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Vikings Cut Bethel-Thompson To Accommodate Freeman

The Minnesota Vikings have waived quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson to make room for new quarterback Josh Freeman on the roster. Freeman’s contract was finalized Tuesday. He became available last week when he was cut by Tampa Bay after falling out of favor.

10/08/2013

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Mankato’s New Coach Has Team Ranked No. 2 Nationally

The No. 2-ranked Minnesota State Mankato football team travels to No. 7-ranked Minnesota Duluth in a show down this Saturday. The head coach is Aaron Keen, who was named when Tood Hoffner was dismissed prior last season for a case that is ongoing regarding pictures on his cell phone. Keen stepped in, delivered his message, and his Mavericks are responding. The squad is currently 2-0.

09/18/2013

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Vikings WR Thielen On Rise Despite D2 Background

Cordarrelle Patterson and fellow rookie wide receiver Adam Thielen are training camp roommates with the Minnesota Vikings. Patterson was a first-round draft selection from Tennessee, a player the Vikings coveted enough to trade four lower picks to move up and get.

08/06/2013

Steve Maher, St. Thomas' All-American pitcher and record-holder, is baffling D-I and D-II hitters in the Northwoods League for the Waterloo Bucks. (credit: University of St. Thomas/Mike Ekern)

Beyond Bounds: Steve Maher’s Having A Better Summer Than You

I’m confident the following is true. Steve Maher’s summer > your summer. Before you angrily start over-sharing your Instagram lake pics en masse, here’s why. The All-American pitcher from Division-III St. Thomas is playing America’s pastime – every – single – day in the Northwoods League with the Waterloo Bucks (seriously, like some 75 games in 70 days).

07/20/2013

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Bellarmine Tops Mankato 81-74 In D-II Semifinals

Chris Dowe scored 21 points and Bellarmine University beat Minnesota State-Mankato 81-74 to earn its first berth in the NCAA Division II championship game.

03/24/2011

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Mavericks Try To Bring Title Back To Mankato

The Minnesota State University men’s basketball team is trying to bring a national title back to Mankato for the first time in program history.

03/22/2011