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  • Timberwolves trade Hayward to Thunder

    The Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday traded forward Lazar Hayward to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for a 2012 second-round NBA draft pick, a future conditional second-round pick and guard Robert Vaden. In an odd twist, Vaden was subsequently …

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    14 Dec 11
  • NCAA Basketball: Central Michigan at Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS -(AP)- Julian Welch had 15 points and four assists to help Minnesota wear down Central Michigan during a 76-56 victory on Tuesday night. Austin Hollins and Joe Coleman each scored 12 points for the Gophers (11-1), …

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    14 Dec 11
  • The puck goes into the net as Winnipeg Jets Wellwood collides with Minnesota Wild goalie Backstrom during their NHL hockey game in Winnipeg

    A rivalry was born Tuesday night in Winnipeg. It will take a year for it to come to full fruition; that’s when the NHL’s realignment plan will go into effect, locking the Wild and the Winnipeg Jets into …

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    14 Dec 11
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    14 Dec 11
  • NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Winnipeg Jets

    THE STORY: The league-leading Minnesota Wild look to extend their winning streak to eight games Tuesday, but they’ll be facing a Winnipeg Jets team that has been on a roll at home. Minnesota, which is …

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    13 Dec 11
  • NCAA Basketball: St. Peter's at Minnesota

    THE STORY: Even without Trevor Mbakwe, Minnesota has outperformed expectations en route to a hot start and will look to extend its win streak to five games when it hosts Central Michigan Tuesday at Williams …

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    13 Dec 11
  • NCAA Basketball: Virginia Tech at Minnesota

    When the Golden Gophers lost 6-8 senior F Trevor Mbakwe in late November to a season-ending ACL tear he sustained in a tournament championship game against Dayton in Orlando, most observers expected a rough stretch …

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    13 Dec 11
  • NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions

    WR Stephen Burton, a rookie seventh-round draft pick, injured the medial collateral ligament in his knee and was placed on injured reserve. He won’t require surgery. Burton made the team as a practice-squad player. He …

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    13 Dec 11