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Twins Open Series in Toronto

TORONTO — The Minnesota Twins have their starting pitcher figured out for Monday at the Rogers Centre, but the Toronto Blue Jays’ situation is a little more complicated. The Twins will

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Vikings Coach Sparano Dies

(Miami, FL)  —  Tony Sparano once beat Bill Belichick with the single wing, but wasn’t as old as that made him sound. Sparano was only 56 when he died unexpectedly Sunday. The

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Twins ready for second half

The Minnesota Twins took nine wins from an 11-game home stand into the All-Star break, a midsummer surge that can boost a middling team into the postseason race. This might not be that kind of year

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Hughes signs rookie deal

The Minnesota Vikings have signed first-round pick Mike Hughes, putting their entire eight-player draft class under contract the week before training camp begins. The 5-foot-10, 189-pound Hughes

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Vikings among ESPY winners

More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the

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All-Star Game set for tonight in DC

A certain sense of deja vu will pervade the start of the 89th All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Nationals Park. Washington right-hander Max Scherzer will oppose Boston left-hander Chris Sale in a

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PALMER KISE GOLF TOURNAMENT

PALMER KISE GOLF TOURNAMENT: FINAL RESULTS: Championship Flight: 1. Dean Wilson +4 2. Eric Anderson +10 3. Logan Swann +15 Patrick Smith +15 5. John Boney +16 6. Matt Koster +17 Mike Smith

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