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  • Ex-NFL star Sharper awaits sentence in rape cases

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Former Minnesota Vikings safety Darren Sharper has a sentencing hearing in federal court Thursday following an earlier multi-jurisdiction plea deal related to allegations he drugged and raped as many as 16 …

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    18 Aug 16
  • Gibson pitches first nine-inning complete game, Twins win

    ATLANTA (AP) – Kyle Gibson pitched his first nine-inning complete game and the Minnesota Twins overcame two hits from hyped prospect Dansby Swanson in his big league debut to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-3 on …

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    18 Aug 16
  • Santana pitches 7 scoreless innings in Twins' 4-2 win

    ATLANTA (AP) – Ervin Santana scattered four hits over seven scoreless innings, Joe Mauer homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Tuesday night. In a matchup of the two worst teams …

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    17 Aug 16
  • Orlando, Cain each have 4 hits, 3 RBIs, Royals beat Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Paulo Orlando and Lorenzo Cain each got four hits and drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals won their first road series since late June, beating the Minnesota Twins 11-4 …

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    15 Aug 16
  • Gophers seeking bigger, stronger, better offensive line

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The transition in head coaches at Minnesota from Jerry Kill to Tracy Claeys has been subtle, save for a contrast in personality and size. Claeys had one big target for change, though. …

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    15 Aug 16
  • Gattis has 4 RBI in 10-2 win; Astros sweep doubleheader

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Evan Gattis homered and had four RBIs, Carlos Correa went deep for the third straight game and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 10-2 Thursday night to sweep a doubleheader. Houston …

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    12 Aug 16
  • DRS Baseball

    Section 1B Round 2 (Best of 3 series) Tuesday, Game 2: Miesville – 12,   Northfield – 1   (Miesville win series 2-0, will be #1 Seed at State out of Section 1) Tonight, Game …

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    10 Aug 16
  • Altuve, Correa lead Astros to 7-5 win over Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jose Altuve had four hits following a brief absence from the lineup, Carlos Correa homered and drove in four runs, and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 7-5 on Tuesday night. …

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    10 Aug 16