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Dallas here we come!

Dallas here we come!

Apr. 2 | It’s all set — the NCAA Men’s Final Four in North Texas this weekend features the best that college basketball has to offer. The Final Four is one of the most anticipated events of the year in college basketball. The East, South, Midwest and...

Twins’ 2014 season opens

Twins’ 2014 season opens

Apr. 2 |               Terry Ryan Can Major League Baseball’s new instant replay system stretch baseball games even longer? “I don’t think it will extend the game,” believes Minnesota Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire,...

Tutor exposes fake classes at major university

Tutor exposes fake classes at major university

Mar. 31 |       Mary Willingham has received death threats from social media users. She’s looked at by some with disdain. All because she decided to step forward and help bring to light what was going on at the University of North Carolina...

Whistleblower persecuted for exposing  UNC academic scandal

Whistleblower persecuted for exposing UNC academic scandal

Mar. 26 | While people’s busted tournament brackets dominate this year’s March Madness hoops chat rooms, once again little or nothing has been said about that proverbial 2,000-pound elephant in the room — the continued hypocrisy of college sports. The...

Playoffs for the Wolves?  Forget about it!

Playoffs for the Wolves? Forget about it!

Mar. 26 | The Timberwolves have already guaranteed themselves a better season than last year when they won just 31 games. Not many teams can say that in this town — not the Vikings, Twins, Gophers men’s basketball, Gophers women’ hockey. As for the Wild,...

Girls’ basketball tournament one to remember

Girls’ basketball tournament one to remember

Mar. 26 | Cayla McMorris   Mikayla Hayes                   Chase Coley Kenisha Bell                   Lyric WilliamsPhotos by Mitchell Palmer McDonald Park Center,...

A lot of planning goes into sports tournaments

A lot of planning goes into sports tournaments

Mar. 26 |             The inaugural Big Ten men’s hockey tournament held last week in St. Paul provided many inaugural moments, surprises and disappointments, not unlike other post-season events. All but one of the five tournament...

Big Ten hockey tournament a success

Big Ten hockey tournament a success

Mar. 25 |     The first season of Big Ten men’s hockey is now history. It finished with Minnesota as regular season champs, Wisconsin as tournament champion, and three teams ranked among the nation’s top 12: No. 1 Minnesota, No. 6 Wisconsin and...

March madness continues

March madness continues

Mar. 25 |     The National Invitational Tournament (NIT) has a rich storied history dating back to pre-World War II days. The Women’s NIT since 1998 has tradition as well — just not as long as the men’s. However, present-day hoops fans and snobbish...

Boys’ state tournament highlights

Boys’ state tournament highlights

Mar. 21 |           It was quite the show at the boys’ basketball state tournament last weekend. Here are a few of the highlights:   (l) Reid Travis, Kamali ChambersPhotos by Mitchell Palmer McDonald Saturday, March 15 REID...