Minnesota Sports
  • Gophers

    Jerry Kill says he’s “getting paid way too much” to be Minnesota’s coach but appreciative of the raise and contract extension he received. Kill spoke Monday at a news conference, two days after his deal …

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    25 Feb 14
  • Gophers

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tori Jankoska scored 16 of her 21 points in the first half, including four 3-pointers, as No. 21 Michigan State beat Minnesota 75-61 on Monday. Michigan State got out to …

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    25 Feb 14
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    PHOENIX (AP) — The most popular member of the Milwaukee Brewers at spring training is an unexpected acquisition with a button nose, four legs and scruffy, white fur. “Hank the Dog” is an early lock …

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    24 Feb 14
  • 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