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Yankees Come To Town

Yankees Come To Town

The Twins open up a four-game series against the New York Yankees tonight at Target Field.  Scott Diamond will take the mound for Minnesota.  He is 5-and-7 with a 5.40 ERA in 14 starts this season.  The Yanks will counter with veteran lefty Andy Pettitte, who is 5-and-6 with a 4.22 ERA.

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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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Vikes Drop Final Tuneup

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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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Jacks Open At Kansas

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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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Good Matchups In Openers

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Several interesting matchups await area teams opening the football season this weekend.

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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.