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  •  Hockey has long been a rural sport (1+ / 0-)
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    DownstateDemocrat

    If you look at the 1980 Olympic team, most of the kids were from tiny bumf**k towns in northern Minnesota (Roseau Pop 2600, Warroad Pop 1800, Virginia Pop 8700, Babbit Pop 1500, and Grand Raids Pop 11,000.

    •  Does that have anything to do (0+ / 0-)

      with why Minnesota's team is the Minnesota Wild, and not the St. Paul Wild?

      I've always wondered why it is that some teams are named after the state instead of the major city they're based in/near.

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