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Tyus Jones Realizes His NBA Dream With Timberwolves

Tyus Jones is realizing his NBA dream in his home state with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who traded two second-round picks and a future draft choice for the rights to Jones.

06/29/2015

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NDSU Coach Chris Kleiman On Upholding A Football Legacy

The North Dakota State football program is becoming a model across the country — the team has earned a national title for four seasons straight.

06/28/2015

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Timberwolves Fans Line Up To See Towns & Jones Arrive

When a first round draft pick and a star player with hometown roots make their first introduction, it’s going to attract some attention.

06/26/2015

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Prep Blog: Top Seniors Play In All-Star Football Game Saturday

High school football is at its best on Friday nights in the fall, but a game Saturday afternoon in St. Cloud is giving Minnesota’s graduated seniors one more chance to step on the field as prep athletes.

06/26/2015

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Joy And Optimism In Minnesota After Timberwolves Take Towns

Thousands of long-suffering Minnesota Timberwolves fans filed into Target Center on Thursday night to see their downtrodden team enjoy a rare moment in the NBA’s driver’s seat. They came to see their team select Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns with the No. 1 overall pick, and they did not go home disappointed.

06/25/2015

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Timberwolves Fans Excited For NBA Draft Night

It’s a big day for Minnesota basketball fans. The NBA Draft is being held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Thursday night, and the Timberwolves have the No. 1 overall pick.

06/25/2015

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Wild’s Dubnyk Wins NHL’s Masterton Trophy

Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk was named the winner of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy at the 2015 NHL Awards Wednesday night in Las Vegas. The winner of the Masterton Trophy is voted on by members of the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association.

06/25/2015

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Brooklyn Park To Pitch Stadium Site For Minnesota United

Now that we know major league soccer is coming to Minnesota, the question remains where will those games be played. The owners of the Minnesota United team are looking at downtown Minneapolis for the stadium site. Today, we learned they’re also talking to a Twin Cities suburb.

06/24/2015

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Wolves Coach Flip Saunders: ‘We’re Taking The Best Player’

Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor? The decision has been debated for months, with Towns widely expected to be the choice. Flip Saunders knows who he will take with the Timberwolves’ number-one overall pick Thursday night — but he isn’t saying.

06/24/2015

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Larry Fitzgerald Jr. Takes Twin Cities Kids On Shopping Spree

A group of Twin Cities kids not only spent two days at a football camp led by an NFL player — but they also went shopping with him. Larry Fitzgerald Jr. of the Arizona Cardinals teamed up with Dick’s Sporting Goods Tuesday to reward some deserving young athletes.

06/23/2015

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Gopher Hockey Announces 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey program announced its 15-game non-conference schedule for the 2015-16 season on Tuesday. The schedule will include eight non-conference games against in-state rivals, including the third-annual North Star College Cup.

06/23/2015

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Timberwolves Hosting Free Draft Party At Target Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves are ready to have a big night in the NBA Draft on Thursday, and they want fans to be a part of it as much as possible. The Timberwolves, for the first time in franchise history, will have the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday night’s draft. Fans are invited to Target Center for a free Draft Party.

06/23/2015

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Lottery Process Begins For 2016 Ryder Cup At Hazeltine

The lottery process to get tickets for the 2016 Ryder Cup started Monday. The event will be in September 2016 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, and golf fans cannot wait to see the game’s best in a team match-play format.

06/22/2015

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Ex-Viking Greg Jennings Hosts 8th Annual Golf Classic For Charity

Former Vikings Star Greg Jennings hosted his eighth annual golf classic in Maple Grove Monday. Some of Jennings’ celebrity friends battled each other in a golf shootout before the tournament.

06/22/2015

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CHS Field In Running To Become Country’s Best Independent Ballpark

The St. Paul Saint’s new ballpark is in the running to become the best independent ballpark in the country. Thirty-two stadiums were named in Ballpark Digest’s online contest.

06/22/2015

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Buxton Leading Off For Twins Against White Sox Monday Night

There will be a buzz yet again at Target Field Monday night as the Minnesota Twins host the Chicago White Sox in a series of American League Central Division rivals. Byron Buxton has been moved in the lineup from No. 9 to leading off.

06/22/2015

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Report: Timberwolves Make Anthony Bennett Available For Trade

Before exercising their No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making Anthony Bennett — a former No. 1 pick himself — available for trade, according to a report from ESPN.

06/22/2015

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Ranked No. 18 In Preseason Poll

The St. Thomas football program has returned from its nearly two-week trip to Italy to play football and take part in community service. It didn’t take long for the first “way too early” poll to come out ahead of the 2015 season. A poll released by The Sporting News Magazine has the Tommies ranked No. 18 nationally in Division III.

06/22/2015

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Top 5 Strangest Arrests Of Professional Athletes

While we frequently praise athletes’ talents for hard kicking, fast dribbling and punctual punting, it is rare that we celebrate the sublime perfection of their infallible moral compasses.

06/22/2015

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PGA Announces Ticket Process For Ryder Cup At Hazeltine

The PGA of America announced Monday its ticketing process for the 2016 Ryder Cup, which will be held at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska. The Ryder Cup, which puts the best PGA Tour professional players from the USA against the best professional players from Europe in a match-play format, will be held Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2016.

06/22/2015

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America’s Finest Para-Athletes Compete In St. Paul

For many of America’s best Paralympics athletes, St. Paul is the center of attention this weekend. The U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships are at Hamline University, with about 200 of the top Americans competing.

06/19/2015

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DeLaSallians Sound Off On Upcoming NBA Draft

Coach Dave Thorson is conducting his annual basketball camp at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. He is asked to turn his attention to two players he coached two years ago in Michael Jordan’s Summer Camp.

06/19/2015

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Vikings Stadium Board Treasurer Duane Benson Resigns

Treasurer of the Viking stadium board, Duane Benson, has resigned, according to the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. Benson announced his resignation at the end of a regularly scheduled meeting Friday.

06/19/2015

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Prep Blog: Spring State Champions At A Glance

School is out, the sun is out and summer is here. It officially starts on Father’s Day, but for high school athletes, the spring came to an end both late last week and on Monday as the state’s spring champions were crowned across various sports.

06/19/2015