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Perez Helps Royals Struggle to 3-2 Win Over Twins

Perez Helps Royals Struggle to 3-2 Win Over Twins

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 10 hours ago
Salvador Perez triggered a go-ahead rally with a double in the sixth inning and made several spectacular plays behind the plate, helping the Kansas City Royals to a scrappy 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: July 31

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: July 31

    startribune.com 37 minutes ago
    Our reporters walk you through what's going on with the Vikings today.
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  • The Vikings Quarterback Odyssey

    The Vikings Quarterback Odyssey

    vikingsgab.com 10 hours ago
    Being born in 1986 and a Vikings fan my entire life, my oldest clear memory as a fan is watching Jim McMahon hitting Cris Carter for a touchdown. That was 1993. Since, the Vikings have trotted out 18 different starting quarterbacks. It’s not quite the s…
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  • Hartman: Spielman sees lots of progress at camp

    Hartman: Spielman sees lots of progress at camp

    startribune.com 10 hours ago
    The Vikings GM knows many will focus on quarterbacks.
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  • Bright Future?: Who has close friends who are Packers or Bears …

    Bright Future?: Who has close friends who are Packers or Bears fa…

    vikingsgab.com 10 hours ago
    Who has close friends who are Packers or Bears fans? I have both. How many annoying jokes/reminders about how many rings the Vikings have can someone tolerate before actually going on a mission to steal every Packer flag in the neighborhood (every neigh…
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  • Sources: Love trade talks narrowed to Cavs

    Sources: Love trade talks narrowed to Cavs

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing belief around the NBA that Love teaming up with LeBron James is inevitable, according to sourc…
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  • Training Camp Position Battles

    Training Camp Position Battles

    vikingsgab.com 12 hours ago
    The 2014 training camp is well underway in Mankato for the Minnesota Vikings. Mike Zimmer stated that the first depth chart won’t be released until next week but I wanted to take a moment to highlight a few of the position battles. Offense Matt Cassel h…
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  • Vikings notes: Bridgewater gets a first-team stint

    Vikings notes: Bridgewater gets a first-team stint

    The rookie QB was a bit sloppy in his short time with the starters.
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  • Mpls. City Council might side with birds in Vikings stadium deb…

    Mpls. City Council might side with birds in Vikings stadium debate

    startribune.com 12 hours ago
    The Minneapolis Council will consider a proposal supporting bird-safe glass for the Vikings facility.
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  • Lighter Floyd hopes to make heavier impact with Vikings

    Lighter Floyd hopes to make heavier impact with Vikings

    startribune.com 12 hours ago
    The defensive tackle has shed weight in hopes of gaining a starting job.
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  • Vikings Camp Report: Day 5

    Vikings Camp Report: Day 5

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    MANKATO, Minn. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Minnesota Vikings training camp: It was just for a series, but Teddy Bridgewater saw first-team snaps for the first time in training camp. He threw on three of his four plays with the firs…
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  • Vikings get two back, lose two to injuries

    Vikings get two back, lose two to injuries

    ESPN.com startribune.com 14 hours ago
    MANKATO, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings got Cordarrelle Patterson on the practice field for the first time since the start of training camp on Wednesday afternoon, while cornerback Captain Munnerlyn did some side work after returning from a strained ham…
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  • Jerome Felton: 'If we’re going to use a fullback, I feel I’ll b…

    Jerome Felton: 'If we’re going to use a fullback, I feel I’ll be that guy.'

    startribune.com 18 hours ago
    Jerome Felton is trying not to worry about whether the Vikings plan to keep him or make him a salary cap casualty after training camp.
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  • Vikings enter next phase of QB competition

    Vikings enter next phase of QB competition

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    MANKATO, Minn. -- The Vikings will be back on the practice field on Wednesday afternoon, following a day off on Tuesday, and coach Mike Zimmer said the team would likely adjust its practice plan to provide more snaps for players who need the extra work.…
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  • Dime Q&A: Zach LaVine On Dunking, Kevin Love, Draft Night, …

    Dime Q&A: Zach LaVine On Dunking, Kevin Love, Draft Night, And More

    dimemag.com 19 hours ago
    Zach LaVine is quickly becoming the most exciting player of this year’s NBA draft class. Born in Renton, Washington, LaVine made his inaugural appearance at the Seattle Pro-Am All-Star Game this weekend, where his interplanetary athleticism was on full …
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  • Vikings Activate Captain Munnerlyn From the PUP List

    Vikings Activate Captain Munnerlyn From the PUP List

    This morning, Minnesota announced it has activated cornerback Captain Munnerlyn from the Physically Unable to Perform list. He is expected to participate in practice this afternoon, as the morning walkthrough was shortened to just special teams. Munnerl…
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  • PFT Live: Kyle Rudolph, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    PFT Live: Kyle Rudolph, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    What did Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph do after he signed his five-year contract extension with the team this week? You can find out on Wednesday’s edition of PFT Live. Rudolph will join Mike Florio to discuss why he decided to commit his future to the…
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: July 30

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: July 30

    startribune.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    Our Vikings reporters walk you through what's going on today
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  • Gibson bounces back from back issue, beats Royals

    Gibson bounces back from back issue, beats Royals

    MLB.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    Kyle Gibson came back strong in his return from missing a start with lower back stiffness as the right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings to lead the Twins to a 2-1 win over the Royals on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Video - Teddy Bridgewater vs. Matt Cassel: Which Minnesota Vikings quarterback is doing better? 03:21

    Teddy Bridgewater vs. Matt Cassel: Which Minnesota Vikings quarterback is doing better?

    Jul 30
    Charley Casserly has the latest on the quarterback competition between Teddy Bridgewater and Matt Cassel and what the major factors are that will decide who gets the starting gig in Minnesota.
  • Video - Who will win the NFC North? 01:37

    Who will win the NFC North?

    Jul 30
    Will Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers once again clinch the NFC North, or will another team steal the top spot?
  • Video - Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel vs. Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater 03:18

    Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel vs. Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater

    Jul 30
    How are first-round draft picks Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater progressing in training camp? The "Inside Training Camp Live" breaks down what Browns and Vikings fans can expect from their rookie quarterbacks.
  • Video - Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel vs. Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater 03:18

    Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel vs. Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater

    Jul 30
    How are first-round draft picks Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater progressing in training camp? "Inside Training Camp Live" breaks down what Browns and Vikings fans can expect from their rookie QBs.

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    Jul 30
    The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing belief around the NBA that Love teaming up with LeBron James is inevitable, according to sourc…
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    Jul 30
    Ra’Shede Hageman (in white) is part of a rebuilt defensive line that must generate a pass rush. (Brynn Anderson/AP) I’m in Flowery Branch, Ga., the permanent training home of the Falcons, for a steamy afternoon practice, the second padded practice of th…
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