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  • Big Ten rejects on-campus sites for playoff

    CHICAGO (AP) — Big Ten officials have rejected on-campus sites for a potential four-team national college football playoff, preferring to keep the Rose Bowl and other traditional bowls venues intact. Athletic directors meeting as part …

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    16 May 12
  • Wolves’ Pekovic has ankle surgery in New York

    NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic had surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle on Tuesday. Pekovic’s sore ankle kept him out of eight games toward the end of the …

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    16 May 12
  • Twins 1B Morneau will come off DL Wednesday

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First baseman Justin Morneau will be activated from the disabled list before the Minnesota Twins play Wednesday. Morneau took another round of early batting practice Tuesday, his 31st birthday, to test his …

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    16 May 12
  • Twins falter against Lowe in 5-0 loss to Indians

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Lowe didn’t fool the Minnesota Twins. His trusty sinker was so good he didn’t have to. Lowe pitched his first shutout in nearly seven years, throwing a six-hitter Tuesday and leading …

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    16 May 12
  • Trojans

    Those that chose to head out this weekend to the lake for the fishing opener, today, might be talking about “the one that got away.” New Prague softball has made that phrase an unwelcome team …

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    16 May 12
  • Gov. Dayton signs $975M Vikings stadium bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to build a nearly $1 billion stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. Dayton signed the bill to cheers Monday during a ceremony attended by …

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    15 May 12
  • Morneau takes swings to test sore wrist

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Morneau took some swings in early batting practice on Monday and says his sore left wrist is feeling good as he gets closer to being eligible to come off the disabled …

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    15 May 12
  • Choo’s single in 9th lifts Indians over Twins 5-4

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shin-Soo Choo hit the go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning to back Jeanmar Gomez’s seven superb innings and lift the Cleveland Indians to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on …

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    15 May 12