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Twins Shut Down Closer Perkins For Rest Of Season

All-Star closer Glen Perkins is being shut down for the season by the Minnesota Twins because of a strain and secondary nerve irritation in his left forearm. The Twins made the announcement on Friday. Perkins, a Minnesota native who signed a four-year, $22 million contract extension in March, had 34 saves in 41 chances. He blew three of his last five and posted an ERA of 14.21 ERA.

09/19/2014

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Streaking Mercury Host WNBA All-Star Game

The desert is a perfect place for this year’s WNBA All-Star Game. It’s where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season.

07/18/2014

85th MLB All Star Game

Jeter, Trout Lead AL Over NL 5-3 In All-Star Game

Helping send Derek Jeter out a winner in his last All-Star game appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night.

07/15/2014

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All-Star Farewell: Jeter Takes Bow, Hits Double

Derek Jeter was a big hit from the start in his final All-Star game.

07/15/2014

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Baseball All-Stars Congregate As Pitchers Dominate

Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s All-Star starter. There was his own Adam Wainwright, the St. Louis Cardinals ace with a 12-4 record and a 1.83 ERA.

07/14/2014

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Twins Blog: Twins All-Stars

The Minnesota Twins will have at least two players representing them as they host the 2014 All-Star Game. Kurt Suzuki is getting his first shot at an appearance in the Midsummer Classic, and Glen Perkins can now call himself a two-time All-Star. Suzuki broke into the big leagues with Oakland in 2007.

07/06/2014

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Kevin Love Headlines NBA Vets Who May Influence Draft

Three-time NBA All-Star Kevin Love could hear his name called on draft night — again. The Minnesota Timberwolves big man headlines a list of veteran NBA players who could have a major influence on how Thursday night’s draft unfolds.

06/22/2014

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Jon Hamm, MN Sports Stars To Play In All-Star Celebrity Softball Game

From Mad Men to Minn. men, actor Jon Hamm is among the first round of celebrity participants announced for the 2014 MLB Taco Bell All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game.

05/15/2014

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This Year’s All-Star Game Will Be A Huge Win For Charities

The start of All Star balloting for baseball’s 2014 midsummer classic shared the stage with the largest legacy giving program in All-Star Game history.

04/25/2014

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2-11-14 Mike Max On The WCCO Morning News

Why did former Cooper Star Rashad Vaughn choose to attend UNLV? Click the link above to find out.

02/12/2014

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1-24-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Wild win at home and Kevin Love is an All Star!

01/24/2014

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Wolves Want Fans To Show Kevin Love Some Love

The Minnesota Timberwolves want fans to show Kevin Love some love by voting him into the 2014 NBA All-Star Game.

01/07/2014

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Lynx sign Augustus To Extension

The Minnesota Lynx have signed All-Star forward Seimone Augustus to a three-year contract extension. Augustus is in her eighth season with the Lynx, who took her No. 1 overall in the 2006 draft. She is averaging 16.3 points this season and shooting a career-high 51.6 percent from the field to help the Lynx lock up the top seed in the Western Conference.

09/13/2013

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Twins C Mauer Out This Weekend To Be With Family

The Minnesota Twins will be without All-Star catcher Joe Mauer until Tuesday.

07/26/2013

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Lynx’s Brunson Replaces Griner As WNBA All-Star Starter

The Minnesota Lynx will have three starters in the WNBA All-Star game for the first time in franchise history.

07/26/2013

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