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Twins power their way past Royals 8-5 for series winTwins power their way past Royals 8-5 for series winKennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 8-5 Thursday for their first series win this season.
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Adrian Peterson reinstated by NFLAdrian Peterson reinstated by NFLThe National Football League (NFL) is reinstating Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to active status beginning Friday.
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Polish offensive tackle gives Vikings a big presencePolish offensive tackle gives Vikings a big presenceBabatunde Aiyegbusi is 6-9, 350-pound tackle recently signed with the Minnesota Vikings.
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Gopher women's basketball program adds 2Gopher women's basketball program adds 2Head coach Marlene Stollings announced Thursday that 6-foot-1 forward Kynadi Johnson and 6-foot-3 center Karley Barnes have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Gophers beginning in the 2015-2016 season.
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Minn. 12-year-old tennis player turning headsMinn. 12-year-old tennis player turning headsHunter Heck of Mounds View is in his first year as a varsity tennis player. Earlier this month Heck won the Easter Bowl tournament for his age group of 12-year-olds.
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Twins win 3-1, hand Royals first lossTwins win 3-1, hand Royals first lossKansas City became the last team in the majors to lose this season, as Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning and Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer for the Minnesota Twins in a 3-1 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night.
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Duke's Tyus Jones declares for the 2015 NBA DraftDuke's Tyus Jones declares for the 2015 NBA DraftIt's one and done for star Duke point guard and Minnesota native Tyus Jones. Coach Mike Krzyzewski confirmed on the official Duke Athletics website that he is declaring himself eligible for the 2015 NBA Draft.
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Ex-Vikings tight end Voigt indicted in alleged Ponzi schemeEx-Vikings tight end Voigt indicted in alleged Ponzi schemeFormer Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt is charged in a federal indictment with conspiracy and fraud in an alleged Ponzi scheme.
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Thunder beat Timberwolves, 138-113, but still miss playoffsThunder beat Timberwolves, 138-113, but still miss playoffsRussell Westbrook scored 37 points in Oklahoma City's 138-113 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that was rendered moot by New Orleans' playoff-clinching win over San Antonio.
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Minnesota United proposes privately-financed stadiumMinnesota United proposes privately-financed stadiumA total private investment of $250 million will be put forward by Minnesota United.
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Job interview starts 19 year opening day traditionJob interview starts 19 year opening day traditionTheir tradition of attending opening day together started when Yoch interviewed with Mattson for a job at Target Center.
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Tony Dungy, Marcus Mariota make Minn. stopTony Dungy, Marcus Mariota make Minn. stopMore than 4,000 men packed in to Eden Prairie's Grace Church for "Arise with the Guys," a men's ministry event focused on, what Dungy calls, living an "uncommon life."
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PHOTOS: Twins Home Opener 2015PHOTOS: Twins Home Opener 2015Kevin Garnett and Tyus Jones celebrate following the ceremonial first pitch.
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Pelicans close in on playoff berth with win over WolvesPelicans close in on playoff berth with win over WolvesThe New Orleans Pelicans move one step closer to a playoff berth with a 100-88 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
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Royals remain unbeaten with 12-3 romp over TwinsRoyals remain unbeaten with 12-3 romp over TwinsThe Twins lost their fourth straight opener, but on a sunny 61-degree day they still packed the place with an over-capacity crowd of 40,123.
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Twins Home Opener: New year, new foodTwins Home Opener: New year, new foodEach season brings change to Target Field, new players, new gadgets but one of our favorites is the new food. KARE 11's Alicia Lewis got a behind the scenes look... and taste of the new food items at Target Field.Each season brings change to Target Field: New...
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Twins Home Opener: Preparing food for a sold out crowdTwins Home Opener: Preparing food for a sold out crowdServing a sold out crowd of 40,000 for opening day may sound like a tall order but with the help of nearly 1,200 employees hard at work behind the scenes... the job gets done.
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Twins lose 6-2 to White SoxTwins lose 6-2 to White SoxSloppy Twins lose 6-2 to White Sox, head home after 1-5 trip to start season
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Brennan: Jordan Spieth is Masters champion for the agesBrennan: Jordan Spieth is Masters champion for the agesSpieth won with a kind of unspoken class and grace that seem to come from another era.
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Tarasenko, Steen return, Blues top Wild 4-2Tarasenko, Steen return, Blues top Wild 4-2Tarasenko, Steen return strong, Blues top Wild 4-2 to finish regular season
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J.B. Shuck RBI puts White Sox past Twins for 1st winJ.B. Shuck RBI puts White Sox past Twins for 1st winIn his first home start for the White Sox, Jeff Samardzija gave up four runs and eight hits in seven innings.
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Red Sox outlast Yankees in 19-inning marathonRed Sox outlast Yankees in 19-inning marathonThey weathered a power outage and seven hours before Boston finally won 6-5.
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Wild chase road win streak recordWild chase road win streak recordSaturday is a chance for the Minnesota Wild to do what no NHL team has ever done in history.
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Kelly leads Lakers past Timberwolves 106-98Kelly leads Lakers past Timberwolves 106-98Ryan Kelly scores 21 as Lakers stop 5-game slide with 106-98 win over Timberwolves
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Milone dominates into 8th, Twins beat White Sox 6-0Milone dominates into 8th, Twins beat White Sox 6-0Tommy Milone pitched two-hit ball into the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins got their first win under manager Paul Molitor, beating the White Sox 6-0 Friday to spoil Chicago's home opener.
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Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia paired up 2 years after feudTiger Woods, Sergio Garcia paired up 2 years after feudGolfers could have an uncomfortable day on Saturday.
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Gophers' Zahui B. taken by Tulsa in WNBA draftGophers' Zahui B. taken by Tulsa in WNBA draftMinnesota's red-shirt sophomore, Amanda Zahui B., was taken by Tulsa with the second pick in the WNBA draft.
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USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick breaks down teams who are susceptible to first-round upsets in the NBA playoffs.
USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick breaks down the what to look for in the west during the NBA playoffs.
Aussie Jason Belmonte bowls two-handed and is the back-to-back PBA player of the year.
USA TODAY Sports' Brant James lists Ryan Hunter-Reay as one of his five drivers to watch at the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Gluck breaks down the race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell discusses what Adrian Peterson's reinstatement means for the running back's future.
USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt analyzes four teams' whose windows are closing.