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From an honest start, Lehman and Trixler have made for quite a team

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:16
Former PGA Tour regular Dennis Trixler is working as Tom Lehman's caddie.
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Deep Vikings linebackers corps is loaded with possibilities

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:02
Coaches marvel at options for possible groupings.
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Twins' Hunter says he 'would love to come back'

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 22:52
The 40-year-old right fielder says he is not ready to retire just yet.
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Gophers' Kill is in good spirits, says his health is great

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 22:38
Jerry Kill said he hasn't had a seizure in more than 18 months.
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Walker tosses one-hitter as Mariners shut down Twins

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 21:48
Seattle starter only allows Sano homer in 9 innings.
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Sylvia Fowles shows she's fitting in during Lynx victory

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 21:26
The recently acquired center started the game with a burst.
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Harbaugh a star, but Michigan football needs talent

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 21:11
Rebuilding the Wolverines will not be a fast, easy fix for their new coach.
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Twins deal late for bullpen help in Rays' Jepsen

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 21:04
Former teammates say the righthanded reliever is a hard-throwing battler.
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United plugs gap left by Ibarra

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:13
Players like Kalif Alhassan and Ibson are stepping up to replace departed offensive dynamo.
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Milone tries to snap his run of bad luck against Mariners

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 18:39
Lefthander has lost three straight to Seattle, but will try to help Twins hold off wild-card pursuers
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Lehman leads by three shots after first round at 3M

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 18:10
The Minnesota native shot 8-under 64 on a course he helped design.
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Zimbabwe calls Twin Cities man a poacher, wants him extradited

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:09
Representative for the dentist has reached out to federal authorities
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Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe leaders to halt walleye netting in 2016

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 14:07
A spokesman for Melanie Benjamin, chief executive of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, said tribal leaders would halt the netting of walleye next year.
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Twins add relief help in Jepsen

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 13:56
The Twins send two minor leaguers to Tampa Bay for Jepsen
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Backbackbackback Berman will call Vikings season opener on ESPN

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 13:25
The early game (Philadelphia at Atlanta) will get the top announcing crew of Mike Tirico and Jon Gruden.
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Turner: Mike Harris has looked "surprisingly good" in transition to guard

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 13:13
Some highlights from offensive coordinator Norv Turner’s press conference not long ago … – Turner opened his press conference with, um, breaking news. “Just a sport update,” he said. “The Vikings employee softball team got beat last night. Couple of the players are here. I think they got mercy-ruled. And one of our equipment guys, Terrell [Barnes], got run over at third base by a girl, they say. That’s the sports update, if you missed it.” The team, which calls itself “I’d Hit That” and is sponsored by long-snapper Cullen Loeffler’s Minnesota Ice company, plays in the Bloomington Co-Ed League. The team is made up of players from all departments, but primarily the team’s media relations staff. “I’d just like to say we weren’t mercy-ruled,” said Jon Ekstrom, public relations manager. “There was a time limit. We scored four runs to keep from getting mercy-ruled.” Eckstrom also said throw out the first inning — 11 runs allowed and six errors — and it the Vikings actually win the game 9-7. – Turner said Mike Harris has looked “surprisingly good” in his transition to right guard. Harris was a career tackle until a freak injury situation forced him to finish last year’s Buffalo game at right guard. The Vikings are giving him the first crack at winning the right guard position in camp. “It’s tough for a guy his size, his length, in there,” Turner said. “But he’s going against good players and I think he’d doing well. He’s gradually getting his pad level down. He can’t play too high in there because you’re going to play against big guys all the time.” – Turner was asked who quarterback Teddy Bridgewater reminds him of. He didn’t go down that road (hey, the guy is a veteran and he knows that if he throws out a name such as Drew Brees or whomever, it’s going to be a storyline the entire year that Turner compared Teddy to someone like a Drew Brees). But Turner did have something interesting to say about Bridgewater. “The thing that surprised me the most about Teddy last year was his mobility,” Turner said. “Because it didn’t really show up in his college tape. But it certainly showed up in our tapes.” – Turner said receiver Cordarrelle Patterson “is playing faster,” which is understandable because “this is the first time he’s had [the same] back-to-back systems in five years.” – Turner said the biggest advantage of having five preseason games as opposed to four is having more chances to evaluate the offensive line. “Offensively, certainly our biggest deal is finding the young linemen who are going to function and play the best in games,” Turner said.
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