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    Which Team Wins, The Wild Or Blackhawks?

    Game 1 between the Wild and Blackhawks is in Chicago Friday night and Game 2 is Sunday night. The series comes to St. Paul on Tuesday. So which team will advance? Which team has the edge? Here’s a preview at a glance.

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    Our Fortune-Telling Ball Predicts 2015 Vikes’ Season

    The full NFL schedules were released this week, and a lot of experts are going to have a lot of things to say about what these schedules mean for their teams. On behalf of the shall we say non-diehards, I feel like that ubiquitous prediction-telling 8 ball on my desk at work has about as good a shot at making the correct calls as the experts.

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    Better Acquisition: Kevin Garnett Or Torii Hunter?

    These two moves are the most recent in a series of moves where Minnesota sports teams are bringing back fan favorites who left after starting their careers here. So it begs the question, who’s the better acquisition, Garnett for the Timberwolves or Hunter for the Twins?

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    Can The Gophers Still Make The NCAA Tournament?

    After losing at Indiana Sunday night, the Gophers are 16-10 overall and 5-8 in Big Ten play with five games remaining. Do they still have a chance to make the Big Dance? Here’s why they will and why they won’t.

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    Worse NFC Title Game Loss: 1999 Vikings Or 2015 Packers?

    Green Bay Packers fans took quite a gut punch on Sunday, losing in heartbreaking fashion in overtime to the Seattle Seahawks 28-22 after having an early 16-0 lead. The Packers had enough chances to take control of the game and win that it was eerily familiar for Vikings fans to the 1999 NFC title game.

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    Vended Or Tapped? Which Method Of Selling Beer Is Best?

    Last week, the Xcel Energy Center announced it would unveil a new way for sports fans to get their beer. The home of the Minnesota Wild was going to introduce fans to a first-of-its-kind beer vending machine.