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Ten reasons football is better than marriage

1. The Ring In football, you earn a ring that’s worth five figures for being the best. In marriage, you buy a ring for someone else that’s worth five figures … Continue reading

07/24/2014 · Leave a comment

Northern Exposure: NFL awards Minnesota 2018 Super Bowl

Nina Moini WCCO/AP- NFL owners voted to hold Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis in 2018, over competing bids from New Orleans and Indianapolis. “We appreciate the collaborative effort from Minnesota’s … Continue reading

05/20/2014 · Leave a comment

Wes Welker celebrates Kentucky Derby win by handing out $100 bills

By Frank Schwab – Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker celebrated at the Kentucky Derby just the way we figure any insanely rich man would. He wore a funny hat. He … Continue reading

05/05/2014 · Leave a comment

OT goal lifts Wild past Avalanche for series win – DENVER — Nino Niederreiter scored his second goal of the game at 5:02 in overtime and Ilya Bryzgalov made a big save filling in for an injured Darcy Kuemper, leading the … Continue reading

05/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Stanely Cup playoffs: Game 7 triple-header staff – The first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is going out with a bang as for the fifth time in NHL history, three Games 7 will be … Continue reading

04/30/2014 · Leave a comment

Back to Denver

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Zach Parise scored early and late on tipped shots, and the Minnesota Wild tacked on two empty-net goals for a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday … Continue reading

04/29/2014 · Leave a comment

OT goal lifts Avalanche to win over Wild

DENVER — Sometimes, it’s hard for the Colorado Avalanche to remember that Nathan MacKinnon is just 18 years old and only a rookie. Because he keeps coming through in big moments. … Continue reading

04/27/2014 · 1 Comment

A night to remember: Jack Jablonski, ESPN’s Michelle Beadle attend prom – Jack Jablonski, the Benilde-St. Margaret’s student who was paralyzed during a high school hockey game two years ago, took a notable date to prom Saturday night. Jablonski asked … Continue reading

04/27/2014 · Leave a comment

Wild double up Avalanche to even series heading back to Denver

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Charlie Coyle scored his third goal of the series for Minnesota, and the Wild dominated the Colorado Avalanche for the second straight game on their way to … Continue reading

04/24/2014 · Leave a comment

Wild look to square series with Avs in Game 4

ST. PAUL, Minnesota – After losing the first two games of the series, the Minnesota Wild will try to pull even in the Western Conference quarterfinals when they host the … Continue reading

04/24/2014 · 1 Comment

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