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Should There Be More Punishment for Athletes Throwing an Event? — Sports Survey of the Day

The big news out of the Olympics right now isn’t about winning, but a few badminton teams who tried their best to lose.

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St. Cloud Blue Sox Headed To Aurora, Colorado

The St. Cloud Blue Sox 11AAA team is headed to Aurora, Colorado next week to play in a USSSA Global World Series. This has been in the works for the past 2 months but after the tragedy that happened early Friday morning at a movie theater in Aurora my feelings have changed. Will still plan on going but it was all about the baseball and now it will be about more than that.

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Twins Need To Trade Liriano and Span

The non-waiver trade deadline in Major League Baseball is July 31 and the Twins have 2 key players that are on the market for trade, starting pitcher Francisco Liriano and centerfielder Denard Span. Liriano went from having little no value in May to having tremendous value now.

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Ten Players Key The Vikings Fate in 2012

I believe the Vikings have 10 ten players that will determine whether they win 4 games or up to 8 games in 2012.

10) RT, Phil Loadholt - The right tackle allowed more sacks than anyone on the Viking roster in 2012 and needs to improve his pass blocking or Christian Ponder is going to get killed. The Vikings will likely keep the tight end in to help Loadholt but that limit's Ponder passing options.

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Trevor Plouffe Part of Twins Core Long-Term

As long as Trevor Plouffe's bat remains hot, he'll have a job at third base.

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5 NFL Teams That Did Not Make The Playoffs In ’11 – But Will In 2012!

ESPN has been going nuts this off season with their predicting and prognosticating for the upcoming 2012 season.

Some of the predictions and analysis are so predictable that it's hard for me to even believe these guys are getting paid

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Bye Bye Michael Beasley!

What was your favorite "Michael Beasley" moment?

Because there won't be anymore of them in a Minnesota uniform.

Beasley is a guy that I really tried to root for as a Timberwolves player (more than once, actually), but his inconsistency got to be a little too much for me to bare at times, I will admit

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Nicolas Batum Would Be Great For T’Wolves!

Free agent swingman Nicolas Batum has said that next season he will either rejoin the Portland Trail Blazers, or come to Minnesota and join the Timberwolves.

T'Wolves fans should collectively pray for the latter

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Twins Pitching Staff Is Historically Bad!

We knew they were going to be bad, but we had no idea it would be like this.

The Minnesota Twins have the worst pitching staff in all of baseball.  Sadly, that's not just my opinion, as the pitching statistics thus far in 2012 are proving that to be fact

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Who Should Be The Twins All-Star?

It's a fair question.

Until very recently, my answer, and really the only deserving candidate, was Josh Willingham.

His batting average has certainly come back to earth, as now he is hitting a very average

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