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Iowa Gov. Starts Campaign For Olympic Wrestling

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has launched a campaign to keep wrestling an Olympic sport after the International Olympic Committee announced its recommendation this week to drop it.

02/15/2013

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Russians Prepare To Invade Timberwolves

Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved have been basking in the success of Russia’s bronze medal in the Olympics just about long enough. They both say they’re ready to come to Minnesota to join the Timberwolves.

09/14/2012

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Olympics Over, McCutcheon Starts As Gophers Coach

Hugh McCutcheon is about to formally take over as Minnesota’s coach, silver medal and all.

08/29/2012

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Former Olympian Busted For Soliciting Prostitution

A former Olympian who is now running for parks commissioner in the west metro area was busted for soliciting a prostitute.

08/21/2012

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Kristi Yamaguchi Talks Skating And Literacy On WCCO Morning News

Olympic Skating gold medalist and Dancing with the Stars Champ Kristi Yamaguchi called into the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee on Friday.

08/17/2012

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Gloria Estefan Previews Talent-Themed Show “The Next”

Famed singer and musician from the Miami Sound Machine, Gloria Estefan, joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News

08/16/2012

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Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.

08/13/2012

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Coach Hugh McCutcheon Ends Olympic Volleyball Run

In the face of unimaginable tragedy, Hugh McCutcheon led the U.S. men’s volleyball team to an Olympic gold medal in Beijing. Four years later in London, he coached the women’s team to a silver.

08/13/2012

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Did You See The McKayla Maroney Fake Tumblr?

What else would you add to the Tumblr?

08/09/2012

2012 Olympics, Team USA

Down In Front

Spectator at the Olympics does what a lot of people would do if someone seated in front of you kept standing and blocking your view. Only problem, that person is the father of American gymnast […]

08/09/2012

John Williams Olympic Video Smackdown For 8-9!

Olympic Spirit….Which video is more inspirational?

08/09/2012

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Ali Raisman’s Parents Cheer Their Kid While Other Spectator Gets Peeved

Ali Raisman’s dad is loving watching his kid!

08/09/2012

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John Williams Olympic Video Smack Down For 8-8

Gotta see this Olympic sized Fail! Click the link to see it and vote!

08/08/2012

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John Williams Olympic Video Smack Down For 8-6

Another Round of the OLYMPIC VIDEO SMACKDOWN! Vote on today’s video’s by clicking the link!

08/06/2012

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Nice Try Ryan

Ryan Lochte tried to clarify his mother’s comments about his dating life. Watch the video here.

08/06/2012

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Esme’s Blog: The Ridiculous Gabby Douglas Hair Debate

Of all the great, crazy, fun, fascinating aspects of being on Twitter and following the Olympics, there are also some startlingly obnoxious, irrelevant, and degrading aspects to the medium as well.

08/04/2012

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John Williams Fabulous Video Smack Down For 8-3

Click the Link to vote on the Friday Smack Down!

08/03/2012

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Love Scores 15 As USA Routs Nigeria At Olympics

Team USA left no doubt to the outcome it its Olympic pool play game against Nigeria in London on Thursday.

08/03/2012

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-2

It’s a Gymnastics version of the SMACK DOWN! Vote For Which USA Video You Like More By Clicking The Link!

08/02/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012

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Lynx Players Help Lead USA To Win Over Turkey

Team USA used a dominating second half performance to run away from Turkey on Wednesday in pool play at the Olympics with an 89-58 victory in London.

08/02/2012

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St. Michael Olympian Has Huge Fan Club

When you have thousands in your fan club, what’s one more? To the only man from Minnesota competing in the Olympics, that one more might just be what he needed to bring home the gold.

08/01/2012

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China’s Olympic Methods

There has been plenty of discussion surrounding China and their success in the Olympics. Here is one look at their methods by the Daily Mail in the UK. Read article here.

08/01/2012

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