Grossman gets first-ever middle-of-the-lineup start tonight for Twins

Grossman gets first-ever middle-of-the-lineup start tonight for Twins

Robbie Grossman is batting fifth for the Twins tonight against Kansas City while Byung Ho Park and Brian Dozier get a night off in an effort to break their slumps.
Paul Martin hits another NHL playoff milestone
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Paul Martin hits another NHL playoff milestone

4:32pm
Former Gophers defenseman Paul Martin and Phil Kessel are among a handful of NHL players with ties to Minnesota still competing in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
RandBall: The one thing we know about sports is we don't know anything
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RandBall: The one thing we know about sports is we don't know anything

4:10pm
One of the hardest things to say in life is “I don’t know” — and that difficulty only increases in a sports world full of hot takes and smarter-than-your analysis.
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Gophers playing Florida State again in Big Ten/ACC challenge

2:25pm
The University of Minnesota men's basketball team will play Florida State in the ACC / Big Ten Challenge this winter for the third time in five seasons.
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Managing Sano and Rosario: Is there a double standard?

12:28pm
While both Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario had breakout rookie 2015 seasons in their own ways, Sano is a potential future star while Rosario’s ceiling is probably lower as a potential solid contributor.
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Could the Wolves benefit from 'Global Ambassador' like Drake?

11:09am
Rap superstar Drake has helped boost the international brand of the Toronto Raptors. Who would be the best Minnesota native to boost the Wolves' image?
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Wild reaches deal with prospect Chase Lang; other signing news

10:46am
The Wild signed one of its three 2014 sixth-round picks Tuesday
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Updating Vikings defensive depth chart projections

10:42am
A starting job will not be handed to Trae Waynes, but the Vikings are hopeful that their top pick from 2015 will be ready to start at cornerback in 2016.
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Gophers football player Gaelin Elmore wins Wilma Rudolph Award

10:25am
Junior defensive end Gaelin Elmore is the second Gophers player to win the Wilma Rudolph Award in the past three years. The award is given to student athletes who've overcome long odds.