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Fired coach returns to job at Minn State, Mankato

Todd Hoffner, former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, tears up as he talks about getting back to coaching football after being fired  more than a year ago, during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Hoffner will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT  ST. PAUL OUT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato, refused to practice for their former head coach on Wednesday, greeting his reinstatement by an arbitrator by demanding that the interim coach keep the top job.

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Couple makes face paint for wild turkey hunters

RED WING, Minn. (AP) — You could call it man makeup.

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Minot State names interim head football coach

Todd Hoffner, former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, tears up as he talks about getting back to coaching football after being fired  more than a year ago, during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Hoffner will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT  ST. PAUL OUT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot State University has named an interim head football coach, after newly hired coach Todd Hoffner decided to return to his old job in Minnesota after just 75 days at the northern North Dakota school.

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Bautista, Lawrie lift Blue Jays over Twins 9-3

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie imitates talking on a phone as he sits bundled up in the dugout during the first inning of the MLB American League baseball game against the Minnesota Twins where the temperature was 36 degrees at game time in Minneapolis, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays were getting mowed down by Phil Hughes through the first five innings on a chilly night at Target Field, but the big swingers never panicked.

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Vikings praise Zimmer’s passion, intensity

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings clearly have the energy, excitement and enthusiasm of a team with a new coaching staff.

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