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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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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 4-2-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Did you miss something from today’s show? Listen back to some of the high lights by CLICKING THE LINK ABOVE! It’s today’s podcast!

04/02/2014

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Good Question: How Can Pro Sports Teams Set Age Limits?

New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has brought up an age-old issue within the NBA. He wants to raise the minimum age, which is now 20 years old. Right now, a player must be at least 19 and one year removed from high school. He argues it would make for a more competitive draft and another year of player maturity.

03/27/2014

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PODCAST PAGE-The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 3-27-14

To Listen to BLOIS OLSON discuss POLITICS on THE MORNING TAKE Click To hear MINNEAPOLIS MAYOR BETSY HODGES talk about more funding to FIX POT HOLES, Click To listen to MIKE MAX discuss GIORGI DIENG’s […]

03/27/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 3-26-14

Did you miss something from today’s program? Click the link above to listen to some of the highlights including Sid Hartman’s reaction to Jared Allen signing with the Bears.

03/26/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee…… 3-13-14 John Hines In For Dave…..

Miss something today? Click the link above to hear a segment from today’s show!

03/13/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The Morning News With Dave Lee….. 3/4/14

To hear Tuesday’s MORNING TAKE with BLOIS OLSON Click To Listen to UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESIDENT ERIC KALER Click  To hear MIKE MAX talk TIMBERWOLVES AND WILD Click  To Listen to SID HARTMAN discuss a […]

03/04/2014

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2-27-14 PODCASTS: John Hines Fills In For Dave Lee On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Trying something new….If you missed something from today’s show, click the link above to search for an interview from earlier today on WCCO!

02/27/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

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The Ventura SOTU

Former MN Governor Jesse Ventura launches his new show with his very own State of the Union.

01/31/2014

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How To Throw A Party For The Big Game

Consider these essentials to throw the best party for the big game, from CBS Local’s Eat See Play.

01/28/2014

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1-24-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Wild win at home and Kevin Love is an All Star!

01/24/2014

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Learning The Basics With The St. Paul Curling Club

All this week, we’re embracing the cold and having some winter fun. One sport that’s been growing in popularity in recent years and is being played by more and more groups is the Olympic sport called curling. You may be familiar with it because of the flamboyance of the Norwegian team’s unique pants.

01/22/2014

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Bandy: A Hockey-Esque Sport You Might Not Know Exists

It’s not an Olympic event, but those who play it hope it will be someday. For now, they’d settle for Americans just knowing it exists. The sport is bandy, and it’s kind of like hockey. And speedskating. And broomball. And soccer, with 11 players a side, and a rink the size of a soccer field.

01/20/2014

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1-15-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Is Mike Zimmer the man for the Vikings? Click the link to listen back.

01/15/2014

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