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Local Soccer Notes

United has named its squad for tomorrow’s game in Ottawa. Plus: a bunch of local soccer notes.

The Sportive, Episode 55: Wild-Avs and a bunch of hockey

Our friend Hans Van Slooten joined us for another hockey-centric episode, as we previewed the Wild-Avalanche first-round series. We also, as usual, got stupid.

Watch Christian Ramirez and Kevin Venegas beat San Antonio

Minnesota United’s 90 second-highlight clip shows you everything you need to know from Saturday’s 2-0 win over San Antonio.

Minnesota United season preview

After a year under new ownership, United is ready to win now – or changes will be afoot.

The Sportive, Episode 54: The Bottom 5 Twins Prospects

This week on the Sportive, we name our Bottom 5 Twins prospects, and do a 30-second-long Frozen Four preview. It’s fun.

Atlanta on verge of MLS franchise; Minneapolis next?

A report on SI.com suggests that Minneapolis is the front-runner for a MLS team.

San Antonio general manager insults Nick Rogers in open letter

Scorpions GM Howard Cornfield posted his inflammatory comments on the San Antonio team website.

United trying to set potential TCF Bank Stadium doubleheder

Minnesota is attempting to work out the details of playing a home match at TCF Bank Stadium, following the Manchester City – Olympiakos match on August 2.

United Notes: Ibarra extension, preseason moves, and town hall meetings

The 24-year-old midfielder has signed for an undisclosed length of time. Plus a friendly moves, and a chance to meet some people.

National Sports Center field in “good shape”

United’s field should be ready for the home opener in late April.