Pitching patience: Twins sign Pineda and look to lure Darvish

Pitching patience: Twins sign Pineda and look to lure Darvish

The Twins inked Michael Pineda, who underwent Tommy John surgery in July, to a two-year deal and have sent out vibes they are looking to add a top-tier starter like Yu Darvish.
Safety net: Vikings might entrust Hill with even bigger role against Bengals
Vikings

Safety net: Vikings might entrust Hill with even bigger role against Bengals

6:49am
Rashod Hill is preparing for increased responsibilities protecting Case Keenum's blind side in case Riley Reiff can't play Sunday.
Burn! Towns roasted — twice — on social media by Embiid
Wolves

Burn! Towns roasted — twice — on social media by Embiid

December 13
Philadelphia's Joel Embiid posted a photo to Instagram and Twitter from Tuesday night's victory over the Wolves, and wasn't quite done from there.
Reusse: Four-position Sirles provides Vikings needed versatility on the line
Vikings

Reusse: Four-position Sirles provides Vikings needed versatility on the line

7:19am
What any contending team in the NFL comes to appreciate on the offensive line is a reliable utility man. And at 6-6, 310-pounds, Jeremiah Sirles can play both guards and tackles.
Stalock's the man amid uncertainty about extent of Dubnyk injury
Wild

Stalock's the man amid uncertainty about extent of Dubnyk injury

7:41am
Devan Dubnyk underwent an MRI on Wednesday as the Wild went forward with plans to rely on Alex Stalock, who replaced Dubnyk on Tuesday and was in goal for Sunday's victory.
Twins take Tyler Kinley in Rule 5 Draft, lose Burdi and Bard
Twins

Twins take Tyler Kinley in Rule 5 Draft, lose Burdi and Bard

10 minutes ago
With the third overall pick, the Phillies selected righthander Nick Burdi, the Twins' 46th overall pick in 2014.
Butler: 'We need to get in better shape if we're tired'
Wolves

Butler: 'We need to get in better shape if we're tired'

7:23am
Karl-Anthony Towns, Jimmy Butler and Andrew Wiggins all played 40 minutes or more in Tuesday's overtime loss; Taj Gibson almost did before fouling out.
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Vikings

He's back: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers preps to play Panthers

December 13
The Green Bay Packers stayed afloat in the postseason race while hoping for nearly two months that Aaron Rodgers would return.
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    100

    95

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    106

    95

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    87

    93

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    118

    124

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    102

    95

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    Chicago

     

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    100

    103

  • Milwaukee

    New Orleans

     

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    108

    115

  • Toronto

    Phoenix

     

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    115

    109

  • Charlotte

    Houston

     

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    96

    108

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    5

    2

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    Ottawa

     

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    2

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    3

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    7

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