx, Fever Ready For WNBA Finals Winner-Take-All Game 5Tamika Catchings and Lindsay Whalen have been butting heads in the playoffs for 10 years now, dating back to the 2005 Eastern Conference finals.
Catchings Helps Fever Force Game 5, Beating Lynx 75-69Shenise Johnson scored 15 points and Marissa Coleman added 14 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Minnesota Lynx 75-69 on Sunday night, forcing a decisive Game 5 in the WNBA Finals.

Gophers

Banham Scores Record 60 Points, Gophers Beat NorthwesternUniversity of Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham made history Sunday as the Gophers beat Northwestern 112-106 in double overtime. Banham set a Big Ten scoring record and a school record with 60 points.
Big Ten Victory Slips Away From Gophers In 82-58 Loss To NorthwesternTre Demps scored 23 points with eight assists and Bryant McIntosh added 20 points and six rebounds as Northwestern snapped a five-game losing streak with an 82-58 win over Minnesota on Thursday night.
Seeking 1st Big Ten Win, Gophers Need Murphy On The CourtIt's past the point of optimism for a competitive season for the Gopher basketball team as they head into Thursday night's game at Northwestern. Minnesota is still looking for its first Big Ten Conference win, and some hope for the future.
Gopher Football Signs 20, Including LB Carter CoughlinJerry Kill's sudden retirement last fall quickly made this recruiting class at Minnesota a question mark. Carter Coughlin's unwavering commitment to his home-state school helped dispel any doubts and give new coach Tracy Claeys a solid foundation entering his first full season.
Star Amanda Kessel Returning To Gopher Hockey ProgramOne of the biggest stars in the history of the women's hockey program at the University of Minnesota is back. Amanda Kessel last played for the Gophers during the 2012-13 season, which ended with a 41-0 record and a national championship.
Gophers Fall To MSU-Mankato At North Star College CupThe University of Minnesota men's hockey team went winless for the weekend after a 3-2 loss to Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Sunday in the North Star College Cup at Xcel Energy Center.
Banham Scores 29, Gophers Fall At MichiganSenior Rachel Banham scored 29 points, but it wasn't enough as the University of Minnesota lost at Michigan 92-76 on Sunday in Big Ten play. Banham added nine rebounds and eight assists in the loss.
No. 19 Hoosiers Top Gophers 74-68Thomas Bryant scored a career-high 23 points Saturday to help No. 19 Indiana hang on for a 74-68 victory over Minnesota.
Edwards, Purdue Beat Gophers 68-64Vince Edwards scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 21 Purdue hang on without freshman standout Caleb Swanigan and beat Minnesota 68-64 on Wednesday night.
Gopher Basketball, Hockey To Play In 2018 'Super Saturday' In New YorkThe Big Ten announced Wednesday that the University of Minnesota will be a part of a basketball and hockey doubleheader at Madison Square Garden in 2018. The Gopher men's basketball team will face Ohio State on Jan. 20, 2018. That same day, the Gopher men's hockey team will face Michigan State.
Gophers Get All 3 Big Ten Stars After Weekend SweepMichael Brodzinski earned the league's First Star of the Week, Hudson Fasching was named the Second Star of the Week and Eric Schierhorn was named the Third Star of the Week.
Brodzinski Nets Hat Trick, Gophers Sweep WisconsinMichael Brodzinski netted a hat trick Saturday night as the University of Minnesota hockey team completed a weekend sweep of Wisconsin with a 9-2 victory. The Gophers got the weekend started with a 4-0 win over the Badgers Friday night.

St. Thomas

Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Controls Its Destiny In MIAC RaceSt. Thomas is rolling yet again this season. After cruising to an 87-72 win Wednesday night over Gustavus, the Tommies are 18-1 on the regular season and 13-1 in MIAC play with six games to go. They're on the verge of clinching a playoff spot with a four-game lead in the league and should secure the No. 1 seed for the MIAC Playoffs.
Tommies Blog: Caruso Named AFCA Division III Coach Of The YearFor the second time in four years, Glenn Caruso led the St. Thomas football program to the pinnacle of Division III football, the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. Caruso was named the Division III National Coach of the Year on Monday by the American Football Coaches Association.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Faces Mount Union For National TitleSt. Thomas is back in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl against Mount Union after beating Linfield 38-17 in the national semifinals on Saturday. The Wildcats, from Oregon, came to St. Paul ranked No. 2 in the country. It's the Tommies second appearance in the Division III national championship in four years.
Tommies Blog: Linfield Stands Between St. Thomas, Title GameThe No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team is one victory away from playing for a national championship. And they get the chance to earn that right on their home field Saturday.
4 Finalists Named For Division III Gagliardi AwardSt. Thomas offensive tackle David Simmet and St. John's running back Sam Sura are among four finalists for the 2015 Gagliardi Trophy.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Gets Big Quarterfinal Test In Wabash (Ind.)It's always fun to beat your rival, but it feels even better to do it twice in a season. And when you do it to advance in the NCAA Playoffs, it's that much more special. The St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 4 nationally, beat rival St. John's 38-19 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals.
Tommies Blog: Rival St. John's Next After 57-14 Playoff WinThe No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team knew what was at stake Saturday if it beat La Verne (CA) in its first round NCAA Playoff game. First of all, a victory guaranteed another week of football. It also most likely meant a rematch with their biggest MIAC rival. That's exactly the stage this week after the Tommies routed the Leopards 57-14 to improve to 11-0 on the season.
Rivals St. Thomas, St. John's Meet Saturday In NCAA PlayoffsSt. John's and St. Thomas will add to their long-running rivalry with a bonus match-up. The Johnnies and the Tommies are preparing for a second-round game on Saturday in the NCAA Division III playoffs on the St. Thomas campus in St. Paul.
Tommies Blog: No. 4 St. Thomas Hosts La Verne (CA) Saturday In PlayoffsThe No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team ended its regular season Saturday with another dominating victory to finish a perfect 10-0. The St. Thomas football team got together Sunday night for the NCAA Selection Show, already knowing it was automatically in the 32 team field. It didn't take long for the Tommies to learn their fate.
Potential For Tommie-Johnnie Rematch In D3 PlayoffsSt. Thomas and St. John's are again on track for a postseason rematch.
Tommies Blog: NCAA Bid Claimed, St. Thomas Goes For MIAC Title At GustavusThe St. Thomas football team clinched an NCAA bid after beating Carleton 80-3 on Saturday in its final regular season home game. The Tommies also moved up to No. 4 in the D3football.com national poll.
Tommies Pull Off 'Bizarre' Two-Point Conversion"Did you see that?" It was a phrase repeated many times Saturday at O'Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul.

HS Sports

What’s The Secret To Osseo’s Sports Success?If Bill Quan was running a college athletic department, he'd be in line for a hefty raise right about now. As the activities coordinator at Osseo, the success his two highest-profile teams are having is quite impressive.
Gophers See Versatility In Burnsville's Kamal MartinThe Gophers landed a few locals in the spectacle of this year's signing day, including Burnsville quarterback Kamal Martin.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsThere is nothing better than the postseason when it comes to high school sports. For many programs, it's about proving the resume that was built over the course of the regular season. This week, we feature two hockey playoff games and top match-ups in boys hockey and boys basketball.
Maple Grove's Davison Leads On Court, GridironSit with Brad Davison and you are sitting with a well-dressed, polite, straight-A high school student.But that is just part of his resume. On Friday nights in the fall, he is the quarterback for the Maple Grove Crimson -- and he is a good one.
Do Team Sports Instill Valuable Principles? Forum Discussion Offers InsightsIt's a question often asked -- how much residual value is there in being part of a team? And how much does what happens on the field or the court relate to the business world?
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsWe have four huge match-ups on Friday across the state in basketball and hockey, and virtually all are top-10 teams squaring off. A big win can give a team momentum heading into the playoffs, and while nobody likes to lose, it can serve as a gauge for where your team needs to get better.
Rochester Brothers Leading John Marshall Basketball Team To New HeightsMichael and Mathew Hurt anchor the Rochester John Marshall basketball team -- one a future Gopher, and the other with quite a future.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top Basketball Match-UpsIt's a big weekend for many high school basketball teams as conference races around the Twin Cities are heating up. There are some big games Friday night with conference implications featuring highly-ranked teams facing each other across the Twin Cities both in boys and girls basketball.
Basketball Helps Reinvigorate Struggling North Minneapolis HighA huge high school basketball matchup Tuesday night was about more than just the game -- the top-ranked North High School Polars faced the top-ranked Hopkins Royals.
Blaine Hockey Ace Tufte Has The NHL In His SightsHe does not look like a hockey player, but he sure plays like one. Riley Tufte has a chance to lead his Blaine High School team to a state title, and he has a chance to play hockey after high school -- for a long time.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsWe're getting a break, albeit brief, from the subzero temperatures that become the norm with winter in Minnesota. But just as the bitter cold returns to Minnesota, things will be heating up inside gyms and hockey arenas this weekend as several top teams are facing each other.
Wis. May Ban Certain Cheers At H.S. Sports GamesThe Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association wants to ban certain words from being chanted at high school games. It is part of an effort to promote better sportsmanship. Here are some of the phrases they do not want to hear:

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