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Kerry Wood retires: The Final K
Sports editor and Chicago native Chris Murphy reminisces about former pitcher Kerry Wood.
sports / pro
May 20, 2012 - 10:44pm
May 10, 2012
Legislature approves stadium bill
ST. PAUL - Lawmakers approved the final version of a Vikings stadium construction plan Thursday, sending it to the governor's desk for approval. The new stadium would make Minnesota "a better place to live," Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, said shortly after the House approved...
news / pro
May 10, 2012 - 2:04pm
Stadium passes House, on to Senate
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Vikings are close to a new stadium after the House early today approved a construction plan 71-60. Representatives debated the stadium bill an hour and 50 minutes after day-long negotiations produced a compromise bill after the House and Senate passed differing...
news / politics / pro
May 10, 2012 - 9:33am
May 9, 2012
Senate passes stadium; bill pressed for time as it moves forward
ST. PAUL - The task of finding a way to build a Vikings stadium falls to six legislative negotiators after the House and Senate passed different plans. The stadium half dozen will negotiate to find compromises that the Legislature can accept when the bill returns for full House and...
news / politics / pro
May 9, 2012 - 12:08am
May 7, 2012
A decade later, House approves Vikings stadium
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House approved a new Vikings stadium late Monday. The 73-58 vote sends it to the Senate, where it could be debated Tuesday or Wednesday. The $975 million proposal funded in part by charitable gambling taxes would be the largest single project the Legislature...
news / pro / politics
May 7, 2012 - 10:48pm
April 25, 2012
Vikings stadium bill 'getting heavy' with racino
ST. PAUL -- A Vikings stadium construction bill that was gaining speed hit a number of roadblocks Wednesday, threatening its passage. Authors said they need to regroup. The Senate Finance Committee approved the bill 9-5 Wednesday, but added a proposal to allow casinos at the state's...
April 25, 2012 - 11:43pm
April 10, 2012
BLOG: Is it already time to panic after an 0-4 Twins start?
The Minnesota Twins, after their opening series in Baltimore and their hope opener in Minneapolis, are 0-4. As we head into their random off...
sports / pro
April 10, 2012 - 10:06am
April 2, 2012
Vikings stadium moves ahead
By Don Davis and Danielle Nordine State Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- A Vikings stadium construction proposal took its biggest step forward ever Monday night when a House committee approved the nearly $1 billion plan. After a decade of discussion about whether to build a new stadium,...
April 2, 2012 - 11:33pm
December 14, 2011
Wild streak ends, fall 2-1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Bryan Little scored a power-play goal with 5 minutes remaining in regulation, lifting the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. Zach Bogosian also scored and Ondrej Pavelec stopped 34 shots to help the Jets win for the...
December 14, 2011 - 12:53am
August 17, 2011
Minnesota no match for Verlander ace in 7-1 loss
DETROIT (AP) -- For a brief, fleeting moment, the Minnesota Twins appeared to be bothering Justin Verlander.
August 17, 2011 - 1:17am
July 24, 2011
Tour de France champion Evans keeps Australia up late
PARIS (AP) -- Cadel Evans has been keeping fans back home up all night watching him become the first Australian to win the Tour de France. It's a victory that's been a long time coming. Over the years, Evans has been better known for failing to live up to expectations than for overachieving. He...
July 24, 2011 - 10:59pm
April 28, 2011
Rays pound Liriano in 8-2 win
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Francisco Liriano appeared to have turned the corner last season after a few tough years coming back from Tommy John surgery. The lefty who the Minnesota Twins were hoping would continue to blossom into a much-needed ace has been anything but that during the first...
April 28, 2011 - 12:38am
April 27, 2011
Twins game postponed because of rain
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins went through a seemingly charmed first season in outdoor Target Field last year, with the kind of weather luck that is unheard of in these parts. They may be paying for it in season No. 2. The Twins postponed their game with the Tampa Bay...
April 27, 2011 - 12:11am
March 24, 2011
Blog: My best sports memory - Cricket World Cup 1999
March 24, 2011 - 4:00pm
March 2, 2011
Giants' Mara 1st owner seen at NFL mediation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The New York Giants' John Mara joined the NFL group negotiating with the players' union Tuesday, the first team owner to participate since a federal mediator began overseeing the talks. Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay, chairman of the league's competition...
March 2, 2011 - 12:56am