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Granite City Sports Podcast- Wednesday, March 18th

Granite City Sports airs Monday through Friday from 11 AM to 3 PM on AM 1390 KXSS with Jay Caldwell, John Holler, Lee Voss and Dave Overlund. The podcast is also available for subscription via iTunes.

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Shorthanded Wolves Fall In Toronto

Despite guard Ricky Rubio's return, the Minnesota Timberwolves could not muster up a road win against the Toronto Raptors, losing 105-100 on Wednesday night.

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Lawmakers Hear Birders’ Call For Safer Glass on Stadium

Bird lovers' long push to make the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium safer is moving to the Legislature.

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Wild Slip Past Preds Tuesday In Nashville

The Minnesota Wild earned their eighth straight road win by topping the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Tuesday night. The Wild now have 85 points on the season and remain in the top wild card spot for the playoffs.

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SCSU Celebrates Wrestling National Championship in Atwood Memorial Center. (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
SCSU Celebrates Wrestling National Championship in Atwood Memorial Center. (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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SCSU Celebrates First National Championship [VIDEO]

St. Cloud State University celebrated the Wrestling team on their first National Championship in Atwood Memorial Center. This is also the University's first National Championship honors. Head Coach Steve Costanzo, along with wrestlers Tim Prescott, Austin Goergen, and Clint Poster spoke to the crowd of wresting fans.

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Jim Smith (Photo: Saint John's University Website)
Jim Smith (Photo: Saint John's University Website)
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Long Time SJU Basketball Coach Calls It A Career

After 51 years on the bench, Saint John's University men's basketball coach has decided to retire. Jim Smith announced his retirement earlier today (Tuesday) finishing as Minnesota's all-time leader in college basketball wins.

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Commissioner: “Bracket Integrity” Reason For SCSU Early Start [AUDIO]

There were two possible start times for the matchup at Target Center: 4:07 and 7:07, with the other semifinal pitting Miami University against Denver. It seemed like a no-brainer, with the games being televised on CBS Sports Network, that the juiciest matchup between the Huskies and NoDak would take place in prime time.

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Gopher Women's Basketball, Twitter
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Minnesota Women Seeded No. 8 in NCAA Tournament

The Minnesota women's basketball team has secured a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in six seasons. The Gophers got an eighth seed and will open the tournament Friday at 4 p.m. CDT against ninth seed DePaul in South Bend, Indiana.

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MLS In ‘Advanced’ Talks with Minnesota Group, Vikings Out

Major League Soccer has reached a stage of "advanced discussions" with a group of investors seeking an outdoor stadium for an expansion team in Minnesota, eliminating the Vikings owners who wanted an MLS club to play in the covered NFL venue set to open next year.

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Gophers Get Left Out of NIT, Too

This frustrating season is over for the Gophers, without an opportunity to defend their National Invitation Tournament title. The 32-team NIT field filled out on Sunday night did not include Minnesota, which finished 18-15.

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