Minnesota Sports
  • Wolves host Will Barton for pre-draft workout

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves worked out Memphis guard Will Barton and three other draft prospects on Monday as they continue their preparation for the NBA draft. Barton averaged 18 points and eight rebounds …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Twins place closer Matt Capps on DL

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have placed closer Matt Capps on the disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder. The team announced the move on Monday, one day after Capps showed up in …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Liriano, Twins top White Sox 4-1 in Youkilis debut

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Francisco Liriano spoiled Kevin Youkilis’ first game with Chicago, throwing a season-high seven innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 victory over the White Sox on Monday night. Making his …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Minn. Hockey retains tougher penalty for some hits

    ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — The type of illegal hockey hit that led to the paralyzing injury of Jack Jablonski last December will continue to trigger an automatic five-minute major penalty in Minnesota youth …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Willingham HR off Chapman in 9th, Twins top Reds

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Josh Willingham hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off shaky Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman, rallying the Minnesota Twins over the Reds 4-3 Sunday. Joe Mauer opened the ninth with a …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Wild less likely to make big draft-day deal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild sure caught the attention of their fans at last year’s NHL draft, completing a big trade that was one of the headlines of the weekend event at …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Augustus leads Lynx in 102-70 win over Liberty

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seimone Augustus scored a season-high 26 points, rookie Devereaux Peters added a career-best 18, and the Minnesota Lynx got back on track by beating the New York Liberty 102-70 on Thursday night. …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Back to work: Harvin returns to Vikings minicamp

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Unhappy wide receiver Percy Harvin has returned to Minnesota’s practice after a brief absence following his request to be traded. Harvin was on the field Thursday for the final portion …

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    22 Jun 12