State-title winning Fargo coach fired after text message to team

Star Tribune Sports - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 16:16
The baseball coach at Shanley High School in Fargo said he was fired as the result of a text message he sent to his team.
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Rand: Kluwe attorney calls investigation 'charade'

Star Tribune Sports - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 16:14
"It appears from our point of view that this whole investigation may have been one big charade,” said Kluwe’s attorney, Clayton Halunen, “because it appears that the Vikings are interested in doing business as usual. They are just going to protect Priefer as if nothing happened and simply pretend that this outrageous conduct didn’t occur, when the evidence is quite the contrary."
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David Poile struck by puck; Niklas Backstrom won't dress tonight; Why was Chad Rau traded?

Star Tribune Sports - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 14:41
The hope from the Wild is that the Olympic break will be able to help goalie Niklas Backstrom get to 100 percent health.
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Norv Turner wants "explosive" offense for Vikings

Star Tribune Sports - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 14:40
The new offensive coordinator also is looking for a dynamic young quarterback.
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Vikings announce coaching staff; Priefer retained

Star Tribune Sports - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 10:14
The Vikings announced head coach Mike Zimmer's coaching staff. Special teams coach Mike Priefer was retained by the team.
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Should the Gophers switch to man D?

Star Tribune Sports - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 10:08
Minnesota made the change midway through the second half, and certainly looked better defensively.
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Photos from Sochi: Some of the nice stuff

Star Tribune Sports - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 08:18
Rachel Blount walked around the Olympic sites at Sochi Thursday -- and posted some of what she saw on her Twitter feed.
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Gophers lose to Purdue in three overtimes

Star Tribune Sports - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 22:21
Despite the return of Andre Hollins, the U lost its third game in a row.
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Vikings QB Cassel expected to opt out of contract

Star Tribune Sports - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 21:41
The veteran quarterback has until Friday to opt out of the second year of his two-year contract.
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Gophers get their guy: Washburn running back Jeff Jones

Star Tribune Sports - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 21:29
Jeff Jones finally said yes to the U, helping coach Jerry Kill assemble his best class so far.
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Gophers lead Big Ten men's hockey pack, but face tough schedule

Star Tribune Sports - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 21:08
The Gophers open the second half of the Big Ten season at Wisconsin and the schedule stays rugged.
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Football-playing father finds joy in Haula's success with Wild

Star Tribune Sports - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 21:03
Wild rookie Erik Haula didn’t follow in his father Tomi’s footsteps. And that’s worked well for all involved.
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