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Mar 19, 2014 at 6:49 am

Sports for Wed, March 19th

 
NHL: Wild 6, Islanders 0
- Matt Moulson scored two goals
- Wild are off tonight, take on the Devils tomorrow
 
NBA: Wolves @ Mavericks tonight, tip-off at 7:30pm
- Timberwolves are 6.5 games behind the Mavs in the playoff chase, 5.5 out of the 8th spot
- Fun fact: The Timberwolves have team competitions playing the game Flappy Bird. The top 3 scorers for the Wolves? 
3. Ronny Turiaf 113
2. Ricky Rubio 187
1. Chase Budinger 327
Small Forward Corey Brewer is the low man with 7
 
MLB: Rays 11, Twins 3
- Vance Worley was shelled, 2 and 2/3rds, 11 hits and 7 earned runs. He gave up 11 hits on 27 pitches. He has a 10.13 ERA on the spring
- Twins are at the Cardinals tomorrow, first pitch is at 12:05pm
- FanGraphs, a saber-metric baseball website, predicts the Twins to finish 66-96 
 
College Basketball: Gophers 88, High Point 81 (1st round of the NIT)
- The Gophers will take on last nights winner of St. Mary's and Utah
- President Baraack Obama picked his Final Four; Florida, Michigan State, Louisville and Arizona. The rest of his bracket will be unveiled on ESPN tonight
- Bracket games get started Thursday at 10:15 AM with Dayton vs. Ohio State
 
NFL: According to reports, Jared Allen is unlikely to sign with the Dallas Cowboys
- Colts owner Jim Irsay, who was arrested for DWI and felony counts of possession of prescription drugs, has checked himself into rehab
 
Other notes: The St. Cloud Rox have announced the 20 finalists for their mascot's name. They are...Axel, Bambino, Blast, Boulder, Brutus Rox, Buster, Chipper, Chisel, Crusher, Cutter, Driller, Gem, Homer, Lou Brox, Pickaxe Pete, Quarry Koskie, Rocky, Roxford, Rusty, and Ulysses S. Granite.
 
College Hockey: Frozen Faceoff Matchups
5:08 Friday Night: Western Michigan vs. Denver
7:38 Friday Night: Miami vs. North Dakota
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