Twins place Milone on DL, call up Duffey to start Wednesday

Twins place Milone on DL, call up Duffey to start Wednesday

Milone reports soreness in left elbow after last start, reports flexor tendon strain

Bob Peterson and Anson Mount's lost meatball

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The Gophers' long-time sports information director died last week. He loved recalling the long-ago scrum for a lone cocktail meatball in Chicago.

Wild, Erik Haula settle, agree to 2-year, $2 million deal

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The Wild and Haula beat a Sunday arbitration decision by settling on a new contract.
Vikings
7:01am
Adrian Peterson worked on running back drills during practice at Minne...

Older, more patient Peterson now accepts carry-free preseasons

Through the first week of training camp, Adrian Peterson has looked like, well, Adrian Peterson. He looks lean, quick, fast and, well, you know the…
Vikings
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Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Tingelhoff ready for the Hall of Fame, Diggs stars again and more

On most mornings, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — Mark Craig dug deep for his…
Vikings
August 2
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer spoke with Captain Munnerlyn...

What you missed at Vikings training camp on Saturday, August 1

Observations from a packed house at Blakeslee Stadium.
Blogs
August 1

Hints of September Later This Week - 165F Heat Index in Iran Friday

I'm feeling better about our warm fronts after hearing details of the mind-boggling heat gripping Iran and the rest of the Middle East. A 165 degree heat index is absurd, but that's exactly what was reported along the Persian Gulf in Iran on Friday. Much of the USA continues to sizzle but we expect a hint of early September this week - comfortable Canadian air will push into Minnesota in waves. No dog days in sight...
Twins
August 1

Three Twins postgame thoughts from LEN3: McClendon, Gibson, Rosario

The Twins have won two of the first three games against Seattle and can win the series on Sunday.
Blogs
August 1

Severe T-Storm Watch Southern and Western MN Until Midnight

Here's the latest...
Vikings
August 1

Vikings sign wideout Ryan Whalen

The Vikings have signed free-agent wide receiver Ryan Whalen. Whalen was a sixth-round pick of the Bengals in 2011 after playing at Stanford. The California…
Sports
August 1

Four-star receiver Dredrick Snelson commits to Gophers

Dredrick Snelson also had reported offers from Alabama, Auburn and Florida State but announced his commitment to the Gophers on Twitter.
Twins
August 1

Jepsen ready to help out the bullpen as Twins face Mariners

The Twins and Mariners have split the first two games of this four-game series at Target Field
Vikings
August 1
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer spoke with offensive coordina...

Vikings coach Zimmer preaches patience at right guard

Some highlights from coach Mike Zimmer’s press conference held not long ago … – Asked when he wants to make his final decision on the…
Twins
August 1

Meet Teddy

A fresh look at a fresh face
Vikings
August 1

Linebacker talk with Adam Zimmer

In case you missed it, I wrote a story for today’s newspaper on the Vikings’ linebacker corps, which outside linebacker Chad Greenway feels is as…
Vikings
August 1

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Excitement for linebackers, praise for Harris, Floyd and more from camp

On most mornings, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The Vikings are excited about their…
Vikings
August 1

What you missed at Vikings training camp on Friday, July 31

SETTING THE SCENE: A cloudless sky with temperatures in the low 80s and only 39 percent humidity made this the best weather day of camp.…
Blogs
August 1

Severe Risk Central and Southern Minnesota - A Touch Cooler Next Week

A fine Saturday is shaping up, but watch for a few boisterous to potentially severe T-storms by evening. Conditions are ripe for some hail and damaging winds with a few of these storms. Otherwise the forecast looks pretty good - especially considering that most of the USA is sizzling right now. We get off easy.
Twins
August 1

Postgame: Molitor emphasizes he still believes in Santana

Walker throws second one-hitter in Target Field history; Sano has mixed results playing third base
Sports
July 31

Fowles helps set the tone in Lynx victory

A quick start leads to easy victory for the Lynx on the first night of back-to-back games.
Sports
July 31

Cruz won't play tonight

Recovering from a sprained right ankle, Cruz could play Saturday in Tulsa
Twins
July 31

Milone tries to snap his run of bad luck against Mariners

Lefthander has lost three straight to Seattle, but will try to help Twins hold off wild-card pursuers
Twins
July 31

Twins get reliever Kevin Jepsen from Tampa Bay

He's striking out 7.34 batters per nine innings and walking 4.32 per nine. His fastball has averaged 94.4 miles an hour this season, so that will boost a bullpen that lack velocity.