Minnesota Sports
  • Mpls. council votes 7-6 for Vikings stadium plan

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – The Minneapolis City Council has voted 7-6 to support Mayor R.T. Rybak’s Vikings stadium plan. Tuesday night’s test vote followed two hours of public testimony. It’s a largely symbolic vote that …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Vikings poised to pick USC left tackle Matt Kalil; Vikings looking to sign troubled WR Jerome Simpson

    Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings will listen to trade offers. They’ll consider every option. That’s what any NFL team does during the draft. But when the Vikings are on the clock for …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Adelman supports Barea speaking up with T-Wolves

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Rick Adelman says he did not have a problem with J.J. Barea’s comments that some Minnesota Timberwolves didn’t care enough after a recent loss. Without naming names, Barea blistered some teammates …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Beckett, Ortiz lead Red Sox over Twins 11-2

    MInneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Josh Beckett had five strikeouts and one confrontation with an umpire in six sharp innings and David Ortiz homered with three RBIs to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-2 …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Jennings leads Rays to 6-2 win over Twins, Blackburn set to rejoin rotation

    Saint Petersburg, Fla. (AP) – Desmond Jennings homered and drove in three runs as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Sunday. Jennings had a sacrifice fly during a two-run third and …

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    23 Apr 12
  • Warriors rally from 21 down to beat Timberwolves

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Charles Jenkins had 24 points and nine assists while playing all 48 minutes to rally the Golden State Warriors from a 21-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 93-88, on Sunday …

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    23 Apr 12
  • Dayton: NFL commissioner headed to Minn. Capitol

    Saint Paul, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers will come to Minnesota on Friday to meet with state lawmakers and urge them to …

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    20 Apr 12
  • T-Wolves snap 11-game losing streak vs Pistons

    Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP) – Nikola Pekovic scored 23 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves ended an 11-game losing streak with a 91-80 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night. The Timberwolves never trailed and …

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    20 Apr 12