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Vonn Skis In Chile, Optimistic About Knee Rehab

Lindsey Vonn is skiing in Chile and way ahead of her rehab schedule with the Sochi Olympics five months away. The four-time World Cup overall champion returned to the slopes over the weekend nearly seven months after her injury.

09/02/2013

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Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

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Finding Minnesota: The Biathlon At Camp Ripley

With cross country skis at his side and a rifle on his back, Minnesota native Winn Roberts was recently back where he began — the biathlon course at Camp Ripley.

03/05/2013

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Minn. Lawmaker Protests IOC’s Wrestling Drop

A Minnesota lawmaker and former wrestler is going back to the mat, this time with the International Olympic Committee.

02/19/2013

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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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