Posts Tagged By DAVE CAMPBELL

Recharged with Molitor, Twins need starting pitching spike

This March 23, 2015, file photo shows Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor, left, and Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg sitting in the dugout together  before a spring training baseball game between their two teams in Clearwater, Fla. Hall of Famer Molitor is among six new baseball managers.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paul Molitor was hired as Minnesota’s new manager, bringing Hall of Fame membership and renowned intelligence and intuition to a team seeking a fresh start.

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MLS expanding to Minnesota, but stadium yet to be built

Cassie Benson, left, and her boyfriend Manny Chavez, center,  cheer during a news conference, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Minneapolis, where it was announced that Minnesota will be awarded an MLS soccer franchise. (AP Photo/Star Tribune,Glen Stubbe)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After preserving a professional soccer team for Minnesota, Bill McGuire soon began to think bigger.

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Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Casey Fien (50) throws in a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Minnesota Twins in Kansas City, Mo. Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most players are in a similar spot as everyone else in the regular workforce. The right arm that would eventually fetch Fien a $1.38 million salary from the Twins for 2015 was once used for stacking crates, pallets and boxes at Costco. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.

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Agent: Peterson return to Vikings not in ‘best interest’

In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up before the start of an NFL football game between the St. Louis Rams and the Vikings  in St. Louis. Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their relationship. Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, said in an interview on Tuesday, March 24, 2015,  that he believes a return to Minnesota this season is not in the "best interest" of the standout running back. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill.

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Minnesota stifles Harvard 4-1, for 3rd title in 4 years

Minnesota defender Lee Stecklein (2) and Harvard forward Sydney Daniels (25) chase after the puck during the first period of an NCAA women's Frozen Four championship college hockey game Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Megan Wolfe scored early and Amanda Leveille made 19 saves, leading Minnesota to a 4-1 victory over Harvard on Sunday for the third women’s hockey championship in four seasons for the Gophers.

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