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Reflecting On Minnesota’s Miserable Sports Weekend

Let’s recap your weekend, shall we?

The Timberwolves lost their 14th and 15th in a row Friday and Saturday night.

The Wild were outscored a combined 7-2 in losses to Nashville and Chicago, and have now lost five in a row and 11 of their last 13.

Gopher men’s basketball blew a 9-point lead with less than 8 to play at Michigan and lost their fourth in a row.

Men’s hockey was swept in Michigan, too, and has now lost three of four.

01/12/2015

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Wild’s 11th Defeat In 13 Games Leaves Team At Loss

The most fitting summary of the Minnesota Wild at the midpoint of their schedule came from defenseman Ryan Suter minutes after their latest flat performance.

01/12/2015

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Study: Link Found Between Losing Sports Teams, Heavier Fans

The results of a new study spell trouble for Minnesota sports fans’ waist lines. Believe it or not, a study published Monday in a Psychological Science found that after a sports team loses, fans of that team eat 16 percent more saturated fats than they usually do.

08/28/2013

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Hunter Hits And Runs To Help Tigers Beat Twins 7-1

Torii Hunter hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning and scored from second base on a passed ball to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Wednesday night. Drew Smyly (5-0) struck out two in a perfect inning in relief of Anibal Sanchez.

08/21/2013

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Yankees Dismiss Twins 9-5, Sweep The 4-Game Series

Vernon Wells drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees pounded rookie Kyle Gibson and the Minnesota Twins 9-5 on Thursday to finish a four-game sweep.

07/04/2013

Tubby Smith

Another Year, Yet Another Midseason Slump Under Tubby Smith

February has mostly been a month to forget for Minnesota under coach Tubby Smith.

02/19/2013

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Study: Higher Risk Of Heart Attack After Losing Job

A new study shows unemployment isn’t just bad for your finances — it’s also bad for your health.

11/19/2012

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Viciedo And Dunn Homer As White Sox Beat Twins

Jake Peavy baffled Minnesota again, Dayan Viciedo and Adam Dunn homered, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Twins 9-2 on Sunday.

09/16/2012