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Travis Miller

Newsdesk contributor

Travis is a 2002 graduate of Purdue University with a B.A. in Communications and minors in Creative Writing and History. He founded the Purdue college sports blog 'Off the Tracks' before moving to SB Nation's umbrella and renaming the blog Hammer & Rails. Travis coordinates SB Nation Indiana's college and high school football coverage. Yes, even the Indiana University coverage (though it pains him to do so). Travis can be barked at on Twitter by IU and Purdue fans alike at @HammerAndRails

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U.S. Open Championship Winner 2012: Webb Simpson Becomes Surprise Winner

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Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk held the lead headed into Sunday. but it was Webb Simpson who had to play the waiting game at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. Simpson fired a two under par 68 pm...

U.S. Open 2012 Leaderboard: Jim Furyk, Graeme McDowell Lead Into Sunday

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Heading into Sunday at the U.S. Open a pair of golfers, Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell, hold a slim lead atop the field. Several notable golfers are close to the top as well, making for what will be...

MLB All Star Game Voting: Joe Mauer Having Success At Catcher

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Joe Mauer is the only member of the Twins in the top five at his position in MLB All Star voting.

Perfection, Thy Name Is Lynx: Minnesota Beats San Antonio 83-79

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1Seven up, seven down. The Minnesota Lynx were the only team in the WNBA with a perfect record coming into Sunday, and that perfection was maintained as they beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 83-79...

Storm Vs. Lynx: Minnesota Stays Unbeaten With 84-71 Win

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The Seattle Storm came to the Target Center winless on Sunday in WNBA play, and the homestanding Lynx were undefeated. Those states ares till true after Minnesota cruised to a relatively easy 84-71...

Vikings Stadium: Stadium Authority To Be Named Soon

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Now that the new Minnesota Vikings' Stadium has approved financing, it has to be built. that task will fall to a soon-to-be-appointed will be tasked with completing the near $1 billion project on...

Twins Vs. Brewers: Milwaukee Blows Away Minnesota 16-4

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The Minnesota Twins saw their modest four-game winning streak end in emphatic fashion on Sunday at Milwaukee, as the Brewers avoided a sweep at Miller Park in a 16-3 win. The Twins' pitching staff...

Tour of California 2012 Standings: Peter Sagan Takes Stage 1

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The first stage of the tour of California is in the books, and Peter Sagan was able to overcome a punctured tire to win the first stage as part of the Liquigas-Cannondale. Sagan lost about 20...

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