Minnesota Sports
  • Twins

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Josh Willingham insists he is willing and able to serve as designated hitter for the Minnesota Twins, if that’s what he’s asked to do. But the veteran slugger much prefers …

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    24 Feb 14
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    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 32 points and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-97 on Sunday night. Thomas Robinson had 14 points and a career-high 18 rebounds …

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    24 Feb 14
  • Metrodome

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Crews are planning to use controlled explosive charges as they continue to demolish the roof structure of the Metrodome. At 7:30 a.m. Sunday, crews will use the explosives to demolish a concrete …

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    22 Feb 14
  • Soccer

    MINNESOTA-CHAMPIONS CUP MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota will host a Guinness International Champions Cup soccer game between Manchester City and Olympiacos on Aug. 2. The match will be played at TCF Bank Stadium, …

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    21 Feb 14
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves say center Ronny Turiaf is out indefinitely with a bruised right knee. The team says Turiaf had an exam Thursday that revealed the bone bruise. He was hurt in …

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    21 Feb 14
  • Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Courtney Moses scored 27 points as No. 21 Purdue defeated Minnesota 63-42 on Thursday night. Moses, a senior guard, is now at 1,591 career points. She passed Purdue head coach Sharon Versyp …

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    21 Feb 14
  • Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Gopher women’s basketball team’s NCAA tournament chances could be at stake when Minnesota hosts No. 21 Purdue Thursday night. The Gophers are on a four-game winning streak for the first time …

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    20 Feb 14
  • Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Freshman guard Kendrick Nunn hit five 3-pointers and led Illinois with 19 points as the last-place Illini beat Minnesota 62-49 on Wednesday night, putting a damper on the Gophers’ hopes for an …

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    20 Feb 14