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Lindsey Peterson
October 18, 2019 - 3:39 pm
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 6-0 and playing their best football of the year following a 34-7 win over Nebraska. Next, it's off to New Jersey and a game at Rutgers. Here's our preview of Saturday's game which kicks off at 2:30pm.
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Minnesota United midfielder Kevin Molino, second from left, gets to a ball in front of Seattle Sounders forward Nicolas Lodeiro, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Seattle. The Sounders won 1-0. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
AP
October 18, 2019 - 3:29 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Minnesota United takes the pitch for the franchise's first match in the MLS playoffs, the Loons will have a stadium full of fired-up fans behind them. If the home team wins, the scene at Allianz Field will become, for a few minutes, a 19,400-person karaoke bar with the...
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Houston Astros center fielder George Springer (4) and shortstop Carlos Correa (1) celebrate after the Astros beat the New York Yankees 8-3 in Game 4 of baseball's American League Championship Series, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
October 18, 2019 - 1:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — They have the pitching, and they don't need the pitches. Certainly, the Houston Astros have confidence for good reason on the brink of another World Series. "It's Justin Verlander," reliever Ryan Pressly said. George Springer and Carlos Correa each hit three-run homers and the...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) leaves the game after getting injured against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
AP
October 17, 2019 - 10:28 pm
DENVER (AP) — Reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes injured his right knee in a pileup near the goal line before his Kansas City teammates rallied around their fallen superstar for a 30-6 thrashing of Denver on Thursday night. Backup Matt Moore threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Tyreek Hill and the Chiefs (5...
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The Washington Nationals celebrate after Game 4 of the baseball National League Championship Series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Washington. The Nationals won 7-4 to win the series 4-0. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
October 15, 2019 - 10:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was merely the first inning, yet fans kept rising out of their seats to applaud or yell or twirl their red towels, to chant "Let's go, Nats!" and "M-V-P!" and various players' names, enjoying every moment of a seven-run outburst that would, eventually, propel their city to its...
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AP
October 15, 2019 - 8:48 am
It took Mason Crosby 13 seasons to perform his first Lambeau Leap. The 35-year-old kicker nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired and jumped into the crowd with a boost from long snapper Hunter Bradley after he finished off a rally for the Green Bay Packers, who benefited from some questionable...
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