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Judge recuses himself from NFL collusion lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Minneapolis who had been the arbiter of NFL labor matters for more than two decades recused himself Friday from ruling on a dispute between NFL owners and the players’ union over an alleged secret salary cap.

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Cabrera homers, Tigers beat Twins 4-2

Detroit Tigers' Victor Martinez (41) hits a two-run home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Trevor May in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez homered, Max Scherzer made it through six tough innings and the Detroit Tigers moved closer to another AL Central title with a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

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Harpist’s mellow tone soothes apes at St. Paul zoo

In this Aug. 27, 2014 photo Terri Tacheny plays her harp as one of the gorillas stood nearby outside the Primate House at Como Zoo in in St. Paul, Minn. Tacheny, 57, a zoo volunteer, plays once a month for an appreciative audience that ambles down to their barrier as soon as Tacheny begins setting up her harp. She’s been doing it for nearly a decade. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Harpist Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, Minnesota, except for the Primate House, where she thought the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys seemed a little lethargic.

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Gophers picked to repeat as Big Ten hockey champs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has been picked first in the Big Ten hockey preseason poll by conference coaches.

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Minnesota needs to ramp up passing game

Minnesota quarterback Chris Streveler (5) runs against San Jose State in the third quarter during their NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota quarterback Chris Streveler walked into class on Monday after the victory against San Jose State and the teasing began.

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