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  • Finke, Illinois cruise by Minnesota 85-52 in Big 10 tourney

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Michael Finke scored 17 points and made five 3-pointers to lead No. 12 seed Illinois past 13th-seeded Minnesota 85-52 on Wednesday in the Big Ten tournament’s opening round. The Fighting Illini (14-18) …

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    10 Mar 16
  • Rupp's 2 homers lead Phillies past Twins

      FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – Catcher Cameron Rupp homered in his first two at-bats, leading a split squad of Philadelphia Phillies over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Wednesday. Rupp connected on the first pitch he …

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    10 Mar 16
  • AP source Vikings get deal with ex-49ers guard Alex Boone

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a four-year contract with former San Francisco 49ers left guard Alex Boone. The person …

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    10 Mar 16
  • Aldridge scores 29, Spurs bounce back with win over Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and seven rebounds to help the San Antonio Spurs bounce back from a rare loss with a 116-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Kawhi …

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    09 Mar 16
  • Hughes pitches 3 perfect innings, Twins top Orioles 3-0

    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) – Phil Hughes pitched perfect three innings as the Minnesota Twins beat the winless Baltimore Orioles 3-0 on Monday. In Hughes’ two starts, he’s allowed just one hit in five scoreless innings. …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Walker scores 34, Hornets hold off Timberwolves 108-103

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Kemba Walker scored 21 of his 34 points in the third quarter and the Charlotte Hornets held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-103 on Monday night for their fourth straight win. Al …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Vikings finalize 4-year contract with safety Sendejo

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed strong safety Andrew Sendejo to a four-year contract, keeping him in the mix at a position that has been unsettled for several seasons. The deal, which was …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Lehtera helps Blues defeat Wild 4-2

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Jori Lehtera scored in his return to the lineup and the St. Louis Blues held on to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Sunday night. Ryan Reaves, Patrik Berglund and …

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    07 Mar 16