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McCallum, Cousins rally Kings past Timberwolves

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) battles under the basket against Minnesota Timberwolves Gorgui Dieng (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday, April 13, 2014.(AP Photo/Steve Yeater)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ray McCallum hit back-to-back 3-pointers in a pivotal stretch midway through the fourth quarter, DeMarcus Cousins had 35 points and 15 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-103 on Sunday night.

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Davis’ throwing error sends Twins over Royals

Kansas City Royals pitcher Wade Davis (17) puts a late tag on the Minnesota Twins’ Brian Dozier, who scored with the go-ahead run during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Minnesota won 4-3. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Needing a big hit, the Minnesota Twins instead turned a little tapper back to the mound into big trouble for the Kansas City Royals.

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Leidner steady for conservative Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Redshirt sophomore Mitch Leidner didn’t dazzle in his first spring football game at Minnesota’s unquestioned starting quarterback, but he did prove a steady influence on an offense that played it close to the vest much of the day.

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Review: UNC athlete literacy findings flawed

Three outside experts hired by the University of North Carolina say research data from a reading specialist doesn’t support claims of low athlete literacy levels at the school.

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Police quell rowdy crowd after NCAA semifinal win

Police in riot gear stood guard following a celebration by University of Minnesota hockey fans following the Gophers last-second NCAA college hockey Frozen Four semifinal win, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Minneapolis, Minn. Hundreds of students and other hockey fans took to the streets in Dinkytown near campus to celebrate the victory over North Dakota Thursday night. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jeff Wheeler)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — University of Minnesota students were warned Friday that a heavy police presence will be in place during the national hockey championships to prevent a repeat of the riotous behavior that erupted after Minnesota edged North Dakota in the Frozen Four semifinals.

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