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This Week In Baseball: MLB Gets New Domestic Violence Policy Right

The MLB and MLBPA announced a new domestic violence policy over the weekend and they look like they got it right.

08/25/2015

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A 48 Hour Guide To Chicago

A practical travel guide for the best lodging, dining, transportation and attractions in Chicago, especially for travelers who have just 48 hours to visit America’s third largest city.

08/21/2015

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Reds’ Todd Frazier Wins All-Star Derby In Home Park

Todd Frazier — Little League World Series star, Frank Sinatra aficionado — is baseball’s new King of Swing. The Jersey boy who never seems to get rattled waited until his very last swing — three times, no less — to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark on Monday night.

07/13/2015

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A History Lover’s Travel Guide To Chicago

The Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.

07/03/2015

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Bob Costas Rips Cubs Pitcher For “Atrocious Performance” (Video)

Don’t dare mess with the aesthetics of a game that Bob Costas is calling

06/27/2015

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Arrieta Pitches Shutout, Fowler Hits Slam, Cubs Beat Twins

Jake Arrieta pitched a four-hitter and Dexter Fowler hit a grand slam, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Minnesota Twins 8-0 on Sunday.

06/21/2015

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Castro Lifts Cubs Past Twins In 10 Innings

Starlin Castro walked out of Target Field on Friday night with his head hanging following another rough day at shortstop. Less than 24 hours later, he was feeling a lot better.

06/20/2015

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Hughes Cruises As Twins Clobber Cubs 7-2

Phil Hughes held the Chicago Cubs to two hits over eight innings, Trevor Plouffe doubled twice and drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins breezed to a 7-2 victory Friday night to start their interleague series.

06/19/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Why We Need Kris Bryant To Succeed

In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Cubs uber-prospect Kris Bryant was called up and made his debut on Friday.

04/21/2015

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30 Players: Baseball’s Top Prospect Bryant Won’t Wait Long For Cubs Debut

It doesn’t take much to explain to someone just how good Kris Bryant is. One look at his 2014 Minor League numbers will drop jaws. And then there’s this unbelievable spring training where he hit a Major League-leading nine home runs in 14 spring games.

03/30/2015

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Minnesota Man Finds Hidden Treasure In Postcard Collection

Fred Eckhardt of Boyd, Minn. is on a quest to get a card from every town in Minnesota and South Dakota- that means stops at garage sales during his cross-country trips. It was during one of those stops at an Illinois farm nearly 30 years ago, that he found something unusual.

03/05/2015

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10 Horrible Streaks In Sports History

Minnesota’s major sports are in a rut. But fans shouldn’t feel too bad. The current losing streaks teams are on are nothing in comparison to some of the worst streaks in sports history.

01/15/2015

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Twins Tab Mike Quade For Triple-A Manager Job

The Minnesota Twins have hired former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade to run their top farm team. The Twins announced their 2015 minor league staff assignments Friday, with Quade joining the organization for the first time. He’ll be the manager at Triple-A Rochester. Quade took charge of the Cubs late in the 2010 season and managed them again in 2011.

12/19/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee————–John Hines Hosting. 4-23-14

On Dave Lee’s Birthday, did you miss something from John Hines Fill in shot? Click the link above to listen back to highlights from the podcast section.

04/23/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Imagine Dragons on LeBron James, First Pitches and A Chicago Cubs World Series

The Las Vegas rockers offer up a potential song to a star NBA player and discuss how they narrowly averted disaster at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.

03/21/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 9: Junior Lake #21 of the Chicago Cubs hits an RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on August 9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Cubs Hope Junior Lake Bridges Gap To Major Youth Movement

The Cubs lost 96 games last season. Young outfielder Junior Lake looks to be part of the turnaround.

03/20/2014

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Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo Could Become Face Of Franchise

Down the line, Anthony Rizzo has the potential to be one of the best offensive players in the league.

03/21/2013

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Cubs Agree To 1-year Deal With Former Twin Baker

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with former Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker that guarantees $5.5 million next season.

11/13/2012

Adam Greenberg Opens Up About His “One At-Bat” With Miami Marlins

Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.

10/03/2012

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Dempster Sparks Cubs Vs. Twins 8-2 In 8-Inning Gem

In the last year of his contract with the languishing Chicago Cubs, Ryan Dempster is a prime candidate to be traded this summer.

06/10/2012

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Plouffe, Mauer Power Twins Over Cubs, 11-3

Trevor Plouffe had a double, a homer and four RBIs and Scott Diamond pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 11-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

06/09/2012

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Ex-Cubs Player Will Have Civil Commitment Hearing

An outfielder who played for the Chicago Cubs in the 1960s is in jail in northeastern Minnesota, awaiting a civil commitment hearing.

11/02/2011