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Buxton's first RBI gives Twins another win in Baltimore

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 21:15
Byron Buxton’s fifth hit of the series, a single to left, scored Torii Hunter from second with the lead run in the seventh.
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Weather Delay: Vikings 6, Raiders 6

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 21:15
The Vikings and Raiders are in a weather delay with the scored tied at 6 with 6:45 left in the first half. The game is expected to resume at 9:15 p.m. and there will be no halftime, so here’s the weather delay blog post. Good: Teddy Bridgewater started off slow, but he wrapped up his final drive on a high note. He finished 10 of 14 for 89 yards and a touchdown. He connected on a nice throw to wide receiver Charles Johnson for a 10 yard touchdown to complete his outing. Bridgewater and his receivers were off at the start of the game. They had a shorter time to prepare before the game due to lightning strikes, but Bridgewater found his rhythm after the first drive. He’s now 22 of 28 for 291 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions in three preseason games. Bad: The Vikings’ starting defense didn’t look sharp on the second drive. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr led his team on a six-play, 75-yard drive in 2:24 that ended on a two-yard touchdown rush by Latavius Murray. The Vikings’ front seven struggled to fit the run on the first two plays, and rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper burned cornerback Terence Newman for a 40-yard gain on the fourth play of the drive. Ugly: Kicker Blair Walsh struggled on two 35-yard attempts before the weather delay. He pushed a field goal and an extra point attempt wide right. The wind may have played a factor on the field goal attempt, but Walsh just flat out missed the extra point attempt.
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Dropping a line for muskies is a unique challenge

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 19:03
Getting them to respond requires an ability to read the water, plenty of patience
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All-senior secondary strength of Gophers

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 19:02
All are NFL prospects after arriving at U unheralded.
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Lake Minnetonka marina owner fights a constant battle advocating for lakes

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 18:11
Former Orono Mayor Gabriel Jabbour speaks out in effort to keep waters healthy.
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In college football, there's still room for an argument for the defense

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 18:09
Gophers’ Claeys is bucking the Xbox offense trend.
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MLB Insider: Twins batters have wilted as pinch hitters

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 17:14
Their pinch hitters have hit .119 this year, as Paul Molitor looks for answers.
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Twins-Orioles: Cotts joins team, Hughes update

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 17:05
The Twins are going for their third straight road win, which would be their longest of the season.
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Vikings set to take on Oakland with weather in mind

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 17:01
The Vikings have mentioned in their pregame literature that fans will be directed to Williams, Mariucci or Ridder Arenas in case a storm disrupts the game at TCF Bank Stadium.
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Maya Moore goes over 3,000 career points in Lynx win

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 22:04
She reached a milestone and helped the Lynx end a two-game slide.
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Player: Ex-Winona State basketball coach made sexual advances

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 21:57
Mike Leaf, who coached Winona State to two national titles, resigned unexpectedly on June 26.
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Vikings' Barr ready to play again after long layoff

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 21:34
Coaches will look for his athleticism of old in his first snaps since November.
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Twins can win close games in Baltimore, too

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 21:29
The Twins rallied for three late runs before replacement closer Kevin Jepsen closed the door.
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