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X Marks the Spot for the Minnesota Lynx

Everyone knows that the Minnesota Lynx are the most dominant team the WNBA has seen in some time. Winning 3 titles in 5 years and coming up just short on their 4th championship this past season. The Lynx are once again the odds on favorite to hoist the WNBA title this season and with superstar Maya Moore, anything is possible! The Target Center is the place the Lynx have called home throughout their entire existence, but they will not be playing their for the 2017 season. Due to the $150 million renovations taking place on the Target Center. The Lynx will call the Xcel Energy Center home for one year. Home to the Minnesota Wild, they will need to make room...

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Minnesota United FC Inaugural Season Underway!

Welcome Minnesota's newest professional team! The Minnesota United Football Club has begun their first season in Major League Soccer. After opening the season with two tough losses at Portland and at home against fellow expansion brother Atlanta United, fans are still excited that professional soccer is back.  The Target brand has chosen to sponsor the Minnesota United squad with the Target logo on the front of the jersey. The sleek gray and light blue bring a new color kick to Minnesota Sports. The team is also awaiting a brand new stadium coming to St. Paul in 2018 that will cost nearly $150 million and will seat a little less then 20,000 people. It took at least four years for all previous...

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Wild Look to Stay Atop the West

The Minnesota Wild have been on a tyrant pace so far this season. After hiring Bruce Boudreau this past off-season the Wild have become one of the Cup favorites come postseason time. Right now the Wild sit atop the Western Conference standings with a 42-16-6 record totaling 90 points so far this season. The teams best start in franchise history. The Chicago Blackhawks are right behind them in the standings however and riding a seven game win streak, star forwards Jonathon Toews and Patrick Kane look to assert there dominance for the upcoming playoff push.   The Minnesota Wild are playing an all around game that is second to none. Strong defensive play, good goaltending, and speed up top has gotten...

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Sports Gear Store: Tracking The Vikings Losses

This current football season has been incredibly emotional for the Minnesota Vikings, filled with incredible highs and crushing lows. Where do we even start? Perhaps with the loss of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, before the season even began. During practice, Bridgewater dislocated his knee and tore his ACL, seriously injuring the quarterback and removing him from the NFL for at least the remainder of the season. Not long after, star running back Adrian Peterson tore his meniscus and the Vikings lost yet another key player. Taking on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford at the last minute, the Vikings pulled together to become one of the most powerful teams in the NFL. For five games straight, the Vikings remained undefeated, but this...

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Sports Gear Stores: Will the Vikings Pull Through?

For the Minnesota Vikings, the 2016 season began with a shaky start. Losing both their quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater, and their star running back, Adrian Peterson to injury, the Vikings seemed destined for defeat. Acquiring quarterback Sam Bradford in a last minute deal, football fans questioned the Vikings’ ability to pull their team together. Was it even possible for Sam Bradford to learn the Vikings’ playbook virtually overnight? Would the team manage to maintain a unified front with its change in leadership and loss of key players? How would head coach Mike Zimmer handle the unexpected changes? In an almost impossible feat, Mike Zimmer pulled the Vikings together by creating a powerful defense. For five games in a row, the defense...

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