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Not letting Goodell off the hook

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:05
He's still bad at his job
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Dieng to see more minutes because of Pekovic wrist injury

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:30
Second-year pro wants to showcase some new moves in an enlarged role.
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Conferences to court Arizona State's new hockey program

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:59
Sun Devils’ program sets up shot for western expansion.
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Goals still in sight, Gophers refocus for Nebraska

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:57
The Gophers put their focus on beating Nebraska, not talking about title scenarios.
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Craig: Felton sticks up for Peterson

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:51
Fullback rips into NFL’s ruling to suspend his teammate.
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Scoggins: Peterson's popularity continues to take a hit

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:38
Once beloved player has lost support of many fans.
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Wild's father-son trip will be hard for Suter, Parise

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:36
For Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, the Wild’s father-son road trip will leave an empty feeling.
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Wild's Harding clears waivers, headed for Iowa

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:31
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Much-improved Gophers stomp Western Kentucky

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:11
Fewer fouls and turnovers than in the season opener allowed Minnesota to dictate play.
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With Peterson suspension, NFL tries new strict guidelines

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 20:30
At the same time, the league looks to be trying to rebuild its tarnished image. “It’s a brave new world,” said Marshall Tanick, a Minneapolis employment lawyer.
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Gophers remain at No. 25 in College Football Playoff rankings, despite loss to Ohio State

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 19:36
The Buckeyes jumped from No. 8 to No. 6 after their win over the Gophers last Saturday.
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Gophers pregame: Five things we don't know yet

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 17:01
With the second game of the night on deck, there is a lot to discover about this Minnesota team.
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Getting thin: Wolves missing 3 starters for Wednesday's Knicks game

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:01
Wolves likely will start four players with one year's experience or less for now
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Arizona State to sponsor NCAA Division I men's hockey program

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:03
ASU will become the ninth college hockey program affiliated with the Power 5 conferences.
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After Campbell's division title prediction, Claeys warns Gophers about looking ahead

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:51
Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys says the Gophers will lose again at Nebraska if they're not focused on that game -- and that game only.
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March Madness: 'I Hate Christian Laettner' film coming in 2015

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:50
Much of Laettner's reputation was crafted at Duke, where he helped lead the Blue Devils to a pair of NCAA titles before he was drafted by the Timberwolves
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Josh Harding clears waivers, assigned to AHL Iowa

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:25
The Wild goalie wasn't claimed by any of the other 29 teams
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Tuesday (Peterson a pawn in NFL-NFLPA game) edition: Wha' Happened?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 09:25
First off: There’s no need to feel sorry for Adrian Peterson. He put himself in this mess with what many people would consider a malicious and criminal act against his 4-year-old son. He’s missed 9 games this season but has made more during that span than almost every one of us will make in a lifetime. However: With the NFL and Roger Goodell’s announcement today that Peterson has been suspended without pay for the rest of the season, the league’s statement regarding that suspension, and the NFLPA’s subsequent response, it has become even more abundantly clear that this has become less and less about Peterson’s situation itself and more and more about the power struggle between the league and players’ association. The NFL is probably over-correcting after facing a public backlash for being too soft in punishment of players over the years. The NFLPA is saying they’re not playing by the rules; the NFL is saying it can make whatever rules it wants. The key part of the NFLPA statement: The decision by the NFL to suspend Adrian Peterson is another example of the credibility gap that exists between the agreements they make and the actions they take. Since Adrian’s legal matter was adjudicated, the NFL has ignored their obligations and attempted to impose a new and arbitrary disciplinary proceeding. … We call on the NFL Management Council to show our players and our sponsors leadership by committing to collective bargaining so a fair personal conduct policy can be implemented as quickly as possible. The NFLPA is, of course, appealing the suspension. But we have to imagine Peterson will, in fact, miss the rest of the season — and that he has played his final game for the Vikings already. If that’s the case, again, we don’t feel sorry for Peterson. He brought this whole chain of events on himself. But it’s clear the big picture is much larger than just him.
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