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Blown Fuses Shut Down Twins’ Replays Before Opener

A pair of blown fuses shut down the Minnesota Twins’ replay system before Monday’s season opener at U.S. Cellular Field, and manager Ron Gardenhire hoped it would be fixed by gametime.

03/31/2014

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Two ‘Duck Dynasty’ Stars Helping Metro Schools Fundraise

The biggest names in duck hunting are visiting two Twin Cities Christian schools to not only kick off the duck hunting season, but to assist with annual fundraisers. Southwest Christian High School of Chaska and Chapel Hill Academy of Chanhassen will host Si and Al Robertson, the uncle-nephew duo from the uber-popular A&E reality TV show “Duck Dynasty” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6.

09/18/2013

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After Vikings’ Loss, Frazier’s Message Clear: ‘We Gotta Do Better’

There wasn’t much to feel good about after the Vikings’ season-opening loss at Detroit Sunday and Leslie Frazier’s message today couldn’t have been clearer.

09/10/2013

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Top 3 Vikings Storylines As Season Nearly Begins

Week four of the Vikings pre-season is secondary news compared to who will be ready to play on opening day of the regular season. Tennessee visits at 7 p.m. Thursday to wrap the exhibition games. But the three most important questions at the moment: The status of Kevin Williams’ injury, who replaces Jerome Felton, and how are the star rookies developing?

08/27/2013

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Gophers Gear Up For Football Season Opener

On Thursday, the Gopher football team tries to start the season right at TCF Bank Stadium against UNLV. The heat is on for the program, and this time literally. The extreme heat means more players will play in game one. The Rebels took the favored Gophers to three overtimes in last year’s opener.

08/26/2013

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Minnesota Deer Season Opens Saturday

This is the weekend that hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans wait for all year long — the opening of the firearms deer season.

11/03/2012

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Will Peterson Play? It’s Not Something He Controls

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he will decide Adrian Peterson’s status for the opener by Saturday morning at the latest. It’s another chapter in rehab that has been teaching Peterson about what he can and can’t control.

09/06/2012

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Twins Blog: Opening Preview

MLB wanted to do something different this year with the season opener. It was a game to be played hours in the future against the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics while exposing MLB Baseball to new fans a half a world away.

03/28/2012

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Gophers Gear Up For Season Opener Vs. Bucknell

The Minnesota men’s basketball team has arrived at the official start of the season.

11/10/2011

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Wild GM Fletcher Excited For Season Opener

Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher told Sid Hartman he is anxious for the NHL season to begin.

10/07/2011

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Wild Set Regular Season Roster; Rookie Bulmer Kept

The Minnesota Wild have set their regular-season roster, with only 13 players who were also on the active 23-man list at this time last year.

10/05/2011

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Kings Hold On to Spoil Timberwolves Season Opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – For the first time in seven years, the Sacramento Kings are 1-0. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ performance was much more familiar, including Kevin Love on the bench and defensive breakdowns all over the […]

830 WCCO–10/28/2010

This Week in Hockey – 10/10/10

Presented by Mauer Chevrolet and hosted by Steve Thomson and Kevin Falness.  The Wild have kicked off their season in what could be described as their farthest road game…Helsinki, Finland.  Coach Todd Richards and play-by-play […]

10/10/2010

Hurricanes Hold Off Wild in Season Opener in Finland

Brandon Sutter scored twice as the Carolina Hurricanes held on to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 in the opening game of the NHL season on Thursday.

10/07/2010

Sports Huddle – 9/12/10

The Gopher football team took a tough loss yesterday at the hands of FCS opponent South Dakota.  Head coach Tim Brewster joins the program to talk about Saturday’s home opener and next week’s opponent, USC. […]

09/12/2010

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