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Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado Avalanche: Puck Daddy’s Tinder NHL playoff preview

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
(Ed. Note: With its new playoff format, the NHL is seeking to create passion for fans and teams through forced, bracketed relationships. But hey, at first glance, the matchups are pretty sexy. All of this led to one ideal theme for our 2014 Playoff Prev…
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  • Gibson's Gem Guides Twins Past Blue Jays 7-0

    Gibson's Gem Guides Twins Past Blue Jays 7-0

    nytimes.com MLB.com 4 hours ago
    The Minnesota Twins had the right formula for successfully playing through the cold: a guy named Kyle Gibson.
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  • Report: Rick Adelman Will Not Be Returning To Coach The T-Wolve…

    Report: Rick Adelman Will Not Be Returning To Coach The T-Wolves

    dimemag.com 5 hours ago
    The Minnesota Timberwolves finished exactly where many expected this season: on the outside looking in for a final playoff spot in the brutal Western Conference. They were one loss to the Jazz in their finale from going 41-41 on the year, but that recor…
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  • Avalanche F John Mitchell, D Cory Sarich out with injuries in G…

    Avalanche F John Mitchell, D Cory Sarich out with injuries in Game 1 against Wild

    NHL.com 6 hours ago
    DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche will be without forward John Mitchell and defenceman Cory Sarich in Game 1 of their playoff series against Minnesota on Thursday night. Coach Patrick Roy said after the morning practice that Mitchell is out wit...
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  • Avalanche F John Mitchell, D Cory Sarich out with injuries in G…

    Avalanche F John Mitchell, D Cory Sarich out with injuries in Game 1 against Wild

    thehockeynews.com 6 hours ago
    Avalanche F John Mitchell, D Cory Sarich out with injuries in Game 1 against Wild
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  • Vikings preseason dates, times released

    Vikings preseason dates, times released

    startribune.com 7 hours ago
    The Vikings have released the dates and times of their four preseason games. Their preseason opponents were announced last week.
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  • Snow Falls in Minneapolis, Wolves Fall to Jazz; 130-136

    Snow Falls in Minneapolis, Wolves Fall to Jazz; 130-136

    timberpups.com 8 hours ago
    Well, it’s over now. Last night, the Minnesota Timberwolves dropped the season finale to the Utah Jazz, at home, and it was possibly Rick Adelman’s last game as an NBA Head Coach. What you would think would be a passionate, emotional, send-off type of p…
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  • Kiper's latest mock draft: Vikings pick Blake Bortles

    Kiper's latest mock draft: Vikings pick Blake Bortles

    startribune.com 8 hours ago
    ESPN's Mel Kiper has the Vikings drafting Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles with the eighth overall pick in his latest mock draft.
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  • Mauer tabbed as MLB's All-Star Ambassador

    Mauer tabbed as MLB's All-Star Ambassador

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Major League Baseball on Thursday named Twins star Joe Mauer as the 2014 All-Star Ambassador. In addition, Twins legends Bert Blyleven, Rod Carew, Paul Molitor and Tony Oliva were named as spokespersons of T-Mobile All-Star FanFest.
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  • Munnerlyn gives Vikings a shot with slot receivers

    Munnerlyn gives Vikings a shot with slot receivers

    startribune.com 11 hours ago
    Last season, the Vikings did not have a reliable defensive back who could stick with shifty slot receivers. Enter Captain Munnerlyn, who was solid when covering slot receivers for the Carolina Panthers.
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  • Ricky Rubio Behind-The-Back Dime For The Dieng Dunk

    Ricky Rubio Behind-The-Back Dime For The Dieng Dunk

    dimemag.com 20 hours ago
    Ricky Rubio might be shooting 38 percent on the season, which is actually higher than his first two seasons. His shooting distress might make him a liability at the point guard position, and he might gamble a little too much for steals and lack the size…
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  • Samuda out 9-10 months after surgery

    Samuda out 9-10 months after surgery

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Josh Samuda, who sustained a gruesome injury to his right ankle during the team's workout on Tuesday, had surgery in the Twin Cities to mend a broken fibula, dislocated ankle and deltoid ligament damage…
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  • Patrick Roy "anxious" for 1st playoff series behind t…

    Patrick Roy "anxious" for 1st playoff series behind the bench as Avalanche face the Wild

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Patrick Roy finished his Hall of Fame goaltending career in heartbreaking fashion as the Colorado Avalanche lost to Minnesota on an overtime goal in Game 7 of the 2003 post-season. Perhaps only fitting then that Roy begins ...
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  • Spring Storm Cancels Twins-Blue Jays Game

    Spring Storm Cancels Twins-Blue Jays Game

    nytimes.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    The Minnesota Twins' game against the Toronto Blue Jays has been postponed because of expected wintry weather.
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  • Final pieces of Metrodome get hauled off Thursday

    Final pieces of Metrodome get hauled off Thursday

    startribune.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    It's the end of an era on Thursday as the remaining rubble of the Metrodome is hauled off of the new stadium construction site.
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  • Vikings: Quick takes on QB items

    Vikings: Quick takes on QB items

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Some quick thoughts on a few Minnesota Vikings quarterback items: Josh Freeman has signed a one-year deal with the New York Giants -- the beneficiaries of his now-infamous "Monday Night Football" misadventure last October -- and…
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  • Josh Freeman is joining the New York Giants

    Josh Freeman is joining the New York Giants

    Josh Freeman, whose tenure as the Vikings’ starting quarterback last season lasted 60 disastrous minutes, will join the New York Giants.
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  • Peterson, not CJ2K, the defender of the declining RB position

    Peterson, not CJ2K, the defender of the declining RB position

    startribune.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    The Vikings star running back said: 'There are a couple of guys who are different. I feel like I'm one of them.'
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  • Washington State safety Deone Bucannon to visit Vikings

    Washington State safety Deone Bucannon to visit Vikings

    startribune.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Washington State strong safety Deone Bucannon is the latest name that will attend the Vikings’ “Top 30” event, which starts today. Bucannon will visit on Thursday, according to an NFL source.
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  • Mark Murphy: Packers “hopeful” to have Brett Favre back at Lamb…

    Mark Murphy: Packers “hopeful” to have Brett Favre back at Lambeau soon

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Brett Favre hasn’t been back to Lambeau in anything other than a Vikings uniform since he left the Packers for the Jets before the 2008 season, but president Mark Murphy said that isn’t because the team isn’t interested in honoring their former quarterb…
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  • Bautista, Lawrie Lift Blue Jays Over Twins 9-3

    Bautista, Lawrie Lift Blue Jays Over Twins 9-3

    nytimes.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday night.
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  • Video - Inside the Minnesota Vikings draft room 04:33

    Inside the Minnesota Vikings draft room

    Apr 17
    Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah take you inside the Minnesota Vikings draft room and discuss the team's strategy heading into the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Twins Hammer Dickey, Blue Jays 00:37

    Twins Hammer Dickey, Blue Jays

    Apr 17
    Josmil Pinto highlighted a five-run fifth inning to lead the Twins to a 7-0 win over the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Roster Reset: Minnesota Vikings 02:06

    Roster Reset: Minnesota Vikings

    Apr 16
    With a 5-10-1 record in 2013, the Minnesota Vikings hoped to shore up positional question marks in the offseason. Where do they stand on that project before the draft? Randy Moss reports.
  • Video - SportsCenter's Inside The NHL 11:55

    SportsCenter's Inside The NHL

    Apr 16
    Steve Levy and Barry Melrose preview the Stanley Cup playoffs with the players to watch and the goalies that can steal a series in the first round.

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