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Ryan Cos. gets nod for Vikings stadium parking contract

Ryan Cos. gets nod for Vikings stadium parking contract Updated Jul 1, 2013
Ryan Cos. says ramps are key element in its $400M, five-block development.
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  • Timberwolves 2013 Draft Review

    Timberwolves 2013 Draft Review Jul 1, 2013
    In case you weren’t aware, the NBA Draft was last Thursday and there were quite a few storylines. The night got off to a surprising start with the Cavs taking Anthony Bennett with the first pick of the draft. Any time you can appease your ex, and new he…
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  • Shabazz Muhammad thinks nobody in the NBA wears No. 0, is sorel…

    Shabazz Muhammad thinks nobody in the NBA wears No. 0, is sorely mistaken Jul 1, 2013
    When the Minnesota Timberwolves officially introduced first-round draft pick Shabazz Muhammad on Friday, the UCLA product spoke about entering the NBA with "a chip on his shoulder" after a pre-draft process that didn't go exactly has he'd plan…
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  • Gio confident he can aid Royals' ailing attack

    Gio confident he can aid Royals' ailing attack Jul 1, 2013
    For the Royals, second base had become a silent zone in the hitting department in 2013. Johnny Giavotella, recalled by the Royals on Sunday, passed the first test, recording three hits in a 9-8 win over the Twins.
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  • Vikings: Two credible kickoff options

    Vikings: Two credible kickoff options Jul 1, 2013
    Here is an interesting tidbit to keep in mind and impress your friends with: On their roster, the Minnesota Vikings have arguably the top kickoff men from both the NFL and college football last season. We all know what Blair Walsh did in 2012, leading t…
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  • BBAO: Vikings a 'model' franchise

    BBAO: Vikings a 'model' franchise Jul 1, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Minnesota Vikings have a traditional leadership structure, a new stadium under development and an ownership group that is committed to the long term. In the estimation of Star Tribune columnist Jim Souhan, they are the…
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  • Video - Pettitte Breaks Yankees' Strikeout Record 01:51

    Pettitte Breaks Yankees' Strikeout Record

    Jul 1
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Andy Pettitte became the Yankees' all-time strikeout leader by passing Whitey Ford as New York snapped its five-game slide with a 10-4 win over Minnesota.

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  • Los Angeles Clippers consider sign-and-trade deals for J.J. Redick, O.J. M…

    Jul 1
    Sources told that the Clippers have this week exchanged sign-and-trade scenarios with both the Milwaukee Bucks and Dallas Mavericks in potential deals that would bring either J.J. Redick or fellow free agent O.J. Mayo to L.A.
  • Sources: Dunleavy to sign deal with Bulls

    Jul 1
    Free-agent forward Mike Dunleavy has verbally committed to sign with the Chicago Bulls later this month, according to sources close to the process.
  • Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs among five suitors for Greg Oden, according …

    Jul 1
    Greg Oden will likely choose from a group of suitors that includes the San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies, a source close to Oden told
  • Sources -- Gal Mekel, Dallas Mavericks commit to multiyear deal

    Jul 1
    The Dallas Mavericks received word Monday morning from Israeli point guard Gal Mekel that he is committing to sign a multiyear guaranteed contract for the league minimum, sources told