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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Minnesota at Winnipeg, 29 December 2014

by J.R.

Fresh off an overtime defense of the Conference III Belt Saturday in St. Paul, Winnipeg hosts the Wild again for the strap.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Winnipeg at Minnesota, 27 December 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, surprising Conference III Belt holders Winnipeg take on the Wild, which held the Belt for 51 days to start the season.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Minnesota at Chicago, 16 December 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, Chicago defends the Conference III Belt against Minnesota. The Wild held the Belt for 51 days to start the season. They’ll try to end Chicago’s run that began earlier this month.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: St. Louis at Minnesota, 29 November 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, for the sixth time in a 51-day reign, Minnesota will defend the Conference III Belt. Our fighting champs will face off against St. Louis, historically the most successful Belt team.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Minnesota at Dallas, 28 November 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, for the third time in the month of November, Minnesota defends the Conference III Belt against Dallas. It’s Green Friday: Black Friday For The Belt. Let’s go to the Tale of the Tape:

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of the Tape: Winnipeg at Minnesota, 16 November 2014

by J.R.

This evening in St. Paul, Minnesota defends the Conference III Belt against Winnipeg, it’s second title defense of the weekend after taking care of business against Dallas yesterday. Let’s go to the Tale of the Tape:

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Minnesota at Dallas, 15 November 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, Minnesota takes on Dallas for the Wild’s first title defense since November 1 when they successfully defended the Conference III Belt against … Dallas. It’s Brunchrence III For The Belt. Let’s go to the Tale of the Tape:

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DemocraThree: 4 April 2014

by J.R.

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Every Friday bloggers from around The Heptarchy will update us on the news and notes from their teams (with that fancy header image courtesy of Mike D; like democracy itself, it’s a perpetual work-in-progress). Yes, we ripped this off from TRH’s Pacific War Room; no, we don’t care. And since we ripped it off, we’ll follow their lead and go in standings order.

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Great Game Previews In History: 31 March 2014

by J.R.

Today In History

On this date in 1146, with King Louis VII alongside, French Cistercian abbot Bernard of Clairvaux takes to the podium in a field at Vézelay and gave a speech which inspired the Second Crusade.

O ye who listen to me! Hasten to appease the anger of heaven, but no longer implore its goodness by vain complaints. Clothe yourselves in sackcloth, but also cover yourselves with your impenetrable bucklers. The din of arms, the danger, the labors, the fatigues of war, are the penances that God now imposes upon you. Hasten then to expiate your sins by victories over the Infidels, and let the deliverance of the holy places be the reward of your repentance.”

The assembled responded with that French call of old: “Deus vult!” and Bernard shouted back “Cursed be he who does not stain his sword with blood.”

No pressure.

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DemocraThree: 28 March 2014

by J.R.

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Every Friday bloggers from around The Heptarchy will update us on the news and notes from their teams (with that fancy header image courtesy of Mike D; like democracy itself, it’s a perpetual work-in-progress). Yes, we ripped this off from TRH’s Pacific War Room; no, we don’t care. And since we ripped it off, we’ll follow their lead and go in standings order.

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