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New pro league shoots high goals for women’s hockey

Photo by Chad Hutchins via Creative Commons

“We will be shaping our grassroots efforts to introduce the game and grow the game for all girls,” proclaimed Rylan. “One of our main goals with the NWHL is to shine a spotlight on these amazing athletes, hoping to inspire the next generation of female athletes to dream bigger and demand more.” Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS | Lynx celebrate third WNBA title: parade, Prince and more

The MN Lynx celebrate three title wins in five years

“Do you think three times make a dynasty?” asked Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges to the appreciative crowd inside her city’s downtown arena midday Friday to fete the newly crowned Lynx. She then turned to the team standing behind her on stage and answered her own question: “I think you are a dynasty now,” she declared.
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WNBA Dispatch | A long and winding road to victory for Lynx

Lynx team members celebrate with a selfie

“It was 18,000 people?” asked Seimone Augustus, when told of the franchise-record sellout crowd to watch Minnesota win its first pro basketball championship at home since the NBA’s Lakers back in the ’50s. “I’ve been here 10 years [and] I never seen the [arena’s] upper deck full of people in my career. It means a lot to be the longest tenured Lynx and see this amazing environment that we created over the last few years.” Continue Reading →

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WNBA Dispatch | Lynx win third championship title

The Lynx celebrating their third final championship

The newly crowned WNBA champions Minnesota Lynx had the option of going across the street from the arena to a private party at a downtown restaurant Wednesday night. Or take a rented limo out to Paisley Park in Chanhassen for a private concert given by the place’s owner.

Whether or not the players accepted Prince’s offer, nine times out of ten they’d probably still “party like it’s 1999.” Continue Reading →

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Reducing concussions key to future of football

“The old school game with the big hits has gone away,” said retired NFL player Vonnie Holliday.

NFL fans, week after week, whether in person or on television, basically enjoy watching human car crashes on every play. Wonder how many are aware of the long-term, lasting effect that, despite wearing shoulder pads, helmets and other protective equipment, the hits that keep on coming actually have on the players. Continue Reading →

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Central defeats Highland Park

Receiver Jon Gubbrud made big gains throughout the game.


Senior quarterback Sam Gubbrud passed for two touchdowns and ran for another — while also connecting with his brother and receiver Jon Gubbrud for big gains throughout — leading St. Paul Central to a 47-28 victory over St. Paul Highland Park. He gave the Minutemen a share of the Twin City District Maroon Division football championship before a capacity crowd on the Scots’ home turf. Gubrudd got Central on the board first with a one-yard scoring run giving Central a 7-0 first-quarter lead. Continue Reading →

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