Minnesota Sports
  • Twins pick up 1st win of season, 6-5 over Angels

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Jamey Carroll had his first two hits with Minnesota, including the go-ahead single in the seventh, and Josh Willingham hit a two-run homer to lift the Twins to their first victory …

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    12 Apr 12
  • Nuggets hold off Wolves for 113-107 win

    Denver, Colo. (AP) – Ty Lawson scored 24 points, including four free throws in the final 17.6 seconds, to help the Denver Nuggets hold on for a 113-107 win Wednesday night over a Minnesota Timberwolves …

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    12 Apr 12
  • Gophers baseball coach Anderson gets extension

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota baseball coach John Anderson has agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension through the 2016 season. The university announced the deal Tuesday. Anderson, in his 31st year as head …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Gophers go back to practice after ex-teammate dies

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota football team has returned to spring practice for the first time since former teammate Gary Tinsley was found dead in his campus apartment. Tinsley died Friday of a yet-to-be-determined …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Vikings sign backup LB Marvin Mitchell

    Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have signed linebacker Marvin Mitchell. The deal was announced Tuesday on the team’s website. Terms were not disclosed. Mitchell was a seventh-round draft pick by New Orleans …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Rubio unsure if he’ll be ready for training camp

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Ricky Rubio says he is not sure if his surgically repaired left knee will be ready in time for training camp with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio spoke to reporters Tuesday about …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Wild optimistic, but woeful goal total must go up

    Saint Paul, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild were leading the NHL two weeks before Christmas, with a sparkling 20-7-3 record and plenty of confidence in new head coach Mike Yeo. Four months later, they’re …

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    10 Apr 12
  • Wilson wins Angels debut, 5-1 in Twins home opener

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – C.J. Wilson won his awaited Angels debut with seven smooth innings, giving Los Angeles all the boost it needed to beat the Twins 5-1 on Monday and spoil Minnesota’s home opener. …

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    10 Apr 12