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Timberwolves beat Pistons 120-114, spoiling Griffin's return

Nov. 11, 2019 9:40 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 33 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves spoiled Blake Griffin's return Monday night, beating the Detroit Pistons 120-114. Griffin played for the first time this season, coming back from hamstring and knee issues. Derrick Rose also returned to the Detroit lineup from a...

Cowboys staring at same old playoff path after loss to Vikes

Nov. 11, 2019 8:06 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are staring at the same old playoff path, the one that has contributed to a franchise with five championships going nearly 25 years without reaching the Super Bowl. A 28-24 loss to Minnesota in a matchup of NFC contenders left Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and...

Vikings stay grounded with clutch win over Cowboys

Nov. 11, 2019 7:56 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings delivered a clutch performance in the type of setting, coincidental or not, that has dogged them for years. With a victory on the road in a nationally televised night game against a winning team, they've set themselves up quite well for the rest of...

Griffin, Rose return for Pistons against Minnesota

Nov. 11, 2019 7:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin is back in the lineup for the Detroit Pistons for the first time this season. Griffin missed Detroit's first 10 games with hamstring and knee issues, but he started Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Pistons went 4-6 without him. Point guard Reggie Jackson is...

Klobuchar: Woman with Buttigieg's record would miss debate

Nov. 11, 2019 6:56 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign drew a record six female candidates to the field. But with just less than three months until voting starts, only one has risen to the top tier. Is it sexism or just politics? That's the debate that erupted Monday as one of those candidates,...

American Crystal ends Red River Valley sugar beet harvest

Nov. 11, 2019 4:26 PM EST

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — American Crystal Sugar has already ended its fall sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley. KFGO-AM reports the Moorhead-based cooperative ended its harvest on Saturday. American Crystal has not released the number of acres that were not harvested. The co-op has five processing...

Man killed crossing Morrison County highway

Nov. 11, 2019 11:48 AM EST

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a man walking across a highway in Morrison County has been struck and killed. The patrol says 59-year-old Keith Larson was hit by a pickup truck on Highway 10 near Little Falls Sunday shortly before 6 p.m. He was taken to St. Cloud Hospital where...

3 young girls burned in Rushford house fire remain critical

Nov. 11, 2019 11:27 AM EST

RUSHFORD, Minn. (AP) — Three young girls remain hospitalized in critical condition following a fire at their home in Rushford last month. The girls, their parents and a foster son were burned in the fire early on Oct. 31. KTTC-TV reports Regions Hospital in St. Paul says the father, Jared Cords, is out of...

Man found fatally shot in vehicle on St. Paul's North End

Nov. 11, 2019 7:08 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood is the city's 30th homicide of the year. Police were called to the neighborhood about 5 p.m. Sunday and found the man with a gunshot wound inside a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Minnesota Public Radio News...

Cowboys lose to another potential playoff team and are tied

Nov. 11, 2019 1:18 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys kept force-feeding the ball to running back Ezekiel Elliott while trying to make a late comeback. Once a fourth-down pass to Elliott in the final minute fell incomplete, after he lost 3 yards and was stuffed for no gain on the previous two plays, the Cowboys were...