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UND Cuts List Of Potential Nicknames Down Further

The University of North Dakota has trimmed the list of potential new nicknames down from 15 to seven, as the school replaces their controversial Fighting Sioux moniker.

06/16/2015

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Vikings Announce U.S. Bank As Naming Rights Partner For New Stadium

The Vikings have announced U.S. Bank as the naming-rights partner for the forthcoming stadium in downtown Minneapolis. After anonymous sources first reported the naming rights to the Sports Business Journal, the team formally announced a 20-year investment from U.S. Bank for the new facility, which will be called “U.S. Bank Stadium.”

06/15/2015

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St. Paul Man, ‘Dr. Fan,’ Travels Worldwide To Witness Baseball History

Unless he gets injured, Alex Rodriguez will get his 3000th major league hit later this week. And unless he suffers a similar fate, Dr. Seth Hawkins will be there to see it, as he has for each of the last 20 hitters to reach that milestone.

06/14/2015

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Twins Place Hicks On 15-Day DL With Right Forearm Strain

The Minnesota Twins announced Sunday that they’ve placed Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain, retroactive to June 13.

06/14/2015

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Former Gopher Isaac Fruechte Hoping To Make The Cut With Vikings

The Vikings are constantly looking for help — especially in someone that can do something unique. Isaac Fruechte is just looking for an opportunity to play in the NFL.

06/13/2015

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Twins Blog: The Buxton Show Begins

Byron Buxton was the second overall selection in the 2012 Major League Draft and Twins fans have been tantalized by the promise of his talent ever since.

06/13/2015

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Minnesota United Prepare for Ibarra’s Final Game

The Minnesota United became international news this week when they agreed to transfer star player Miguel Ibarra to a Mexican team.

06/13/2015

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Archery Program Aims High In Schools Nationwide

Want your son or daughter to pay attention in class? How about letting them shoot a bow and arrow in school? A nationwide program is doing just that.

06/12/2015

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Minnesota High School Lacrosse Grows In Popularity

The sport that keeps getting more competitive is lacrosse, and the state tournament illustrates just that. The level of competition keeps getting better while they continue to iron out the wrinkles.

06/12/2015

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Vikings DT Johnson Acquitted In Disorderly Conduct Case

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Tom Johnson has been acquitted of all counts stemming from his October arrest at a Minneapolis restaurant.

06/12/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Little League Field In Minnesota

There are movies made about stories like that of Russ and Ann Mann’s. “I really wanted to build something that nobody else had,” Russ said. There are two little league baseball fields, nestled in Isanti County, built from the sheer drive of two salt-of-the-earth people.

06/11/2015

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Lynx’s Augustus, Moore Hosting Summer Camps

The Minnesota Lynx and Timberwolves Basketball Academy announced Wednesday that two clinics will be held for youth basketball players in late June and early July. The clinics will be held June 30 and July 1 with Lynx stars Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus, respectively.

06/11/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 10: First base umpire Jeff Kellogg #8 watches as Torii Hunter #48 of the Minnesota Twins throws his batting glove onto the field after being ejected from the game against the Kansas City Royals during the eighth inning on June 10, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Royals defeated the Twins 7-2.

Did Torii Hunter Go Too Far In His Outburst?

Frustration boiled over for Torii Hunter and the Minnesota Twins Wednesday night in a 7-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals at Target Field. Did Hunter go too far in his tirade?

06/11/2015

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UND Trims List Of Potential Nicknames Down To 15

The University of North Dakota has trimmed the list of potential new nicknames down to just 15, as the school replaces their controversial Fighting Sioux moniker.

06/11/2015

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Prep Blog: Previewing The State Baseball Tournament

It’s starting to feel like summer with the sun out and daily highs getting into the 80s. That also translates to perfect baseball weather. It couldn’t come at a better time as the state’s top high school teams travel across various sites in Minnesota for their perspective state tournaments.

06/10/2015

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Saints Host Japan All-Stars In Free Exhibition At CHS Field

With another summery day in store, how about taking in a free baseball game? The St. Paul Saints are inviting people to come out today and check out CHS Field during their lunch hour.

06/10/2015

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Could American Pharoah Be Coming To Canterbury Park?

Could the greatest race horse in the past four decades be coming to Minnesota? Officials with Canterbury Park in Shakopee hope so, and have extended an invitation to the owner of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

06/10/2015

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Twin Cities Native & Fmr. World Cup Star Is Optimistic About US Team

The U.S Women’s Soccer team beat Australia 3-1 Monday night in the opener at the Women’s World Cup. A former Twin Cities soccer star says it wasn’t the best performance, but a win is a win.

06/09/2015

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Timberwolves, Lynx To Host Grand Opening For Training Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx will host a grand opening for their new training center and corporate headquarters in Mayo Clinic Square on Wednesday, June 17.

06/09/2015

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Minnesota Vikings Will Start Training Camp July 25

The Minnesota Vikings released their 2015 training camp schedule on Tuesday. For the 50th straight year, the team will hold their camp on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

06/09/2015

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Gophers Promote Nikita Lowry Dawkins To Associate Head Coach

University of Minnesota women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings announced Tuesday that Nikita Lowry Dawkins was promoted to be the team’s associate head coach. Dawkins, a 24-year coaching veteran, was an assistant under Stollings for the Gophers last year and has coached with her since 2010.

06/09/2015

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Twins Host Royals In A Rare, Meaningful June Series

There will be a buzz in the air Monday night when the Minnesota Twins take the field to host the Kansas City Royals at Target Field. The same can be said for the rest of the series Tuesday and Wednesday night.

06/08/2015

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Gail Striegler Added To Gopher Women’s Basketball Staff

University of Minnesota women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings announced Monday the addition of Gail Striegler to the Gophers coaching staff. Striegler is a 25-year coaching veteran who most recently was the head coach for seven years at Long Island University in Brooklyn.

06/08/2015

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Twins Catcher Chris Herrmann Takes Versatility To Drawing Board

Chris Herrmann won the Twins’ backup catcher job out of spring training largely because of his versatility – he can also play both corner outfield positions and even first base. Which makes sense, because Herrmann has never limited himself to being good at just one thing. Not only is he an accomplished athlete, he’s also an accomplished artist.

06/07/2015