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Twins: Joe Mauer named official MLB All-Star Ambassador

Major League Baseball announced today that Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer will serve as the 2014 All-Star Ambassador.

The Twins will host the All-Star Game this summer at Target Field. The July 15 game will be preluded by the Home Run Derby, Futures Game and other festivities.

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Ilya Bryzgalov: The keeper of the Wild’s playoff keys

We posted earlier today a roundup of first-round playoff predictions, and most of the hockey world wasn’t very nice to the Minnesota Wild.

But let’s get real. Any hot goalie can lead a team through the playoffs and all the way to the Stanley Cup.

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Playoff hockey is back, but how long will Wild’s ride last?

The NHL playoffs began on Wednesday night and the action that postseason hockey brings every year is already off to an exhilarating start. All three games were decided by a single goal, one went to overtime and another game featured a team captain taking a puck to the face.

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Searching for (cheesy) love: A Packers fan dating site

Everyone has a romantic side, even if just a small one; an urge to do something nice for a significant other, maybe even cheesy.

If that last word caught your attention, don’t go anywhere.

For those individuals that enjoy standing shirtless in the Sunday freezing cold rather, than long twilight walks on the beach, you now have greenbaypackerslovers.com – the dating website for Packers fans, and Packers fans only.

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Wolves loss ends a long night and a long season

The Timberwolves dropped the final game of the season 136-130 in double-overtime to the Utah Jazz.

The biggest story line in the game though was the future of Wolves coach Rick Adelman. Speculation that he may retire at the end of the season has been circling for weeks.

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Twins call up Nunez as 26th man for Thursday doubleheader

Eduardo Nunez will get his first shot to join the Minnesota Twins.

According to the Pioneer Press, the Twins will call up Nunez as the 26th man for Thursday’s doubleheader nightcap.

Nunez was acquired from the Yankees earlier in the month for left-handed pitcher Miguel Sulbaran.

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Draft rumors, workouts focus on quarterbacks for Vikings


The Vikings have spent a lot of time evaluating the quarterbacks in May’s NFL Draft.

After several different pro days and many individual workouts it’s nearly a foregone conclusion that Minnesota will select a quarterback at some point during the early rounds of the NFL Draft.

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Report: Tennessee targets Gophers’ Pitino

The University of Tennessee is reportedly interested in Gophers men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino.

ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports that Pitino is on the shortlist of top candidates at Tennessee to replace Cuonzo Martin, who abruptly left on Tuesday for the same job at the University of California.

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Freeman signs with the Giants; Williams loved NYC visit

After a one-year disaster with the Minnesota Vikings, quarterback Josh Freeman has signed with the New York Giants, according to his agent Erik Burkhardt.

As Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press put it, “The best quarterback in Vikings history once went to the New York Giants.

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Player of the Game – April 15th

TASHA STUBEDA has been chosen as the “Player of the Game” for Softball.  Tasha had 2 run homers and 2 run doubles.  Congratulations Tasha!

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