Chip Scoggins

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Scoggins: Clock is ticking on Rubio to ascend to the next level

The Wolves could use a star-like rise from oft-injured Ricky Rubio next season.

Updated: April 06, 2015, - 08:09 PM

Scoggins: Mientkiewicz manages through his frustration

The former Twins first baseman is disappointed he didn't claim the managerial job, but he will remain a key figure in the organization. “I’m crushed,” he said. “I thought I was ready.”

Updated: April 01, 2015, - 06:52 AM

Scoggins: Veteran Wild trio has bounced back from early-season difficulties

Mikko Koivu is playing his best hockey in a long time. Thomas Vanek is providing scoring pop. And Ryan Suter looks like Ryan Suter again.

Updated: March 31, 2015, - 06:40 AM

Scoggins: Rosario demoted, but has regained trust of Twins organization

Eddie Rosario’s goal of making the Twins’ Opening Day roster ended Saturday. But Rosario made a positive impression this spring.

Updated: March 28, 2015, - 11:38 PM

Scoggins: Plouffe puts down roots at third base

Trevor Plouffe has become a dependable third baseman and productive hitter.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 06:21 AM

Scoggins: Dozier received the message from Ryan's phone call

Terry Ryan told Brian Dozier bluntly in 2012 that he didn’t deserve a promotion and was staying in Class AAA Rochester. That started a big change.

Updated: March 25, 2015, - 07:22 AM

Scoggins: Twins slugger Vargas back in groove

Kennys Vargas put on a power display in batting practice Monday that left teammates and coaches, even former manager Tom Kelly, howling with some good-natured ribbing.

Updated: March 24, 2015, - 09:08 AM

Scoggins: Resilient mind-set is working for Wild

The Wild has not lost back-to-back games in two months.

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 12:05 AM

Scoggins: Stolllings wants Gophers to be NCAA regulars

“We’re very much set on operating at a very high level,” the coach says.

Updated: March 18, 2015, - 12:08 AM

Top Cats: 34-0 Kentucky continues the pursuit of perfection

John Calipari didn’t wait for the selection committee to reveal the NCAA tournament bracket Sunday evening before predicting how the final push to perfection might look for his undefeated Kentucky Wildcats.

Updated: March 15, 2015, - 10:33 PM

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