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Souhan in London: Preparing of Opening Ceremony
Star Tribune sports writer Jim Souhan is preparing for tonight's (Friday) opening ceremony. He says he won't be in the stadium for the event, but instead will be watching from a nearby pub. He also talks about the three members of the Minnesota Lynx on the USA women's basketball te…
Souhan in London: Touring the City [AUDIO]
Star Tribune sportswriter Jim Souhan talks live with Bob Hughes every weekday morning at 7:15 a.m. He's in London this week covering Minnesota's Olympic athletes. Since the opening ceremony doesn't happen until Friday, Souhan says he's spending some time touring the city, atte…
Former SCSU Wrestler’s Son Member of 2012 Olympic Team
Former Husky wrestler Dave Hazewinkel's son Sam Hazewinkel is a member of the 2012 USA Olympic wrestling team. Dave competed for the USA at the 1968 and 1972 Olympics after an outstanding career at St. Cloud State University. They are the first father-son duo to wrestle for team USA in the Ol…
Central Minnesota Has Strong Ties to Summer Olympics
The Games of the XXX (30th) Olympiad start on July 27th in London, England. Stearns County is fortunate enough to have two women competing this year -- Alise Post of St. Cloud is in the BMX bike competition and Amanda Smock of Melrose will be in Track and Field's Triple Jump. You might be sur…
Love Makes U.S. Men’s Basketball Team
Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has made the United State men's basketball team. The 6'9 Love is expected to play power forward and center for the United States at the London Olympics. Love led the Timberwolves in scoring and rebounding in 2011-2012.

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