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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Alvin Ellis III made two free throws with 10.6 seconds left in overtime to finish with 20 points and give Michigan State the lead, capping a 75-74 comeback victory by the Spartans …

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    28 Dec 16
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    UNDATED (AP) — NHL coach John Tortorella (tohr-tah-REH’-luh) has won a Stanley Cup with the Lightning and gone to the conference finals with the Rangers. Now, he has the Columbus Blue Jackets within four victories …

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    28 Dec 16
  • Gophers

    UNDATED (AP) — The Minnesota Golden Gophers have capped a tumultuous football season with a very satisfying victory. Shannon Brooks turned a deflected pass into a 13-yard, go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter as the …

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    28 Dec 16
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    MONTREAL (AP) — Eric Staal’s short-handed goal in the third period broke a tie and helped Minnesota to a 4-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night, giving the Wild a ninth straight win that …

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    23 Dec 16
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    ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 17 points and 18 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Atlanta Hawks 92-84 on Wednesday night. Zach LaVine added 18 points for the …

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    22 Dec 16
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    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson did not practice on Wednesday and his outlook for the game against Green Bay on Saturday is in question. Peterson says he had “a …

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    22 Dec 16
  • Twins New Uni

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have hired Jeff Smith as first base coach. Smith replaces Butch Davis, who was not offered a new contract. The Twins also announced Wednesday that Jeff Pickler will serve …

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    22 Dec 16
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    EDEN PRAIRE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have placed defensive tackle Tom Johnson on injured reserve with an injured right hamstring. The Vikings announced the move on Tuesday, meaning Johnson will miss the final …

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    21 Dec 16