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Postgame: Dozier's defense great, Arcia's less so

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 01:00
After right fielder couldn't catch deep fly, second baseman prevented another run with great anticipation
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Scoggins: Vikings' Priefer is lucky to keep job

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 00:10
The team had grounds to fire its special teams coach for comments he made about gays.
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All-Stars Moore and Whalen fill the void for Lynx

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 21:09
With a beat-up roster, the Lynx captains keep the team on track.
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Minnesota United set to play one of England's best

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:59
United will take time out from NASL season to play a team from the English Premier League.
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Santana healthy and back atop Twins' lineup

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:42
Rookie went 0-for-11 in rehab, but Twins wanted to get his speed back in the leadoff spot
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Kluwe, Vikings negotiations stall; lawsuit to be filed Monday

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:40
Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said negotiations have stalled with the Vikings and that he will go forward with the lawsuit.
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Dave St. Peter: Homestand will determine if Twins buy or sell

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:20
We chatted Thursday with Twins President Dave St. Peter for a Q&A that will run in Sunday’s print edition. But with the post-break schedule starting Friday at Target Field with a game against Tampa Bay — the first of a 10-game homestand — we thought one particular question was pertinent for the here and now. Namely: Given the fact that they are still 10.5 games out of first place in the AL Central and 6.5 games back in the Wild Card standings, are the Twins (44-50) still considering themselves potential “buyers” at the trade deadline, are they already resigned to being “sellers,” or will the way this homestand plays out determine the answer to that question? Keep in mind, the homestand will end July 27; the non-waiver trade deadline is July 31. We presented it to St. Peter with us having difficulty believing the Twins could still be buyers, regardless of how the homestand goes. Here is what St. Peter had to say: “I think the 10-game homestand is going to go a long way toward determining what course of action we take. Obviously the best thing we can do to add to our team is to get Joe Mauer, Danny Santana and Ricky Nolasco back onto our roster. That’s number one. At the end of the day, I do believe our team is certainly capable of playing better baseball and producing more victories over the course of the second half. “We’re disappointed with our record. We’ve probably played better than that, but it is what it is. You need to get to .500 before you can even think about contending for a post-season spot. So that’s mission number one, getting back to that .500 mark. … We believe (we’re better). Whether it plays out that way, I guess we’ll find out. But it has to start on this homestand.”
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Gophers update: Pirsig could start, Campion could move to guard, but Limegrover not ruling out Foster Bush

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:19
Two weeks from the start of practice, Matt Limegrover is keeping all his offensive line options open.
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Gophers basketball summer series: Andre Hollins

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:18
The senior guard is feeling better -- and smiling -- again.
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Going camping: Vikings wide receivers/tight ends preview

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:15
Whoever starts at quarterback will benefit from the weapons at wide receiver and a solid tight end in Kyle Rudolph in what should be an exciting offense.
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