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  • Conor McGregor's first pitch at Twins-Cubs game was awfully high and outside: Donning a light-colored suit, the mixed martial arts superstar arrived on the mound with much fan fare to throw out the first pitch. The left-handed McGregor wound up, and ... yikes.
  • Bob Motzko shares pain, support after son Mack's death: The death of 20-year-old Mack Motzko, who died in a car crash in July involving an allegedly impaired driver, brought an outpouring of love that the U hockey coach has cherished. "There is no end to this loss," Motzko said.
  • Vikings will still lean on Dalvin Cook despite latest injury, Mike Zimmer says: "At this stage, it's time to get some wins," the Vikings coach said Wednesday. "Dalvin's a tough guy. If he can't play, there's a reason why he's not playing. But he makes us go, so we're going to continue to play him."

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