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Inver Grove Heights Man Gets 3 Years For Counterfeit Jersey BusinessA 45-year-old Inver Grove Heights man has been sentenced to three years in prison for conspiring to traffic counterfeit sports jerseys imported from China, the United States Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Top 5 Creepiest NFL MascotsA mascot is energetic, silly...frightening. By definition, a mascot is a person, animal or object that is used to represent a group or team and bring them luck.
The Best Places To Watch Each Pro Football Team In MinnesotaFind a bar where you can cheer for your favorite NFL team with fan mates.
S.D. Sports Journalist Pens Book On 1969 VikingsA Sioux Falls sports journalist has authored a book on the first Minnesota Vikings team to go to the Super Bowl, which happened in the last year of the old National Football League before pro football's biggest merger.
Super Bowl Organizers On Defensive Over NFL Asks A published report detailing perks the National Football League requests of cities bidding for the Super Bowl has organizers of the 2018 Minnesota game on the defensive. The Minnesota bid committee released a statement Monday saying it did not agree to every specification in a 154-page document drafted by the NFL.
The NFL's Sizable List Of Demands For Mpls. Super BowlNew details have emerged about the deal bringing the Super Bowl to Minneapolis. Some of the conditions include: hotel accommodations, free police escorts and free advertising. They're on the long list of requests in a confidential 153 page document obtained by the Star Tribune.
Good Question: How Can Pro Sports Teams Set Age Limits? New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has brought up an age-old issue within the NBA. He wants to raise the minimum age, which is now 20 years old. Right now, a player must be at least 19 and one year removed from high school. He argues it would make for a more competitive draft and another year of player maturity.
Minn. Police Group Sues NFL Over No-Handgun PolicyAn association representing Minnesota police officers is suing the National Football League over a policy banning handguns in stadiums unless the gun holder is providing security. The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association says this means off-duty officers can't keep their weapons in stadiums.
The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFLFrom location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football's five best stadiums in the NFL.
Talks Continue But No Deal Yet On Vikings Stadium Representatives of Gov. Mark Dayton, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and the Vikings said Friday that no agreement has been reached on a deal for a new stadium in Minneapolis.
Players Approve Deal To End NFL LockoutThe NFL Players Association executive board and 32 team reps voted unanimously Monday to approve the terms of a deal with owners to the end the 4 1/2-month lockout.
NFL Says Appeal Shouldn't Affect 2011 SeasonIts players again barred from coming to work, the NFL told a federal appeals court Monday it believes the appeal over whether the lockout is legal can "readily be resolved" during the offseason.