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Wild sign Swiss center Bertschy to 3-year contract

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have signed Swiss center Christoph Bertschy (BAIRT’-chee) to a three-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2015-16 season.

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Home-ice advantage overrated in Wild-Blues series

Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle, left, is congratulated by teammates Thomas Vanek, of Austria, and Matt Dumba, right, after scoring during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, Friday, April 24, 2015, in St. Louis. The Wild won 4-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — NHL teams play all season for home-ice advantage. Only to give it away.

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Hernandez dominant, Cruz goes deep as M’s beat Twins 2-0

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws, with a backdrop of yellow "K" strikeout cards held by fans, during the fifth inning of the Mariners' baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Friday, April 24, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

SEATTLE (AP) — Felix Hernandez tossed a five-hitter for his first complete game victory since August 2012, and Nelson Cruz gave him all the offense he needed with his major league leading ninth home run as the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Friday night.

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MLS will have plan in 6 months to expand beyond 24 teams

NEW YORK (AP) — Having committed to reach 24 teams by the end of the decade, Major League Soccer intends to develop additional expansion plans within six months.

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Twins visit Mariners this weekend

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins will face a team from outside the American League Central for the first time this season when then they visit Safeco Field in Seattle this weekend.

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