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MLB Insider: On a collision course with Rule 7.13

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 20:31
Protecting catchers has been achieved, but many are protesting the vagueness around the plate.
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Reeve wants to see Lynx more aggressive in Game 2

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 19:37
Coach Cheryl Reeve said her team lacked an edge in the Game 1 blowout.
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The best is yet to come for Cordarrelle Patterson

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 19:26
For a game-breaker like Cordarrelle Patterson, the next highlight clip can be just a step away.
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Basketball fame — and fortune — came to Wiggins at a young age

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 18:51
The new face of the Timberwolves is used to attention.
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Scoggins: Peterson's future paydays ride on performance

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 18:45
The Vikings star is nearing 30 — an ominous birthday for most running backs — in a QB-driven league.
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Ponder survives Vikings roster cuts, Crocker doesn't

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 18:20
While there were no major surprises among today’s roster cuts, the release of veteran safety Chris Crocker qualifies as a minor one. Crocker and fellow safety Kurt Coleman were both let go as the Vikings trimmed their roster from 75 players to 53 before today’s roster deadline. Also cut were defensive tackles Fred Evans, Chase Baker and Isame Faciane; tight ends Chase Ford and Allen Reisner; running backs Joe Banyard and Dominique Williams; wide receivers Kain Colter and Donte Foster; offensive linemen Mike Remmers, Jeff Baca and Zac Kerin; defensive end Justin Trattou; linebackers Mike Zimmer and Justin Jackson; and corners Julian Posey and Kendall James. James, as 2014 sixth-round pick, was the only member of the team’s draft class to be cut. Among the notables who did make the team were wide receivers Adam Thielen and Rodney Smith; fullbacks Jerome Felton and Zach Line; offensive tackle Austin Wentworth; linebackers Gerald Hodges, Brandon Watts, Michael Mauti and Larry Dean; and, yes, quarterback Christian Ponder. Rookie offensive tackle Antonio Richardson will join safety Jamarca Sanford on injured reserve. Note that wide-out Jerome Simpson will not count against the 53-man roster while suspended.
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Star of the North: Late-summer trek to BWCA is family tradition

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 16:36
The boundary waters shines like a beacon, drawing late-summer paddlers with loons, solitude and fried walleyes.
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Anderson: Lessard-Sams Council clamor is predictable; was it avoidable?

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 16:31
Fair shot for all will calm predictable but avoidable Lessard-Sams clamor.
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Astros claim Deduno off waivers from Twins

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 15:21
Righthander Samuel Deduno tantalized the Twins with a 95-mph fastball, but lack of control twice cost him a spot in the rotation. Now, he's with Houston.
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Vikings placing safety Sanford on injured reserve

Star Tribune Sports - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:02
The Vikings will place safety Jamarca Sanford on injured reserve, according to a league source. More roster moves are expected by today's 3 p.m. deadline.
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Phoenix routs Lynx in Game 1

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:24
The Mercury stymied Maya Moore and won easily.
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Was All-Star pressure a factor for Mauer's early-season slump?

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:11
Ron Gardenhire said the Twins star was pressing at the start of this season.
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U's D-linemen stand out in opener, then sit out

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:05
The Gophers’ defensive line depth took a hit, with three players undergoing MRI exams for injuries.
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Reusse: In year of change, NDSU football finds able replacements

Star Tribune Sports - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:24
New coach, starters will try to keep Bison rolling.
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