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Kirk Cousins Stars In Netflix Series

(Eagan, MN) -- Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is one of three N-F-L Q-B's staring in a new Netflix series called "Quarterback." The series focuses on Cousins along with Chiefs Q-B Patrick Mahomes and Falcons Q-B Marcus Mariota and takes you through their 2023 season...

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Canterbury Park announces 2023 Hall of Fame class

Canterbury Park announces 2023 Hall of Fame class

The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame's newest inductees were announced today. The Class of 2023 includes thoroughbred owner and breeder Bob Lothenbach of Wayzata, former jockey Ry Eikleberry and retired Minnesota-bred thoroughbred racehorse Mr. Jagermeister. These...

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Gopher men’s basketball summer workouts continue (AUDIO)

Gopher men’s basketball summer workouts continue (AUDIO)

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Golden Gopher men's basketball team continues to conduct summer workouts on campus, working mostly in small group settings with a limited allowable time to spend with coaches. Gopher senior Parker Fox of Mahtomedi has missed each of the past...

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Twins make three selections in Day One of MLB Draft

Twins make three selections in Day One of MLB Draft

The Minnesota Twins announced tonight that they have selected outfielder Walker Jenkins from South Brunswick High School (NC) with the fifth overall selection in the first round of the 2023 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The 6-foot-3, 212-pound...

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3M Open adds four more golfers to field

3M Open adds four more golfers to field

3M Open tournament officials announced four players, who own a combined 14 PGA TOUR career wins, have committed to compete in Minnesota’s only PGA TOUR event, scheduled for July 24-30 at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine. Fargo’s Tom Hoge will be making his fourth consecutive...

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Twins recall Sands, send down Winder

Twins recall Sands, send down Winder

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have returned right-handed pitcher Cole Sands from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day Injured List. Sands, who missed the last 31 games with right shoulder impingement, appeared in two games on rehab...

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Gopher MBB continues with summer workouts (AUDIO)

Gopher MBB continues with summer workouts (AUDIO)

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Golden Gopher men's basketball team continues with summer workouts this week on campus. Coaches are allowed to work with players on a limited basis during the summer workout period and head coach Ben Johnson says they are doing a lot of small...

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Twins activate reliever Jorge Lopez

Twins activate reliever Jorge Lopez

The Minnesota Twins announced that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Jorge López from the 15-day Injured List. López, who missed the last 17 games with mental health, has appeared in 29 games for the Twins this season, going 2-2 with a 5.00 ERA (27.0 IP, 15...

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Gopher volleyball promotes assistant coach

Gopher volleyball promotes assistant coach

Kylin Muñoz has been promoted to assistant coach of Minnesota volleyball, head coach Keegan Cook announced on Monday. Muñoz, who has been working as the team's volunteer assistant since Jan. 1, 2023, had spent the past two seasons at Loyola Marymount University....

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Gopher MBB summer workouts continue (AUDIO)

Gopher MBB summer workouts continue (AUDIO)

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The University of Minnesota men's basketball team enters its fourth week of summer workouts, where coaches can be with the team for a limited amount of time. The Golden Gophers are coming off of a 9-22 season last year and guard Braeden Carrington...

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Twins put Lewis in IR, call up Miranda

Twins put Lewis in IR, call up Miranda

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed infielder Royce Lewis on the 10-day Injured List with a left oblique strain. Lewis has played in 26 games for the Twins this season, hitting .326 (31-for-95) with two doubles, four home runs, 15 RBI, 11 runs...

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Wild add veteran and a prospect

Wild add veteran and a prospect

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired forwards Patrick Maroon and Max Cajkovic from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a seventh-round pick in the 2024 NHL Draft. Tampa Bay will retain 20...

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Wolves add Williamson as an assistant coach

Wolves add Williamson as an assistant coach

The Minnesota Timberwolves today named Corliss Williamson Assistant Coach. Williamson comes to the Wolves after previous coaching stops with the Sacramento Kings (2013-16), Orlando Magic (2016-18) and Phoenix Suns (2018-19). “Corliss is a fantastic addition to our...

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Wild wrap up 2023 NHL Entry Draft

Wild wrap up 2023 NHL Entry Draft

The Minnesota Wild selected six players during the 2023 NHL Draft on Wednesday and Thursday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn, including five players in rounds two through seven today. Minnesota selected four forwards and two defensemen, including two Canadians,...

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Gopher WBB set for summer trip

Gopher WBB set for summer trip

The University of Minnesota women's basketball program is providing its student-athletes with a once-in-a-lifetime foreign experience this August. Beginning on Thursday, August 17, the Golden Gophers will take a five-city foreign tour that consists of stops in Athens,...

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Wolves make it official with Reid

Wolves make it official with Reid

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed center Naz Reid to a contract extension. Per team policy, the terms of the agreement were not released. Reid, 23, wrapped up his fourth season in the NBA, all with the Timberwolves, seeing action in 68...

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Former Gopher volleyball coach Schleuder passed away

Former Gopher volleyball coach Schleuder passed away

Former University of Minnesota volleyball coach Stephanie Schleuder passed away this week (1950-2023), her family announced. At the helm of Gopher Volleyball for 13 seasons (1982-94), Schleuder amassed a 263-173 record. During her span, the Gophers made it to the NCAA...

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Twins place reliever Stewart on Injured List

Twins place reliever Stewart on Injured List

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Brock Stewart on the 15-day Injured List (retroactive to June 26) with right elbow soreness. Stewart has appeared in 25 games for the Twins this season, going 2-0 with a 0.70 ERA (25.2 IP,...

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Twins activate Maeda to start in Detroit tonight

Twins activate Maeda to start in Detroit tonight

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have returned right-handed pitcher Kenta Maeda from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day Injured List. Maeda, who missed the Twins’ last 51 games with a right triceps strain, made four starts on rehab...

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Gopher men’s basketball officially Lithuanian wing player

Gopher men’s basketball officially Lithuanian wing player

University of Minnesota head men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson has announced that Kristupas Keinys (Klaipeda, Lithuania) will join the Golden Gopher program for the upcoming season. Keinys joins the Gopher freshman class of Kadyn Betts, Cam Christie and Erick Reader....

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Canterbury Derby goes to Golden Bandit

Canterbury Derby goes to Golden Bandit

Canterbury Park’s Northern Stars Turf Festival, featuring five turf stakes, attracted jockeys and trainers from around the country. Locally based horses stood their ground and won two of those stakes when Cupids Crush wired the field in the $75,000 Curtis Sampson Oaks...

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Lynx to celebrate Pride Night on Thursday

Lynx to celebrate Pride Night on Thursday

The Minnesota Lynx will host its annual Pride Night on Thursday, June 22 when the team hosts the Connecticut Sun at Target Center (tipoff scheduled for 7:00 p.m. CT). Powered by Xcel Energy, the evening will include in-arena entertainment and recognition of...

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Twins make roster moves ahead of Tuesday game vs. Red Sox

Twins make roster moves ahead of Tuesday game vs. Red Sox

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Oliver Ortega from Triple-A St. Paul. Ortega, 26, has appeared in 16 games for the Saints this season, going 3-0 with a 2.42 ERA (22.1 IP, 6 ER), two saves, seven walks,...

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Morgan, McGraw earn Big Ten honors

Morgan, McGraw earn Big Ten honors

A pair of Minnesota standouts were recognized today as recipients of the Big Ten's Sportsmanship Award. Volleyball's CC McGraw and football's Tanner Morgan were selected as the Maroon and Gold's representatives. McGraw was a two-time AVCA All-America honoree on the...

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NSIC names Class of 2023 Hall of Fame honorees

NSIC names Class of 2023 Hall of Fame honorees

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) has announced its 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees. The induction ceremony will be held Tuesday, July 11 at the Best Western Plus Ramkota in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the NSIC’s annual Summer Kickoff event. A social...

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