Minnesota Sports
  • Jared Allen wants NFL sack record

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen says he wants the NFL sack record more than ever after falling just one short of breaking the mark last season. Allen reported to …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Harvin voices frustration at Vikings minicamp

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Star receiver Percy Harvin is voicing some frustrations with the Minnesota Vikings at the team’s first day of a mandatory minicamp. After a morning walkthrough practice Tuesday, Harvin told reporters …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Pirates drop Twins 7-2 for 3rd straight win

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen had three hits, including his 12th homer of the season, and Kevin Correia ended a lengthy winless streak at PNC Park as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Trevor Plouffe surges to top of Twins power chart

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trevor Plouffe hasn’t hit a home run in two games. That, in and of itself, is worth mentioning, which goes to show the kind of power binge the Minnesota Twins third baseman …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Twins C Mauer leaves game with bruised quadriceps

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer left yesterday’s game against Milwaukee with a bruised right quadriceps. Mauer came out after a single in the seventh, five innings after he was dinged in a …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Span has RBI single in 15th; Twins beat Brewers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Denard Span had an RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 Sunday in the longest game played at 2½-year-old …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Judge dismisses image lawsuit against NFL

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed an antitrust lawsuit filed by three retired football players that accused the NFL of constraining the use of former players’ images and likenesses. U.S. District Judge Paul …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Twins sign No. 2 pick Buxton, give him $6M bonus

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have signed second overall pick Byron Buxton, an 18-year-old outfielder from Appling County High School in Georgia. The Twins announced the signing on Wednesday, one day after Buxton joined …

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    14 Jun 12