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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:44:11 +0000 Disappointed Wolves enter offseason of uncertainty http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419557/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Jon Krawcyznski, AP Basketball Writer http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419557/-1/sports Pavelich's 'Miracle on Ice' gold medal to be auctioned http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419567/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419567/-1/sports Register for summer activities April 23 at CSC http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419533/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:11:00 +0000 Times Report http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419533/-1/sports Minnesota State Mankato team to return under Hoffner http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419559/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419559/-1/sports Metrodome demolition reaches completion early http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419569/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:56:22 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419569/-1/sports Minn. girls basketball MVP shares award plaque http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419615/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419615/-1/sports Minnesota State Mankato players refuse to practice for Hoffner http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419628/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:02:34 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419628/-1/sports Vikings praise Zimmer's passion, intensity http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419721/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Dave Campbell, AP Pro Football Writer http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419721/-1/sports A look at the Wild's playoff opponent: Roy makes all right moves in 1st year leading Avs http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419719/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Pat Graham, AP Sports Writer http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419719/-1/sports A season of frustration for Adelman, Timberwolves http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419722/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Jon Krawczynski, AP Basketball Writer http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419722/-1/sports More former players sue NHL regarding concussions http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419726/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Jon Krawcyznski, AP Sports Writer http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419726/-1/sports Wild expect to put Granlund back in lineup vs. Avs http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419720/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419720/-1/sports Fired coach Hoffner returns to Minnesota State, Mankato http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419728/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419728/-1/sports NDSU names new head women's basketball coach http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419790/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419790/-1/sports Fired Mankato football coach may grab job back http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419785/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419785/-1/sports Charges filed following Frozen Four melee in Dinkytown http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419786/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419786/-1/sports Keeping Fit: Improve your golf game with this exercise regimen http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419753/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:29:57 +0000 By Wayne L. Westcott More Content Now http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419753/-1/sports A well-designed strength training program could increase golfers' muscle strength and decrease their risk of [...]]]> Agent: Vikings agree to deal with safety Coleman http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419779/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419779/-1/sports 2 cleaners shot, wounded outside Target Field http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419863/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:46:43 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419863/-1/sports 19 people arrested after Gophers' Frozen Four loss http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419876/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:58:25 +0000 Associated Press http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419876/-1/sports crookstontimes.com http://www.crookstontimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section crookstontimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:44:12 +0000 CHS Student Authors: March Madness http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140325/SPORTS/140329738/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:29:46 +0000 Seth Desrosier, CHS Student Author http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140325/SPORTS/140329738/-1/sports Martin column: UMC's decision to let Tyrrell go is puzzling http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140313/OPINION/140319750/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Derek Martin http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140313/OPINION/140319750/-1/sports Martin column: The fine line between social media 'poison' and criticism http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140310/OPINION/140319959/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:52:25 +0000 Derek Martin http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140310/OPINION/140319959/-1/sports Christopher Mele: Taking a white-knuckle spin on an Olympic bobsled run http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219874/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:22:55 +0000 By Christopher Mele More Content Now http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219874/-1/sports So it was an unnatural feeling to have this gray sphere snugly nested around my noggin as I, along with my childhood friend, Pedro Rosado, prepared to hurtle ourselves on the bobsled run at the Mount Van Hoevenberg winter Olympic complex in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Our goal was to discover what bobsledders competing in Sochi might feel like.
Thanks to the New York Olympic Regional Development Authority, which runs [...]]]>
Oak Duke: Learn about deer by tracking them in the snow http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140205/NEWS/140209734/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:28:38 +0000 By Oak Duke More Content Now http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140205/NEWS/140209734/-1/sports But with it, when it settles fresh on the forest floor and adjacent fields, deer write their story on a new piece of paper for us to read.
It's a true story. But where we have to read, understanding is not just handed to us. There are exaggerations, understatements, mistakes and incomprehension to trip us up. [...]]]>
Paul Jannace: The calm before the Super Bowl storm http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139851/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:41:37 +0000 By Paul Jannace More Content Now http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139851/-1/sports All media obligations are over and it's all about the football game now.
The head coaches went through their final press conferences Friday morning, somehow filling up time by saying pretty much the same stuff they have been saying all week.
The week following the conference championship games are all about preparation. The talk is about the previous victory with an early look ahead to the next opponent.
Super [...]]]>
Peyton Manning needs no more validation http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140129/NEWS/140129541/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:29:16 +0000 By Paul A. Jannace http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140129/NEWS/140129541/-1/sports If you say "Michael" it could be understood that you're referring to Michael Jordan. The name "Peyton" has that same power.
Peyton Manning is a true living legend who may put a lasting stamp on an extraordinary career. Manning has collected five MVP awards to go with seven first-team All-Pro selections, but there are some who believe he still needs to validate the gaudy stats.
Manning has the one Super Bowl championship, but there are [...]]]>
Seattle star Marshawn Lynch leaves Buffalo behind http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140129/NEWS/140129567/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:02:30 +0000 By Paul A. Jannace http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140129/NEWS/140129567/-1/sports Lynch had an obligation and did what he needed to do — sort of.
After barely six minutes in front of the microphone, Lynch abruptly ended his Media Day session.
Of course, that's about six minutes more than he spoke to the media this season, earning himself a $50,000 fine.
"You say ‘hut' and there's action," said Lynch. "All the unnecessary talk, it don't do nothing for me. I appreciate that people want to hear from me, but I just [...]]]>
Paul Jannace: Where’s Media Day? Waldo knows http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140128/NEWS/140129586/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:22:17 +0000 By Paul Jannace http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140128/NEWS/140129586/-1/sports The funny thing is, many of these "characters" are doing the same thing but also want to draw some attention to themselves, their publication, or network.
The 2014 Super Bowl Media Day champion goes to Waldo.
A man dressed as Waldo walked around the Prudential Center taking photos with people [...]]]>
Paul Jannace: The ultimate game comes to the mecca http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129650/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:23:08 +0000 By Paul Jannace http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129650/-1/sports Even in New York City, you can sense hype. A few blocks from where the ball drops for the new year stands the Super Bowl media center.
It's essentially controlled chaos, with media from all over the world converge for a week to cover a football game.
Of course, the Super Bowl has become much larger than a single football game.
The only ones who view this as a football game are the ones playing in it. [...]]]>
Dingmann Column: Where do the Vikings go from here? http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140102/SPORTS/140109972/-1/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Jan 2014 10:16:06 +0000 Guthrie Dingmann, Student Sports Writer http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140102/SPORTS/140109972/-1/sports