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Twins, Duensing Complete Sweep of Indians
The Twins completed a 3-game sweep of Cleveland at Target Field 5-1 Sunday afternoon.  Brian Duensing replaced Francisco Liriano in the rotation and threw 6 innings with 5 hits and 1 earned run allowed to get the win.  Justin Morneau was 3-4 with a 2-run homerun, Ben Revere went 2-4 with 2…
Timberwolves Shopping the Free Agent Market
The Timberwolves had 6'8 guard/forward Nicolas Batum visit Minnesota Sunday night. He is a restricted free agent from Portland. Batum averaged 13.9 points and 4.6 rebounds a game in 2011-2012. He is considered a defensive specialist. The Timberwolves are expected to offer him a 4-year $50 M…
Melrose’s Smock Wins at U.S. Olympic Trials
Melrose native Amanda Smock (Tieschafer) won the women's triple-jump at the U.S. Olympic trials Monday night in Eugene, Oregon. Smock is headed to London for the Summer Olympics. Her best jump was her first, 45 feet and 9 inches.
Beetles End Skid Against Rox 11-5
Alexandria salvaged the final game of a 4-game series in St. Cloud Saturday night with a 11-5 win. Alexandria jumped on St. Cloud for 3 runs in the first inning and added 5 runs in the 7th inning to secure the win. Will Flor allowed 4 hits and 5 runs in 1/3 of an inning to take the loss. Andy Hen…
Vikings Trade Up to Draft Safety, Harrison Smith
The Vikings traded back into the first round Thursday night to select safety Harrison Smith from Notre Dame 29th overall. Minnesota gave Baltimore their 2nd round pick (35th overall) and a 4th round pick (98th overall) to draft Smith. Smith is a 6'2 213 safety who had 85 tackles for Notre Dam…