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ST. PAUL - When the Minnesota Wild acquired center Cody McCormick at the trade deadline last month, they weren't looking for offense. But Saturday night, that's what they got from him.

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 10:25pm

ARLINGTON, Texas - Connecticut proved its early season victory over top-ranked Florida was not a fluke by punching its ticket to the national championship game with a 63-53 victory over the Gators on Saturday in the Final Four.

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 10:24pm

ARLINGTON, Texas - Moments after his brother made what could have been a season-ending mistake, Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison drilled the shot that kept the Wildcats' national championship dreams alive. Harrison's 3-pointer with 5.

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 10:24pm

Now that the winter of no end seems to be subsiding we may actually see some spring sports get out and play - outside - this week.

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 9:30pm

Softball Brainerd/Baxter tryouts April 13 The Brainerd/Baxter Fast-pitch Softball Association has scheduled tryouts for the 10-U and 12-U summer teams April 13 at the Forestview Middle School gym. 12-U tryouts will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 12:07pm

Baseball Brainerd youth baseball deadline Friday Registration deadline for the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department's Mustang, Bronco and Pony youth baseball leagues is Friday, April 11.

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 12:06pm

For Central Lakes College, the 2014 season will be about blending the old with the new. After the recent resignation of head coach Blake Eller, Neil Linhart returns to the helm after serving as head coach in 2013.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:20pm

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - If you want to find a driver who is not particularly thrilled with Kurt Busch's victory in Sunday's STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, look to the No. 2 Team Penske garage stall. Brad Keselowski thought he had a potential race-winning car, but his cha...

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:17pm

Rain poured down while Michael Waltrip sat under a really big umbrella. Then he got the word. He hopped up, and the newly crowned two-time Daytona 500 champion threw his hands in the air -- surprised and relieved. The next race, Dale Jarrett won at Rockingham. It was his only top-five finish that se...

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:12pm

Jeff Gordon @JeffGordon Web Tough 12th place yesterday @MartinsvilleSwy. Can promise #team24 not taking that one lightly. Brad Keselowski @keselowski Not that it matters to the media, but I never blamed Kurt for the accident. I blamed him for not lifting and making ...

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:06pm