Braves send Twins to sixth straight loss
(Atlanta, GA) -- 5-21-13-- Atlanta's Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer in the first as
the Braves went on to a 5-1 win over the Twins last night in Georgia.
Freddie Freeman and Andrelton Simmons also drove in a run for Atlanta, which
has won four straight since dropping five out of six. Julio Teheran allowed
one run over eight-and-a-third innings to improve to 3-and-1 More....
Twins send rookie southpaw back to Triple-A
(Minneapolis, MN) -- 5-21-13-- The Twins optioned pitcher Pedro Hernandez to
Triple-A Rochester on Monday and recalled pitcher Caleb Thielbar from
Rochester. Hernandez went 2-and-1 with a 5.85 ERA in eight games including
six starts with the Twins. Thielbar had a 3.76 ERA in 17 outings with
NBA Draft Lottery tonight
(New York, NY) -- 5-21-13-- The NBA Draft Lottery will take place tonight in New
York. The Timberwolves hold a 1.7-percent chance of landing the first
overall pick after finishing with the ninth-worst record in the NBA at
31-and-51. Wolves star Kevin Love will represent the team at the draft
lottery tonight in New York City. More....
Lynx host Sun in preseason matinee
(Minneapolis, MN) -- 5-21-13-- The Minnesota Lynx host the Connecticut Sun tonight
in their preseason finale at Target Center. The Lynx crushed the Washington
Mystics 74-57 in Bismarck, North Dakota on Saturday. The Lynx open the
regular season on June 1st against Connecticut. (MNN)
Gopher hoops get transfer from coach's former school
(Minneapolis, MN) -- 5-21-13-- Guard Malik Smith is following his head coach from
Florida International to Minnesota. Smith signed his tender to transfer and
play with the Golden Gophers on Monday. The junior averaged 14.1 points per
game last season. Smith will be eligible to play right away pending an NCAA
waiver based on a possible APR induced postseason ban at FIU. More....
Big Ten Baseball Tournament this week at Target Field
(Minneapolis, MN) -- 5-21-13-- The top six baseball teams in the Big Ten Conference
will visit the Twin Cities this week for the Big Ten Baseball Tournament at
Target Field, beginning on Wednesday. The University of Minnesota will open
the tourney with a noon game on Wednesday against Illinois. The Golden
Gophers are the No. 4 seed in the event. More....
Red Sox beat Twins in rainy game, sweep series
(Minneapolis, MN) -- 5-20-13-- Boston's Dustin Pedroia belted a two-run homer and
knocked in three as the Red Sox topped the Twins 5-1 to sweep the three-game
series at a rainy Target Field. The game was delayed for more than three
hours due to rain. Will Middlebrooks added a solo homer in Boston's fifth
straight win. More....
Spurs hammer Griz in NBA playoffs
(San Antonio, TX) -- 5-20-13-- Tony Parker posted 20 points and nine assists as the Spurs defeated the Grizzlies 105-83 in Game One of the Western Conference finals. Kawhi [[ kuh-why ]] Leonard added 18 points for San Antonio, which hosts Game Two on Tuesday. Tim Duncan totalled six points and 10 rebounds in the win. More....
Bruins, Senators win in NHL playoffs
(Boston, MA) -- 5-20-13-- Brad Marchand [[ mahr-SHAHND ]] and Torey Krug tallied a goal and an assist each as the Bruins cruised past the Rangers 5-2 in Game Two of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Gregory Campbell, Johnny Boychuk and Milan Lucic [[ MEE-lan LOO-chihtch ]] also lit the lamp for the B's, who take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven set. More....
Lynx beat Mystics in Bismarck
(Bismarck, ND) -- 5-20-13--Minnesota's Monica Wright scored a game-high 16 points
to pace the Minnesota Lynx to a 74-57 win over the Washington Mystics in an
exhibition game in Bismarck, North Dakota on Saturday. Rebekkah Brunson
added 12 points and six rebounds for Minnesota. The Lynx close out
preseason play against the Connecticut Sun tomorrow at the Target Center in