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Curiocity: Q&A With Vanilla Ice

Alright, stop. Collaborate and listen, Ice is back with a whole new invention. It’s not really an invention, but the 90s pop icon is back with a new twist on his image. In addition to performing his catchy hit “Ice Ice Baby”, he’s acting and hosting TV shows. As he put it, he’s “getting in where he fits in.”

10/31/2014

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Young, Wolves Hold Off Pistons 97-91

Thaddeus Young scored 19 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 90 seconds to play to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 97-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night. Nikola Pekovic had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Ricky Rubio added 11 points, eight assists and seven boards for the Timberwolves in their home opener. Caron Butler scored 24 points and D.J. Augustin had 20 points and six assists for the Pistons, who have opened the season with two straight losses on the road under first-year coach Stan Van Gundy.

10/30/2014

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Vanilla Ice To Perform At Timberwolves Home Opener

The hip hop artist behind uber-smash hit “Ice Ice Baby” – and the beloved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret Of The Ooze musical sequence – will be performing for the Minnesota Timberwolves home opener Oct. 30.

10/22/2014

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Minnesota United Hosts FC Edmonton In Home Opener

Minnesota United takes on FC Edmonton in its 2014 North American Soccer League home opener Saturday.

04/24/2014

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Twins Blog: Home Opener

Some folks, especially those from out of state, do not understand how Minnesota can go from a winter storm warning to a beautiful baseball opener in a matter of days. And as we sit and […]

04/09/2014

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A’s Ruin Home Opener For Twins With 8-3 Victory

The Oakland Athletics can win a lot of different ways, as evidenced by their two-year hold on the AL West division title. Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A’s a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins’ home opener with an 8-3 victory on Monday.

04/07/2014

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Heading To The Twins Home Opener? Here’s What You Need To Know

It’s finally here — the day many winter-weary Minnesotans have been counting down to for months: the Minnesota Twins Home Opener at Target Field.

04/07/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 4-7-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Ron Gardenhire talks with Dave Lee! Click the above link to hear Gardy and other highlights from today’s show!

04/07/2014

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The Final Countdown To The Twins Home Opener

It looks like the weather will be cooperating as the Minnesota Twins get ready for their home opener at Target Field Monday.

04/06/2014

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Twins Eager To Return Home, Open Against Athletics

Games have already been played for a week all across the majors. The Minnesota Twins, after averaging 97 losses over the past three seasons, could be in for another tough year.

04/06/2014

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Target Field Preps For Twins Home Opener

Warmer weather means spring, and spring means Twins baseball. The team is back at Target Field Monday for the home opener. Crews spent the day Saturday getting the field ready. With the snow being cleared Friday and the grass drying out, they were able to paint all the “Opening Series” logos on the grass Saturday.

04/05/2014

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Oscar Nominee To Throw Out Twins 1st Pitch

The Minnesota Twins will have an Oscar-nominated actor toss out at the ceremonial first pitch at their 2014 home opener. Barkhad Abdi will throw out the first pitch at the April 7 game against Oakland at Target Field. After the first pitch, Abdi will meet fans in the new Twins Digital Clubhouse in the U.S. Bank Homerun Porch.

03/24/2014

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Twins Announce Schedule For April 7 Home Opener

The Minnesota Twins open the 2014 regular season next week in Chicago, but the team announced Monday its plans for the April 7 home opener against the Oakland Athletics. First pitch, weather permitting, is scheduled for 3:10 p.m. at Target Field. Events will start bright and early with Breakfast on the Plaza from 6 to 9 a.m.

03/24/2014

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Wolf Hunting Foes Will Be At Timberwolves Home Opener

A group leading the opposition to wolf hunting and trapping in Minnesota will have a special presence at Target Center when the Minnesota Timberwolves host the Orlando Magic in their home opener.

10/30/2013

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Mistake-Filled Loss To Browns Puts Vikes In Peril

Jordan Cameron caught three touchdown passes, including the go-ahead grab in the back of the end zone with 51 seconds left, and the Cleveland Browns kept the Minnesota Vikings winless with a 31-27 victory Sunday.

09/22/2013

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Target Field Was Built For Cold Weather

Monday’s Twins home opener will be far from warm, but the club said it has plans to keep both players and fans comfortable.

03/29/2013

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John Williams Twins Home Opener Contest

Win a pair of tickets to Opening Day by emailing a photo of what you would be wearing on a 39 degree day at Target Field to john.williams@cbsradio.com !

03/27/2013

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JOHN WILLIAMS TWINS HOME OPENER CONTEST!

E-Mail Your Photo to: john.williams@cbsradio.com. Winner is announced on Thursday afternoon after 5pm!

03/26/2013

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Wild Expect Sellout Crowd Saturday As NHL Returns

Minnesota Wild officials say they expect a sellout Saturday when the team opens at home after the lockout that wiped away half the season.

01/15/2013

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Peterson Returns, Vikings Edge Jaguars 26-23 In OT

His left knee fully healed, Adrian Peterson ran hard for Minnesota. Rookie Blair Walsh’s leg handled the rest.

09/09/2012

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Vikings Tailgate Show: A Look At The Home Opener

Welcome to the kickoff of the 2012 Vikings season. WCCO’s Mark Rosen and Mike Max were live from Mall of America Field with plenty of questions to be answered in Sunday’s opener against Jacksonville.

09/09/2012

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Adrian Peterson Active For Vikings Home Opener

The Minnesota Vikings’ star RB Adrian Peterson will play in Sunday’s home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

09/09/2012

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Vikings Fans Ready For Home Opener

Football season is in full swing. In just six hours — the Vikings kicks off their regular season by taking on the Jacksonville Jaguars.

09/09/2012

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Twins Blog: Opening Up

You wouldn’t have known last season happened by all the fun and excitement around Target Field Monday. The sun was shining, the beer was golden and the flags were waving.

04/10/2012

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Although The Twins Lost The Home Opener, Fans Say They’ll Endure

It wasn’t quite the show they were looking for as Twins fans got their first in-person peak at their team Monday at Target Field.

04/09/2012

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