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Moustakas sends Royals to 6-5 victory over Twins

Minnesota Twins' Danny Santana (39) is congratulated by teammate Kennys Vargas after scoring on a single by Joe Mauer during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ned Yost stuck by Mike Moustakas when just about everyone else had given up on him, dutifully penciling him into the Royals’ starting lineup at third base despite all of his slumps.

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Ducks, Habs get chance to close out playoff series Wednesday

Montreal Canadiens celebrate their 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators in sudden death overtime of game 3 of first round Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey action in Ottawa, Ontario, on Sunday, April 19, 2015.  (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

The Montreal Canadiens and the Anaheim Ducks already have their first chance to finish up the first round.

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Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues

Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) covers the puck in front of St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo (27) and Wild center Mikael Granlund (64), of Finland, during the second period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series game in St. Paul, Minn., Monday, April 20, 2015. The Wild won 3-0. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have been busy trying to agitate the Minnesota Wild into costly mistakes.

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Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Edinson Volquez delivers to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, April 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edinson Volquez is quickly proving his breakthrough season of a year ago was no fluke.

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AP source: Peterson stays home from Vikings workouts

In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson leaves the field after an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders in Minneapolis. The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. The league announced its decision on Thursday, April 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of Adrian Peterson’s offseason workouts tells The Associated Press that star running back has decided not to attend Minnesota’s spring strength and conditioning program.

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