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  • Hughes pitches Twins past Diamondbacks 2-1

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Phil Hughes set a single-season major league record for strikeout-to-walk ratio, pitching eight strong innings for the Minnesota Twins in a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on a wet Wednesday afternoon. …

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    25 Sep 14
  • Gophers picked to repeat as Big Ten hockey champs

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota has been picked first in the Big Ten hockey preseason poll by conference coaches. The Big Ten announced the poll Wednesday at its media day in Detroit, the site of this …

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    25 Sep 14
  • Gibson sharp in Twins 6-3 win over Diamondbacks

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kyle Gibson matched a career high with eight strikeouts, Chris Parmelee hit a two-run single after entering the game for an injured Joe Mauer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Arizona …

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    24 Sep 14
  • Twins 1B Mauer leaves with bruised right elbow

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Twins first-baseman Joe Mauer was forced out of the game after being struck in the right elbow by a pitch from Arizona Diamondbacks starter Andrew Chafin in the first inning. …

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    24 Sep 14
  • Collmenter gets 11th win, D-backs beat Twins 6-2

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Josh Collmenter pitched six strong innings for his career-best 11th win, Mark Trumbo homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Monday night to snap a six-game losing streak. Trumbo’s …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Falcons defense braces for Vikings Bridgewater

      FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) – The Falcons’ defense was handed a new challenge as players returned from their long weekend: How to contain Teddy Bridgewater. Bridgewater, the rookie quarterback from Louisville, will make his …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Kyle Rudolph to have surgery on Tuesday

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is scheduled to have surgery on Tuesday on a sports hernia that is expected to keep him out of action for about six …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Byfuglien leads Jets to 2-1 win over Wild

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) – Dustin Byfuglien broke open a scoreless game in the second period to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night. Byfuglien slammed the puck …

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    23 Sep 14