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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins set a major league record for home runs last season. They created a bigger buzz with their recent signing of star third baseman Josh Donaldson to a $92 million, four-year contract — the richest in club history for a free agent.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have chosen Gary Kubiak as their offensive coordinator, filling the vacancy created by Kevin Stefanski's departure to become head coach of the Cleveland Browns.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With their chances of a playoff appearance slipping by the day, the Minnesota Wild returned home for a stretch of games before the All-Star break knowing there was little room for error.

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls envisioned Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen providing a powerful one-two punch and leading them to the playoffs coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history.

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MINNEAPOLIS — After signaling an intent to aggressively seek upgrades to a club that won 101 games last season, the Minnesota Twins were passed over in their initial pursuit of top-tier starting pitching.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After signaling an intent to aggressively seek upgrades to a club that won 101 games last season, the Minnesota Twins were passed over in their initial pursuit of top-tier starting pitching.

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jayvon Graves scored 23 points and Antwain Johnson scored 21 and Buffalo pulled away in the second half to beat Western Michigan 90-79 on Tuesday.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Coach Bruce Boudreau altered Minnesota’s practice plans with a snowstorm hitting the state, having his team come in early for a Friday practice and canceling Saturday’s morning skate before the evening game against the Dallas Stars.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Monika Czinano scored 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting and No. 22 Iowa hit five of its 10 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to rally from a 13-point deficit with eight minutes left and beat Minnesota 76-75 on Thursday night.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Coach Richard Pitino implored his Minnesota team at halftime to increase its pressure on the defensive end after Penn State shot 60% from the field and didn’t have a turnover in the first half.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA and its union announced a tentative eight-year labor deal Tuesday that will allow top players to earn more than $500,000 while the average annual compensation will surpass six figures for the first time.