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Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year’s 5A State Football Field

Last year in Class 5A, Mankato West returned to the top, beating Simley in the Prep Bowl as the Scarlets made their ninth state tournament appearance. It was their fourth championship. So out of last year’s state tournament teams, which has the best chance to be holding the championship trophy at the Prep Bowl? Here is a look at what’s head in Class 5A, based on last year’s state tournament teams.

08/07/2015

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MSFA, Mortenson In Dispute Of Millions In Vikings Stadium Costs

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Mortenson Company will be going to mediation over millions of dollars in stadium construction costs. A statement released by the MSFA says they were notified by the company that a formal application was submitted to engage in mediation over disputed costs related to new Vikings stadium project.

08/06/2015

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10 Reasons To Be Excited About Gopher Football

Minnesota will open its 2015 season with a night game on Thursday, Sept. 3, against TCU. The Horned Frogs enter the season ranked No. 2 in the country in most national polls. Here are 10 reasons why Gophers fans should be excited about the upcoming season.

08/06/2015

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Judge Ends Adrian Peterson’s Probation 15 Months Early

A judge in Texas has ended Adrian Peterson’s probation 15 months early.

08/06/2015

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Outdoor Battle Between Wild, Blackhawks Coming To TCF Stadium

On a hot summer day, they were outside talking hockey at Minneapolis’ TCF Bank Stadium Wednesday for the official prelude to an outdoor NHL game in Minnesota. “This is an unbelievable day for us,” Wild owner Craig Leopold said. “We have worked really, really hard in the last seven, eight years to try to get an outdoor game for our market, for our fans.”

08/05/2015

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Gophers Gear Up For Fall Camp With Higher Goals, Expectations

The University of Minnesota football team is back with the same type of optimism as the Vikings. The Gophers officially open fall camp on Friday, with the team’s season opener against No. 2-ranked TCU looming on Sept. 3 under the lights at TCF Bank Stadium.

08/04/2015

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Gopher Basketball Getting Ready For Trip To Spain

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team is already getting ready for the 2015-16 season, sort of. The Gophers will travel to Spain next week for an exhibition series.

08/04/2015

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Maya Moore Named Western Conference Player Of The Month

As the Minnesota Lynx keep winning, Maya Moore keeps piling up the WNBA awards. The Lynx forward was named the WNBA’s Western Conference Player of the Month for July. It’s her first player of the month award this season and the sixth of her career.

08/04/2015

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5 NFL Players With An Amazing Hidden Skill

When you’re in a career that relies on being in peak physical condition, it’s not a bad idea to have a backup plan. Here are a few NFL players who have done some pretty impressive work off the field.

08/04/2015

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From Poland To Minnesota, Vikings’ Aiyegbusi Finds Home In A Foreign Sport

At 6 feet 9 inches tall and 345 pounds, the only thing at training camp bigger than him is his fame. As only the 5th Polish player to ever sign an NFL contract, everyone’s interested in Babatunde Aiyegbusi.

08/03/2015

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Former U Of M Basketball Player Pleads Guilty In Assault Case

A former University of Minnesota basketball player reached a plea deal in court Monday after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend last November. Daquein McNeil, a sophomore with the Gophers at the time of the incident, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault in Hennepin County Court on Monday.

08/03/2015

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Timberwolves Sign Veteran G Andre Miller

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that they’ve signed veteran guard Andre Miller. Terms of the contract have not been disclosed. Miller played for both the Washington Wizards and Sacramento Kings last season, averaging 4.4 points and 3.5 assists while playing 15.5 minutes per game over 81 games last season.

08/03/2015

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Vikings Promote Family Day At Training Camp With Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings had a busy weekend with training camp in Mankato as they get ready for their first preseason game this Sunday. Saturday was also Family Day for the Vikings in Mankato, and they made an interesting choice on how to promote it.

08/03/2015

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State-Of-The-Art Features Make New Vikings Stadium One-Of-A-Kind

The Vikings’ new $1 billion stadium will open in less than a year. As crews continue their work, David McCoy got a look inside at some of the features that will make U.S. Bank Stadium unique.

08/03/2015

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Twins Blog: Homestand Notes

The first homestand of the second half is in the books and it wasn’t pleasant for the Minnesota Twins.

08/02/2015

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Fifteen’s 5K Raises Money For Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

A lot of money was raised Sunday morning for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins and his wife, Alisha, held the fourth annual “Fifteen’s 5K” race in Minneapolis.

08/02/2015

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Lacrosse + Golf = FlingGolf

Minnesota golfers are taking a swing at new type of golf game. Three courses around the state now offer FlingGolf. It can be played alongside the traditional game, but there are some big differences.

07/31/2015

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Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year’s 6A State Football Field

It’s a new year in Minnesota high school football with scheduling. Conferences are gone, and now schedules are done regionally. It’s a combined effort to keep games competitive but at the same time, limit traveling expenses for schools. So instead of previewing districts this year, here is a look at how Class 6A could shake out based on last year’s state tournament teams.

07/31/2015

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8 Reasons To Play Fantasy Football This Season

Football season is here. If the scene in Mankato last weekend was any indication, Vikings fans are starving for some football. It also means fantasy football drafts are just around the corner. It’s an industry that took off in the last 10 years and is only getting bigger every year. If you’re not in at least one fantasy league this year, you’re in the minority.

07/30/2015

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Zimmer Looking For Sharrif Floyd To Make Next Step In Year 3

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer likes big guys. On defense, that means people who can stop the run. Sharrif Floyd is a 300-pound defensive tackle that they want to just that.

07/29/2015

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Minnesota High School Football Practice Rules Change For Player Safety

The Minnesota State High School League has changed the rules for football practice. The changes are not unique to Minnesota. High school leagues across the country are taking steps to limit the amount of contact players have during practice.

07/29/2015

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Timberwolves Caravan Starts Aug. 4 In Alexandria

The Minnesota Timberwolves are set to get their annual caravan started across the state as they embark on a new era in the organization. The Timberwolves Caravan, headlined by Minnesota native Tyus Jones, takes off on Tuesday, Aug. 4 as it heads to Alexandria for an event from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

07/29/2015

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Rookie Trae Waynes Testing Nickel At Training Camp

One reason the Vikings drafted Trae Waynes in the first round is that they think he’s a smart football player, but he also needs to be a versatile one. Though it’s been a baptism by fire, so far Waynes hasn’t been burned.

07/28/2015

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Lynx Sign Forward, Former Gopher Shae Kelley

The Minnesota Lynx announced Tuesday they signed forward and former University of Minnesota star Shae Kelley to a seven-day contract.

07/28/2015