Mysterious Gophers out to solve Ohio State

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 21:35
The Gophers, like their opponent in their Big Ten home opener, await for consistency to kick in.
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Wolves, minus Saunders, drop 12th game in a row

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 21:21
With their coach and two players sidelined by illness, the Wolves fell flat against the Nuggets.
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Female coaches in girls' hockey still scarce, doubted

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 21:07
Of the state’s 121 girls’ hockey teams, only 26 have female head coaches, a figure many find troubling.
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Keith Ballard talks about injury, future and potential retirement

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 17:11
The Wild defenseman is still having concussion symptoms and may never play again
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Vikings sign three more to reserve/future contracts

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 17:04
The Vikings have signed three more players to reserve/future contracts. Defensive tackle Chigbo Anunoby is a two-year veteran who played collegiately at Morehouse. He joined the Colts as a rookie free agent in 2012 and spent 2014 on the Titans’ practice squad. Defensive end Leon Mackey signed his first NFL contract with the Vikings after spending the 2014 season with the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League. He played collegiately at Texas Tech. Cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke was a third-round draft pick of the Raiders in 2011 after playing his college ball at Miami. He has also spent time with the Steelers and Chiefs. The Vikings signed all nine players from their practice squad to reserve/future deals last week.
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Testing for invasive carp near Winona yields upbeat results

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 16:17
Out of 500 samples taken for testing in August from the river along the state's southeastern border, one indicated “only a small presence” of evidence of invasive carp DNA, according to the DNR.
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Gophers fall again in college men's hockey polls

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 15:45
Mariucci Classic split drops Gophers to No. 9 in USCHO poll.
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Diedhiou progressing; could play soon, Pitino says

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 15:44
With Buggs' defense less-than-perfect, Minnesota is looking at more options at the backup power forward spot.
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Something in the air? Wolves battling illness before Denver game

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:34
Chase Budinger is out for tonight's game against Denver, Robbie Hummel and Flip Saunders miss morning shootaround as well because they're ill, too.
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Morris active with other guards struggling on Saturday

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 08:22
Minnesota will need Andre Hollins to be more active offensively if the Gophers want to make any waves in the conference.
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Canada, Russia advance to world junior hockey final

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 00:28
Canada defeated Slovakia and Russia beat Sweden in the semifinals.
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Wolves-Denver game preview

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 23:18
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