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2 top seeds might be shorted a day to rest, prepare

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 20:25
Kentucky and Wisconsin could be facing a very quick turnaround.
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Souhan: Tournament will be latest referendum on Calipari

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 20:16
John Calipari has much to gain — and just as much to lose — in Kentucky’s quest
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Minnesota misses the NIT

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 20:05
The Gophers never lived up to the expectations set before the season.
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Twins' hopeful Chris Herrmann will do anything to help

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 19:27
Chris Herrmann is only six positions behind Will Farrell. But there’s still plenty of time to catch him. Herrmann’s versatility would give the Twins options off the bench
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When an old soldier is introduced, listen up

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 18:49
It's routine for military personnel to be introduced before ballgames. Behind the routine there can be fascinating stories.
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Mauer-Dozier or Dozier-Mauer? Molitor still deciding

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 18:19
New manager considering moving his top home-run hitter into third spot in batting order
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Seven players out for tonight's game vs. Spurs

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 17:53
Rubio, Pekovic, Garnett, Neal all are scratched from lineup
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Buxton, Berrios among Twins' first 9 cuts

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 16:03
Top prospects made good impressions in camp, GM Terry Ryan says, but now need more playing time than Twins can give them.
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Players scuffle at Bloomington youth basketball game; adults get loud, ornery

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 15:55
The dust-up settled down soon after police arrived Saturday evening at Kennedy High School.
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95th birthday today: Sid Hartman through the years

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 15:54
Legendary sports columnist Sid Hartman celebrates his 95th birthday March 15, 2015. Hartman wrote his first column for the Star Tribune on Sept. 11, 1945, and continues to write and work from the Star Tribune's downtown office several days a week.
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Michael Johnson picks the Bengals over the Vikings

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 10:48
The Vikings have come up short in their pursuit of free-agent defensive end Michael Johnson. The Bengals announced that Johnson has decided to go with his former team instead of his former coach, agreeing to return to the Bengals instead of reuniting with Mike Zimmer with the Vikings. Full terms of the deal are not yet known, but it is reportedly a four-year agreement. Johnson was in town Friday to visit the Vikings. He checked out Winter Park, toured the area, saw the new downtown stadium site and had dinner with team officials. But Zimmer and the Vikings were unable to talk him into signing a deal before he headed to the airport yesterday morning. The Vikings and the Bengals were believed to be the only teams Johnson was strongly considering, and in the end he decided to with the Bengals, who drafted him in the third round back in 2009. The 28-year-old had 26.5 sacks in five seasons with Zimmer and the Bengals. He spent last season with the Buccaneers, who released Johnson on Wednesday after he had just four sacks in 2014. It’s unclear where the Vikings will turn to next after missing out on Johnson. They had interest in other free-agent defensive ends, but many of the top ones are now off the market. Greg Hardy, George Selvie, Mathias Kiwanuka and Da’Quan Bowers are among the more notable names left.
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Veterans back in lineup for Twins today

Star Tribune Sports - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 09:22
Dozier, Mauer, Hunter skipped long bus rides, but seven projected starters will face Cardinals
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Souhan: DeLaSalle's latest state title shows it's nearly ready for a new test

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 22:33
DeLaSalle’s latest championship shows it’s on the verge of needing a new challenge.
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