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Gay football player's message met with support

Gay football player's message met with support

A week before Missouri defensive lineman and NFL prospect Michael Sam announced he was gay, former Augsburg football player Scott Cooper said teammates treated him the same after he came out.
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  • Good vs. Bad; Wolves lose 107-89

    Good vs. Bad; Wolves lose 107-89

    Love vs. D12 AND Jones is always a tough matchup Every competition ends with a winner and a loser heading back to their respective locker rooms. As a fan, joy of competitive sports is not knowing before the game even starts who could win. There are alwa…
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Twins G.M. Has Cancer

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Twins G.M. Has Cancer

    Minnesota Twins General Manager Terry Ryan, 60, said he had skin cancer and would not be with the team for the start of spring training.
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  • Rockets hold off Wolves for 6th straight win

    Rockets hold off Wolves for 6th straight win

    ESPN.com Feb 10
    Dwight Howard had 18 points and 15 rebounds, and the surging Houston Rockets used a fourth-quarter push to hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-89 Monday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
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  • Adelman out for Rockets-Wolves; Love back

    Adelman out for Rockets-Wolves; Love back

    nba.com ESPN.com Feb 10
    The Timberwolves say coach Rick Adelman will miss Monday night's game against Houston due to personal reasons.
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  • Vikings add Hank Fraley as assistant offensive line coach

    Vikings add Hank Fraley as assistant offensive line coach

    A former NFL offensive lineman has joined the Vikings’ coaching staff. The Vikings announced the hiring of former Eagles, Browns and Rams center Hank Fraley as assistant offensive line coach on Monday. Fraley played 11 NFL seasons and started 123 games.…
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  • Kevin Love takes out full-page newspaper ad to thank Wolves fan…

    Kevin Love takes out full-page newspaper ad to thank Wolves fans for All-Star starter votes

    yahoo.com Feb 10
    When the third round of voting results for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans were released on Jan. 9, Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love found himself in fourth place among Western Conference frontcourt players with 483,031 votes — …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Vanek, Miller & Callahan trade buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Vanek, Miller & Callahan trade buzz

    The NHL’s Olympic roster freeze passed quietly, disappointing those expecting an early preview of the March 5 trade deadline. One reason is only five teams (Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers and New York Islanders) can be…
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  • Vikings' coaching staff is division's smallest

    Vikings' coaching staff is division's smallest

    ESPN.com Feb 10
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Now that the Minnesota Vikings have finally announced their coaching staff for the 2014 season, we can take a look at the list of assistants and see what trends emerge with the group new coach Mike Zimmer has put together. And as it turns…
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  • Vikings' NFL draft 'big board' taking shape

    Vikings' NFL draft 'big board' taking shape

    The Vikings officially get into draft mode on Monday as they start to assemble their big board for the NFL Draft in May.
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  • Video - Rockets Win Sixth Straight 00:57

    Rockets Win Sixth Straight

    Feb 10
    Kevin Love had 31 points and 10 rebounds, but Dwight Howard countered with 18 points and 15 rebounds of his own to lead the Rockets past the Timberwolves 107-89.
  • Video - Raptors Turn Away Pelicans 01:06

    Raptors Turn Away Pelicans

    Feb 10
    Kyle Lowry had 19 points and 12 assists to lead the Raptors past the Pelicans 108-101.
  • Video - Twins GM Diagnosed With Cancer 00:58

    Twins GM Diagnosed With Cancer

    Feb 10
    Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Monday he has been diagnosed with cancer and will not be with the team for the start of spring training.