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Lynx Plan 2 Weeks Of Events Before June 5 Home Opener

The Minnesota Lynx have multiple events planned over the next two weeks as they gear up for their June 5 home opener against the Tulsa Shock.

05/21/2015

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Twins Drop Home Opener To Royals, 12-3

The 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. Minnesota Timberwolves icon Kevin Garnett threw out the ceremonial first pitch to his long-time friend Torii Hunter.

04/13/2015

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Fans Fill Downtown Minneapolis, Target Field For Opening Day

Play ball. Baseball is back at Target Field. Minnesota Twins fans poured into the ballpark early Monday afternoon for the team’s home opener against the Kansas City Royals.

04/13/2015

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Twins Blog: Players Caught Up In Thrill Of Home Opener

Baseball is a unique sport in many ways. When teams in other sports begin their season, it’s a special event. But “Opening Day” and “Home Openers” in baseball seem to rise to another level. Teams break out the bunting, entire squads are introduced to the fans, and the pregame festivities seem to last for hours.

04/13/2015

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4 Things To Do: Twins’ Home Opener At Target Field

Monday is the Home Opener at Target Field as the Twins get ready to host the Kansas City Royals. You can still get in on freebies and fun, even if you’re not going to the game. WCCO This Morning’s Ali Lucia had some other suggestions for things to try this year if you’re at Opening Day.

04/13/2015

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A Quick Look At The Twins Home Opener Festivities

The Minnesota Twins home opener on Monday is a sell-out, but there’s still ways to get in on the fun with or without a ticket.

04/09/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Hope your calendar isn’t booked for the weekend! WCCO This Morning’s Kim Johnson has a number of fun events to keep you busy.

04/09/2015

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Minnesota Twins Announce Home Opener Is Sold Out

If you don’t have a ticket yet for the Minnesota Twins home opener on April 13, you’re probably out of luck. Twins officials said Thursday that tickets for the 3:10 p.m. game at Target Field are sold out. Even if you don’t have a ticket, fans are encouraged to participate in pregame festivities.

04/02/2015

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Kevin Garnett To Throw Out First Pitch At Twins Home Opener

The Twins host the 2014 American League Champion Kansas City Royals on at 3:10 p.m. on April 13. Kevin Garnett of the Minnesota Timberwolves will throw the ceremonial first pitch for the game at Target Field.

03/24/2015

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Curiocity: Q&A With Vanilla Ice

Alright, stop. Collaborate and listen, Ice is back with a whole new invention. It’s not really an invention, but the 90s pop icon is back with a new twist on his image. In addition to performing his catchy hit “Ice Ice Baby”, he’s acting and hosting TV shows. As he put it, he’s “getting in where he fits in.”

10/31/2014

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Young, Wolves Hold Off Pistons 97-91

Thaddeus Young scored 19 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 90 seconds to play to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 97-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night. Nikola Pekovic had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Ricky Rubio added 11 points, eight assists and seven boards for the Timberwolves in their home opener. Caron Butler scored 24 points and D.J. Augustin had 20 points and six assists for the Pistons, who have opened the season with two straight losses on the road under first-year coach Stan Van Gundy.

10/30/2014

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Vanilla Ice To Perform At Timberwolves Home Opener

The hip hop artist behind uber-smash hit “Ice Ice Baby” – and the beloved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret Of The Ooze musical sequence – will be performing for the Minnesota Timberwolves home opener Oct. 30.

10/22/2014

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Minnesota United Hosts FC Edmonton In Home Opener

Minnesota United takes on FC Edmonton in its 2014 North American Soccer League home opener Saturday.

04/24/2014

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Twins Blog: Home Opener

Some folks, especially those from out of state, do not understand how Minnesota can go from a winter storm warning to a beautiful baseball opener in a matter of days. And as we sit and […]

04/09/2014

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A’s Ruin Home Opener For Twins With 8-3 Victory

The Oakland Athletics can win a lot of different ways, as evidenced by their two-year hold on the AL West division title. Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A’s a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins’ home opener with an 8-3 victory on Monday.

04/07/2014

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Heading To The Twins Home Opener? Here’s What You Need To Know

It’s finally here — the day many winter-weary Minnesotans have been counting down to for months: the Minnesota Twins Home Opener at Target Field.

04/07/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 4-7-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Ron Gardenhire talks with Dave Lee! Click the above link to hear Gardy and other highlights from today’s show!

04/07/2014

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The Final Countdown To The Twins Home Opener

It looks like the weather will be cooperating as the Minnesota Twins get ready for their home opener at Target Field Monday.

04/06/2014

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Twins Eager To Return Home, Open Against Athletics

Games have already been played for a week all across the majors. The Minnesota Twins, after averaging 97 losses over the past three seasons, could be in for another tough year.

04/06/2014

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Target Field Preps For Twins Home Opener

Warmer weather means spring, and spring means Twins baseball. The team is back at Target Field Monday for the home opener. Crews spent the day Saturday getting the field ready. With the snow being cleared Friday and the grass drying out, they were able to paint all the “Opening Series” logos on the grass Saturday.

04/05/2014

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Oscar Nominee To Throw Out Twins 1st Pitch

The Minnesota Twins will have an Oscar-nominated actor toss out at the ceremonial first pitch at their 2014 home opener. Barkhad Abdi will throw out the first pitch at the April 7 game against Oakland at Target Field. After the first pitch, Abdi will meet fans in the new Twins Digital Clubhouse in the U.S. Bank Homerun Porch.

03/24/2014

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Twins Announce Schedule For April 7 Home Opener

The Minnesota Twins open the 2014 regular season next week in Chicago, but the team announced Monday its plans for the April 7 home opener against the Oakland Athletics. First pitch, weather permitting, is scheduled for 3:10 p.m. at Target Field. Events will start bright and early with Breakfast on the Plaza from 6 to 9 a.m.

03/24/2014

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Wolf Hunting Foes Will Be At Timberwolves Home Opener

A group leading the opposition to wolf hunting and trapping in Minnesota will have a special presence at Target Center when the Minnesota Timberwolves host the Orlando Magic in their home opener.

10/30/2013

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Mistake-Filled Loss To Browns Puts Vikes In Peril

Jordan Cameron caught three touchdown passes, including the go-ahead grab in the back of the end zone with 51 seconds left, and the Cleveland Browns kept the Minnesota Vikings winless with a 31-27 victory Sunday.

09/22/2013

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Target Field Was Built For Cold Weather

Monday’s Twins home opener will be far from warm, but the club said it has plans to keep both players and fans comfortable.

03/29/2013

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