Minnesota Sports
  • Royals get Willingham from Twins for minor leaguer

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Royals have acquired outfielder Josh Willingham from the Twins for minor league pitcher Jason Adam in an attempt to bolster their offense for the stretch run. The move …

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    12 Aug 14
  • Twins beat As 6-1, snap 12-game skid vs. Oakland

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Kurt Suzuki hit a tiebreaking double and Josh Willingham added two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oakland by beating the Athletics …

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    11 Aug 14
  • Thankful Joseph rejoins Vikings after shooting

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Defensive tackle Linval Joseph has rejoined the Minnesota Vikings after being shot in the leg at a bar, and he is expected to recover in time for the start of …

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    11 Aug 14
  • Lester goes the distance in As 3-0 win over Twins

      OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Jon Lester pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Thursday night. The All-Star left-hander struck out eight, walked two and …

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    08 Aug 14
  • Vikings begin preseason outdoors

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – For the first time in 32 years, the Minnesota Vikings will play an entire season outdoors. That era begins Friday night at TCF Bank Stadium on the University of Minnesota campus …

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    08 Aug 14
  • Cavs, Wolves set for Love-Wiggins deal

      UNDATED (AP) – Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for …

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    08 Aug 14
  • Smith, Amarista help Padres top Twins 5-4 in 10

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Center fielder Alexi Amarista made a game-saving catch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Seth Smith followed with a solo homer in the 10th to lift the San Diego …

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    07 Aug 14
  • Vikings sign veteran safety Chris Crocker

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran safety Chris Crocker to give new coach Mike Zimmer some insurance on the unproven back end of his defense. Crocker signed on Monday. Terms of …

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    05 Aug 14