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Paajarvi's OT goal gives Blues 4-3 win to oust Wild in 5

Magnus Paajarvi scored at the 9:42 mark in overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Game 5 of their playoff series, eliminating the Wild.

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Diaz's pinch-homer lifts Cardinals past Brewers 4-1

Aledmys Diaz hit a go-ahead pinch-homer in the seventh inning, Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Saturday night.

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Bulldogs split doubleheader with SMSU Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) softball team rebounded from a 2-0 loss to in game one with a 3-2 win in game two against the Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) Mustangs in Saturday's doubleheader at Junction Ave. Field. 

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Jones hit in face by pitch, Tigers beat Twins 5-4

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Twins slugger Miguel Sano punched Tigers catcher James McCann in the mask Saturday during a bench-clearing scrap in the fifth inning of Detroit's 5-4 victory over Minnesota. 

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Larson scores OT winner, UMD Lacrosse claims UMLC regular season title Video included

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Ryan Larson scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lead the No. 8 University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) lacrosse team to a 7-6 win over No. 4 North Dakota State University at Malosky Stadium on Saturday, handing the Bulldogs the Upper Midwest Lacrosse Conference (UMLC) regular season title. 

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Saints silence Knights for doubleheader sweep Video included

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The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) baseball team extended their Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) winning streak to 19 games by defeating Martin Luther college 12-0 and 10-0 on Saturday at Wade Stadium. 

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Lumberjacks baseball handles Hunters with 4-1 win Video included

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The Cloquet High School baseball team defeated Duluth Denfeld 4-1 on Saturday afternoon at Duluth East High School. 

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Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 87-76 in a defensive slugfest on Saturday to tie their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at two games apiece.

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Verlander falters, Cabrera hurt as Twins top Tigers 6-3

Justin Verlander stumbled again, Miguel Cabrera left after straining his right groin and the Detroit Tigers wasted a three-run lead Friday night against the Minnesota Twins, who burst ahead when Eddie Rosario hit a...

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Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season

Adam Wainwright homered and drove in four runs while getting his first victory of the season, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Friday night.

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Hilltoppers power past Agates 9-1 Video included

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The Duluth Marshall baseball team defeated Two Harbors 9-1 on Friday at Wade Stadium in Duluth, Minn.  

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Bulldogs battle in 43rd annual Maroon-White Spring Game Video included

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The Maroons defeated the Whites 14-7 at Malosky Stadium in the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football's 43rd annual Maroon-White Spring Game on Friday.  

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Oredockers outslug Eskomos for 11-10 win Video included

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The Ashland baseball team defeated Esko 11-10 on Friday to begin the annual Ron Orlandi Spartan Baseball Invitational at NBC Spartan Baseball Field in Superior, Wis.  

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Bucks overwhelm Raptors 104-77, take 2-1 series lead

Khris Middleton scored 20 points and the Milwaukee Bucks overwhelmed the cold-shooting Toronto Raptors for a 104-77 win on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series.

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NFL Schedule: Packers to begin 2017 season at home vs. Seattle

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The Green Bay Packers will begin the 2017-18 National Football League (NFL) season at home against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, September 10, it was announced by the NFL on Thursday.  

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NFL Schedule: Vikings begin season at home on Monday Night Football

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The Minnesota Vikings will begin the 2017 National Football League (NFL) season against the New Orleans Saints on ESPN's Monday Night Football on September 11, the league announced on Thursday.

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Bauer, Santana lift Indians over Twins, 6-2

Trevor Bauer struck out seven in 6 1/3 innings and Carlos Santana had two doubles and two RBIs to lead the Cleveland Indians over the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Thursday.

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Newcomer Mills provides scoring, experience for Wilderness in playoffs Video included

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It was major roster overhaul for the North American Hockey League's (NAHL) Minnesota Wilderness this past offseason. They got a new head coach in Tim Madsen and just four players returned.  But despite it all, the Wilderness are back in the NAHL Playoffs for the fourth straight year, in large part due to newcomer and leading goal-scorer Zach Mills.

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Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves, Charlie Coyle scored in the first period and the Minnesota Wild avoided elimination with a 2-0 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 of the first-round playoff series on Wednesday night.

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Enger Park Golf Course introduces new general manager

Enger Park Golf Course introduced a new general manager to the area. 

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Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4

Addison Russell hit a three-run homer off Neftali Feliz that capped a four-run ninth inning and lifted the Chicago Cubs over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 Wednesday.

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Bauer gives his best at opportunity to play professional football

Former University of Minnesota Duluth quarterback Drew Bauer said playing professional football has been a dream that he realized could be a reality though the middle of last season. 

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Saints blowout Yellowjackets in doubleheader, extend win streak to thirteen

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The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) baseball team scored a combined 30 runs to sweep the University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) in a doubleheader on Wednesday at Wade Stadium. 

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Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid

Kyle Schwarber and Miguel Montero each hit a two-run homer, Albert Almora Jr. and Jon Jay added run-scoring hits in a four-run sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five down in a 9-7 win over the Milwaukee...

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Ramirez, Tomlin pace Indians past Twins, 11-4

Jose Ramirez homered and drove in two runs and Josh Tomlin gave up three runs in six innings to lead the Cleveland Indians to an 11-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.

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Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1

Kyle Lowry scored 22 points, including the clinching basket with less than 10 seconds to play, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-100 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round playoff series at 1-1.

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New Bucks arena to host NCAA opening round games in 2022

Milwaukee's new downtown basketball arena will host the opening round games of the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament in 2022.

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Iafallo confirms entry-level two year NHL contract with L.A. Kings Video included

University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Men's hockey forward Alex Iafallo has officially put his collegiate hockey career in the rear view mirror after he signed an entry level two year NHL contract with the Los Angeles Kings this week.

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Grand Rapids' Hain, Hermantown's Samberg named to All-USA Boys Hockey team

Two Northland boys' hockey players were named to the American Family Insurance All-USA Boys hockey first team on Tuesday by USA Today. 

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Thunderhawks' Klatt named All-USA Boys Hockey 'Coach of the Year'

Grand Rapids High School's boys' hockey head coach Trent Klatt was named the All-USA Boys Hockey 'Coach of the Year' by USA Today on Tuesday.

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Salazar sends Indians to 3-1 series-opening win vs Twins

Danny Salazar finished six innings strong after a shaky start, Michael Brantley homered and drove in two runs and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Monday night.

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Thames, Braun power Brewers past struggling Cubs 6-3

Eric Thames homered in his club record-tying fifth straight game and the streaking Milwaukee Brewers turned back the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Monday night.

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D Pionk to leave UMD after two seasons

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey sophomore defenseman Neal Pionk confirmed on Monday evening that he will leave after his second year with the program to play professional hockey. 

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Superior baseball holds off Greyhounds for 3-2 win Video included

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The Superior High School baseball team defeated Duluth East 3-2 on Monday night at Superior High School.

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Spartans tennis sweeps Hunters 7-0 Video included

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The Superior boys' tennis team defeated Duluth Denfeld 7-0 on Monday at Laura MacArthur Elementary.  

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Miska turns pro, appreciative of time with UMD Video included

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) freshman goaltender Hunter Miska announced on Saturday he would leave the Bulldogs after one season to pursue a career in the Nation Hockey League (NHL).  

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Saints snag four weekly UMAC awards

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Four athletes from the College of St. Scholastica (CSS) have earned Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) weekly honors, it was announced on Monday. 

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UMD men's hockey trio earns All-USCHO honors

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team is well-represented on the 2016-17 All-U.S.College Hockey Online (USCHO) teams as Alex Iafallo was named to the first team, while Neal Pionk and Hunter Miska were named to the third team, it was announced on Monday.  

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Yellowjackets capture three UMAC weekly honors

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Three athletes from the University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) were named the Upper Midwest Atlantic Conference (UMAC) Players of the Week on Monday. 

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Boys' hockey NIT rosters feature six Northlanders

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Six Northland hockey players were named to the 2017 CCM Boys National Invitational Tournament rosters that were released on Monday.  

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Garcia's 10th-inning homer leads White Sox over Twins 3-1

Avisail Garcia had a career-high four hits, including an opposite-field, two-run homer in the 10th inning that led the Chicago White Sox over the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Sunday.

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Blues top Wild 3-1, grab 3-0 series lead

Jaden Schwartz scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Jake Allen made 40 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday for a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

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Braun, Thames homer to power Brewers over Reds 4-2

Ryan Braun hit a go-ahead, two-run homer, Eric Thames added a solo shot for his fifth home run of the series and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 Sunday for their fifth win in six games.

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Faulkner's OT goal lifts Blizzard past Wilderness 4-3 Video included

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Tim Faulkner scored 10 minutes into overtime to lead the Brookings Blizzard over the Minnesota Wilderness 4-3 in game two of the NAHL central division playoffs semifinals on Saturday at Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Cloquet, Minn.  

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Antetokounmpo scores 28 points, Bucks beat Raptors 97-83

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 28 points, rookie Malcolm Brogdon had 16 and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Toronto Raptors 97-83 on Saturday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

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Bremer's six hits lead Saints to doubleheader sweep of Knights Video included

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Junior Alexa Bremer had six hits, four RBI and scored four times to lead the College of St. Scholastica (CSS) softball team to 9-0 and 8-0 wins over Martin Luther on Saturday at Kenwood Field.  

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Miska leaves UMD after one season, signs with NHL's Coyotes Video included

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After a dazzling freshman season that saw Hunter Miska lead the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team to the NCAA national title game, the Stacy, Minn. native announced on Saturday that he is forgoing his final three seasons of eligibility with the Bulldogs to sign with the NHL's Arizona Coyotes.  

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Santana's 1-hitter leads Twins over White Sox 6-0

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Ervin Santana pitched a one-hitter for the first complete-game victory by a pitcher in the major leagues this season, and the Minnesota Twins beat the White Sox 6-0 Saturday to stop Chicago's three-game winning streak.   

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Reds lose a starter, but Winker's double beats Brewers 7-5

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Jesse Winker doubled home the go-ahead runs with his first major league hit, and the Cincinnati Reds overcame two more homers by Eric Thames for a 7-5 victory on Saturday, ending the Milwaukee Brewers' four-game winning streak.

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Hunters surge past Tigers to improve to 3-0 Video included

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The Duluth Denfeld baseball team scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning to spark a 10-3 win over Princeton on Saturday at Wade Stadium in Duluth, Minn.  

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Ex-Bulldog Stalock recalled by Wild

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Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) goaltender Alex Stalock has been recalled by the Minnesota Wild from their AHL affiliate Iowa Wild, it was announced on Saturday.  

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Late Schwartz goal gives Blues 3-2 win for 2-0 lead on Wild

Jaden Schwartz scored with 2:27 remaining during a 4-on-4 situation and the St. Louis Blues beat the Wild 2-1 on Friday night to leave Minnesota with a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.

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All good things must come to an end: Hermantown's Plante goes out on 'good run' Video included

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A day after sending in his resignation as the Hermantown boys' hockey head coach, Bruce Plante reflected on his coaching career with KBJR6 Sports on Friday and feels he finished on a "good run".

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Goodmanson, Nicksic lift Wilderness over Blizzard to open NAHL Playoffs Video included

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Gunnar Goodmanson and Tim Nicksic each scored two goals to lead the Minnesota Wilderness to a 6-3 win over the Brookings Blizzard in game one of the first round of the NAHL Playoffs at Northwoods Credit Union Arena on Friday.

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Brewers win 4th straight with 10-4 rout of Reds

Eric Thames homered for the second straight night and drove in three runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-4 Friday night.

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Offense powers Yellowjackets to twin bill sweep of Lions Video included

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The University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) baseball team scored 22 combined runs on Friday to sweep Finlandia 13-3 and 9-5 at Ted Whereatt Field in Superior, Wis. 

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Morin, Rooney among 42 players invited to U.S. National Team Selection Camp

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Senior defenseman Sidney Morin and sophomore goaltender Maddie Rooney of the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team are two of 42 players invited to the 2017 U.S. Women's National Team Selection Camp that will be held April 30-May 4 in Tampa, Florida, it was announced on Friday.  

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UMD's Bateman to receive Bobby Bell Impact POY Award

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football's Peter Bateman will receive the Bobby Bell College Impact Player of the Year Award at the 10th annual Minnesota Football Honors award ceremony on May 7 at U.S. Bank Stadium, it was announced on Friday.  

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Hermantown's Plante retires after 28 seasons with 547 wins, three state titles Video included

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Longtime Hermantown boys' hockey coach Bruce Plante has handed in his resignation after 28 years in charge of the team, he confirmed to KBJR6 Sports on Thursday afternoon.

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Goldberg strikes out 14, Superior softball stays unbeaten with shutout win Video included

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Brandie Goldberg struck out 14 batters on Thursday afternoon, leading the Superior softball team to an 8-0 win over Northwestern at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex.

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Jasper, Hargraves lead Duluth Denfeld baseball to win over Hermantown Video included

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Logan Jasper and Nick Hargraves both went 2-for-4 with a run batted in on Thursday afternoon, leading the Duluth Denfeld baseball team to a 6-2 win over Hermantown at Wade Stadium.

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Braun, Thames homer as Milwaukee wins third straight game

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Ryan Braun and Eric Thames homered, Jimmy Nelson turned in his second straight strong start and the Milwaukee Brewers snapped Cincinnati's four-game winning streak, knocking off the Reds 5-1 Thursday night.

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After splitting regular season series, Minnesota and Brookings will open playoffs Video included

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The Minnesota Wilderness will open the 2017 Robertson Cup playoffs this weekend with the first two games of a best-of-five against the Brookings Blizzard, and first-year head coach Tim Madsen feels his team is ready.

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Sano, Kepler combine for 6 RBI as Minnesota avoids sweep in Detroit

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Max Kepler, Miguel Sano and Robbie Grossman all homered for Minnesota, and the Twins took advantage of an uncharacteristically wild outing by Jordan Zimmermann in an 11-5 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.

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UMD recruits Swaney, Anderson named to all-USHL second team

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey recruits Nick Swaney and Mikey Anderson have been named to the all-United States Hockey League (USHL) second team, it was announced on Thursday.

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Sands withdraws from title fight because of Achilles injury

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Al 'The Haitian Temptation' Sands has been forced to withdraw from a scheduled title fight next week because of an Achilles injury, he announced late Wednesday night on Facebook.

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Former UMD assistant coach Reber named All-USA coach of the year

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Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey assistant coach Sami Reber has been named the all-USA girls' hockey coach of the year, it was announced on Thursday.

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  • Bulldogs split doubleheader with SMSU

    Bulldogs split doubleheader with SMSU

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:19:34 GMT

    The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) softball team rebounded from game one 2-0 loss to win game two 3-2 against the Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) Mustangs in Saturday's doubleheader at home. 

    The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) softball team rebounded from a 2-0 loss to in game one with a 3-2 win in game two against the Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) Mustangs in Saturday's doubleheader at Junction Ave. Field. 

  • Larson scores OT winner, UMD Lacrosse claims UMLC regular season title

    Larson scores OT winner, UMD Lacrosse claims UMLC regular season title

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-04-23 00:43:48 GMT

    Ryan Larson scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lead the No. 8 University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) lacrosse team to a 7-6 win over No. 4 North Dakota State University at Malosky Stadium on Saturday, handing the Bulldogs the Upper Midwest Lacrosse Conference (UMLC) regular season title. 

    Ryan Larson scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lead the No. 8 University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) lacrosse team to a 7-6 win over No. 4 North Dakota State University at Malosky Stadium on Saturday, handing the Bulldogs the Upper Midwest Lacrosse Conference (UMLC) regular season title. 

  • Saints silence Knights for doubleheader sweep

    Saints silence Knights for doubleheader sweep

    Saturday, April 22 2017 8:42 PM EDT2017-04-23 00:42:46 GMT

    The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) baseball team extended their Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) winning streak to 19 games by defeating Martin Luther college 12-0 and 10-0 on Saturday at Wade Stadium. 

    The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) baseball team extended their Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) winning streak to 19 games by defeating Martin Luther college 12-0 and 10-0 on Saturday at Wade Stadium. 

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  • Newcomer Mills provides scoring, experience for Wilderness in playoffs

    Newcomer Mills provides scoring, experience for Wilderness in playoffs

    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:33:30 GMT

    It was major roster overhaul for the North American Hockey League's (NAHL) Minnesota Wilderness this past offseason. They got a new head coach in Tim Madsen and just four players returned.  But despite it all, the Wilderness are back in the NAHL Playoffs for the fourth straight year, in large part due to newcomer and leading goal-scorer Zach Mills.

    It was major roster overhaul for the North American Hockey League's (NAHL) Minnesota Wilderness this past offseason. They got a new head coach in Tim Madsen and just four players returned.  But despite it all, the Wilderness are back in the NAHL Playoffs for the fourth straight year, in large part due to newcomer and leading goal-scorer Zach Mills.

  • Back from injury, UMD's Sullivan is ready to make an impact

    Back from injury, UMD's Sullivan is ready to make an impact

    Thursday, April 13 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-04-13 19:17:41 GMT

    It's the middle of University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football's spring practices. In the defensive unit, you'll find Ty Sullivan, practicing for the first time in a Bulldogs uniform. He's not, however, just another freshman trying to make the squad.

    It's the middle of University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football's spring practices. In the defensive unit, you'll find Ty Sullivan, practicing for the first time in a Bulldogs uniform. He's not, however, just another freshman trying to make the squad.

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  • Zach Schneider

    Zach Schneider

    Zach is homegrown in the Northland, having gone to high school at Duluth Marshall before graduating summa cum laude in 2010 from St. Scholastica with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

    Zach is homegrown in the Northland, having gone to high school at Duluth Marshall before graduating summa cum laude in 2010 from St. Scholastica with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

  • Alec Bochner

    Alec Bochner

    Alec joined KBJR6 in January of 2016. He worked five months as a General News Reporter before moving into the sports department as the Weekend Sports Anchor in May. A Cincinnati, Ohio native, Alec attended school at Chapman University in Orange, California.

    Alec joined KBJR6 in January of 2016. He worked five months as a General News Reporter before moving into the sports department as the Weekend Sports Anchor in May.

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