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Twins begin homestand

The Minnesota Twins are hoping to have Eddie Rosario and Miguel Sano back in the lineup at some point this weekend when they take on the Kansas City Royals at Target Field. Sano bruised his lower

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Vikings prepping for Niners

When Kyle Shanahan took over as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers last year, his top priority was acquiring the type of quarterback he could try to help mold into the star this franchise of Joe

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Big Ten Football Preview

Here’s what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK Colorado at Nebraska These teams battled each other as conference mates until 2010, it’s the one-week-late debut of

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Vikings getting ready for opener

The Minnesota Vikings will show off their shiny new quarterback in the season opener, formally turning over the on-field leadership of a team built for Super Bowl contention to Kirk Cousins and his

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Twins swept in Houston

ASTROS 9, TWINS 1 Alex Bregman homered and had five RBIs, and Evan Gattis hit his 25th home run to help Houston rout Minnesota. The defending champs have won five straight, finishing a 10-game

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Minnesotan Wheeler signs for big bucks

The Winnipeg Jets have signed captain Blake Wheeler to a $41.25 million, five-year contract extension. General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff announced the signing Tuesday.  Wheeler is a Plymouth

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Twins drop fourth in a row

ASTROS 5, TWINS 2 Alex Bregman hit three doubles and Yuli Gurriel homered for the second game in a row, leading Justin Verlander and Houston to its fourth straight win. Verlander (14-9) yielded one

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