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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.

11/25/2014

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Phil Jackson Publicly Supports Redskins Name Protesters in Minnesota

New York Knicks President and 13-time NBA champion Phil Jackson tweeted public support for demonstrators protesting the Redskins’ team name in Minnesota over the weekend.

11/04/2014

Teddy Bridgewater #5 of the Minnesota Vikings looks to pass the ball against the Washington Redskins during the second quarter of the game on November 2, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Griffin’s Return Marred in 29-26 Loss to Vikings

Teddy Bridgewater outplayed Robert Griffin III down the stretch after a rough start, Matt Asiata ran for three scores and the Vikings spoiled Griffin’s return to the Redskins with a 29-26 victory on Sunday.

11/02/2014

People march to TCF Bank Stadium to protest against the mascot for the Washington Redskins before the game against the Minnesota Vikings on November 2, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Anti-Redskins Groups Rally Outside Vikings Game

Thousands of people rallied outside the stadium in Minnesota before the Redskins-Vikings game, the latest protest against Washington’s divisive nickname.

11/02/2014

Kirk Cousins

Redskins Inactives vs. Minnesota

The Redskins have announced their inactive players for Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings.

11/02/2014

The 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree is seen at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Cut in Minnesota

This year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is coming from north central Minnesota.

10/27/2014

Vice President Joe Biden shares his memories of former White House Press Secretary James Brady during his memorial service at the Newseum on Oct. 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Biden: National Economy Doing Well In ‘Macroeconomic Sense’

Vice President Joe Biden urged Iron Range Democrats on Thursday to get out the vote for U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, saying Republicans don’t understand the needs of the middle class.

10/24/2014

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More Insurers To Offer Health Law Plans Next Year

The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president’s health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 44 states.

09/24/2014

Vikings player Adrian Peterson is indicted for child abuse, according to his attorney. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Peterson Indictment: More NFL Off-Field Trouble

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.

09/12/2014

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks at the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference, June 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bachmann: FBI Told Me Americans Who Joined ISIS Would Be Allowed To Return To US

Rep. Michele Bachmann says she was told by the FBI that Americans who joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the Middle East would be allowed to return to the U.S.

09/11/2014

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