Guardado unlikely to draw votes, or controversy, on Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Star Tribune Sports - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 01:37
On a ballot thick with lightning-rod choices, the Twins great is fine as an everyday first-timer.
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Still recovering, Wild's Ballard uncertain about his future

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 23:19
The veteran defenseman said he will consider retiring once he is symptom-free from his concussion.
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Wild keeps its sense of humor, but for how long?

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 21:38
Wild players try staying positive as their team continues to tumble in the standings.
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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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