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MN Politicians Call On USPS To Release Harmon Killebrew Stamp

Minnesota’s full congressional delegation has written a letter to get Twins great Harmon Killebrew immortalized on a postage stamp. The late Killebrew’s wife and the Minnesota Twins are asking for fans to send in letters of support.

07/14/2015

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3 Reasons You’ll Be Seeing E-Sports More And More

If you looked at this headline and had no idea what esports are, here’s an explainer: Esports are video games played competitively, often at incredibly high stakes, before a massive, global audience.

07/09/2015

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New Sports Uniforms Level The Playing Field For Muslim Girls

Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with basketballs, lacrosse sticks and boxing gloves. Finally, the big reveal: the Lady Warriors community traveling basketball team takes the stage in their cardinal red uniforms.

07/01/2015

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10 Great (Or Very Ungreat) Music Videos Featuring Athletes

Athletics and energetic music go hand in hand. They’re both things that just take over your body. The former makes you acutely aware of your physicality, and the latter (when it truly hits you in […]

06/11/2015

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10 Of The Worst Sports Songs Ever Written

There have been some awful sports songs made over the years and here are 10 of the absolute worst.

05/05/2015

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Minnesota United Head Coach, Owner Talk Soccer Ahead Of Season Opener

WCCO’s David McCoy spoke to the team’s owner and head coach ahead of Saturday’s game to talk about the recent buzz around soccer in Minnesota.

04/25/2015

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Former ‘CCO Sports Reporter R.J. Fritz Battling Stomach Cancer

Longtime WCCO sports personality Ralph Jon Fritz is battling a terminal stomach cancer. “This is, without a doubt, the most difficult email I have ever sent,” he said in a note addressed to colleagues and friends earlier this week.

04/23/2015

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Twins Power Their Way Past Royals 8-5 For Series Win

Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 8-5 Thursday for their first series win this season.

04/16/2015

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10 Of The Most Ridiculous Sports Rules Ever

Let’s take a look back through sports history at some of the most ridiculous rules that our beloved professional sports leagues have ever created.

04/15/2015

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City Pages Calls Mark Rosen The Cities’ Best Sports Anchor

WCCO’s own Mark Rosen was honored in City Pages’ 2015 edition of their popular “Best of the Cities” issue. Every April, the alt weekly unleashes their choices for all the top items in arts and entertainment, food and drink, shopping and services, and sports and recreation.

04/15/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 28: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats looks on with his team and their trophy after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kentucky Likely To Continue Record-Breaking TV Numbers

Kentucky vs. Notre Dame was the highest rated NCAA game to air on cable and the Final Four ratings should be even higher.

03/30/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 26: Gary Browne #14 of the West Virginia Mountaineers reacts with his head coach Bob Huggins as he exits the game against the Kentucky Wildcats during the Midwest Regional semifinal of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

5 Sports Guarantees That Went Horribly Wrong

Now Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors has joined the ranks of those bold enough to guarantee a victory.

03/27/2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 16: Chris Borland #50 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after a tackle against the New York Giants in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 16, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sports Stories From Outside Of The Bracket Bubble

Here’s what you missed from the rest of the sports world while you were knee-deep in busted brackets.

03/21/2015

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Gophers Adding A Wrinkle: Going No-Huddle

The bread and butter of the Gopher football team’s offense has been a ground-and-pound rushing attack, but as they hold their spring practices over the next month, they’re adding in a new wrinkle: The no-huddle is coming to Minnesota.

WCCO-TV–03/07/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: ‘Shelly Bean The Sports Queen’

It’s a message many have wanted pushed for years. The idea that being a jock is cool for both boys and girls, especially if you fall down and get right back up. And that’s exactly what happens in “Shelly Bean the Sports Queen,” a book series about a little girl determined to learn sports and be great.

02/24/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Tom Brady #12, team owner Robert Kraft, and head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots celebrate with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Four Oscar-Worthy Performances In The World Of Sports

With the Academy Awards around the corner, here’s a look at which sports personalities would win which awards this Sunday.

02/18/2015

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The High Cost Of Competitive Pre-H.S. Sports

Competitive sports are starting earlier and costing more than ever. So, we’re taking a look at how much families are really paying to play in some of the most popular sports.

02/16/2015

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Dubnyk Gets Another Shutout As Wild Beat Avalanche 1-0

Charlie Coyle scored and Devan Dubnyk stopped 18 shots for his fourth shutout in nine starts with Minnesota, leading the Wild to a 1-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.

02/07/2015

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Bridgewater, Vikings Get By Bears 13-9

The Minnesota Vikings were just getting started, with a rookie quarterback and a first-time head coach in Mike Zimmer so eager to maintain momentum he told the players to report to practice in a few days.

12/28/2014

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5 Crazy Foods You’ll Only Find At Sports Stadiums

Watching a sports game play out before your eyes just isn’t the same without something to snack on. And if the game is epic, then the snack’s got to be, too.

10/22/2014

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WCCO Radio Rally: Oct. 14-15

Most games this week are on Wednesday night as the final week of the regular season gets set to kick-off. There are a few conference crowns yet to be decided so some big games await and teams jockey for postseason position. Here is this week’s Radio Rally rundown!

10/14/2014

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WCCO Radio Rally: October 9-10

The top teams roll but some movement at the bottom of our poll this week as some perhaps surprising teams make appearances! Some huge games this week including a match-up of two of our top six! Here is this week’s WCCO Radio Rally!

10/09/2014

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How Many Games Will The Wild Win This Year?

Dave Lee says 50 The Hammer says 46 Mike Lynch says 45 Jimmy Erickson says 44.

10/09/2014

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4 Must Watch College Games This Weekend

Week 4 has some tough matchups that could have a big impact on the playoff format and bowl placement. Let’s take a look at the four must watch college games this weekend.

09/18/2014

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No More Welcome Mat For Private School Athletes

Dozens of teenagers who used to be welcome to play sports at Minneapolis Public Schools have now been kicked off their teams, and it’s not because they misbehaved or played poorly.

09/17/2014

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