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Minnesota Twins Bring 'Youth Game Takeover' To St. PaulThe Minnesota Twins brought a taste of Target Field to a little league game Wednesday night in St. Paul, giving kids the experience of a lifetime.
Mets Bash Way To 4th Straight Win, 14-4 Over TwinsDominic Smith put the New York Mets in front with his pinch-hit, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and Home Run Derby champion Pete Alonso added a 474-foot shot halfway up the third deck in a 14-4 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday that gave the Twins their first three-game losing streak this season.
Target USA Cup To Help Fund Pediatric Cancer ResearchEvery goal scored and every shutout by a goal keeper earns $1 for the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.
Mets Beat Twins 3-2 After Surviving Tense 9th InningMichael Conforto went 4 for 4 and drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the fifth inning, giving the New York Mets enough to hang on for a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
'The Lads Were Quite Surprised': UK's Aston Villa Football Club Enjoying Minnesota AdventureWCCO-TV's Norman Seawright III met Aston Villa Football Club as they experience what Minnesota has to offer off the pitch.
Vikings’ Roc Thomas Suspended For First 3 Games Of Regular SeasonMinnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas is suspended for the first three games of the NFL’s 2019 regular season.
Joey Chestnut To Compete At Rib-Eating Contest At Mystic LakeCompetitive eating phenomenon Joey Chestnut is slated to compete this month at a rib-eating contest in the Twin Cities.
Athletes Power Through Heat For Adaptive Sports Junior NationalsYoung athletes are taking aim at their dreams, and they're doing it in Eden Prairie. For the first time, the state is hosting the Adaptive Sports USA 2019 Junior Nationals.
Baseball Report: Twins, Yankees Likely Buyers At Trade DeadlineWith MLB's trade deadline approaching, the Twins and Yankees, both leading their divisions, could be in the market for some pitching help.

Vikings

Vikings’ Roc Thomas Suspended For First 3 Games Of Regular SeasonMinnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas is suspended for the first three games of the NFL’s 2019 regular season.
Vikings Announce Single-Game Ticket Sales For 2019 SeasonLimited single-game tickets for the Minnesota Vikings 2019 season will go on sale Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m.
Vikings Announce Training Camp Plans, Ticket AvailabilityOnce again, tickets will be free, but you do have to have them to get into to the TCO Performance Center in Eagan.
Vikings’ Dalvin Cook Ranked As Top 10 Running Back In NFLDespite suffering a season-ending injury his first year in the NFL, Minnesota Vikings’ Dalvin Cook is now thriving and continuing to turn heads two years later.
Wisconsin Radio Station Edits Mention Of Minnesota Vikings Out Of Lizzo SongThere's an off-season border battle playing-out on the airwaves in Packer Country.
Steve Jordan To Be Inducted In Vikings' Ring Of HonorJordan played with the Vikings for 13 seasons, and finished his career having racked up 498 catches, putting him behind only Cris Carter and Randy Moss in franchise history.
'I Am Honored Beyond Words': Kyle Rudolph To Remain A VikingThe Minnesota Vikings will reportedly put an end Tuesday to the Kyle Rudolph trade rumors.
Vikings COO Kevin Warren Named Big Ten CommissionerMinnesota Vikings’ chief operating officer Kevin Warren has been named the commissioner of the Big Ten Conference.
Vikings' Back-Up QB Sean Mannion Works To Build Up TrustSean Mannion was brought in from the Rams to serve as a back up and be ready for the more uncertain moments.
'More Consistent And Menacing': CBS Sports Predicts Vikings Will Win NFC NorthBy all accounts, last season was a disappointment for the Minnesota Vikings and its fans. But that is going to turn around in 2019 -- at least in the NFC North, according to CBS Sports.
Vikings Sign 1st Round Selection, OL Garrett BradburyThe Minnesota Vikings have made it official and signed first-round draft pick, offensive lineman Garrett Bradbury.
Report: Vikings, TE Rudolph Contract Extension Talks Break Off; Trade Could Be Looming Minnesota Vikings veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph’s future with the team is in doubt.

Twins

Minnesota Twins Bring 'Youth Game Takeover' To St. PaulThe Minnesota Twins brought a taste of Target Field to a little league game Wednesday night in St. Paul, giving kids the experience of a lifetime.
Mets Bash Way To 4th Straight Win, 14-4 Over TwinsDominic Smith put the New York Mets in front with his pinch-hit, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and Home Run Derby champion Pete Alonso added a 474-foot shot halfway up the third deck in a 14-4 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday that gave the Twins their first three-game losing streak this season.
Mets Beat Twins 3-2 After Surviving Tense 9th InningMichael Conforto went 4 for 4 and drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the fifth inning, giving the New York Mets enough to hang on for a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Santana Homers, Indians Beat Twins 4-3 To Avoid SweepCarlos Santana hit a solo home run that broke a seventh-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians avoided a sweep against the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins with a 4-3 win on Sunday.
Twins Set 1st-Half Homer Record In 15-6 Win Over RangersBack home from their first losing road trip of the season, the Minnesota Twins put their record-setting power on display.
Marcus Semien Hits Grand Slam, Solo Homer As A's Beat TwinsMarcus Semien's second big swing of the day finally gave the Oakland Athletics some breathing room in an oh-so-tight series with the AL Central-leading Twins.
Garver's Single In The 12th Inning Lifts Twins Past A'sMatt Chapman knows how close he came to scoring the winning run in the 10th inning.
Twins Place All-Star Pitcher Jake Odorizzi On Injured ListThe Minnesota Twins announced Wednesday that right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi has been placed on the 10-day injured list.
Cruz, Kepler Hit 2 HRs, Twins Beat White Sox 10-3Nelson Cruz got the onslaught started in the first inning and punctuated it with one mammoth home run in the ninth.
Ross Detwiler Gets 1st Win In 3 Years, White Sox Power Past TwinsRoss Detwiler pitched five effective innings for his first win in nearly three years and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota 6-4 on Friday night to snap a seven-game losing streak against the Twins.
Twins' Jorge Polanco To Start As AL All-Star ShortstopPolnaco is the first Twins All-Star starter since 2013, when Joe Mauer made the line-up.
Rays Beat Twins 5-2 In Longest Game Ever Played At Target FieldThe Rays finally pulled away from Minnesota for a 5-2 victory on Thursday to avoid being swept in a series by the Twins for the first time in 13 years.

Timberwolves

Tyus Jones Going To The Grizzlies As Timberwolves Choose Not To Match Offer Tyus Jones is heading to Memphis.
Wolves Name Bryan Gates Assistant CoachThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Friday that Bryan Gates will be taking over the team’s assistant coach role.
Derrick Rose’s Emotional Post-Game Interview Wins NBA Moment Of The Year AwardAfter Derrick Rose scored a career-high 50 points in a Halloween night game against the Utah Jazz, he broke down in the post-game interview.
Suns Take Jarrett Culver At No. 6, Trade Him To WolvesThe Suns used the No. 6 overall pick to take Texas Tech forward Jarrett Culver, but a person with knowledge said they traded him to Minnesota for power forward Dario Saric and the No. 11 pick.
Timberwolves Hosting NBA Draft Viewing Party At Target CenterWant to watch the NBA Draft with fellow Timberwolves fans? Then know that the team sees you and has organized a draft party in downtown Minneapolis.
Derrick Rose's Forthcoming Book Details Jimmy Butler DramaA new book written by Derrick Rose features some insight into the volatile Jimmy Butler situation that ended with his departure from the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Bleacher Report Writer Says Wolves' Season Is On Karl-Anthony TownsCBS Local sat with Yaron Weitzman recently to talk about where the Wolves go from here, with a new coach and a new president.
'There's Going To Be Changes': Ryan Saunders Takes The Wheel For The TimberwolvesMeet the youngest one-two management punch in the NBA: new Head Coach Ryan Saunders and new President of Basketball Gersson Rosas.
Ryan Saunders Named Timberwolves Head CoachThe Minnesota Timberwolves have officially named Ryan Saunders head coach. He has been the team's interim head coach since January.
Free Agent Derrick Rose Releases Documentary Amid Uncertain NBA FutureThere are so many questions involving the Minnesota Timberwolves going forward -- and one is the status of free agent Derrick Rose.
Raptors Maul Wolves In 120-100 Victory
Wolves Beat Heat 111-109 As Wade's Shot Misses At BuzzerThe Miami Heat looked for a bit of magic from their retiring star when Dwayne Wade went up for a shot at the buzzer. All the Minnesota Timberwolves could do was brace for a storybook finish.

Wild

Wild Add Zuccarello, Hartman As GM Seeks More 'Hardness'The Minnesota Wild zeroed in on Mats Zuccarello as free agency approached, desiring his competitive drive and playmaking skills for a top-six forward group in need of a new look.
Jaroslav Halak Stops 26 Shots As Bruins Beat Wild 3-0Jaroslav Halak made 26 saves for his fifth shutout of the season and 47th of his career, and the short-handed Boston Bruins beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Thursday night.
Zach Parise Returns With 2 Goals; Wild Beat Jets 5-1Zach Parise scored twice in his return from injury, Devan Dubnyk made 32 saves and the Minnesota Wild kept their playoff hopes alive with a 5-1 win against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
'Go 'Til We Can't Go Anymore': Wild Still Hopeful For Playoff BerthWith three games left in the regular season, the Wild have their backs against the wall.
Wild Move Into Playoff Position After Beating Capitals 2-1Luke Kunin scored the go-ahead goal with 7:35 left, Devan Dubnyk made 21 saves and the Minnesota Wild moved into playoff position by beating the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Friday night.
Barkov Has Team-Record 5 Assists, Panthers Beat Wild 6-2Aleksander Barkov set a franchise record with five assists, and MacKenzie Weegar and Mike Matheson each scored twice as the Florida Panthers beat the Minnesota Wild 6-2 on Friday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
Zucker, Dubnyk Lead Wild Past Lightning 3-0Jason Zucker scored all three of Minnesota's goals for his first career hat trick, Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves for his second shutout of the season and the Wild beat Tampa Bay 3-0 on Thursday night to deny the Lightning a chance to become the first NHL team to clinch a playoff spot.
Johansen Sends Predators Past Wild Again, 5-4 In ShootoutRyan Johansen scored the lone goal in a shootout and the Nashville Predators beat Minnesota 5-4 on Tuesday for their second win against the Wild in three nights.
Dubnyk Makes 35 Saves, Wild Beat Flames 4-2Devan Dubnyk made 35 saves Saturday, and the Minnesota Wild beat Calgary 4-2 on the night the Flames retired Jarome Iginla's number.
Zucker, Eriksson Score Late, Wild Rally Past Jets 3-2Jason Zucker and Joel Eriksson scored 26 seconds apart in the last two minutes of the third period, and the Minnesota Wild rallied to beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
Wild Win 2nd Straight Road Game, Beat Red Wings 3-2Luke Kunin and Jordan Greenway scored in the first period, and the Minnesota Wild went on to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.
Wild End 5-Game Slide With 4-1 Victory Over RangersZach Parise had a goal and an assist, and the Minnesota Wild ended a five-game skid with a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

Lynx

Seattle Storm Defeat Minnesota Lynx 90-70Natasha Howard scored a career-high 33 points, Sami Whitcomb made five of Seattle's 12 3-pointers and the Storm closed the game on a 10-0 run to beat the Minnesota Lynx 90-79 on Wednesday night.
Odyssey Sims Hits Go-Ahead Jumper, Lynx Beat Sky 73-72Odyssey Sims hit the go-ahead jumper with 6.4 seconds to play and finished with 16 points in the Minnesota Lynx's 73-72 victory over the Chicago Sky on Wednesday night.
Stephanie Talbot Scores Career-High 24, Lynx Beat Dream 85-68Stephanie Talbot scored 24 points with five 3-pointers — both career highs — and the Minnesota Lynx used a big third quarter to beat the Atlanta Dream 85-68 on Tuesday night.
Lynx F Christmas-Kelly Out For Season With Right Knee InjuryMinnesota Lynx forward Karima Christmas-Kelly will miss the rest of the season with an injury to her right knee.
'I Know The Consequences': Minnesota Lynx's Odyssey Sims Apologizes For Drunk Driving ArrestMinnesota Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims apologized Thursday for getting arrested earlier this month on suspicion of drunken driving.
Odyssey Sims, Lynx Leading Scorer, Faces Drunk Driving ChargesMinnesota Lynx scoring leader Odyssey Sims was arrested this month on suspicion of drunken driving.
Storm Beat Lynx 84-77 Despite 20 TurnoversJewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77 on Tuesday night.
New-Look Minnesota Lynx Early Surprise In WNBA SeasonThe Minnesota Lynx may be the surprise of the first week of the WNBA season.
Lynx’s Seimone Augustus Out Indefinitely After SurgerySeimone Augustus, guard for the Minnesota Lynx, received arthroscopic surgery and will be sidelined until further notice.
Odyssey Sims, Sylvia Fowles Help Lynx Beat Storm 72-61Odyssey Sims had 15 points, Sylvia Fowles grabbed 13 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 72-61 on Wednesday night.
A Day In The Life: Behind-The-Scenes Look At Minnesota LynxFor weeks the four-time champion team has been gearing up with practices, exhibition games and adjusting to life without Maya Moore or Lindsey Whalen.
Lynx Acquire Stephanie Talbot And Alaina CoatesThe Minnesota Lynx acquired Stephanie Talbot from Phoenix and Alaina Coates from Chicago in two separate trades on Tuesday for draft picks next year.

Gophers

Minnesota Regents Expand Beer & Wine Sales To Basketball, HockeyUniversity of Minnesota regents have voted to allow beer and wine sales in the general seating sections of the school's basketball and hockey arenas.
Gabriele Grunewald, Champion Runner And Former Gopher, Dies After Decade-Long Battle With CancerProfessional runner and former Gopher Gabriele Grunewald died Tuesday night after a decade-long battle with a rare cancer.
Vikings COO Kevin Warren Named Big Ten CommissionerMinnesota Vikings’ chief operating officer Kevin Warren has been named the commissioner of the Big Ten Conference.
Gophers Amir Coffey To Skip Senior Season, Stay In NBA Draft PoolMinnesota scoring leader Amir Coffey will skip his senior season and stay in the NBA draft pool.
Gopher Softball: The Underdog With A BiteThe Minnesota Gophers have been one of the best softball teams in the country all season, but they will still head into the College World Series as big underdogs.
Estrada's 2 Homers Lead Minnesota Past Ohio State In Big TenEduardo Estrada hit two homers to help Minnesota defeat Ohio State 9-6 in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal round on Saturday.
Gophers' Jordan Murphy Seeks To Parlay Into NBA RoleJordan Murphy put his name in the Gopher record books, and now he's trying to make a name and make some money by impressing professional scouts.
Can Beer Bring Back Gopher Fans?University President Eric Kaler thinks broader beer and wine sales at Mariucci and Williams arenas can help boost sagging attendance.
Gophers Signs 6-10 Center Sam Freeman Of DallasMinnesota has signed 6-foot-10 center Sam Freeman to a national letter of intent, giving the Gophers two incoming freshmen next season.
Gopher Basketball Coach Pitino Agrees To Contract ExtensionThe University of Minnesota head men's basketball coach Richard Pitino agreed to a two-year contract extension, the university announced Sunday.
Gophers’ Amir Coffey Says He’ll Enter 2019 NBA DraftAfter a season that brought the Gophers men’s basketball team to the NCAA tournament, Amir Coffey has announced big plans.
Gopher Women Top Big Red 2-0 For Spot In NCAA Championship GameNicole Schammel scored off a rebound midway through the second period and goalie Alex Gulstene made it stand, lifting Minnesota over Cornell 2-0 Friday to earn a spot in the NCAA championship game.

HS Sports

'Just Keep Going Higher': Mounds View's Julia Fixsen Looks Back On History-Making Pole Vaulting CareerThe best pole vaulter in state history will not be competing at the state meet this weekend -- but she had one heck of a high school career.
Retirement Can’t Stop Legendary Track Coach Gary WilsonThe old saying goes that if you find something you love to do, you will never work a day in your life. Once coaching got into Gary Wilson's blood, it never let go.
Burnsville Teen Sean Floersch Beat Cancer, Then Threw A No-HitterIt's a funny phenomenon that some of the most successful people in sports, and in life, are the ones who have gone through the most adversity. That's certainly true of Sean Floersch, who has certainly been successful at both.
Litchfield High School Senior Breaks 36-Year State Baseball RecordLast Friday, a baseball player from Litchfield broke a state record that had stood for 36 years. Owen Boerema extended his hitting streak to a never-been-seen-before 34 games in a row.
Blake's Robbie Grace Is Looking Forward To Go FarBlake senior Robbie Grace is so good at the long jump, she's better than most at the college level.
Meet Eagan Tennis Ace Maxim ZagrebelnyMaxim Zagrebelny may have the most mispronounced name in high school tennis -- but it's time we all learned how to say it right!
After Year Of Immense Tragedy, Unbeaten Minnetonka Boys Lacrosse Team Soldiers OnThe Minnetonka boys lacrosse team is unbeaten and ranked number one in the state. In the last year, they've had to overcome tragedy off the field in a major way.
Matthew Hurt, Minnesota’s Mr. Basketball, Heads To DukeRochester John Marshall High School basketball star Matthew Hurt -- named the top senior in the state and the most recruited -- has decided on a college.
Scandia Sixth Grader Bella Leonhart Tees Up At Augusta NationalTiger Woods wasn't the only golfer with a big week at Augusta National this past week. A slightly less well-known story was that of Scandia Elementary sixth grader Bella Leonhart.
Legendary Tennis Coach Nick Bollettieri Helping Bring The Game To Minneapolis's Inner CityAn 87-year-old tennis legend is helping bring the game to the inner city of Minneapolis.
Alexandria Aces Take Their Final Bow After Nearly 3 Decades On The CourtThe Alexandria Aces have been showing off their basketball-handling skills for nearly three decades. This past Sunday, the fixture in the Minnesota basketball community took their final bow.
Meet Matthew Hurt: Minnesota's Mr. BasketballRochester John Marshall High School's Matthew Hurt is a hot commodity to the many college basketball coaches in town this week, because he still has not chosen a college.

FanSided

Vikings Training Camp 2019: Previewing the offensive line2018 was a struggle for the Minnesota Vikings' offensive line. After a complete overhaul in the offseason, will the unit be better in 2019? The 2018 season was a bad one overall for the Minnesota Vikings, but if there was one unit that took a complete beating, it was the offensive line. With t...
Minnesota Twins post game: Twins meltdown leads to sweepThe Minnesota Twins continue to push the front office closer to action with their latest late-inning meltdown against the New York Mets in a 14-4 loss. With a 3-2 lead heading into the top of the 7th inning, the Minnesota Twins bullpen squandered yet another lead late in the game. Trevor May cont...
Adrian Peterson excited to team up with Case KeenumThe two former Minnesota Vikings are both preparing for the upcoming 2019 NFL season as members of the Washington Redskins. No matter what happens during the rest of their tenures in the NFL, Adrian Peterson and Case Keenum will always be remembered for their time with the Minnesota Vikings. Peter...
Minnesota Twins prospect profile: Trevor Larnach earns promotionTrevor Larnach, the Minnesota Twins 2018 MLB draft first-round selection, was recently promoted to Double-A Pensacola continuing his quick rise through the minor league ranks. A year after taking prep standout Royce Lewis with the number one overall selection, the Twins went with a college bat in...
Countdown to the Minnesota Vikings 2019 season opener: 53 daysOnly 53 days remain until the Minnesota Vikings kick off their 2019 season inside U.S. Bank Stadium against the Atlanta Falcons. For the Minnesota Vikings,the long offseason will be soon over and players will finally arrive at training camp. There are now just 53 days until the Vikings begin their ...