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Vikings Fans Split On Frazier’s Firing

For Vikings fans, head coach Leslie Frazier’s firing was not a big surprise. Most seemed to agree on at least one thing – change was inevitable.

12/30/2013

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Vikings Fire Head Coach Leslie Frazier

The Minnesota Vikings announced that Leslie Frazier will not return as head coach for the much-beleaguered football team next season.

12/30/2013

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Frazier Focused On Vikings Winning Last Game

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is trying to concentrate on winning the last game of the season, not the status of his job.

12/23/2013

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Kill To Remain In Booth Against Wisconsin

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is sticking with what works. Kill says he will remain in the coaching booth for the Golden Gophers’ game against No. 16 Wisconsin on Saturday.

11/19/2013

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Gophers Vs. Northwestern: Tracy Claeys’ Chance To Lead U

The Gopher football team takes on Northwestern on Saturday searching for Minnesota’s first Big Ten win. It will most likely be defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys’ first time as acting head coach in Jerry Kill’s absence, as the head coach is in the midst of an indefinite leave to manage his epilepsy.

10/15/2013

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Twins Sign Gardenhire To 2-Year Extension

Ron Gardenhire isn’t going anywhere. The Minnesota Twins announced officially on Monday they’ve signed manager Ron Gardenhire to a two-year contract extension.

09/30/2013

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After Vikings’ Loss, Frazier’s Message Clear: ‘We Gotta Do Better’

There wasn’t much to feel good about after the Vikings’ season-opening loss at Detroit Sunday and Leslie Frazier’s message today couldn’t have been clearer.

09/10/2013

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Frazier: DT Williams ‘Fortunate’ He Didn’t Suffer Ligament Injury

Minnesota Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier says defensive tackle Kevin Williams is fortunate that there was no injury to any of his ligaments after a hard hit to his right knee in Sunday’s game.

08/26/2013

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Spotlight On Christian Ponder As Vikes’ Camp Closes

As training camp closes down for the Minnesota Vikings, the team has once again bought into the abilities of their third-year quarterback Christian Ponder. So, the team is his to command – for now.

08/14/2013

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Texas Tech, Tubby Smith Agree On Deal

Tubby Smith is headed to Texas Tech to try to turn around another wayward program. Smith agreed to terms Monday with Texas Tech to be its next coach, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not been made. Athletic department spokesman Blayne Beal said there was no agreement in place.

04/01/2013

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Minnesota Sets Out To Replace Tubby Smith

When Norwood Teague took over as athletic director at Minnesota, he knew it would take a little time for him to get up to speed with all the intricacies of major college football.

03/26/2013

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Sources: Smart On Short List For Gophers, Saunders A Long Shot

Virginia’s Shaka Smart has been confirmed on the Gophers’ short list, but Flip Saunders is a long shot, according to Mike Max’s sources.

03/25/2013

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Wolves’ Adelman Misses Another Game, Porter Staying At The Helm

Timberwolves assistant coach Terry Porter will have a chance to move to 2-0 on Wednesday night as Minnesota’s temporary head coach, for Rick Adelman will once again not be on the bench due to personal reasons.

01/09/2013

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UMD Football Coach Bob Nielson Takes Job In Illinois

The head football coach at the University of Minnesota-Duluth has accepted the head coaching position at Western Illinois University, according to sources.

12/19/2012

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Minnesota, Smith Agree On Contract Extension

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the university through the 2016-17 season.

07/23/2012

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