Minnesota Sports
  • Royals win, but officially eliminated from postseason

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The World Series champions have failed to make the postseason for the fourth year in a row. Kendrys Morales and Alex Gordon keyed an eighth-inning rally and Kansas City beat …

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    29 Sep 16
  • Vikings DE Everson Griffen wins NFC Player of the Week award

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has won the NFC Defensive Player of the Week award, coming off his performance at Carolina with a career-high-tying three sacks plus nine hurries …

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    29 Sep 16
  • Royals top Twins 4-3 in 11 innings on Burns' sacrfifice fly

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Billy Burns’ sacrifice fly scored Raul Mondesi in the 11th inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Tuesday night, staving off postseason elimination. The defending World …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Nelson Cruz,Kyle Seager

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Nelson Cruz homered twice before leaving with left wrist soreness, Jesus Sucre homered for the first time in 14 months and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Sunday. Nick …

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    26 Sep 16
  • Vikings stop Newton, snap Panthers' home win streak 22-10

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) รข?? Sam Bradford threw a touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph, Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a score and the Minnesota Vikings snapped the Carolina Panthers’ 14-game home winning streak 22-10 on …

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    26 Sep 16
  • Verlander, Tigers sweep Twins, move into AL wild-card spot

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Justin Verlander tied a season-high with 11 strikeouts and the Detroit Tigers moved into the second AL wild-card spot by beating the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Thursday to sweep a day-night doubleheader. Erick …

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    23 Sep 16
  • Boyd, Tigers beat Twins 8-1 with homers by McCann, Cabrera

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Matt Boyd breezed through eight innings, backed by home runs from James McCann and Miguel Cabrera as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 8-1 on Tuesday night to step forward in …

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    21 Sep 16
  • Zimmer tells radio show that Peterson has torn meniscus

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer tells local radio station KFXN-FM that running back Adrian Peterson has a torn meniscus in his right knee. Zimmer recorded his weekly appearance on the …

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    20 Sep 16