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Twins Lose Series

The Twins scored first, but the Royals got the last laugh again. Lorenzo Cain closed out a four-run eighth inning with a two-run home run as the Royals rallied to beat the Twins 7-3 at Kauffman Stadium.  Ryan Doumit hit a two-run homer for Minnesota, which lost two-of-three in KC.  The Twins start a weekend series with the Nationals tonight in Washington, DC.

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Twins Lose Playoff Ground

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J.B. Shuck's two-run, pinch-hit triple in the seventh inning sent the Chicago White Sox over Minnesota 6-4 Thursday, the Twins' last home game before beginning a key road trip.

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Marcus Mariota threw a 59-yard touchdown pass to Harry Douglas to cap his only series, and the Tennessee Titans wrapped up the preseason by beating the Minnesota Vikings 24-17 on Thursday night.

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For the second time in four seasons, the South Dakota State University football team will kick off its season with a road matchup at Kansas.

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Gophers Take TCU To Wire

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Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night.