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St. Michael’s Native Spaeth Plays Tough For Steelers

Matt Spaeth is part of the group working at Larry Fitzgerald’s camp. Sit with him and you realize that the young man now has some years in this game. “It’s been a whirlwind to think this is year seven for me. I was just talking to somebody else, I don’t want to say this, but I’m coming up on 30 and to think I’ll be 30 playing in the NFL is just amazing. It’s been a dream come true,” Spaeth said.

06/29/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 5/25

Century Community College left-handed ace Jared Dettman, who is pitching in the Junior College World series, should get drafted for a second time next week. Cedar Rapids Kernels’ manager Jake Mauer sees some similarities between first-round prospect Byron Buxton and his brother – the Twins’ Joe Mauer. The Timberwolves are concerned about Kevin Love’s conditioning since his injury ended his season.

05/25/2013

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Coach Kill Has Seizure, Misses 2nd Half

Another seizure for Jerry Kill kept the Minnesota coach off the sideline for the second half of the game against Michigan State.

11/24/2012

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Michigan State Beats Minnesota 26-10 For Bowl Bid

Le’Veon Bell rumbled for a career-high 266 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown to put the game away, leading Michigan State to a 26-10 victory over Minnesota on Saturday to secure a spot in a bowl game.

11/24/2012

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Gophers Beat Illinois, 17-3

It wasn’t pretty, but Minnesota was good enough in a 17-3 win over Illinois on Saturday.

11/10/2012

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Gophers Still Trying To Get Over That Big Ten Hump

Minnesota had plenty of legitimate opportunities to beat Michigan last week. The bad news for the Gophers was that they still lost by 22 points.

11/06/2012

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Gophers Cruise Past Purdue, 44-28

Freshman Philip Nelson threw three touchdown passes in the first half of his second college start for Minnesota, and the Gophers breezed to their first Big Ten victory of the season by beating Purdue 44-28 on Saturday afternoon.

10/27/2012

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Coach Jerry Kill Has Seizure After Loss To Northwestern

Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill has been hospitalized after suffering another seizure following his team’s 21-13 loss to Northwestern.

10/13/2012

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As Gophers Face Iowa, ‘Floyd Of Rosedale’ Is On The Line

The Minnesota Gophers (4-0) will be facing Iowa (2-2) at Kinnick Stadium. Kickoff is 11 a.m. on Saturday.

09/28/2012

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Minnesota Defense Stifles Syracuse In 17-10 Win

Donnell Kirkwood rushed for 99 yards and two touchdowns and the Minnesota defense showed it is no longer the pushover it has been for decades in a 17-10 victory over Syracuse on Saturday night.

09/22/2012

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Minnesota Beats W. Michigan 28-23

An injury to MarQueis Gray was arguably the last development Minnesota could afford this season. Well, Gray got hurt, and the quarterback change was just what the Gophers needed to get going.

09/15/2012

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Minnesota QB Gray Leaves Game With Sprained Ankle

Minnesota quarterback MarQueis Gray left Saturday’s game with a sprained left ankle.

09/15/2012

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Vikings Win Tops Mike Max Sports Report

Mike Max joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday to talk sports

09/10/2012

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Coach Kill Drums Up Support Giving Away 1 Ticket At A Time

These days, Minnesota Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill isn’t just looking to recruit players, he’s recruiting students — enough to fill the 10,000 seats in the student section, which has proven to be a tough task to tackle.

09/07/2012

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All Eyes On Gopher MarQueis Gray

The Gopher football team has many unknowns. They hope they have a little certainty at the most important position of quarterback, where MarQueis Gray has patiently become the focal point.

08/18/2012

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