Moorhead The old adage “practice makes perfect” might not always hold true. But Minnesota State Moorhead’s head football coach can’t help but notice the change in sophomore quarterback Jake Hodge’s practice habits and how it has coincided with improved play.
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With the Chicago White Sox rumored to be in discussions with the Los Angeles Dodgers about a trade for Manny Ramirez, you can’t blame fans of the first-place Minnesota Twins for being concerned about their team’s 3½-game lead in the AL Central.RELATED CONTENT
Drew Butera is following in the footsteps of Nick Punto. You either like Butera, or you hate him. There’s no middle ground.RELATED CONTENT
The Cliff Lee sweepstakes is over, and it didn’t go exactly according to plan for Minnesota Twins fans.
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Whether Canada or the United States won in the men’s hockey final Sunday, the biggest winner at these Olympic Games is the sport of hockey as a whole.RELATED CONTENT
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Something about Thanksgiving this year brought out the cynic in me. I guess having to go to work on a holiday will do that to even the most wide-eyed of sports fans.RELATED CONTENT
Not to anyone’s surprise, the Minnesota Timberwolves are off to a pretty rough start. A buzzer-beating victory in their season opener against New Jersey has been followed by a losing streak that reached 10 games Saturday.RELATED CONTENT
If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Minnesota Twins general manager Bill Smith, it’s that he’s not trigger-shy.