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Vikings Open New Era with Preseason Win at U.S. Bank Stadium

The Minnesota Vikings improved to 3-0 on the preseason with a 23-10 win over the San Diego Chargers in their first game at the brand new U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis. The crowd of 66,134 enjoyed the win in the new building -- powered by a nice first half performance by Teddy Bridgewater.

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Closing Ceremony 2016 Olympic Games - Olympics: Day 16
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Rio Olympics Final Recap: U.S. Wins More Gold; Games Close With Colorful Ceremony

The United States finished the Rio Games with 121 medals, including 46 gold. Here’s a recap of the final day’s action at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil on Sunday:

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Mongolian Wrestling Coaches Go Nuts, Strip Down After Unfavorable Decision in Rio [Watch]

Who knew the best highlight from the Rio Olympics would come on the final day? Two Mongolian Olympic wrestling coaches stripped their clothes off after their wrestler Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran lost the bronze medal match after the judges awarded a penalty point to Uzbekistan’s Ikhtiyor Navruzov.

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Brazil v Germany - Final: Men's Football - Olympics: Day 15
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Rio Olympics Recap Day 15: Neymar Gives Brazil Soccer Gold

Neymar’s penalty kick gave Brazil the gold medal in men’s soccer at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero on Saturday. Here’s a recap of all the day’s action:

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Athletics - Olympics: Day 14
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Rio Olympics Recap Day 14: Usain Bolt Wins 3rd Gold of Games

Usain Bolt and the U.S. women’s 4x100-meter relay team both defended their gold medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero, Brazil on Friday. Here’s a recap of all the day’s action:

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Minnesota United Announce Move to MLS in 2017

The Minnesota United held a large-scale press conference and celebration of Minnesota soccer this evening at CHS Field in St. Paul to announce that the team will be joining Major League Soccer -- the premiere professional league in the U.S. -- beginning next season. But wait, there's more...

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Cycling - BMX - Olympics: Day 12
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St. Cloud’s Alise Post Takes Silver Medal At Rio Olympics

St. Cloud's own Alise Post has won a silver medal in the women's BMX Olympic Finals. Post was one of eight finalists competing for medals.

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Beach Volleyball - Olympics: Day 9
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The Most Watched Sport During The Olympics [According To Central Minnesotans]

A few weeks ago we asked you to tell us which sport you liked to watch the most during the summer Olympics. Since the 2016 Rio Games are coming to an end, here is what central Minnesotans were watching the most!

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Vikings Beat Seattle Thursday Without Bridgewater

Shaun Hill started for the Vikings and was 10-17 for 129 yards. Running back Jerick McKinnon rushed for a touchdown, and defensive back returned an interception for a touchdown.

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Athletics - Olympics: Day 13
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Rio Olympics Recap Day 13: Usain Bolt Wins 3rd Straight 200-Meter Gold

Usain Bolt won his third consecutive gold medal in the men’s 200-meter race at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero, Brazil on Thursday. Here’s a recap of all the day’s action:

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U.S. Swimmers Detained At Rio Airport In Robbery Inquiry
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U.S. Olympic Swimmers’ Robbery Story Was Fabricated; Surveillance Video Emerges From Gas Station

American Olympians Ryan Lochte, Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz and Jimmy Feigen, who had told the media that they had been held up at gunpoint the night of August 13 in Rio de Janeiro, may have fabricated their story, possibly in an attempt to cover up their behavior at a gas station.

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SCSU Football Gearing Up for 2016 Season [VIDEO]

The St. Cloud State football team is preparing up for the 2016 season. The Huskies are looking to make it 9 straight winning seasons after finishing 6-5 last season.

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