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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have hired for their hockey operations department a pair of analytics specialists who co-founded an advanced statistics website. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Tuesday the club …

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    27 Jan 16
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Gophers have swept the Big Ten weekly hockey awards. The university said Tuesday that three Gopher players were honored by the conference for their performances in last weekend’s sweep over …

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    27 Jan 16
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    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 25 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers gave Tyronn Lue his first win as head coach with a 114-107 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Cleveland lost to …

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    26 Jan 16
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Anthony Duclair had the only goal in the shootout, rookie Louis Domingue made 34 saves and the Arizona Coyotes came back to beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Monday night. …

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    26 Jan 16
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    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are sending three more players to the Pro Bowl. Safety Harrison Smith, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and linebacker Anthony Barr all were added to the Pro Bowl roster …

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    26 Jan 16
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Third baseman Trevor Plouffe and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $7.25 million, one-year contract to avoid arbitration. Plouffe gets a raise of $2.45 million under Monday’s agreement. He hit .244 …

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    26 Jan 16
  • NFL

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are making their second Super Bowl appearance after Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more in a 49-15 pounding of Arizona in the NFC …

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    25 Jan 16
  • VIkings

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the hire tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have added former Philadelphia offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur to their staff. The person confirmed the agreement …

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    25 Jan 16