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Saunders, Timberwolves ready to shine on NBA draft night

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders greets the media with a smile during an NBA basketball news conference, Wednesday, June 24, 2015 in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves have the No. 1, 31st and 36th picks in the  NBA draft. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Flip Saunders was in the Minnesota Timberwolves front office in 1995 when they drafted a teenager named Kevin Garnett, ushering in an era of respectability for the franchise.

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Hughes goes 8 as Twins beat Sale for 3rd time, 6-1

Minnesota Twins'  Eduardo Nunez follows through with an RBI double to center off Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. The Twins won 6-1. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes and the Minnesota Twins were undeterred by Chris Sale’s strikeout streak for the Chicago White Sox.

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Samardzija, White Sox top Twins 6-2

Chicago White Sox’ Jose Abreu, left, and Alexei Ramirez celebrate after Abreu scored on a single by Melky Cabrera during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Minneapolis. The White Sox won 6-2. Abreu went 4-for-5, scoring two runs. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Chicago White Sox woke up their lagging lineup.

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