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UND Players Growing Beards, Skipping Haircuts

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – Members of the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team are embracing the time-honored postseason tradition of growing beards. They’re also adding a twist this year – no more haircuts. Joe Gleason jokes to the Grand Forks Herald that “it’s going to get greasy here.” No. 4 UND begins postseason...
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Packers Free Agent WR Jennings Visiting Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are interested in wide receiver Greg Jennings, the latest Green Bay Packers free agent pursued by their NFC North rivals. The agent for Jennings, Eugene Parker, told The Associated Press his client was visiting the Vikings on Thursday. ESPN first reported the trip. The 29-year-old Jennings is coming...
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Buster Olney

ESPN’s Olney to Speak at Northern State Graduation

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – ESPN sports journalist Buster Olney will speak at Northern State University’s spring commencement. The Aberdeen American News reports that Olney has ties with the university through his work writing a book about legendary Northern basketball coach Don Meyer. Olney will deliver the commencement address at the ceremony in the Barnett...
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Vikings Finalize Deals with Henderson, Simpson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have finalized new contracts with linebacker Erin Henderson and wide receiver Jerome Simpson. The team announced the deals Wednesday, the day after NFL free agency began. Vikings kept right tackle Phil Loadholt off the market as well with a four-year contract signed Tuesday that’s worth as much as...
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