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Vikings have plenty of motivation to grind through camp

July 29, 2016

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The start of training camp has triggered many a dreadful feeling among NFL players, even amid the excitement of a new season. more »»

Vikings backup QB Taylor Heinicke out with foot injury

July 29, 2016

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings third-string quarterback Taylor Heinicke is on the active/non-football injury list to start training cam. more »»

Jimenez strong, bullpen slips in Orioles' 6-2 loss to Twins

July 29, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Making a one-game stop in Minnesota before an important weekend series, the Baltimore Orioles weren't in a position to overlook a single gam. more »»

Giants acquire All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from Twins

July 29, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league pitcher.

Nunez was batting . more »»

Twins 6, Orioles 2

July 29, 2016

DP_Baltimore 2, Minnesota 2. LOB_Baltimore 7, Minnesota 9. 2B_A.Jones (15), Trumbo (18), Grossman (12), Dozier (20), Edu.Escobar (10). 3B_Mauer (3), E.Rosario (2). HR_A. more »»

Kepler homers to lead Twins in 6-2 win over Orioles

July 29, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie Max Kepler continued his midseason surge with a game-tying home run among two hits and two RBIs as the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on... more »»

Seimone Augustus proud of WNBA player activism

July 28, 2016

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Seimone Augustus grew up in Louisiana, not far from where Alton Sterling was shot this month. She knows that could have easily been someone she knew. more »»

Wild, defenseman Matt Dumba strike 2-year, $5.1 million deal

July 28, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild and defenseman Matt Dumba have agreed to terms on a two-year, $5.1 million contract. more »»

Vikings give coach Mike Zimmer a contract extension

July 28, 2016

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have given coach Mike Zimmer a contract extension. Terms were not disclosed in Thursday's announcement. more »»

Duffey, Twins fall 9-7, swept in 2-game series by Braves

July 28, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One night after a Minnesota starting pitcher went the distance, Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey barely lasted an inning. more »»

Freeman HR, 5 RBIs as Braves top Twins for 2-game sweep

July 28, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBIs as the Atlanta Braves held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for a two-game swee. more »»

Braves 9, Twins 7

July 28, 2016

E_Peterson (7), Ad.Garcia (13). DP_Minnesota 2. LOB_Atlanta 8, Minnesota 8. 2B_Peterson (8), G.Beckham 2 (10), F.Freeman (24), Ad.Garcia (13), Pierzynski (12), Mauer (10), Dozier (19), E. more »»

Match at new Vikings stadium may set Minnesota soccer record

July 27, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An international soccer match next week at the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium could set a soccer attendance record in Minnesot. more »»

5-time All-Pro Kevin Williams to retire with Vikings

July 27, 2016

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed five-time All-Pro defensive tackle Kevin Williams to a one-day contract so he can formally retire as a member of the team. more »»

2018 US Hockey Hall of Fame game set in Las Vegas

July 27, 2016

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Defending NCAA hockey champion North Dakota will host the 2018 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game against archrival Minnesota at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. more »»

Bettman: Research on concussion-CTE link 'remains nascent'

July 27, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress. more »»

Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi

July 27, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories. more »»

Santana, Twins lose 2-0 to Braves

July 27, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ervin Santana gave the Minnesota Twins another strong start. He also gave contending teams around the majors more reason to take a closer look at the right-hande. more »»

Braves beat Twins 2-0 in majors-worst matchup

July 27, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lucas Harrell pitched six innings, Adonis Garcia homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the worst teams in the majors. more »»

Braves 2, Twins 0

July 27, 2016

E_E.Nunez (11). DP_Minnesota 2. LOB_Atlanta 4, Minnesota 7. 2B_Pierzynski (11), K.Suzuki (15). HR_Ad.Garcia (8). SB_E.Nunez 2 (26). CS_Buxton (1).

WP_Harrell. more »»

Twins interim Antony: 'Hopefully they say I did a good job.'

July 27, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins interim general manager Rob Antony has six days before the non-waiver trade deadline to better position a non-contending team beyond an already lost season. more »»



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