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ESPN.com puts Gophers football in 'way too early' Top 25

Star Tribune Sports - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:55
The Gophers also sit No. 4 in ESPN.com's "Too Early Big Ten Power Rankings" for 2015.
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Tuesday (KG ejected for headbutting Dwight Howard) edition: Wha' Happened?

Star Tribune Sports - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:23
This is Kevin Garnett’s 20th year in the NBA. If that doesn’t make you feel old, we’re not sure what will. (He’s always been about five months older than us, so it REALLY makes us feel old). But while his future might include buying the Timberwolves, his present involves being the same combative, fiery player he was when he came into the league straight out of high school. There are numerous examples from over the years. The latest came Monday night, when Garnett got tangled up with Dwight Howard … and just couldn’t let it go. It ended with Garnett headbutting the Rockets center (video here), which earned KG an ejection. The best part was Garnett circling back endlessly trying to get another piece of Howard, which we can’t imagine anyone thinking clearly would want to attempt. For the season, Garnett is averaging just 7.2 points and 7.3 rebounds … though if you asked us if we would like to see Da Kid play one more season — a 21st year for No. 21 — with the Wolves to show some of the young kids how to bring defensive intensity and effort every night, we would be all for it.
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OSU win one of great coaching jobs

Star Tribune Sports - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:28
Up there with Gibbs, Parcells, Belichick
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Opening Tipoff: No prodding necessary following Michigan loss; Gophers hungry for improvement vs. Iowa

Star Tribune Sports - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:26
News and tidbits aheads of today's home game vs. Iowa
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Muhammad next on Wolves to go down

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 22:39
Shabazz Muhammad will be out a few weeks because of an abdominal injury.
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Chip Scoggins: Yeo on the hot seat, but Wild's problems run deeper

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 22:00
When a team’s body language mirrors its play, a fix calls for more than ousting an embattled coach.
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Wild midseason analysis: Free fall shows it's not 2014 anymore

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 21:59
A once-promising season has given way to malaise.
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With Gophers stuck at 0-4, frustrated Pitino looks to mix it up

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 21:32
The Gophers could try out a new lineup against Iowa.
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Twins caravan starts spreading its message of hope

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 21:05
The feel-good trek could be a welcome distraction.
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Twins' Perkins reports his arm feels fine

Star Tribune Sports - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 20:51
The All-Star closer missed the final two weeks of the season, but he says he has had no issues this offseason.
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