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No. 10 Minnesota ties No. 6 Ohio State, loses shootout

No. 10 Minnesota and No. 6 Ohio State finished in a 1-1 tie Saturday, with the Buckeyes outlasting the Gophers in the eighth round of the shootout. More Gophers coverage The Buckeyes won the shootout on Gordi Myer’s goal in the eighth round to give Ohio State two conference points. After a scoreless tie in the first and the majority of ...

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Minnesota Timberwolves give Flip Saunders' name a place among rafters

Flip Saunders’ place in Minnesota Timberwolves history will never be disputed now that his name is where everyone can see it. The franchise honored their long-time head coach and general manager on Thursday night by raising a banner bearing the name “Flip” to the rafters. Former Timberwolves play-by-play man Kevin Harlan announced the proceedings, which were held in honor of ...

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No. 2 Michigan State cruises past Minnesota 87-57

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With smooth moves, a sharp jump shot and an unavoidable 6-foot-11 presence on the floor, Jaren Jackson Jr. has given Michigan State another vast skillset as the lone freshman in an otherwise-all-sophomore starting lineup. This performance was his best yet. Jackson scored a career-high 27 points on 10-for-14 shooting in just 22 minutes for the second-ranked Spartans, ...

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Minnesota Crookston Baseball Opens Season with Four Game Series at Hawaii Pacific

The Golden Eagles get the season started in paradise. Submitted     The University of Minnesota Crookston baseball program will officially open up the 2018 season Fri., Feb. 9 as they open a four-game series with Hawai’i Pacific University. The Golden Eagles will take on the Sharks at Hans L’Orange Park in Waipahu, Hawai’i. The game times will be late in ...

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Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns wearing customized Eagles shoes

A lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan, Karl-Anthony Towns is still basking in the glow of his team’s Super Bowl LII victory. In fact, the Minnesota Timberwolves center had a custom pair of Eagles-themed shoes made for Wednesday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. ESPN Sports Business Reporter Darren Rovell has the details:  Shoe customizer @Kickstradomis has made these shoes for Eagles fan ...

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How Butler, Gibson have helped Thibodeau set tone in Minnesota

Hang around a pregame NBA locker room long enough, and at some point, you’ll see an assistant coach fill a giant white board with the team’s points of emphasis for the night, scouting reports on opposing players, various defensive assignments and schemes, and other forms of basketball minutiae. The exception to this rule is the Minnesota Timberwolves‘ locker room, where ...

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No. 24 Michigan holds on to beat Minnesota 76-73 in OT (Feb 03, 2018)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman made a tiebreaking three-point play with 3.8 seconds left and finished with 17 points as No. 24 Michigan held on to beat Minnesota 76-73 in overtime on Saturday. The Wolverines (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten) needed the extra time to win because they struggled to shoot from the field and the line. And they failed ...

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Superstar Tom Brady a Minnesota farm boy at heart

Tom Brady has never lost in Minnesota, with his latest game in the land of lakes this weekend at the Super Bowl of course looming as the largest yet. Well, long before all this football success, Brady actually endured a couple of memorable failures in the state. They came during those treasured visits to his family’s farm outside the tiny ...

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