Batter up? More like bundle up. The Detroit Tigers open the season on Monday in frosty Minnesota, where forecasts call for temperature in the low 30s at game time at outdoor Target Field. The wind chill is expected to be around 20 degrees.
Mikko Koivu scored the winning shootout goal and had two assists in regulation. Matt Cullen and Charlie Coyle also had goals, and Niklas Backstrom stopped 28 shots for Minnesota in the Wild's 4-3 win over the Los Angeles kings Saturday night.
After a few bumpy spring training outings, pitcher Vance Worley showed why he deserves to be the Minnesota Twins’ opening day starter. Worley settled down after the first inning and rolled through five in a 7-4 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.
Kobe Bryant had 31 points and seven assists in his first game filling in for the injured Metta World Peace to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 120-117 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night, extending the longest active winning streak against one team in the NBA.
WASHINGTON - In a major gay rights case, the Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it could strike down the law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that go to other married people.
PIERRE - Officials from the South Dakota Department of Games, Fish and Parks will meet with Native American tribes next month to discuss the development and interpretation of the new Good Earth State Park.
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