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Gibson Goes Deep, Tosses Twins the 1-0 Victory Over White Sox

The Minnesota Twins have wanted their starting pitching to go deep into a ball game and they got just that from Kyle Gibson last night (Friday).

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Theme Stays Defense, Vikings Land Linebacker and Defensive End in Day Two

The Minnesota Vikings have selected UCLA middle linebacker Eric Kendricks in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

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High School Scores and Schedule

The Tech Tigers topped the Bemidji Lumberjacks 5-0 at Joe Faber Field Thursday night. Justin Mohs had a strong start for the Tigers, who scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to seal the win.

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Vikings Select Defensive Back Waynes In NFL Draft

General Manager Rick Spielman had mentioned moving down in the draft to acquire more picks, but that was not the case as the Vikings stayed put and took the top corner on the board.

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Twins Smoke Sox Starter Sale Thursday

The Twins and Sox meet again Friday night on WJON, with Kyle Gibson starting for Minnesota opposite Chicago's Jose Quintana. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.

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Granite City Sports Podcast- Thursday, April 30th

Granite City Sports airs Monday through Friday from 11 AM to 3 PM on AM 1390 The Fan with Jay Caldwell, John Holler, Lee Voss and Dave Overlund. The podcast is also available on iTunes and on Podomatic.com.

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Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins Named NBA’s Top Rookie

Andrew Wiggins has been named the NBA rookie of the year. The NBA made the announcement on Thursday. After coming to the Minnesota Timberwolves in the trade that sent Kevin Love to Cleveland, Wiggins averaged 16.9 points and 4.6 rebounds while playing all 82 games in his first season.

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High School Schedule- Thursday

The Cathedral baseball team puts their winning streak on the line Thursday afternoon when they head down Highway 10 to take on the Becker Bulldogs. The Crusaders are currently the top-ranked team in Class AA.

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Minnesota Wild Taking School Submissions for Playoff Spirit

The Minnesota Wild is encouraging schools across Minnesota to get into the playoff spirit. The team has set up a contest for elementary, middle or high schools to come up with the best sign supporting the Wild as the team gears up to face the Chicago Blackhawks Friday night.

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Twins Rally Past Tigers Tuesday

The Twins wrap up their series with Detroit Wednesday afternoon (12:10 PM, WJON). Phil Hughes (0-4, 4.39 ERA) gets the start for the Twins opposite the Tigers' Shane Greene (3-1, 3.00).

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