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  • Thome powers Hamels, Phillies past Twins 9-8

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jim Thome drove in four runs against his former team, including a long homer to pad Philadelphia’s lead, and the Phillies hung on for a 9-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Vikings linebacker group is a work in progress

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have addressed a lot of problem areas over the past year. Their linebacker group is still a significant question mark. Chad Greenway is back as the leader, …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Timberwolves work out home grown star Royce White

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Royce White worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday and said he’s hoping his hometown team drafts him with the 18th overall pick. White played in high school in the Minneapolis …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Former major league pitcher Boswell dead at 67

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Dave Boswell, who won 20 games for the Minnesota Twins in 1969 despite missing a couple of weeks after a fight with manager Billy Martin, has died. He was 67. Boswell went …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Twins agree with No. 2 pick Buxton

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Twins have agreed with No. 2 overall draft pick Byron Buxton on a contract that includes a $6 …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Twins pummel Phillies pitching in 11-7 win

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trevor Plouffe had a homer, a double and three RBIs to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 11-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Ben Revere and Jamey Carroll each …

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    13 Jun 12
  • New college hockey conference taps Target Center

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s postseason tournament is coming to Target Center. The new eight-team league has announced a five-year agreement to hold the semifinals, third-place game and championship at the downtown …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Gophers break ground on the new Siebert Field

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Gophers baseball team has broken ground on a new stadium. Coach John Anderson spearheaded fundraising for the $7.134 million project, which began Monday with a ceremony at Siebert Field. The ballpark …

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    12 Jun 12