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Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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10 Millionth Fan Expected At Next Wild Home Game

The Minnesota Wild expect the 10 millionth fan to attend the team’s next home game Dec. 29 against the New York Islanders at Xcel Energy Center. The 10 millionth fan will receive a prize package. It includes a custom Wild 10 Millionth Fan jersey, a team-signed hockey puck, four tickets to the Wild game against Detroit at 1 p.m. on March 22 and four tickets to the Big Ten Championship Game at 7 p.m. on March 22 at Xcel Energy Center.

12/18/2013

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2013’s Best Cities To Live In

The East Coast of the United States is the place to be if you love city living. Check out our favorite choices this year.

12/16/2013

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Must-Hit NY Beercation Breweries

Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.

12/13/2013

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FDA: Say Goodbye To Trans Fats Forever

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking trans fats entirely out of the food supply, as health officials said the heart clogging fats are simply unsafe. “I think that is good,” Meghan Dail. “I mean obviously it’s a huge problem in the U.S.”

11/07/2013

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Wolves Beat Knicks 109-100 For A 3-0 Start

Kevin Love had 34 points, 15 rebounds and five assists, Kevin Martin scored 30 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves improved to 3-0 for the first time in 12 years with a 109-100 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday night.

11/03/2013

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Wayne Offers Tuition Break To Great Lakes Students

If you live in one of the Great Lakes states or Ontario, Wayne State University says you can pay only a bit more than the undergraduate tuition for Michigan residents.

10/23/2013

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10-21-13 Brian Williams Talks Football With Dave Lee!

He played for the Gophers and the Giants….now his son plays for the Gophers..Brian Williams with Dave!

10/21/2013

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What Is Wrong With You?

Anthony Weiner finds himself in another awkward spot on the Lawrence O’Donnell Show.

09/10/2013

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Best Rock ‘N Roll Cities In America

This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.

09/10/2013

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Best Places To Visit On Your Guys’ Only Road Trip

A road trip might be the rare occasion for guys to get away from it all and share a few drinks and laughs with their best buddies. Here are five of the best places to go on your guys’ only road trip.

09/03/2013

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Whalen And Moore Lead Lynx Over Liberty 73-47

Lindsay Whalen scored 18 points while Maya Moore added 11 points and 10 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the New York Liberty 73-47 on Tuesday night. Minnesota (21-7) increased its lead to 1½ games over Los Angeles for the top spot in the Western Conference. The Sparks played later Tuesday night.

08/27/2013

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American Mardy Fish Withdraws From U.S. Open

Former top-10 player Mardy Fish, an Edina, Minn. native, pulled out of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the latest setback in his bid to make a comeback on tour after dealing with heart issues.

08/21/2013

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Rep. Ellison Tempers Take On NYC’s Weiner

Amid new sexting revelations involving New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is offering a measured assessment of the former congressional colleague he had endorsed.

07/24/2013

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Lynx Sending 4 Players To WNBA All-Star Game

Minnesota teammates Lindsay Whalen and Rebekkah Brunson headline the WNBA All-Star reserves announced Tuesday night.

07/23/2013

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Teachers From IL, MN, NY, PA, OH Study Great Lake

Fifteen teachers from five states are spending the week on Lake Ontario as part of a research program. The teachers, from elementary to high school, are aboard the Lake Guardian, a research vessel operated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

07/10/2013

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Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

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Great Lakes Governors Seek Agreement On Invasives

Despite an unresolved dispute over Asian carp, states that surround the Great Lakes hope to develop a common strategy for battling invasive species during a meeting of governors and other top officials that began Friday.

05/31/2013

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Minnesota, Canada To Provide Mutual Emergency Aid

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a compact that will allow Minnesota and some Canadian provinces to request and provide mutual aid to each other in the event of emergencies.

05/28/2013

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Target’s 1Q Profit Drops 26 Percent On Weak Sales

Target Corp. reported a 26 percent drop in first-quarter profit as cool temperatures and financial pressures limited customers’ appetite for spending. The company, based in Minneapolis, also cut its annual profit outlook, sending its stock down in premarket trading.

05/22/2013

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Wild’s Harding 1 Of 3 Up For Masterton Trophy

Penguins star Sidney Crosby, Wild goaltender Josh Harding and Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid are this season’s nominees for the NHL’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The award is presented to “the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.”

05/14/2013

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NCAA Hoops Semifinal Games Moving To Cable In 2014

The national semifinals will air on TBS in 2014 and 2015, with the title game remaining on CBS, the companies said Tuesday.

05/07/2013

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NBA Veteran Jason Collins Comes Out As Gay

NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay.

04/29/2013

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Melo, Knicks Get Rival Celtics In 1st Round

The Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin both on the mend.

04/17/2013

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NFL Adds 4 Coaches To Competition Subcommittee

The NFL has added four coaches to its subcommittee for the influential Competition Committee, which discusses and recommends rules changes.

04/15/2013

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