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    THE STORY: Minnesota will be playing its first true road game of the season when it opens its Big Ten schedule with a visit to No. 24 Illinois on Tuesday. The Golden Gophers completed non-conference …

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    27 Dec 11
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    Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and Eric Sugarman, the team’s head athletic trainer, said Monday that it’s realistic to expect Adrian Peterson to be back from a severe knee injury by the start of the 2012 …

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    27 Dec 11
  • Thunder 104, Wolves 100

    The Timberwolves began their 23rd season Monday night against Oklahoma City, the beginning of an opening stretch when they will play six of their first seven games at home. The NBA schedule makers sure didn’t …

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    27 Dec 11
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    Defenseman Jan Hedja netted the game-winning goal and Ryan O’Reilly collected a goal and an assist as the Colorado Avalanche won on the road for the first time in over two months with a 4-2 …

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    27 Dec 11
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    G Hockey-HF/Waconia at Willmar Tournament..

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    27 Dec 11
  • Twins and RHP Marquis agree to $3M, 1-year deal

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jason Marquis spent his entire 12-season career in the National League before becoming a free agent this offseason. With the Minnesota Twins in need of a fifth starter, he figured he’d give …

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    23 Dec 11
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    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored early and late to stop the Oilers’ losing streak at four games. It came at the cost of an even longer run of misery for the Minnesota Wild. …

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    23 Dec 11
  • Preview: Vikings @ Redskins

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t touch that dial. There are oh-so-many suspense-filled reasons to tune in when the Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins go at it on Christmas Eve. Can Rex Grossman get through an entire …

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    23 Dec 11