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  • Vikings sign veteran tackle Jake Long for ailing line

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have signed offensive tackle Jake Long, a former first overall draft pick recently beset by injuries. The Vikings also placed right tackle Andre Smith on injured reserve …

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    12 Oct 16
  • Hornets beat Timberwolves

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Kemba Walker scored 15 points as the Charlotte Hornets downed the Minnesota Timberwolves last night in exhibition action, 98-86. Frank Kaminsky poured in 17 points off the bench, including four triples …

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    11 Oct 16
  • Vikings RT Andre Smith to have triceps surgery, go on IR

    The Minnesota Vikings have lost another starting offensive lineman, with right tackle Andre Smith scheduled for surgery on his triceps muscle. Coach Mike Zimmer said that Smith will have the procedure performed Tuesday on his …

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    11 Oct 16
  • Beard's jumper lifts Sparks over Lynx in Game 1

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Alana Beard hit a jumper from the baseline just before time expired to lift the Los Angeles Sparks in a 78-76 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in Game 1 of the …

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    10 Oct 16
  • Vikings stay unbeaten with easy 31-13 victory over Texans

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Adam Thielen caught a touchdown pass to cap Minnesota’s opening drive and finished with a career-high 127 yards, and the Vikings defense flustered Brock Osweiler and the Houston Texans on their …

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    10 Oct 16
  • Semyon Varlamov stops 30 shots to help Colorado Avalanche beat Minnesota Wild 2-0 in exhibition

    DENVER, Colo. (AP) – Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots to help the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota 2-0 in exhibition play. Chris Bigras and Carl Soderberg scored 1:13 apart midway through the second period for …

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    05 Oct 16
  • Vikings frustrate Beckham, Giants while getting to 4-0

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota’s defense denied Odell Beckham Jr. all night and forced two turnovers that led to 10 points, and the Vikings mystified Eli Manning yet again during a 24-10 victory Monday over the …

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    04 Oct 16
  • Moore scores 20 to help Lynx sweep Mercury with 82-67 win

    PHOENIX (AP) – Maya Moore scored 20 points and Natasha Howard added 17 to help the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 82-67 Sunday, completing a three-game sweep of the semifinal series. …

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    03 Oct 16