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Vonn Announces She Won’t Compete In Olympics

Minnesota native Lindsey Vonn will miss the Sochi Olympics because of a right knee injury, leaving the Winter Games without one of its biggest stars. The 29-year-old announced her decision Tuesday, exactly one month before the opening ceremony in Russia.

01/07/2014

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Gophers Junior Jones Speeds Past Another ACL Rehab

Marcus Jones is back for Minnesota, maybe faster than before. The junior cornerback has already recovered from two reconstructive knee surgeries in his college career, and he hasn’t even turned 20. Jones returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown for the Gophers in their season-opening win against UNLV.

09/03/2013

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Vonn’s Injury An Example Of Women’s Increased Risk Of ACL Issues

On Tuesday, Minnesota native and Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn took a terrifying spill in the Alpine World Championships in Austria, tearing two knee ligaments.

02/05/2013

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Adrian Peterson Named MVP, OPOY

Vikings fans have been chanting it all season long: A.P. for M.V.P. But on Saturday night, the chant became the truth.

02/02/2013

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Timberwolves Waive Josh Howard After He Tears ACL

ust when Josh Howard appeared to be carving an important niche in the NBA for himself again after battling back from a torn ACL in his left knee, the 32-year-old forward is right back where he started.

12/20/2012

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Rubio Returns Saturday Night At Home Vs. Dallas, Tickets Going Fast

Let Ricky Rubio nation rejoice – the Spanish phenom is set to play Saturday night against Dallas at the Target Center, his first time on the floor since tearing his ACL and LCL back in March, 2012.

12/15/2012

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T-Wolves’ Rubio Back To Practice After 9 Months

Ricky Rubio says his left knee feels great and he can’t wait to get back on the practice court with his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates for the first time this season after nearly nine months on the sideline.

11/30/2012

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Ricky Rubio Cleared For Full-Contact Practice

Ricky Rubio has been cleared to be back at Timberwolves’ practice in full-contact fashion.

11/28/2012

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Beyond Bounds: N.C. Native Lenhart’s Found A Home In Minn.

Senior Kat Lenhart is a long way from home. Back in North Carolina, her Asheville-area home boasts the Appalachian Mountains as her backyard.

09/06/2012

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Peterson Has Never Doubted Playing In Vikes Opener

The NFL season starts for Minnesota on Sept. 9, barely eight months after Adrian Peterson had reconstructive surgery on his ripped-up left knee.

08/15/2012

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Vikes’ Peterson Progressing But ‘Just Not There Yet’

Adrian Peterson says he is still working his way back toward feeling normal after left knee surgery.

06/20/2012

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Peterson Progressing; Vikings Stress Caution

Adrian Peterson is progressing ahead of pace through his left knee rehabilitation. The Minnesota Vikings won’t promise he’ll play in their first game. Head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman said Wednesday that such a declaration “wouldn’t be fair” to anyone.

05/09/2012

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Timberwolves Expect Rubio Back In 6-9 Months

The Minnesota Timberwolves do not expect the revelation of a torn lateral collateral ligament in Ricky Rubio’s left knee to significantly affect his timeline for a return to the team.

03/23/2012

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Rubio Undergoes Surgery For Torn Ligaments

The Minnesota Timberwolves sent an update on freshman star guard Ricky Rubio’s condition Thursday morning.

03/22/2012

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Rubio Has Surgery To Repair Torn ACL, LCL

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio had surgery to reconstruct two torn ligaments in his left knee on Wednesday at a clinic in Vail, Colo.

03/21/2012

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