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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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WCCO Morning Show Anchor Olympics

All week long, the WCCO Morning Show team is taking its inspiration from America’s Olympian athletes, who are skiing down runs at 90 miles per hour, doing triple toe loops with grace, and curling with great aplomb.

02/12/2014

Winter Olympics Sports Carousel

News Click: Olympics

02/10/2014

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Wild’s Mikko Koivu Out Of Olympics

Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu decided his surgically repaired right ankle has not healed enough to allow him to play for Finland in the Olympics. Koivu, who had surgery after fracturing his right ankle while blocking a shot on Jan. 4, has been out the past 15 games for Minnesota heading into the Olympic break.

02/07/2014

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2-7-14 The Rash Report On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

The Beatles and the Olympics take center stage this weekend. Click the link above to listen to THE RASH REPORT.

02/07/2014

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U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Looking For Gold

Women’s hockey gets started this weekend at the Sochi Olympics and the U.S. team has a strong Minnesota flavor. But beyond that, they’re excited for the chance to win America’s first gold since the very first gold.

02/06/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

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Minn. Curler Prepares For Third Olympic Games

On another chilly morning in Duluth, as the clouds roll in and the city wakes up, John Shuster is hoping his 8-month-old son Luke is ready for some sleep. “Every day … I toss him in the car seat and head down to the (curling) club,” Shuster said. “And hope he has a long nap.” That’s when the stay-at-home dad walks into his second home. His sanctuary.

02/03/2014

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Kevin Love Named To Initial U.S. National Team

For the second time, Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love has been named to the initial roster for the U.S. Nation Team for 2014-16. The roster was released Thursday morning by USA Basketball, and Love was one of 28 players named.

01/23/2014

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1-23-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Are Gophers looking like a NCAA Tourney Team? Click the link to listen to Mike’s thoughts.

01/23/2014

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Wild Players Parise, Suter Express Concern Over Sochi Security

As athletes from around the world prepare to attend the Olympics in Sochi next month, concerns about security continue to mount. One member of the Senate Intelligence Committee says he wouldn’t go, and he wouldn’t have his family go.

01/22/2014

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1-10-14 The Rash Report On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Why is the Award Show season so condensed this year? Click the above link to listen to THE RASH REPORT with John Rash.

01/10/2014

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P & G Olympic Ad Is Tear-Jerker

A tribute to moms

01/08/2014

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Granlund, Koivu Named To Finnish Olympic Team

As many as five Minnesota Wild players will play for their native countries in the Winter Olympics next month. Forwards Mikael Granlund and Mikko Koivu were named Tuesday to Finland’s roster. Koivu’s participation is in question because of a broken ankle he suffered Saturday and had surgery to fix Monday.

01/07/2014

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Curlers Rock Fargo For Shot At 2014 Olympic Games

The leader of the only U.S. team to win an Olympic curling medal has spent the last several days playing before a mostly empty arena in North Dakota. Pete Fenson doesn’t mind. He still remembers the parade in Bemidji, Minn., that had residents waving brooms and American flags in 2006.

11/14/2013

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