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After (2-0) UMAC start, St. Scholastica football focused on 'revenge week'

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Football teams don't forget things very easily. It can be a blessing or a curse. In the case of the St. Scholastica football team, we'll find out Saturday afternoon which it is after Minnesota-Morris snapped the program's 26-game conference winning streak last season.

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Not acceptable: No moral victories for UMD football after (1-2) start

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football team showed a lot of fight in last Saturday's 38-23 loss to MSU-Mankato, but that is of little solace to players and coaches.

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Green Bay WR Cobb, OL Bakhtiari among several doubtful for Sunday

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The Green Bay Packers could be without seven front-line players for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Minnesota F Wiggins considering max deal without agent, in no rush to sign

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Andrew Wiggins says he feels good about a max contract offer that is sitting in front of him with the Minnesota Timberwolves. But he's in no rush to get it signed. 

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Minnesota QB Bradford won't play Sunday, Keenum to start second straight game

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 The Minnesota Vikings say quarterback Sam Bradford will not play against Tampa Bay because of his ailing left knee. Bradford was not at practice Friday after taking part in a limited basis Wednesday and Thursday and reporting progress from the week before.

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Faynik, Gibson lead Denfeld boys to first win over East since 2003 Video included

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Ben Gibson scored a goal midway through the first half on Thursday night, ending more than a decade of disappointment and sending the Duluth Denfeld boys' soccer team to a 2-1 win over crosstown rival Duluth East.

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Chicago rallies in ninth, beats NL Central rival Milwaukee in extras

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Javier Baez grounded a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer in the 10th and the Chicago Cubs widened their NL Central lead over Milwaukee, beating the Brewers 5-3 Thursday night.

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Archer scores twice, Duluth East girls win crosstown battle with Duluth Denfeld Video included

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Breanna Archer scored two goals on Thursday night, leading the Duluth East girls' soccer team to a 2-0 win over crosstown rival Duluth Denfeld.

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Duluth Denfeld volleyball upsets Hermantown, extends win streak to three Video included

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The Duluth Denfeld volleyball team notched its biggest win of the season on Thursday night, beating Lake Superior Conference (LSC) rival Hermantown in four sets.

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Greenway volleyball survives scare, extends unbeaten streak to 11 matches Video included

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The Cloquet volleyball team gave Greenway a scare on Thursday night, but in the end that match ended the way every other has this season for the Raiders --- with a win.

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Mauer leads rout of Detroit, Minnesota opens 2.5 game lead in wild card race

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Joe Mauer and Jorge Polanco had three hits each, and the Minnesota Twins extended their lead for the American League's second wild card by beating the Detroit Tigers 12-1 on Thursday night.

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With crosstown rivalry next up, winless start means nothing to Duluth Denfeld Video included

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The Duluth Denfeld football team is off to an (0-3) start to the 2017 season, but everything will be okay if that team finds a way on Friday night to get to (1-3). That's still not a great record, to be honest, but the one win will be one to remember.

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Wise beyond her years, UMD's Brodt takes over primary leadership role Video included

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Leadership is a unique thing. Usually, you've got it or you don't.  And as University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey sophomore forward Sydney Brodt will prove this 2017-18 season, that has nothing to do with age.

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Green Bay LB Perry to have hand surgery, adds to long list of injuries

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The banged-up Green Bay Packers have lost another key player to injury with outside linebacker Nick Perry scheduled to have hand surgery. Coach Mike McCarthy says he doesn't know how much time Perry will miss.

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Minnesota's Thibodeau adds familiar face Lucas III to coaching staff

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The Minnesota Timberwolves have added John Lucas III as a player development coach. The addition gives coach Tom Thibodeau another familiar face with a deep background as he tries to turn the Timberwolves into a playoff team.

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Frazier's walk-off homer lifts Pirates by Brewers 6-4

Adam Frazier hit a two-run homer off Milwaukee closer Corey Knebel with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-4 victory on Wednesday night.

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After five seasons, Eberhardt resigns as UWS men's basketball coach Video included

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The University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) has announced that Paul Eberhardt has resigned after five seasons as the head men's basketball coach.  

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Ahead of 'revenge' game, CSS football excited with team's direction Video included

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Minnesota Morris snapped the College of St. Scholastica (CSS) football team's 26-game road Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) winning streak last season. So ahead of this Saturday's rematch, the Saints are making a point not to forget it.  "

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Set to make second start, UMD QB Everhart focuses on finishing drives Video included

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) sophomore Ben Everhart will make his second start at quarterback this Saturday, and his focus isn't just on moving the ball downfield -- it's also on returning to the sidelines with six points. 

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UMD QB Rybarczyk, WR Ricci both out for 2017 season with injuries

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A tough year got tougher on Wednesday afternoon when University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football coach Curt Wiese confirmed that two of his team's key pieces would miss the rest of this season.

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Investing wisely: St. Scholastica gives $20K to Grand Avenue Nordic Project Video included

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The St. Scholastica men's and women's nordic ski teams will soon have a new facility to call home, and on Wednesday the school became an investor in the $2 million project aimed at making that happen.

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Judge hits AL-leading 45th HR, New York sweeps Minnesota

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Aaron Judge hit his AL-leading 45th home run and topped 100 RBIs, Didi Gregorius surpassed Derek Jeter for the most home runs by a Yankees shortstop and New York beat the Minnesota Twins 11-3 Wednesday for a three-game sweep.

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Bradford optimistic about Sunday, but Minnesota's QB uncertainty continues

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford says his left knee is feeling better this week, raising the possibility he'll return from injury after only a one-game absence.

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Sabathia, Gardner help New York to second straight win over Minnesota

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CC Sabathia recovered from a shaky start to pitch six innings, Brett Gardner had a pair of tying hits and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Tuesday night to ensure their sixth straight series win.

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Berg's 17 kills lead No. 6 UMD to home sweep of NSIC rival St. Cloud State Video included

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Kate Berg finished with a match-high 17 kills on Tuesday night, leading the No. 6 University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of St. Cloud State at Romano Gymnasium.

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UW-Superior volleyball picks up UMAC wins over St. Scholastica, Northland Video included

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The UW-Superior volleyball team picked up a pair of conference wins on Tuesday, beating both St. Scholastica and Northland at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium.

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Santana homers, Anderson shuts down Pittsburgh as Milwaukee keeps pace

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Chase Anderson had eight strikeouts in six innings, Domingo Santana homered and the Milwaukee Brewers shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight day, 1-0 on Tuesday night.

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Northland's Kaiya Voldberg scores late, salvages tie with St. Scholastica Video included

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Ashland, Wis. native Kaiya Voldberg scored in the 83rd minute on Tuesday afternoon, lifting the Northland women's soccer team to a 1-1 overtime draw with Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) rival St. Scholastica.

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Sure-handed Duluth 1B Hubbuch wins 'Finest in the Field' award

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Duluth Huskies first baseman Kyle Hubbuch has been named one of 10 recipients of the 2017 Rawlings 'Finest in the Field' award, it was announced on Tuesday morning. 

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Ochoa's two goals propel St. Scholastica men to shutout of Northland Video included

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Juan Ochoa scored two goals on Tuesday afternoon, leading the St. Scholastica men's soccer team to a 6-0 shutout win over Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) rival Northland.

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UMD men's hockey picked fourth in NCHC preseason media poll Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team has been picked to finish fourth in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) preseason media poll, which was released on Tuesday afternoon.

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Duluth's Connolly resigns as UMD assistant coach, cites personal reasons Video included

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Just days before the 2017-18 season is to begin, Duluth, Minn. native Chris Connolly has resigned as an assistant coach for the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team.

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Duluth East volleyball sweeps Ashland, snaps three-game losing skid Video included

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The Duluth East volleyball team earned a 3-0 sweep of Ashland on Monday night, putting an end to the Greyhounds' three-match losing streak.

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Judge hits HR No 44, Chapman saves NYY in win over Minnesota

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Aaron Judge hit his 44th home run, Aroldis Chapman pitched out of big trouble in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Monday night to increase their AL wild-card lead.

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UMD juniors Kelly, Morgen part of high-powered, balanced attack Video included

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Take away one offensive weapon, and they'll produce another. Take that one away, and they'll go to yet another. The No. 6 University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) volleyball team will do that as many times as it needs to find an attack that works, and that's what they've done during a (9-1) start to the 2017 season.

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Milwaukee re-signs aging G Terry, who will enter 19th NBA season

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The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed Jason Terry after the veteran guard shot 42.7 percent from 3-point range last season. The Bucks announced the contract Monday night.

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Suter, Braun help Milwaukee to critical win in Pittsburgh

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Brent Suter pitched five efficient innings, Ryan Braun homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 on Monday night to gain ground in the NL playoff chase.

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Minnesota signs captain Koivu to two-year, $11M contract extension

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The Minnesota Wild and captain Mikko Koivu have agreed to a two-year, $11 million contract extension. The Wild announced the deal on Monday night.

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In Their Own Words: UMD senior middle blocker Allison Olley Video included

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Zach Schneider sits down with University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) volleyball senior captain Allison Olley, who appeared in only 10 matches her freshman and sophomore seasons but now has grown into a trusted player and leader for the Bulldogs. More>>

Northland's Larsson named UMAC men's golfer of the week

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Northland junior Oscar Larsson has been named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) men's golfer of the week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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St. Scholastica's Sheff, Hovland lead school's quartet of UMAC honorees

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Four St. Scholastica players have been named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) athletes of the week in their respective sports, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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QB Bradford's knee "better," but Zimmer still unclear on possible return date

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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says Sam Bradford's left knee is "feeling better" a day after the quarterback missed Minnesota's game against Pittsburgh. But Zimmer is unsure when Bradford will play again.

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Longtime Timberwolves executive leaving to become Minnesota United CEO

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Longtime Minnesota Timberwolves executive Chris Wright is leaving the team to become the CEO of the Minnesota United MLS team. United announced the move on Monday.

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After two wins, St. Scholastica's Hovland named USTFCCCA runner of the week

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St. Scholastica senior Casey Hovland has been named the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA) Division III runner of the week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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After two straight NSIC sweeps, UMD up to No. 6 in AVCA II poll

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) volleyball team has moved up one spot to No. 6 in this week's American Volleyball Coaches' Association (AVCA) Division II poll, which was released on Monday afternoon.

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After second straight home loss, UMD football falls out of AFCA II poll Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football team has fallen out of this week's American Football Coaches' Association (AFCA) Division II poll, which was released on Monday afternoon.

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UMD women's hockey starts at No. 5 in preseason USCHO poll Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team will start at No. 5 in the United States College Hockey Online (USCHO) Division I preseason poll, which was released on Monday morning.

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Falcons with a repeat performance in 34-23 win over Packers

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating victory Sunday night.

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Steelers shut down Bradford-less Vikings in 26-9 victory

Ben Roethlisberger threw a pair of first-half touchdown passes, Le'Veon Bell ran for 87 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers kept the Minnesota Vikings in check during a 26-9 victory on Sunday.

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Late goals force double overtime, Bulldogs come away with draw Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's soccer team rallied to tie the game with two goals in the second half, eventually coming away with a 2-2 draw after double overtime with Concordia University-St. Paul on Sunday.

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Rosario's 2 homers, Mauer's slam drive Twins over Jays 13-7

Eddie Rosario homered twice, Joe Mauer hit a grand slam and the Minnesota Twins overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 13-7 Sunday and maintain control for the second AL wild card.

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Shaw, Aguilar pace Milwaukee in 10-3 win over Marlins

Travis Shaw, Jesus Aguilar and Manny Pina each had two hits in Milwaukee's eight-run fourth inning, lifting the Brewers to a 10-3 victory over the hurricane-displaced Miami Marlins on Sunday.

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Moore, Fowles help Lynx sweep Mystics, return to WNBA Finals

Maya Moore scored 21 points, Sylvia Fowles added 17 points and 14 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx completed a sweep of the Washington Mystics with an 81-70 win in Game 3 on Sunday.

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Gunn, Zylstra lift No. 8 Mavericks to 38-23 rout of No. 20 Bulldogs Video included

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The offensive attack of No. 8 Minnesota State-Mankato has been proven hard to stop in 2017, and that was the case Saturday as the Mavericks defeated the No. 20 University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football team 38-23 at Malosky Stadium.  

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Edwards, Thompson lead Saints football to 48-18 win in home opener Video included

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The Zach Edwards-Hunter Thompson connection proved to be deadly on Saturday as the duo led the St. Scholastica football team to a 48-18 win over Westminster in its home opener at Public Schools Stadium. 

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New faces, same expectations highlight first practice for UMD women's hockey Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team ushered in a new season on Saturday with the team's first official practice at AMSOIL Arena. 

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Marlins stop 6-game skid with 7-4 win against Brewers

Derek Dietrich hit a two-run homer, Adam Conley pitched into the sixth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 on Saturday night to stop a six-game slide.

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Danladi lifts Minnesota United past Montreal, 3-2

Substitute Abu Danladi scored in the 89th minute to give Minnesota United a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night.

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Estrada goes 8, Donaldson homers twice as Jays beat Twins

Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson homered twice among his four hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Saturday night.

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No. 15 MSU nets overtime goal, snaps UMD soccer's win streak Video included

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Morgan Cottew scored four minutes into overtime to lift No. 15 Minnesota State University-Mankato to a 1-0 win, snapping the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's soccer team's four-game winning streak to begin the season on Saturday. 

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Saints volleyball opens conference play with Saturday split Video included

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The St. Scholastica volleyball team opened Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) play by earning a two-game split on Saturday at Reif Gym.

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Gibson scores twice, Hunters blank Hawks 2-0 Video included

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Senior forward Ben Gibson scored two second half goals to lead the Duluth Denfeld boys' soccer team to a 2-0 win over Lake Superior Conference rival Hermantown on Saturday. 

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McCrary, Minnesota power through Middle Tennessee, 34-3

Kobe McCrary rushed for 107 yards and three touchdowns and Jacob Huff returned an interception 67 yards for a touchdown to lead Minnesota to a 34-3 victory over Middle Tennessee State on Saturday.

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Hornibrook shines, No. 10 Wisconsin rolls 40-6 over BYU

Alex Hornibrook threw for four touchdowns and 256 yards as No. 10 Wisconsin eased to a 40-6 victory over BYU on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Friday Night High School Football Video included

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It was pouring down rain on most Northland gridirons, but nonetheless, the high school football season continued Friday in Minnesota with Week 3, while Wisconsin teams competed in Week 5 of their seasons.  

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Bochner's Best: Cloquet's Alex Leuzzo returns kickoff 73 yards for touchdown Video included

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On paper, Cloquet junior running back Alex Leuzzo returned a kickoff for 73 yards, but the total distance he ran was probably over 150 yards en route to a special teams touchdown on Friday against Hibbing -- that's Bochner's Best play of the week. 

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Walker's grand slam highlights Milwaukee's "road" win over Miami

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Neil Walker hit a grand slam during an eight-run eighth inning that broke a tie, and the Brewers beat the Marlins 10-2 on Friday night in the opening game of a series relocated from Miami to Milwaukee because of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Minnesota Wilderness F Ward commits to St. Cloud State

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Minnesota Wilderness forward Ben Ward has verbally committed to play Division I hockey for St. Cloud State, he announced via Twitter on Friday afternoon. 

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Donaldson, Toronto spoil 'Big Sexy' night at Target Field

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Josh Donaldson homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning with an infield single that ricocheted off the mound, sending the Toronto Blue Jays to a 4-3 victory on Friday night over the Minnesota Twins to slow their push toward the postseason.

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Despite ailing knee, Minnesota expects QB Bradford to play Sunday

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford is expected to play at Pittsburgh despite a knee injury that limited him all week in practice. Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday he anticipates that Bradford will play Sunday.

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Minnesota starts training camp, but F Parise out with back injury

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Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise is being held out of the beginning of training camp because of a back injury. Parise was not on the ice Friday for the first practice. His status is considered day to day.

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Walk it off: Buxton's blast gives Minnesota second straight extra-inning win

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Byron Buxton's 10th-inning homer gave the Minnesota Twins their second straight walk-off victory, a 3-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.

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Kelly, Morgen lead No. 7 UMD volleyball to sweep in home opener Video included

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Sarah Kelly and Makenzie Morgen combined for 29 kills on Thursday night, leading the No. 7 University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) volleyball team to a 3-0 win over Minnesota Crookston at Romano Gymnasium.

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Rossi gets 2,000th career assist, Grand Rapids sweeps Duluth East Video included

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Senior setter Marissa Rossi finished with 37 assists on Thursday night, leading the Grand Rapids volleyball team to a 3-0 win over Duluth East. That performance put Rossi over 2,000 assists in her career, including a program single-season record 837 in the 2016 year. 

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Duluth Denfeld volleyball wins Twin Ports battle against Superior Video included

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The Duluth Denfeld volleyball team won Twin Ports bragging rights on Thursday night, beating Superior 3-1 at home.

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Hermantown volleyball ends skid, sweeps Hibbing at home Video included

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The Hermantown volleyball team ended a short two-game losing skid on Thursday night, sweeping Hibbing at home.

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MVP Fowles, Moore spark Minnesota comeback in WNBA semifinals

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Newly crowned MVP Sylvia Fowles scored 25 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 93-83 victory over the Washington Mystics in Game 2 of the WNBA semifinals Thursday night.

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Home sweet home: Despite dominant record, UMD not overlooking NSIC opener Video included

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There's a couple things working in the favor of the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) volleyball team Thursday night. The first? They play at home. Since head coach Jim Boos arrived in 2000, UMD has gone an astounding (175-28) at Romano Gymnasium. 

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California's Pederson named new bench boss of Duluth Huskies Video included

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The Duluth Huskies have a new manager, and he comes with some baseball pedigree. Palo Alto, Calif. native Tyger Pederson has been named the team's new coach, that after Daniel Hersey was fired last month following nine years with the club. 

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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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