Hopkins defeated St. Paul Central 82-66 in boys' basketball on Saturday night, giving longtime Royals coach Ken Novak Jr. his 700th career victory.
Novak Jr. joined Bob McDonald of Chisholm, Bob Brink of Rocori, and Ziggy Kauls of Mounds View in the 700 club.
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Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 14th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 early Tuesday in the opener of a crucial series between the NL West's top two teams.
Jordan Spieth was gone, but not forgotten, certainly not by Jason Day.
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Mark Canha hit a three-run homer, Jake Smolinski's three-run double highlighted a decisive third inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-5 on Monday in another quirky night at the Coliseum when part of the outfield wall fell down and delayed the game.
I’m conflicted. I can’t join in what’s basically a universal media celebration of the extra wild card — “It keeps so many more teams in contention!’’ — due to a long-standing admiration for baseball’s standards of excellence. At the same time, knowing that when Miguel Sano smashes a rising liner into the second deck, or Byron Buxton speeds into the gap to turn a double into a routine out, that’s pretty good, too.