Sports

December 09, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Join News Talk 830 WCCO's Joe Anderson & Jeff Diamond at B-52 Burgers & Brew for a LIVE broadcast with a player from the MN Vikings from 6:00-7:00 pm! Come for your chance to score a photo or an autograph with the featured player!
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Doug Woog
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Lindsey Peterson
December 14, 2019 - 7:04 pm
Doug Woog, who for 14 years was the head coach of the Gopher Hockey team, has died at the age of 75. An icon in the state of Minnesota and the sport of hockey, Woog starred on the ice for South St. Paul High School and played three years at the U under the legendary John Mariucci.
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Wild
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 13, 2019 - 3:16 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal was a gametime decision for the Minnesota Wild, two days after he was injured while colliding with a linesman. Staal made it through the morning workout without any issues and Minnesota was happy to have its top-line center back in the lineup against the Edmonton...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 15, 2013 file photo, NBA Commissioner David Stern takes a question from a reporter during a news conference following an NBA Board of Governors meeting in Dallas. The NBA says former Commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 and underwent emergency surgery. The league says in a statement its thoughts and prayers are with the 77-year-old Stern's family. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 12, 2019 - 10:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA said former Commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage Thursday and had emergency surgery. The league said in a statement its thoughts and prayers are with the 77-year-old Stern's family. Stern served exactly 30 years as the NBA's longest-tenured...
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Kirk Cousins
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Jeff Diamond
December 12, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Vikings head to L.A. with playoffs coming into focus; keys to beating a dangerous, underrated Chargers team By Jeff Diamond, former Vikings GM who is co-hosting Monday Night Purple with Joe Anderson this season on News Talk 830 WCCO. Next show is Monday, December 16 live from 6:00-7:00 pm at B-52...
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Timberwolves
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 12, 2019 - 2:28 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With energy on defense and ample shot sharing on the other end, the Utah Jazz discovered the pick-me-up they needed in Minnesota. The Timberwolves would be wise to take notes. Donovan Mitchell had 30 points and six assists, Joe Ingles pitched in a season-high 23 points and the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros Game 3 starting pitcher Gerrit Cole throws on the field at Yankee Stadium in New York, after the team arrived to prepare for the American League Championship Series, against the New York Yankees. Cole and the New York Yankees have agreed to a record $324 million, nine-year deal, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press, late Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 11, 2019 - 12:41 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Yankees landed the biggest prize of the free agent market, adding Gerrit Cole to their rotation with a record $324 million, nine-year contract on Tuesday night, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...
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Clear skies and a slight breeze made for a perfect night as the St. Cloud State football team played their first game at Husky Stadium in 2004
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 10, 2019 - 5:26 pm
1.A tough call : Shocking announcements today from both St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota Crookston — both schools are eliminating their football programs. Both schools cited a lack of funding, and St. Cloud State also said that aligning with the requirements of Title-9 was...
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A young fan congratulates St. Cloud State University players as they leave the field after a game in 2014
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Adam Carter
December 10, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Shocking announcements today from both St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota Crookston — both schools are eliminating their football programs. St. Cloud State will eliminate football, and it's men's and women's golf programs. The school is adding men's soccer. It's part of a...
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The Robbinsdale Armstrong High School band
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The Morning News with Dave Lee
December 10, 2019 - 2:39 pm
The Robbinsdale Armstrong High School band is making its fourth appearance at the Outback Bowl football game on Jan. 1 in Tampa and their last under retiring band director Todd Burkholder. He told John Hines on the WCCO Morning News that it'll be extra special with the Gophers playing in the game...
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