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Wild sign C Mikael Granlund, D Mike Reilly

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Wild finished a drawn-out negotiation with Mikael Granlund by locking up the center with a two-year deal on Wednesday.

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New sports uniforms level the playing field for Muslim girls

In this June 16, 2015 photo, Zubeda Chaffe, left, waits to get back into basketball practice in her new Lady Warriors uniform in Minneapolis. The girls came up with their own culturally sensitive sportswear designs that cover their arms, legs, hair and neck preserving the modesty their religion requires. One is a bright red uniform for the Lady Warriors and the other is a teal-and-black uniform with stripes _ good for all sports including swimming. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with basketballs, lacrosse sticks and boxing gloves. Finally, the big reveal: the Lady Warriors community traveling basketball team takes the stage in their cardinal red uniforms.

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Wolves to hold open house for prospective ticket-buyers

Minnesota Timberwolves fans cheer during a draft party in Minneapolis, as Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns is picked No. 1 by the Timberwolves during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have scheduled an open house for fans considering season tickets, trying to build off the buzz created by their high-profile draft picks.

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Towns and Tyus arrive, Bjelica coming next to Timberwolves

Karl-Anthony Towns reacts after being selected first overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones have arrived in Minnesota, and another important piece is soon to follow.

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Even for ‘electrifying’ Buxton, there’s a lot to learn

In this June 17, 2015, file photo, Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton runs toward first base in the third inning of a baseball game against the  St. Louis Cardinals in Minneapolis. The learning curve for a rookie who'd never before played above Double-A is steep, even for top prospect Byron Buxton. The strikeouts have piled up, but his skill set and natural confidence have still made him a constant must-watch on the field, even for his manager. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton finished his first homestand for Minnesota with quite the challenge in Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, the three-time-and-counting All-Star left-hander who will likely appear on the schedule many times in the coming seasons as a division rival of the Twins.

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