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No. 1 Gophers volleyball team tops No. 20 Michigan in four sets to open Big Ten play

No. 1 Gophers volleyball team tops No. 20 Michigan in four sets to open Big Ten play

SUMMARY: Alexis Hart, who posted 20 kills, and Stephanie Samedy, who had 13, led the Gophers (12-0, 1-0 Big Ten).

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Parise practices with Wild teammates but will 'be smart' going forward

Parise practices with Wild teammates but will 'be smart' going forward

SUMMARY: “Hopefully it’s great, another venture where kids can play hockey and continue to love the game.’’

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Paul Molitor says Joe Mauer will start every day the rest of the way for Twins

Paul Molitor says Joe Mauer will start every day the rest of the way for Twins

SUMMARY: And he did so most of the time with either DH work or a day off on day games following night games.

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Derek Jeter asks Miami Marlins to fire 4 luminaries

Derek Jeter asks Miami Marlins to fire 4 luminaries

SUMMARY: Prospective Miami Marlins boss Derek Jeter has asked the outgoing president of the team to fire four baseball luminaries who serve as special assistants, the Miami Herald has reported, citing two MLB sources.

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President Donald Trump speaks out against NFL player protests

President Donald Trump speaks out against NFL player protests

SUMMARY: President Donald Trump criticized NFL players who lodge protests during the pregame national anthem, saying Friday night that he wished those players would be released and encouraging fans who are offended to walk out of stadiums.

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Flyin' Fleck: Gophers coach uses helicopter to drop in on recruits Friday night

Flyin' Fleck: Gophers coach uses helicopter to drop in on recruits Friday night

SUMMARY: While in Lakeville, Fleck also had a chance to watch one of his 2018 commitments, Lakeville North center Nathan Boe.

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Playoff-chasing Twins notch another win over Tigers

Playoff-chasing Twins notch another win over Tigers

SUMMARY: DETROIT -- Max Kepler and Brian Dozier homered, Byron Buxton had three hits and the playoff-chasing Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 on Friday night.

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Kyle Gibson again pitches well as Twins topple Detroit 7-3

Kyle Gibson again pitches well as Twins topple Detroit 7-3

SUMMARY: – If the Twins get to where they want to go, righthander Kyle Gibson is going to have a hand in the journey.

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Steve Kerr expects even-better Golden State Warriors in 2017-18

Steve Kerr expects even-better Golden State Warriors in 2017-18

SUMMARY: ... We've got a lot of guys who are used to playing big minutes, but our players understand what this is about.

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Carmelo Anthony gives New York Knicks expanded wish list of teams, including Cleveland Cavaliers

Carmelo Anthony gives New York Knicks expanded wish list of teams, including Cleveland Cavaliers

SUMMARY: Carmelo Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star, has delivered the New York Knicks an expanded list of teams -- including the Cleveland Cavaliers -- with which he would be willing to waive his no-trade clause, league sources told ESPN.

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Lightning, NHL release logo for 2018 All-Star Game

Lightning, NHL release logo for 2018 All-Star Game

SUMMARY: NBC, Sportsnet and TVA will provide coverage of both the NHL All-Star Skills Competition and the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game.

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NFL: National Football League roundup

NFL: National Football League roundup

SUMMARY: Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters(The Sports Xchange) - Former Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra‘Shede Hageman was suspended six games by the NFL on Friday for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

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Wiggins is 'same guy' but vows to earn his big deal

Wiggins is 'same guy' but vows to earn his big deal

SUMMARY: “He’s going to be fine.

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How the Lynx captivated a city and built from the floor up

How the Lynx captivated a city and built from the floor up

SUMMARY: And the Lynx have it in spades.”The genesisAsk Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve where it all began and she points to Aug. 12, 2010.

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Memphis Grizzlies traded guard Troy Daniels, 2018 second-round pick

Memphis Grizzlies traded guard Troy Daniels, 2018 second-round pick

SUMMARY: The Memphis Grizzlies traded guard Troy Daniels and a 2018 second-round pick to the Phoenix Suns for a protected 2018 second-round pick.

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Scoggins: United shows it can compete for eyeballs in crowded sports market

Scoggins: United shows it can compete for eyeballs in crowded sports market

SUMMARY: On the field, United has yo-yoed between encouraging and poor performances.

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NBA: National Basketball Association roundup

NBA: National Basketball Association roundup

SUMMARY: - - -Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris underwent sports hernia surgery and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks, the team announced.

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Olympics: IOC confident over Korea Games as French committee plays down concerns

Olympics: IOC confident over Korea Games as French committee plays down concerns

SUMMARY: “We are monitoring the situation on the Korean peninsula and the region very closely.” an International Olympic Committee spokesman said.

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Team Europe jumps ahead in inaugural Laver Cup

Team Europe jumps ahead in inaugural Laver Cup

SUMMARY: Tennis - Laver Cup - 1st Day - Prague, Czech Republic - September 22, 2017 -Tomas Berdych and Rafael Nadal of team Europe in action during the doubles match.

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Boxing News, Rankings, Results, and History

Boxing News, Rankings, Results, and History

SUMMARY: Dan Rafael, ESPN Senior Writer

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