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Connelly, the new president of basketball operations, is the seventh person to be given full control of the Wolves since 1992. It's been a fun, futile stretch. … [Read more...] about So you're taking over the Timberwolves, Tim Connelly? Good luck with that.
Always a talented hitter, versatile infielder Luis Arraez worked hard on his conditioning and refined his batting approach with former teammate Nelson Cruz to become even more effective. … [Read more...] about New, improved Luis Arraez becomes even more indispensable to Twins' offense
Sonny Gray struck out 10 batters and pitched like the ace the Twins intended him to be when they acquired him from Cincinnati in a trade at the start of spring training. … [Read more...] about Sonny Gray dominates Tigers, Twins win sixth straight to lead division by 5 1⁄2 games
The 2019 draft pick missed all of last season after tearing an ACL during training camp, ahead of what many predicted could be a breakout year for the wide receiver. … [Read more...] about Vikings receiver Olabisi Johnson rediscovers passion for football (and hockey) while rehabbing knee injury
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