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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018, file photo, Toby Miller reacts after Japanese rider Ayumu Hirano landed his run in the men's snowboard superpipe finals at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo. Teenage snowboarder Toby Miller is the hand-picked successor of the best around, Shaun White. Now, Miller's trying to apply lessons from the Olympic gold medalist to forge his own way through the halfpipe. He competes Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in the halfpipe final at the world championships in Park City, Utah. (Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times via AP, File)
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February 07, 2019 - 3:55 pm
The invitation was too good to pass up: Shadow none other than Shaun White at the Pyeongchang Games. As the hand-picked successor to the snowboarding icon, teenager Toby Miller jumped at the chance, even bringing along his board. He received a behind-the-scenes look at what White went through in...
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Sloane Martin
February 07, 2019 - 7:10 am
After the final buzzer of their 56-51 win over the University of Minnesota Thursday night, Wisconsin Badger center Ethan Happ blew a kiss toward the Williams Arena student section. "They've been very kind to me over the years," he said postgame, mustering a straight face as head coach Greg Gard and...
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Adam Carter
February 06, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Bad news for the Minnesota Wild. The team has lost captain Mikko Koivu for the rest of the season. NEWS: Mikko Koivu will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament & meniscus in his right knee. He is expected to have surgery to repair his knee on...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:29 am
BY CLAY BAILEY MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley put together quite a performance in possibly his final game with the Memphis Grizzlies. Conley had 25 points and nine assists, and the Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-106 on Tuesday night on Justin Holiday’s two free throws with .1...
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February 05, 2019 - 2:38 pm
In a letter written on the playerstribune.com, Lynx All-Star Maya Moore announced she will not play professional basketball in 2019. Moore says, "My focus in 2019 will not be on professional basketball, but will instead be on the people in my family, as well as on investing my time in some ministry...
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Former Gopher Philip Nelson
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February 04, 2019 - 11:42 am
A Minnesota-born football player who was involved in a near-fatal beating of a Mankato man is back in the game. Phil Nelson is one of three quarterbacks on the roster of the San Diego Fleet , one of eight teams in the new Alliance of American Football. The team opens its preseason on Saturday...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick gets doused after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 03, 2019 - 10:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — That super shootout everyone expected turned into a defensive standoff. The New England Patriots showed they can win that type of championship game, too. So after Tom Brady led one classic drive to win the Patriots their record-tying sixth Super Bowl, he perfectly summed up the 13-3...
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Adam Carter
February 01, 2019 - 4:42 pm
Sad news out of Dallas, with word that Wade Wilson, a former quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings, has died. Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson dies at 60 Sad news today as we lost a teammate far too soon. Wade Wilson was my backup from 1995-‘97 and my QB coach my last season in 2000. Prayers for his...
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