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Twins closer Perkins nominated for Clemente Award

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have nominated closer Glen Perkins for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award.

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Leidner has turf toe but practicing with Gophers

Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner (7) takes a hard hit from TCU defensive end Mike Tuaua (93) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas.  Leidner left the game after the play. TCU won 30-7. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner has a turf toe injury on his left foot, leaving his availability uncertain for this week’s game against San Jose State.

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Dayton: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system.

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Dayton: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have stayed suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the legal system.

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Hunter, Cabrera homer in 9th; Tigers top Twins 8-6

Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter, right, and Miguel Cabrera celebrate Hunter's solo home run off Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Casey Fien in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Miguel Cabrera followed Hunter with a solo home run moments later. The Tigers won 8-6. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — That large early lead was long gone for the Detroit Tigers. They saw Kansas City’s comeback slowly unfolding on the out-of-town scoreboard.

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