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Moore Leads West To 117-112 Win Over The East

Maya Moore scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory over the East on Saturday. She had eight straight points in the final 2 minutes to turn a one-point deficit into a 113-106 advantage for the West.

07/25/2015

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Angels Star Mike Trout Scratched Because Of Sore Left Heel

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout has been scratched from the series opener against Minnesota because of a sore left heel.

07/21/2015

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4 Things To Know: Caitlyn Jenner’s Honor, 2 Big Sales & More

Here are the four stories you need to know about for Tuesday, July 15. They include what two retailers hope will be your biggest shopping day of the year, and a great showing by a Minnesota Twin in the national spotlight.

07/15/2015

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Twins’ Brian Dozier Homers In 1st All-Star At-Bat

Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball’s new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field. Trout became the first player in 38 years to homer leading off an All-Star game.

07/15/2015

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5 Best #VoteDozier Tweets

For those who don’t follow baseball, or abstain from all things social media related, the Interwebs were on fire in the Twin Cities Friday as fans and die-hard Minnesotans alike tweeted as many #VoteDozier hashtags as they could.

07/14/2015

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4 Things To Know From July 14, 2015

From a historic agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program to an equally history flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, July 14.

07/14/2015

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10 Unforgettable MLB All-Star Moments

Whether good or bad, these All-Star Game moments were certainly memorable.

07/14/2015

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Brian Dozier Gets His Own Emoji When You Use #VoteDozier

It’s the final push for players hoping to make the All-Star Team. Public voting is open until 3 p.m. Friday, and players are pushing for those numbers. Prior to Friday, all voting has been taking place online or through text message.

07/10/2015

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10 Big All-Star Snubs In Major League Baseball History

It happens every year in Major League Baseball right before the sport takes a break for the All-Star Game. Somebody that deserves to play in the Summer Classic doesn’t get in, while others that might not be as deserving are chosen.

07/09/2015

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Twins Encourage Fans To Send Brian Dozier To All-Star Game

There’s only one more chance to get Minnesota Twins’ second baseman Brian Dozier to the All-Star Game. He didn’t make the starting or reserve rosters, so his teammates are stepping up, on of all things a bulldozer. The team brought it in to encourage fans to vote for Dozier one final time.

07/07/2015

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All-Star Hopes Still High For Twins’ Brian Dozier

Twins’ second baseman Brian Dozier is once again looking for All-Star votes. The two rosters were announced with his name not on the list. But he still has a chance with the American League final vote.

07/07/2015

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Twins Closer Glen Perkins Gets Surprise Gift After All-Star Selection

Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins had quite a night Monday as the team earned a walk-off 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles at Target Field. After being selected for his third straight All-Star Game, his wife surprised him with a Porsche in the parking lot.

07/07/2015

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MLB Cancels 60-65 Million All-Star Game Votes

MLB admits they’ve cancelled between 60 and 65 million All-Star Ballots because of potential fraud.

06/19/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 15: The American League All-Stars and National League All-Stars line up prior to the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Five Rising MLB Players Who Will Make All-Star Noise In 2015

These five youngsters will impress in 2015; so much to crack the midsummer classic roster

04/03/2015

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Podcast Page: 2/16/15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A President’s Day edition of The Morning News. Click the link above to visit Dave Lee’s Podcast Page.

02/16/2015

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars shoots during the 2015 NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2015 All-Star Weekend at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York, New York. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top Five Moments From The 2015 NBA All-Star Game

Here are the top five moments from this year’s game and a few that weren’t so great.

02/15/2015

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, sportscaster Ernest Johnson Jr., basketball player Kenny Smith and basketball player Charles Barkley speak onstage as Fall Out Boy takes the stage at American Express All-Star Live at Hammerstein Ballroom broadcast live on TNT to tip-off NBA All-Star 2015 on February 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for American Express)

Keidel: Certain Irony To Having NBA All-Star Game In New York City

There’s a certain irony to having the NBA All-Star game in New York City. For more years than we New Yorkers care to admit, both NYC and MSG have been basketball mausoleums, places where hoop dreams go to die.

02/13/2015

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Baseball Star Ernie Banks Dies At 83

A baseball legend known for his optimism through very tough times has died. Ernie Banks died Friday evening at the age of 83.

01/24/2015

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Twins Blog: All The Summer Stars Fade

A forgettable season ends in an unforgettable way. Gardenhire will be missed.

09/29/2014

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The Twins’ Honeymoon Period At Target Field Is Over

In their final home game of the 2014 season, the Minnesota Twins treated their fans to something rather uncommon: a victory. The team now has four games left in Detroit before the season ends. It’s the fourth straight season that the Twins have lost at least 90 games.

09/24/2014

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New Study Sheds Light On Sex Trafficking In Mpls.

It’s an ugly business. A new study by the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Women’s Foundation reveals local victims of sex trafficking are recruited in places we like to think are safe havens.

09/10/2014

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Mpls. Police Give City A+ For All-Star Game Security

It’s been just about two months since the All-Star game was played at Target Field, but Minneapolis Police are just now getting an idea of how much it cost them. It took about 700 police personnel to keep downtown safe during the days leading up to the game.

09/05/2014

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The World Series Of Beep Baseball Is In Minn. This Year

The All-Star Game came to Minnesota this summer. Now the state is playing host to the World Series. The World Series of Beep Baseball, that is.

08/07/2014

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Podcast Page: All Star Game Recap-The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 7-16-14

A day Minnesota, or the Morning News With Dave Lee won’t forget. Highlights from Wednesday’s All Star Game rewind program can be by clicking the link above.

07/16/2014

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