Minnesota Sports
  • Minn. lawmakers tell Vikings no-go on soccer deal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are denying owners of football’s Vikings exclusive rights to recruit a professional soccer club as part of a stadium deal. The state Senate voted 47-20 on Tuesday to …

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    09 May 12
  • Diamond sparkles for Twins, topping Angels 5-0

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Diamond pitched a career-best seven scoreless innings in his season debut and Ryan Doumit hit a two-run homer, giving the Minnesota Twins a much-needed jolt in a 5-0 victory over the …

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    09 May 12
  • Lynx look to be 1st WNBA repeat champs in 10 years

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx have a WNBA championship to defend, and they’re embracing the challenge. The last time a team in the league won back-to-back titles was 10 years ago by the Los …

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    08 May 12
  • So Long-well: Vikings give veteran kicker the boot

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have released 16-year veteran kicker Ryan Longwell. The surprising move was made Monday, a little more than a week after the team drafted Georgia kicker Blair Walsh in the …

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    08 May 12
  • Willingham out sick for Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins slugger Josh Willingham was scratched from the lineup on Monday night because of an illness. Manager Ron Gardenhire said Willingham likely would be available later in the game if needed …

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    08 May 12
  • Weaver goes 6 to help Angels to 8-3 win over Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jered Weaver allowed three hits over six innings in his first start since no-hitting the Twins last week to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 8-3 victory over Minnesota on Monday …

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    08 May 12
  • No room to punt for Minn. on Vikings stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Vikings stadium drama that has been consuming Minnesota’s Capitol is finally coming to a head, with expected votes Monday in the state House and Senate. But the politics of …

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    07 May 12
  • Dozier, Diamond to be called up by Twins

    SEATTLE (AP) — The slumping Minnesota Twins are calling up prized infield prospect Brian Dozier and left-hander Scott Diamond from the minors. The team announced Sunday that the roster moves will be made on Monday. …

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    07 May 12