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Yanks bats sizzle to cap sweep of Twins

Yanks bats sizzle to cap sweep of Twins Updated Jul 4, 2013
Ichiro Suzuki and Travis Hafner each had three hits and Vernon Wells drove in three runs to power the Yankees' Independence Day attack in a 9-5 victory over the Twins on Thursday at Target Field, completing a four-game sweep.
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  • Timberwolves Eyeying Matt Barnes?

    Timberwolves Eyeying Matt Barnes? Jul 4, 2013
    Now that the Timberwolves have seeming addressed their shooting issue by retaining Chase Budinger and bringing Kevin Martin into the fold, the team will look to round out their bench. Without much more than a few million in cap space remaining, any help…
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  • Video - Yankees Sweep Twins 00:33

    Yankees Sweep Twins

    Jul 4
    Vernon Wells drove in three runs to lead the Yankees past the Twins 9-5.
  • Video - Favorite to win NFC North? 02:52

    Favorite to win NFC North?

    Jul 4
    With NFL elite like Aaron Rodgers, Calvin Johnson and Adrian Peterson all residing in the NFC North, Brian Baldinger and Matt Birk prognosticate which team will rise to the top in 2013.

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  • Los Angeles Lakers bracing for worst with Dwight Howard, sources say

    Jul 5
    The teams in the Dwight Howard sweepstakes spent Independence Day in fairly agonizing fashion, left with no alternative but to wait and hope that a decision from the NBA's most coveted free agent indeed comes Friday as planned.
  • Golden State Warriors trying to shed salary cap space for Dwight Howard, s…

    Jul 4
    The Golden State Warriors, increasingly convinced they have a legitimate shot at winning the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, have begun aggressively attempting to trade away players to clear the requisite salary-cap space to sign the All-Star center, accordi…
  • Sources: Evans to Pelicans in 3-team trade

    Jul 4
    The New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to terms on a three-team deal that will cement Tyreke Evans' move to the Pelicans, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
  • Marco Belinelli agrees to deal with San Antonio Spurs, according to source…

    Jul 4
    The San Antonio Spurs have reached terms on a new deal with Italian perimeter specialist Marco Belinelli, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.