Minnesota Sports
  • Twins’ Doumit not on DL, but Blackburn is

    DETROIT (AP) — Minnesota catcher Ryan Doumit is not on the disabled list, and Twins manager Ron Gardenhire says the team’s announcement that he had been put there was incorrect. Instead, Gardenhire said Thursday that …

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    18 May 12
  • Morneau homers, Twins beat Tigers 4-3

    DETROIT (AP) — Justin Morneau hit a two-run homer in his second game back from a wrist injury, and the Minnesota Twins held on for a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. P.J. …

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    18 May 12
  • Vikings stretch training camp schedule to 3 weeks

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will have a longer training camp this year. The team announced Wednesday that players will report to Minnesota State University in Mankato on July 26 and break …

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    17 May 12
  • Twins beat sloppy Tigers 11-7

    DETROIT (AP) — Jamey Carroll hit a two-run double in the sixth inning to give Minnesota the lead, and the Twins outlasted the sloppy Detroit Tigers 11-7 on Wednesday night. Detroit made four errors in …

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    17 May 12
  • Big Ten rejects on-campus sites for playoff

    CHICAGO (AP) — Big Ten officials have rejected on-campus sites for a potential four-team national college football playoff, preferring to keep the Rose Bowl and other traditional bowls venues intact. Athletic directors meeting as part …

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    16 May 12
  • Wolves’ Pekovic has ankle surgery in New York

    NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic had surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle on Tuesday. Pekovic’s sore ankle kept him out of eight games toward the end of the …

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    16 May 12
  • Twins 1B Morneau will come off DL Wednesday

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First baseman Justin Morneau will be activated from the disabled list before the Minnesota Twins play Wednesday. Morneau took another round of early batting practice Tuesday, his 31st birthday, to test his …

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    16 May 12
  • Twins falter against Lowe in 5-0 loss to Indians

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Lowe didn’t fool the Minnesota Twins. His trusty sinker was so good he didn’t have to. Lowe pitched his first shutout in nearly seven years, throwing a six-hitter Tuesday and leading …

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    16 May 12