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Minneapolis Star-Tribune 10 mins ago

TwinsCentric: Muted Mauer, Pelfrey's problems and Pinto's pop

Delving into three early-season storylines.

Adrian Peterson to be honored as top Vikings offensive player

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Adrian Peterson is about to pick up some more hardware. The running back will be honored as the Vikings’ offensive player of the year May 4 at the Minnesota Football Honors event at the Minneapolis Hilton. It’s the second straight year the Vikings have served as the presenting sponsor for the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation’s annual awards dinner. Other Vikings honored will be linebacker Chad Greenway as top defensive player, wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson as best on special teams and center John Sullivan......

The Twins and Sam Deduno: Talk vs. action

Ron Garden had a chance to act on his words Tuesday night, and didn't do it.

Fifth-year options and draft-night dealing

Will NFL teams, especially the ones eying up quarterbacks early in the second round, attempt to trade into the first round to gain that extra year of contractual control?
The Ledger 9 hours ago

Rays 7, Twins 3: Price Gets Back On Track With Complete Game

David Price allowed six hits in his first complete game of the season, David DeJesus drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Tuesday night.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 9 hours ago

Three Twins postgame thoughts from LEN3: Strike zone, replay, Hicks

Twins lose 7-3 as David Price chews them up on the way to a complete game victory
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 10 hours ago

Gibson talks about mechanics after loss to Rays

Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson lost for the first time this season on Tuesday
Denver Post 11 hours ago
Wild returns to original game plan after falling behind Avalanche

Wild returns to original game plan after falling behind Avalanche

Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo was excited to see his team return to the original game plan in Monday's 1-0 overtime victory after losing its way in Colorado's 4-2 win in Game 2. Minnesota lost the series opener 5-4 in overtime despite outplaying the Avs in the first and second periods.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 11 hours ago

The importance of Game 4 for the Wild

Is Thursday's Game 4 the most important game the Wild franchise has played since Jacques Lemaire left town?
St. Paul Pioneer Press 12 hours ago

Matt Cooke's disciplinary history with the NHL

'GREATEST' HITS MATT COOKE'S DISCIPLINARY HISTORY WITH THE NHL:
St. Paul Pioneer Press 13 hours ago
Rays 7, Twins 3: Tampa Bay cools off Kyle Gibson

Rays 7, Twins 3: Tampa Bay cools off Kyle Gibson

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- All those eye-popping statistical trends for Kyle Gibson came crashing down in the space of four shaky innings Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 13 hours ago

Price throws complete-game gem in victory over Twins

David Price was devastating his first time through the Twins’ batting order, striking out six batters - two each inning.

Twinsights: Byron Buxton could return to games this week

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Twins minor-league outfielder Byron Buxton, out since March 16 with a sprained left wrist, could see action in his first extended spring training game by Thursday. Buxton, the top-ranked prospect in the minors, hit in the cages at Read more..
St. Paul Pioneer Press 15 hours ago
View from Denver: Dirty Matt Cooke knows exactly what he's doing for Wild

View from Denver: Dirty Matt Cooke knows exactly what he's doing for Wild

In the NHL playoffs, it's not a series until there's somebody to hate.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 15 hours ago

Former Gophers hockey player Gary Shopek dead at 51

Former Gophers hockey player Gary Shopek, who ranks high in many team records, passed away Sunday after a battle with metastatic esophageal cancer. He was 51.

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