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Jesse Ventura (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ventura Gets $1.8 Million In Defamation Case

A federal jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle.

07/29/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Trending: Ventura-Kyle Trial Reaction, Prinze Vs. Sutherland, Peyton Dance Party

A look at the stories everyone is talking about on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media sites.

07/29/2014

Former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura pauses while speaking about his book "They Killed Our President" on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberations Continue In Ventura Case

After a weekend break, jurors weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle are entering their fifth day of deliberations.

07/28/2014

Former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura pauses while speaking about his book "They Killed Our President" on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Witness Says She Saw Ventura Get Punched

A woman testified that she saw someone punch Jesse Ventura at a bar in 2006, contradicting his assertion that the incident described in a Chris Kyle’s book never happened.

07/15/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Kyle Feared Ventura Tale Had Eclipsed Book

Jurors in Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit heard slain military sniper Chris Kyle say in a recording that he didn’t want his book overshadowed by his alleged fight.

07/11/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Trial Begins Over “American Sniper” Story

The widow of killed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle will take the witness stand on Tuesday to defend things that her late husband wrote about in his popular “American Sniper” book.

07/08/2014

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Minneapolis Awarded 2018 Super Bowl

The owners rewarded the Vikings for arranging to build a new stadium on the site of the old Metrodome by choosing Minneapolis over New Orleans and Indianapolis.

05/20/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

Maurice Walker #15 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers is defended by Yanick Moreira #35 of the Southern Methodist Mustangs during 2014 NIT Championship at Madison Square Garden on April 3, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Minnesota Beats SMU 65-63 To Win NIT

Austin Hollins hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 46.1 seconds left and Minnesota won the NIT championship Thursday night, beating SMU 65-63 to give the Pitino family its latest postseason tournament title.

04/03/2014

Head coach Larry Brown of the Southern Methodist Mustangs talks with Keith Frazier #4 and Nic Moore #11 (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Brown, SMU Face Pitino And Minnesota For NIT Title

Richard Pitino leads Minnesota into the title game Thursday night against 73-year-old Larry Brown and SMU at Madison Square Garden, a building both basketball junkies revere.

04/02/2014

(L-R) SMU Coach Larry Brown, Clemson's Brad Brownell, Minnesota's Richard Pitino and Florida State's Leonard Hamilton pose with NIT Trophy (Photo by Jane Slater, CBS 11 Sports)

Brown Back In NYC As SMU Advances In NIT

Clemson (23-13) meets SMU (26-9) in Tuesday’s first game, with Florida State (22-13) facing Minnesota (23-13) in the second. All the semifinalists won third-round games at home, with Minnesota’s eight-point win over Southern Mississippi the widest margin.

03/31/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Ventura Continues Kyle Defamation Lawsuit

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura contends that he isn’t going after the widow of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle by continuing his defamation lawsuit.

02/11/2014

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