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1-8-14 Jimbo Fisher’s Minneapolis Connection On The Morning News With Dave Lee

A family illness keeps the coach in Minneapolis. Listen why by clicking the above link.

01/08/2014

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Sports Verdict: Should A One-Loss Team Be In The BCS Championship Game?

With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?

12/05/2013

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NDSU’s Marcus Williams Looking For A 3-Peat

There is almost a Minnesota team playing for a national football championship. North Dakota State plays Furman, looking to win a third straight title. One big reason? A record-setting cornerback from Hopkins coming back from injury this week.

12/03/2013

Jack Holmgren won not one, but two state golfing tournaments this week and is headed to nationals at the end of the month. (credit: Mark Brettingen/MGA)

Beyond Bounds: Holmgren’s Hot On Tour & Here’s A Good Reason Why

How did swing-swinging golf phenom Jack Holmgren win not only the state MGA junior boys championship, but also the PGA junior title, too? Why does the 17-year-old already have a scholarship in hand to compete at Iowa? What’s the back story to how the rising senior has been part of three – and nearly four – team state titles for Wayzata?

07/13/2013

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Unbeaten Gophers Are 3 Games From Another Title

The NCAA women’s hockey tournament starts this weekend, and there’s no confusion about who the favorite is: Minnesota.

03/14/2013

The business major and French minor has a 3.5 GPA and runs his own summer basketball camp for nearly 100 athletes. (credit: Mike Ekern/University of St. Thomas)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Will DeBerg

St. Thomas senior Will DeBerg has a specific memory he recounts with detail and ecstatic ease — one he wants to repeat.

02/02/2013

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Tommies Blog: Mount Union Beats St. Thomas For NCAA Title

The Tommies hung with Mount Union late into the third quarter, but Mount Union scored the last 14 points in a 28-10 victory over the Tommies to claim the national championship.

12/17/2012

Junior Taylor Young's not only a preseason All-American selection, her Tommies are ranked No. 4 nationally after finishing third at the NCAA tournament last winter.
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Beyond Bounds: ‘Brutally Honest’ Grandpa Helps Create An All-American

You probably would have cried, too. From as early on as elementary school, Taylor Young’s grandfather dished out basketball critiques of his granddaughter without pulling any punches.

12/15/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Minn. Squad Nets National Football Title – Australian Style

The Minnesota Freeze – the state’s Australian Rules Football Club (or footy, for those in the know) – dominated the country’s top opposition recently in Mason, Ohio, outscoring opponents 143-20 en route to its first national title since 2007.

10/26/2012