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T-Wolves Big Man Rests

Minnesota Timberwolves big man Nikola Pekovic took the day off from training camp on Thursday as the team looks to reduce the wear and tear on him that has led to injuries the last two years.


Vikings To Face Packers

The Minnesota Vikings have listed quarterback Teddy Bridgewater as questionable for their game at Green Bay.


Twins Weighing Options

Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan isn't ruling anyone in or out as the team searches for its next manager.


Huskers Prepare For Showdown

Nebraska's defensive coaches have kept opponents guessing when it comes to how they use Randy Gregory.


Coyote Kicker Honored

Dakota sophomore Miles Bergner is one of 24 collegiate place kickers honored by the Fred Mitchell Award for his excellence on the football field and in the community for the month of September.


Cyclones Suspend Cagers

Iowa State's Matt Thomas and Abdel Nader will serve three-game suspensions for offseason drunken-driving arrests.


Royals Advance In Playoffs

Salvador Perez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning, capping two late comebacks that gave Kansas City a thrilling 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics.


Vikings Keep Eye On Bridgewater

The Minnesota Vikings have not committed to Teddy Bridgewater playing at Green Bay on his sprained left ankle.


Hawkeyes To Rotate QBs

Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis says the Hawkeyes are switching to a two-quarterback system.


Volleyball Stars Honored

The week's top volleyball players have been honored by the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

GPAC Honors Soccer Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has named its top soccer players of the week in both men's and women's play.


Gardy Sent Packing

The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons that included at least 92 losses in each of the last four years.

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Former Twins Manager Ailing

The Minnesota Twins say former manager Tom Kelly is recovering after suffering what the team calls a minor stroke last week.


Bridgewater On The Mend

The sprained left ankle for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is not serious, and the Minnesota Vikings are hopeful he'll play against Green Bay.


Valley Teams In Spotlight

Eight different MVFC schools are ranked in top-25 polls this week, which is a league record.


GPAC Names Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its football Players of the Week.


Rookie QB Leads Vikings

Teddy Bridgewater passed for 317 yards and a key 2-point conversion before leaving with an ankle injury, and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Atlanta Falcons 41-28 on Sunday.


Huskers Move Up Again

Nebraska gained two more spots in the Associated Press college football poll this week.

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Twins Blanked In Finale

David Price pitched Detroit to its fourth straight AL Central title, taking a shutout into the eighth inning of a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.


Coaching Changes For Twins?

Another 90-loss season for the Minnesota Twins has left the status of the coaching staff in question.

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