Agent: Cunningham plans to sue accuser

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The agent for free-agent forward Dante Cunningham says his client plans to file a civil lawsuit against the woman who accused him of domestic assault.

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Kratz, Vargas lead Royals over Twins 6-4

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jason Vargas delivers to the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Erik Kratz had played in only five games for Kansas City since being acquired from Toronto in a trade on July 28.

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Felony assault charge against Cunningham dropped

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dante Cunningham has spent the last four months in limbo with a domestic assault charge hanging over his head, his home fans booing him when he took the court for the Minnesota Timberwolves and several teams in need of a power forward on the free-agent market staying away while the legal process played out.

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Brown shines in Cardinals’ loss to Vikings

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Jaron Brown catches a pass over Minnesota Vikings defensive back Chris Crocker (25) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Late in the second quarter of Arizona’s second preseason game, backup quarterback Drew Stanton lofted a pass down the sideline and second-year receiver Jaron Brown out-jumped cornerback Xavier Rhodes to haul in the 35-yard completion.

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Cassel looks for more time with Vikings offense

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) throws during NFL football training camp, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Cassel is itching for preseason playing time as he tries to master the intricacies of new offensive coordinator Norv Turner’s system with the Minnesota Vikings.

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