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March 22, 2004
Minnesotans weigh in on sports*
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March 22, 2004

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Minnesotans weigh in on sports*

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12 Herb Brooks
The late U.S. Olympic and University of Minnesota hockey coach grew up in St. Paul.

13 Chris Weinke
The 2000 Heisman Trophy winner, a St. Paul native, is Carolina's backup QB.

14 Wheaties
The most famous cereal in sports was introduced nationally in 1924 by General Mills.

15 Metrodome
The Minneapolis stadium is the only one to have hosted a World Series, Super Bowl and Final Four.

16 Tom Malchow
The Mendota Heights Olympic swimmer won a gold medal in 2000.

17 Briana Scurry
The goalie for the World Cup-winning 1999 U.S. women's soccer team was all-state in basketball and the national goalie of the year at Anoka High.

18 Hazeltine National Golf Club
Long shot Rich Beem took the PGA Championship here in 2002; the event will return in 2009.

19 Jesse Ventura
The former Minnesota governor and wrestler was a swimmer and football player at Roosevelt High in Minneapolis.

20 Mariucci Arena
The Minneapolis rink is home to Minnesota's five-time NCAA champion hockey team.

21 Brandon Paulson
The Greco-Roman wrestler from Anoka won a silver medal in the 114.5-pound class at the 1996 Olympics.

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