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MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers - Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:07:42 EDT
Curse of Punto’s notebook: Kyle Gibson dominates the Red Sox

BOSTON — Before Friday’s game began, Twins manager Paul Molitor seemed to think starting pitcher Kyle Gibson stood a better chance against the vaunted Red Sox lineup than Thursday night’s starting pitcher, Tyler Duffey. The Sox,…


Minnesota Vikings head coach Dennis Green gestures during the game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997, at San Francisco's 3Com Park. The 49ers beat the Vikings 28-17. Green is a former 49ers assistant coach. (AP Photo/Steve Castillo)
Zulgad: Dennis Green’s passing brings back memories of nearly magical season

Dennis Green was in his sixth season as the Vikings’ coach and had guided the franchise to four playoff appearances, when Minnesota faced the New York Giants in December 1997 in an opening-round playoff game.…


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Former Vikings coach Dennis Green remembered as ‘always looking for good in everyone’

Former Vikings coach Dennis Green passed away early Friday morning from a heart attack, his agency confirmed to ESPN. He was 67. Green, who grew up in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, spent much of 40 years of…


CORRECTS YEAR - Minnesota Vikings, including guard Isame Faciane (76), center John Sullivan (65) and tackle Alex Boone (75) run to their assigned area after calisthenics at NFL football minicamp Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Training camp preview: Vikings offensive linemen

Editor’s note: Leading up to Vikings training camp, 1500ESPN.com will break down each position group based on offseason practice observations and interviews. Previously: Running backs Quarterbacks Tight ends Receivers Current players (16) On the team: OT…


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Curse of Punto on the road: Wright, Kepler and bullpen taxing

BOSTON — Thursday’s game was the first time playing at Fenway Park for a number of young players, including Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton, Max Kepler and starting pitcher Tyler Duffey. Fenway is a unique experience in…


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Wetmore’s 5 thoughts: May’s ups and downs, Duffey’s short start, Wright

The Twins on Thursday got a short start from Tyler Duffey and got stomped by the offensive titans that play baseball in Boston. The final was not pretty for Minnesota: a 13-2 loss to the…


MLB: Texas Rangers at Minnesota Twins - Sun, 03 Jul 2016 16:16:45 EDT
Report: Trade calls ‘poured in’ to Twins after Terry Ryan was fired

Terry Ryan is patient and loyal, and the last blockbuster trade he was involved in was more than 10 years ago. Now, the Twins likely don’t have any blockbusters on their hands this Aug. 1…


Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, left, works out with his teammates during NFL football practice in Eden Prairie, Minn., Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)
Training camp preview: Vikings receivers

Editor’s note: Leading up to Vikings training camp, 1500ESPN.com will break down each position group based on offseason practice observations and interviews. Previously: Running backs Quarterbacks Tight ends Current players (11) On the team: WR Stefon…


MLB: Minnesota Twins at Los Angeles Angels - Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:25:11 EDT
Twins outright reliever Ramirez to bring back Buddy Boshers

Neil Ramirez’s string of rough outing in relief may have cost him a spot on the 25-man roster. Ramirez was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday, the team announced, and the Twins will recall lefty…


Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph, right, celebrates with teammate Rhett Ellison after catching a 4-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Training camp preview: Vikings tight ends

Editor’s note: Leading up to Vikings training camp, 1500ESPN.com will break down each position group based on offseason practice observations and interviews. Previously: Running backs Quarterbacks Current players (6) On the team: TE Kyle Rudolph, TE…


NFL: Minnesota Vikings-Minicamp - Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:11:44 EDT
Training camp preview: Vikings quarterbacks

Editor’s note: Leading up to Vikings training camp, 1500ESPN.com will break down each position group based on offseason practice observations and interviews. Previously: Running backs Current players (4) On the team: QB Teddy Bridgewater Good bet:…


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Speaking words of wisdom: Joe Maddon provides details of 2014 meeting with Terry Ryan

Joe Maddon elected to exercise an opt-out clause in his contract as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays in late October of 2014, following the departure of general manager Andrew Friedman. Maddon, considered one of…


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Gophers offer Don Lucia contract extension through 2018-19 season

Gophers men’s hockey coach Don Lucia appears to be close to signing a contract extension that will keep him behind the bench through the 2018-19 season. Lucia has one season left on his current contract…


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Take a look inside as U.S. Bank Stadium opens this week

Fans or just curious observers of the latest mega NFL venue will be able to check out U.S. Bank Stadium for free this weekend, just a day after the official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday. Media were…


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Videos: Andrew Wiggins and Zach Lavine showing off their offseason work

While the Timberwolves spent their offseason finding a new coach and president and then filling out the frontcourt depth in free agency – oh, and taking second in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas…


MLB: Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Indians - Sun, 15 May 2016 13:25:26 EDT
Zulgad: Owner needs to let new baseball boss decide whether Paul Molitor returns

Even when Jim Pohlad gets it right, he still manages a misstep. The latest example came Monday. In the morning, the Twins announced that Terry Ryan had been fired as the team’s general manager. No…


Finishing touches are made on U.S. Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings NFL football team Thursday, June 2, 2016. The Vikings will open their 2016 season in the $1.2 billion stadium.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Vikings single-game tickets for U.S. Bank Stadium go on sale Wednesday

Two days before the official ribbon-cutting ceremony at U.S. Bank Stadium, fans will be able to claim what the Vikings are calling “an extremely limited number” of single-game tickets for the upcoming season. Starting at 10 a.m.…


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Mackey: 15 Thoughts on the Twins’ decision to fire Terry Ryan

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Twins’ own version of the Triangle of Authority held a media gathering on Monday afternoon to discuss the organization’s decision to part ways with long-time general manager Terry Ryan. Jim and…


Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad looks out of the visitors' dugout before a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals in Minneapolis, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
Want to be the next Twins GM? They’re open to outside candidates

MINNEAPOLIS — Rob Antony was the assistant GM under Terry Ryan. Now that Ryan has been fired, Antony wears the interim tag, as he takes over for his former boss. Antony – as well as…


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New ESPN analyst Randy Moss likes Laquon Treadwell’s fit with the Vikings

You’ll soon hear more from Randy Moss. The future Hall of Fame receiver has joined ESPN as a NFL analyst during pregame coverage on Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown, the network announced Monday.…


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