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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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High School Sports Rally: Sept. 12, 2014

It’s the middle of September but it feels like the middle of October. If you weren’t able to make it any of the great high school games being played around the state, take a look at the videos below.

09/12/2014

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Meet The 1st MN Woman To Box For Team USA

If you knew Heidi Henriksen when she was younger, this is about the last thing you’d have imagined her doing. But 10 years ago, the shy and quiet artist did something that would change her life. She sat down and watched a movie.

09/03/2014

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Study: Expensive Helmets Don’t Help In Stopping Concussions

A new study found the age and brand of football helmets doesn’t lower the risk for concussions. University of Wisconsin researchers looked at more than 2,000 high school football players.

08/19/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 7-25-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

If you missed something from the Friday show, click the link above to listen to PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS.

07/25/2014

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Miss someting from Monday’s show? Click the link above to see Dave Lee’s Podcast Page!

07/21/2014

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16 Unusual And Weird Sports Facts You Might Not Know

With the slowest week of sports upon us and no professional games being played, it’s been an agonizing few days. So, I’ve decided to reciprocate and share some to help you get through this trying time. Here is a list of 16 unusual and weird sports facts you might not know.

07/18/2014

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Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 7-17-14

Click the above link to listen back to highlights from Tuesday’s Show

07/17/2014

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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

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14 Hilarious Reactions To LeBron James Going Back To Cleveland On Twitter

While people in Cleveland are celebrating “LeBron James Day” today and Miami Heat fans burning #6 jerseys, let’s look at the 9 most hilarious reactions to LeBron James’ decision to return home to Cleveland.

07/11/2014

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Top 5 Thrilling Finishes In 2014 World Cup So Far

Let’s take a look at the top five thrilling finishes so far in the 2014 World Cup after 10 days.

06/24/2014

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USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Defender DaMarcus Beasley

DaMarcus Beasley is an American soccer player that plays as a left midfielder for Mexican club team Puebla, but plays as a left defender for the United States Men’s National Team.

06/23/2014

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Podcast Page: WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-23-14

If you would like to check out some of today’s highlights CLICK THE LINK ABOVE for the podcast page!

05/23/2014

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8 Annoying Sports Traditions

Who doesn’t get a tear in their eye at the thought of Notre Dame football players hitting the “Play Like A Champion Today” sign on their way out onto the field? But some sports traditions have gone rogue and are way over played. Here are some that have gotten so out of control – they’re downright annoying.

05/16/2014

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With This Weather, Scheduling Spring Sports Is No Easy Task

It felt a bit like March out there Tuesday, not May. But for some high school sports teams, it was good enough. Just like last year, it has been a challenging spring to try and get baseball and softball games in. Snow in April and a rainy May have some schools working overtime to get a season in.

05/13/2014

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