Minnesota Sports
  • Former major league pitcher Boswell dead at 67

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Dave Boswell, who won 20 games for the Minnesota Twins in 1969 despite missing a couple of weeks after a fight with manager Billy Martin, has died. He was 67. Boswell went …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Twins agree with No. 2 pick Buxton

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Twins have agreed with No. 2 overall draft pick Byron Buxton on a contract that includes a $6 …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Twins pummel Phillies pitching in 11-7 win

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trevor Plouffe had a homer, a double and three RBIs to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 11-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Ben Revere and Jamey Carroll each …

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    13 Jun 12
  • New college hockey conference taps Target Center

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s postseason tournament is coming to Target Center. The new eight-team league has announced a five-year agreement to hold the semifinals, third-place game and championship at the downtown …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Gophers break ground on the new Siebert Field

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Gophers baseball team has broken ground on a new stadium. Coach John Anderson spearheaded fundraising for the $7.134 million project, which began Monday with a ceremony at Siebert Field. The ballpark …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Taylor, White slated for next Wolves draft workout

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting another group of draft prospects, and this workout will feature two homegrown players. The Wolves announced Monday that Jordan Taylor and Royce White will be at Target …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Rookie Diamond keeps shining for Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Diamond grew up in Canada, seemingly destined to become a pitcher. He says he was a bad skater, so hockey was merely a hobby. Baseball was his primary sport, but he …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Vikings WR Simpson suspended 3 games

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has suspended Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson for the first three games of the 2012 season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Simpson also was fined one …

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    12 Jun 12