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DeRusha Eats: Franklin Street Bakery

The Super Bowl is just one week away, which means it is also just one week until an event that’s become a huge part of Super Bowl Weekend – Taste of the NFL. Taste of the NFL was founded by a Minneapolis bakery owner and restaurant guy when the Super Bowl was in Minnesota in 1992.

01/24/2015

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Good Questions: Super Bowls, Game Shows, & Uncle Sam

Every Friday, Heather Brown offers a few short takes on some of our viewers Good Questions. This week, she’s looking at game show winnings, Uncle Sam, and the Super Bowl.

01/23/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Guacamole Recipes

There are two types of guacamole eaters in this country—those who would love guacamole every day, and those who only love guacamole during the Super Bowl. Here are Dara’ Top 5 Guacamole Recipes!

01/23/2015

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Podcast Page: 1-22-15 The WCCO Morning News-DAVE LEE

Click the link above to hear AMERICAN SNIPER’s Jim DeFelice and other highlights from Thursday’s show.

01/22/2015

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Seattle Team Grades: Seattle Avoids Meltdown, Wins in OT

Yes, it is a cliche, but the game is never over until it’s actually over as Seattle comes from behind to advance to the Super Bowl.

01/19/2015

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Super Matchup: Seahawks Face Patriots For NFL Championship

For Russell Wilson’s Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they’ll have to beat the most recent group to do it, Tom Brady’s New England Patriots.

01/18/2015

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Three Keys To Another NFC Championship For Seattle

If Seattle wants a second straight trip to the Super Bowl, here are three vital areas to focus on.

01/14/2015

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Artists Katy Perry Should Enlist For Super Bowl Halftime Show

From a Material Girl to an old flame to a Neon Icon, we came up with six artists that we’d like to see join Katy during halftime.

01/14/2015

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Minneapolis Making Bid To Host College Football Playoff Title Game

Minneapolis will host the Super Bowl in 2018, and the NCAA Final Four the following year. Now, the state is looking for another big sports event. Monday night, officials were in Dallas, Texas, checking out the first College Football Playoff National Championship.

01/13/2015

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Katy Perry Announces Lenny Kravitz As Super Bowl Halftime Special Guest

Lenny Kravitz will be joining Super Bowl halftime show headliner Katy Perry.

01/11/2015

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Former Viking Among Hall Of Fame Finalists

A former Vikings player who played in four Super Bowls with the team is among the 18 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The list of nominees currently includes 15 notables from the modern era, one senior and two contributors.

01/09/2015

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Top 5 Worst Super Bowl Halftime Shows

The halftime extravaganza “Winter Magic” was so painful that the NFL decided to cough up some major bread in 1993 to bring in Michael Jackson. Between the “Frosty the Snowman” rap and Brian Boitano being paraded around on a snowmobile, the funniest moment is perhaps this telling line in the show’s theme tune: “We’re trying with all our might.” Gloria Estefan did well, though, despite being violently out of place.

01/08/2015

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If Defense Wins Championships, Denver Broncos Set Up For Super Bowl Run

Throughout the John Elway – Peyton Manning Era, a focus on offense was apparent. But things have changed this season, and possibly for the better, as the Broncos are more well-suited to face the playoffs this time around.

12/30/2014

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Former TE Ben Utecht Delivers Musical Message

Concussions drove Ben Utecht out of pro football five years ago. He fears that the effects from the hits he took as a tight end for four NFL seasons, and for four years before that at the University of Minnesota, will have a significant impact on his future health. Now a singer-songwriter and in-demand speaker, Utecht wanted to ensure that his family will always remember him as a bright, clever and insightful person. What better way than through a song?

12/25/2014

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10 Bold Sports Predictions For 2015

As 2014 comes to a close, CBS Local Sports is looking forward to 2015 – where there’s hope for many sports possibilities and surprises in the new year.

12/24/2014

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Bridgewater Is Learning Best By Playing Says Vikings Head Coach

Teddy Bridgewater has learned on the fly since taking over as the Minnesota Vikings quarterback after Matt Cassel was injured in Week 3. Head coach Mike Zimmer is happy with the progress the rookie first round draft pick has made in his 10 starts. The Vikings are 0-5 in divisional games this season. They have one game left to get Zimmer’s first win against a division-rival. Linebacker Chad Greenway is one of eight finalists for the inaugural NFL’s Sportsmanship Award.

12/17/2014

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Vikings Thank Construction Crews With On-Site Lunch

The Minnesota Vikings are saying thank you to the construction workers building the team’s new stadium.

12/12/2014

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Katy Perry To Perform At Super Bowl Halftime Show

NFL announced late Sunday that pop star, Katy Perry, will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona.

11/24/2014

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Golden Valley Humane Society Hosts ‘Road To Puppy Bowl’ Adoption Event

For those thinking about adopting a pet, Tuesday might just be the day to do so. As part of the road to the Super Bowl, the Puppy Bowl is making all adoptions at the Golden Valley Humane Society half price.

11/18/2014

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Culture Change Is Mike Zimmer’s Biggest Challenge As Vikings Head Coach

The Minnesota Vikings are just six games into Mike Zimmer’s tenure as head coach of the team and he is already figuring out his most important challenge to making the team a consistent winner. Zimmer wants his players to develop the mindset that losing is not OK. Wide receiver Greg Jennings believes the players need to start taking care of themselves. Zimmer hinted that their may be changes on the team’s offensive line.

10/15/2014

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Katy Perry To Headline 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show: Report

You’re gonna hear Katy Perry roar over the rahs of a Super Bowl crowd.

10/10/2014

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High School Sports Rally: Sept. 19, 2014

We’ve arrived at the final weekend of the summer, but high school football is just heating up. David McCoy reported on the featured game — Hutchinson Vs. Orono — while Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlighted the best plays from other games.

09/19/2014

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Mpls. Police Give City A+ For All-Star Game Security

It’s been just about two months since the All-Star game was played at Target Field, but Minneapolis Police are just now getting an idea of how much it cost them. It took about 700 police personnel to keep downtown safe during the days leading up to the game.

09/05/2014

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S.D. Sports Journalist Pens Book On 1969 Vikings

A Sioux Falls sports journalist has authored a book on the first Minnesota Vikings team to go to the Super Bowl, which happened in the last year of the old National Football League before pro football’s biggest merger.

08/31/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Weird Al Yankovic On His Chances Of Performing At The Super Bowl

A recent Change.org petition hoping to get Weird Al onstage during halftime of the year’s biggest football game got the “Eat Singer” thinking just what he would do if ever given the opportunity.

08/08/2014

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