Minnesota Sports
  • Gay, Grizzlies recover to top Timberwolves 91-84; Love to have concussion tests

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Rudy Gay had 28 points and nine rebounds to help the Memphis Grizzlies withstand a weak start to the fourth quarter and beat the Minnesota Timberwolves for the eighth straight time, …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Mbawke: ‘We’ve got some unfinished business’

      Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Star power forward Trevor Mbakwe has decided to return to Minnesota next season after a knee injury wiped out his senior year. The university posted a short video on its …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Lynx draft Notre Dame’s Devereaux Peters

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – The defending champion Minnesota Lynx have picked Notre Dame power forward Devereaux Peters with the third overall selection in the WNBA draft. The 6-foot-2 Peters is a two-time Big East Defensive …

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    17 Apr 12
  • House committee rejects Vikings stadium proposal

    St. Paul, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota House committee has voted down the Vikings stadium proposal. The vote Monday night in the House Government Operations Committee is a major setback for the team’s decade-long bid …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Pavano, Morneau help Twins beat Yankees 7-3

    Bronx, New York (AP) – Carl Pavano quieted an unfriendly Yankee Stadium crowd with seven solid innings, Justin Morneau played in the field for the first time this season and hit a long homer, and …

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    17 Apr 12
  • West leads Pacers past Timberwolves, Ridnour named sportsmanship award finalist

    Indianapolis, Ind. (AP) – David West had 22 points and 10 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-88 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive win. Danny Granger scored 19 points, …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Twins say Blackburn’s shoulder should be all right

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – An MRI test on Minnesota right-hander Nick Blackburn’s shoulder has revealed no damage, and the Twins expect him to make his next start. Blackburn felt a cramp in the back of …

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    16 Apr 12
  • Rangers rally past Twins 4-3, and Nathan gets save

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Josh Hamilton’s two-run homer in the eighth capped a three-run inning for the Texas Rangers and set up Joe Nathan for the save against his former team in a 4-3 victory …

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    16 Apr 12