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Vikings stadium vote queued up in Minnesota House -With the House scheduled to begin debating the stadium Monday afternoon, Gov. Mark Dayton and other boosters were pressing for a big turnout by supporters on what they call "game day." The effort includes bringing Vikings players to a rally in the Rotunda. The House vote may not come until after midnight. A Senate vote would come next on a separate version of the bill. - AP KARE11 6:41 am


L. Thompson, Cummings again win Tewaaratons

Lyle Thompson, Taylor Cummings win men's, women's Tewaaraton Awards


Wimbledon finalist Petra Kvitova ready for the spotlight

Two youngsters in the Wimbledon Finals should make for an exciting finish. Kvitova looks to be coming in to form again.

Stadium numbers crunched at Mpls. city council hearing -"We are going to disagree on Friday morning, but chances are good on Monday morning we're going to wake up and have to build a stadium in the city of Minneapolis," said Council Member Betsy Hodges. The council is expected to take a final vote on the stadium deal, which has already been signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton, this Friday.- by Eric Roper, Star Tribune 05/22/12

Anti-Vikings stadium crowd silent -As they considered the Vikings stadium deal last week, Minneapolis City Council members could look out at an audience of workers wearing reflective construction jackets and fans clad in purple and horns. What was missing: a crowd of citizens angry about the city spending hundreds of millions on a stadium without holding a referendum.- by Eric Roper, Star Tribune 05/29/12

Mpls. Council approves stadium in preliminary vote -In one of the last steps before work begins on a new Vikings stadium, the Minneapolis City Council voted 7-6 Thursday to approve a plan that would fund the facility using redirected sales taxes. The vote is the last major hurdle for the project, but not the final word on the matter – the Council has to ratify their decision during a regularly scheduled meeting on Friday morning. - StarTribune 05/24/12

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Virginia Tech RB JC Coleman decided to wear a watch in last nights game against Ohio State. Photo via Cleveland Sports Nation.


Maisel: O'Brien adjusts as he brings change to Penn State

#BillOBrien has finished his first spring practice. Change is in full throttle at #PennState.

Vikings stadium: So many ideas, so little time. -Days after its surprise defeat in a Minnesota House committee, more plans for a Vikings stadium finance package are emerging at the state Capitol. Most of the details aren't new, but the urgency is, with a warning from the NFL and the Legislative clock ticking down. -by Tim Nelson, MPR 04/19/12