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Wild finds system stability with stronger goaltending

Wild finds system stability with stronger goaltending

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
NASHVILLE – Devan Dubnyk wanted to have the greatest start in the history of great starts almost a year ago. On Jan. 18, 2014 he jumped into goal for the Nashville Predators after a mid-season trade with Edmonton for Matt Hendricks. Nashville needed a g…
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  • Kelly back at Twins camp after minor stroke

    Kelly back at Twins camp after minor stroke

    ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    Tom Kelly still has a lot to teach the Minnesota Twins.
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  • Adrian Peterson “remand” should lead to immediate reinstatement

    Adrian Peterson “remand” should lead to immediate reinstatement

    On Thursday, Judge David Doty overturn Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s suspension, finding the NFL could not apply the new personal conduct policy retroactively. That caused many to assume that Peterson immediately has been reinstated. He hasn’t …
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  • Greg Hardy preparing to seek immediate reinstatement

    Greg Hardy preparing to seek immediate reinstatement

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    Adrian Peterson’s win in Judge David Doty’s courtroom today isn’t just a win for the Vikings running back. Other players who were stuck in commissioner’s exempt limbo caught a break as well. A league source tells PFT that Panthers defensive end Greg Har…
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  • THN Trade Deadline preview: Central Division

    THN Trade Deadline preview: Central Division

    thehockeynews.com 3 hours ago
    As of Wednesday night, there is no division in the league that boasts more teams on the brink of the playoffs Central Division and that could have a major impact on the trade deadline action throughout the division. The Minnesota Wild made a major move …
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  • Molitor says Mauer won't bat lower than third

    Molitor says Mauer won't bat lower than third

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    Twins manager Paul Molitor said he still hasn't decided where Joe Mauer will bat in the lineup this season, but that he won't hit any lower than third in the order.
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  • Bostick opens up: 'I became the singular scapegoat'

    Bostick opens up: 'I became the singular scapegoat'

    startribune.com 6 hours ago
    Brandon Bostick, the tight end whom the Vikings claimed off waivers last week, has shared an interesting first-person piece for MMQB.com about his emotions and experiences in the aftermath of that botched attempt at recovering an onside kick late in las…
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  • The Kid is Back; Wolves Win 97-77

    The Kid is Back; Wolves Win 97-77

    howlintwolf.com 7 hours ago
    Leading up to the game there had been so much excitement, more than I can ever remember in nearly 10-years. Wolves fans from all over broke out old memorabilia and jerseys for this special occasion. With the NBA trade deadline buzz, followed by the rush…
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  • Vikings mock draft roundup: now in Waynes' world?

    Vikings mock draft roundup: now in Waynes' world?

    startribune.com 7 hours ago
    The NFL scouting combine is now a few days behind us, which means the draftniks have had sufficient time to update their mock drafts to reflect what was learned in Indy. It is still more than two months until the actual draft, and future events — none b…
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  • Wolves win in emotional return for Garnett

    Wolves win in emotional return for Garnett

    Kevin Garnett a winner in emotional return to Wolves
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  • Pierce ruled out with bruised knee against Wolves

    Pierce ruled out with bruised knee against Wolves

    nba.com 21 hours ago
    Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was a late scratch Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a bruised knee.
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  • Some NFL free agency 'don'ts'

    Some NFL free agency 'don'ts'

    startribune.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    A week from Saturday, NFL teams and agents for players who will become unrestricted free agents are allowed to begin negotiating. But they can’t sign off on a deal until 3 p.m. CT on March 10, three days later. This, of course, causes concern among thos…
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  • Benoit Pouliot's 2 goals, Ben Scrivens' 33 saves help Oilers be…

    Benoit Pouliot's 2 goals, Ben Scrivens' 33 saves help Oilers beat surging Wild 2-1

    NHL.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Benoit Pouliot made sure his former team didn't embarrass his current one for the second time in less than a week. Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens stopped 33 shots and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday nig...
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  • Video - Onside Kick Miscue Resulted In Death Threats 03:19

    Onside Kick Miscue Resulted In Death Threats

    Feb 26
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses how the botched onside kick recovery in the NFC Championship Game has affected the life of tight end Brandon Bostick.
  • Video - Judge Rules Against NFL In Peterson's Appeal 03:00

    Judge Rules Against NFL In Peterson's Appeal

    Feb 26
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses the news that a federal judge has ruled against the NFL in Adrian Peterson's appeal, and the appeal of his suspension now goes back to the arbitration process for a decision.
  • Video - Can Relationship Between Vikings, Peterson Be Saved? 02:53

    Can Relationship Between Vikings, Peterson Be Saved?

    Feb 26
    Louis Riddick and Herm Edwards discuss how they would mend the relationship between the Vikings and Adrian Peterson.
  • Video - Judge Reinstates Adrian Peterson 03:38

    Judge Reinstates Adrian Peterson

    Feb 26
    Adam Schefter reacts to the news that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has been reinstated after U.S. District Court Judge David Doty ruled in the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL on Peterson's behalf.

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