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Mark Rosen’s Top 10 Vikings Memories At The ‘Dome’

Well, it’s the end of an era. What better way to pay tribute to the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome then to relive some of its greatest moments. WCCO’s Mark Rosen counts down his top 10.

12/30/2013

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1-On-1 With Joe Mauer On Concussion, 1st Base Move

Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer is describing the extremely rough time he had, dealing with a season-ending concussion. The injury caused enough concern that it forced Mauer’s move from catcher to first base.

11/12/2013

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Vikings Sign QB Josh Freeman

The Minnesota Vikings have acquired a new quarterback Sunday night. According to NFL agent Erik Burkhardt, free-agent quarterback Josh Freeman has signed with the Minnesota Viking for a one-year contract. Freeman was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ starting quarterback at the start of this season, but was benched a week ago in favor of a rookie. Freeman, in his fifth year, was the 17th overall pick in the 2009 draft out of Kansas State.

10/06/2013

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Mark Rosen’s Mother, Doris, Passes Away

We have some sad news to pass along this evening about an extended member of our WCCO family. Mark Rosen’s mother, Doris, passed away Monday morning.

09/16/2013

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WCCO 4 At The Fair: Day 6

It’s Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair. Earlier Tuesday, there was a moving tribute to the military at the Leinie’s Bandshell.

08/27/2013

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Rosen Sports Sunday: Breaking Down Vikings, Twins

Two experts stop by to talk Vikings and Twins with Mark Rosen.

08/18/2013

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Talking Vikings’ Training Camp On Rosen’s Sports Sunday

It’s now been more than a full week for the Minnesota Vikings at training camp in Mankato. The team got its first real test of competition with a passing scrimmage Saturday night at Blakeslee Stadium. The Vikings will have their first preseason game on Friday at the Metrodome as they host the Houston Texans.

08/05/2013

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Talking Training Camp With Vikings QB Christian Ponder

Minnesota Vikings training camp is underway in Mankato and a lot of eyes will be on quarterback Christian Ponder over the next several weeks. Ponder was behind center for a team that finished 10-6 last season and made the playoffs, but much of the credit went to running back Adrian Peterson, who had an incredible season coming off major knee surgery.

07/29/2013

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Rosen’s Sports Sunday Sit Down With Leslie Frazier

The summer is officially over, at least for players and team officials with the Minnesota Vikings. The team reported to Minnesota State University, Mankato, for training camp on Thursday and held its first practice on Friday.

07/29/2013

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Rosen Reminisces On A Vikings’ Training Camp Cornerstone

Training camp won’t be the same — and neither will Minnesota State, Mankato — after Gage Hall is destroyed Saturday. It’s been home to students and the Vikings during training camp.

06/28/2013

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Mark Rosen Catches Up With Trent Tucker

Trent Tucker is a well-known name in the Minnesota sports scene. He was a senior guard in the 1982 University of Minnesota men’s basketball team that won a Big 10 title. Tucker has been a busy man of late as he recently took over as the athletic director for Minneapolis Public Schools.

06/24/2013

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Bowling Becoming A Growing Sport Among High Schoolers

There’s a lot on the line when you’re bowling for a perfect 300 game, both now and in the future. We asked some of the top high school bowlers in the area about the game and it’s growing popularity in the Twin Cities.

05/06/2013

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Mark Rosen’s 2013 Mock Draft

Check out Mark Rosen’s prediction for the 2013 NFL Draft.

04/23/2013

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City Pages ‘Best Of’ Honors Amelia, Rosen & Dara

City Pages and its readers are honoring some familiar faces.

04/16/2013

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More Than 500 Students Receive Page Scholarships

State Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and his wife Diane held their 25th annual Page Foundation Gala Saturday night at Target Field.

04/06/2013

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Gopher Fans Look To Future After Tubby’s Termination

March 22, 2007 was the day that Tubby Smith made the move from Kentucky to Minnesota. He felt the love right away. But six years later, Tubby is gone. And Gopher fans aren’t really sure what to make of his time here.

03/25/2013

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Grounds Crew Work To Remove Snow From Target Field

April 1st is just three weeks away, and that’s opening day for Twins baseball.

03/07/2013

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Minnesota Has Knack For Ruining Impressive Hockey Streaks

The Chicago Blackhawks tote an impressive 19-0-3 record, and a 22-games point streak into Tuesday night’s game against the Wild.

03/05/2013

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Kevin Lynch Talks Gopher Basketball On Rosen’s Sports Sunday

The Gophers men’s basketball team had a big week with a stunning 77-73 win over No. 1-ranked Indiana on Tuesday, then dominated Penn State 73-44 on Saturday, Senior Day, at Williams Arena.

03/04/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Spring Training & Free Credit Reports

The first day of March has many thinking spring thoughts, so let’s start with a question from Daniel about spring training: Why do the Twins train in Ft. Myers?

03/01/2013

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What’s Tom Brunansky ‘The Coach’ Going To Be Like?

The Minnesota Twins employ a field of dreams coaching staff.

02/20/2013

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Twins Begin Spring Training With Many Questions

For a long stretch in Fort Meyers, the big question was: “Will the Twins ever beat the Yankees in the playoffs?” From six divisional titles in nine years to back-to-back last-place finishes – what has happened to the Twins?

02/18/2013

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Minnesota-Michigan Game Sold Out & The Barn Will Be Bumpin’

A big time Big Ten battle that hasn’t been seen in decades is going down Thursday night at the University of Minnesota.

01/17/2013

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Rosen Sports Sunday Interview: Wild’s Zach Parise

WCCO-TV’s Mark Rosen interviewed Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise on his and Ryan Suter’s enormous decision to sign in Minnesota and much more.

01/13/2013

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Looking To Tech For The Future Of Senior Care

As our parents age, they worry about becoming frail and losing their independence. However, as we look ahead to the future, it turns out that technology might keep many baby boomers out of nursing homes altogether.

11/20/2012

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