Sports
  • VIKINGS-REDSKINS

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Leslie Frazier is finishing his first full season as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings and he says he has heard not direct assurances from his bosses that he will …

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    30 Dec 11
  • Wild's Palmer scores first NHL goal against Oilers' Khabibulin in St. Paul

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Niklas Backstrom and the Minnesota Wild were fed up. With the way the Edmonton Oilers were playing against them. With two losses in a row to their soon-to-be-former division rival. …

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    30 Dec 11
  • To match feature DIAGEO/SMIRNOFF

    (Reuters) – Vodkas flavored with citrus and berry have been around for years and recently some newer brands have been trying to create buzz with unusual flavors. But this holiday season, for the first time, …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Elvis the crocodile attacks a lawnmower at the Australian Reptile Park in Gosford, north of Sydney

    (Reuters) – Two workers at a reptile park near Sydney were all shook up Wednesday, running for their lives when a 500 kg crocodile named Elvis suddenly lunged at them, making off with their lawnmower. …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Minnesota Vikings: On guard, Hutchinson out but Vikes aim for Herrera

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota Vikings starters have been cleared to play in the season finale after passing their post-concussion tests. Quarterback Christian Ponder and cornerback Asher Allen participated fully in practice Wednesday. …

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    29 Dec 11
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    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Christian Ponder stood at the podium with a nasty cut on his nose and a noticeable laceration on his right hand. He took quite a beating last weekend against the …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Predators 2, Wild 1 F/SO

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With three rookie defensemen in their lineup, the Nashville Predators were looking for anything other than a close, tight game. But goalie Pekka Rinne and the rest of the Predators held …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Crime scene cleanup ad lifts Handel’s Messiah

    (Reuters) – Who says beautiful music and blood spatter cleanup can’t go together. When Chorus North Shore performs Handel’s Messiah or Verdi’s Requiem, the Boston-area group usually can count on Timothy Riley and his crime …

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    28 Dec 11